PwC Experienced Associate, Risk Assurance - Internal Audit (Seattle) in Seattle, Washington
A career within Internal Audit services, will provide you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of an organisation’s objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. We focus on helping organisations look deeper and see further considering areas like culture and behaviours to help improve and embed controls. In short, we seek to address the right risks and ultimately add value to their organisation.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner.
Share and collaborate effectively with others.
Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements.
Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance.
Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area.
Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form.
Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of PwC firms.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Required Fields of Study :
Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Engineering, Accounting & Technology, Mathematics
Minimum Years of Experience :
Certification(s) Required :
Before starting with PwC full time, must be eligible to sit for the primary credential exam appropriate for the relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours to sit for the CPA exam in certain states.
Preferred Qualifications :
Certification(s) Preferred :
CPA License, CISA or CIA
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success completing aspects of the Internal Audit process, control evaluation and testing methodologies, and other Financial and Operational Internal Control methodologies and terminology (e.g. COSO). Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success planning, executing and reporting financial, operational and compliance-related audits/projects to facilitate complex financial, operational and compliance related engagements in the following areas:
Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley Act's regulations and requirements, including compliance readiness programs,
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles,
Financial and operational fraud risk management,
Antifraud internal controls,
IT general and process controls, including Data Privacy and IT security,
Anti-corruption and anti-bribery and
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
Evaluating internal controls design; identify key risks and controls, develop and/or review audit programs, benchmark financial and operational processes and controls as well as perform controls optimization,
Creating high quality deliverables using appropriate business and technical language, especially developing and reviewing audit programs or testing steps, adapting an audit program to suit a client's specific environment,
Collaborating with clients, identifying and addressing client needs through building solid relationships with clients, understanding the client's business, communicating a broad range of Firm services to the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner delivering clear requests for information, developing an awareness of Firm services, demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor,
Creating or contributing to a positive working environment through building solid relationships with team members by understanding personal and team roles, proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback, providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff (e.g. interns) and keeping supervisors abreast of work status and any concerns in a timely manner and
Using available technical resources and tools to research and expand one's sphere of knowledge to enhance work product, significantly contribute to business development efforts and to remain up to date on client and firm hot topics while sharing the knowledge amongst the team where applicable.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.