PwC Risk & Reg - Data & Tech Associate - Winter/Spring 2023 in Seattle, Washington
Time Type: Full-time
Travel Requirements: Up to 60%
A career in our Oracle Risk Assurance practice, within Information Technology Risk Assurance will allow you to develop and apply strategies that help clients leverage enterprise technologies so they can get a higher return on their investment, mitigate risks, streamline processes, and find operational inefficiencies. The work revolves around creative problem solving and applying innovative technologies to enable strategies that increase the value of the applications that run our client’s business, mitigate risk and find operational inefficiencies.
Our focus is on creating effective and efficient design for the most important business, security and compliance processes for our clients. We touch on aspects of application security, areas prone to fraud and financial misstatement, and streamline processes that are part of our client’s core business so they can get a higher return on this key investment. Using innovative, and proprietary technologies, we help to bridge the gap between business stakeholders, compliance functions and Information Technology teams to assist in understanding how to embrace new ways of working, while limiting their financial and operational risk profile. We use knowledge of financial system design, risk mitigation, business process design, data integrity, security and use of data analytics.
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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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 give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
Share and collaborate effectively with others.
Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.
Build and maintain an internal and external network.
Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of 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, Accounting & Technology, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Mathematical Statistics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team member in the following areas:
Building relationships with diverse project teams as well as clients;
Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner;
Delivering clear requests for information;
Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks;
Contributing to a positive working environment;
Seeking guidance, clarification and feedback proactively;
Communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor;
Learning about how the development and maintenance of digital solutions is governed via portfolio, program, and team management;
Understanding risks and leading practices in project management, SDLC, and agile techniques;
Understanding end-to-end business processes across various ERP systems or cloud based solutions (Salesforce, SAP, Workday, Oracle, and other industry-specific systems), document business requirements including compliance aspects, creating design documentation and process flows to assist in implementing security, controls, and governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions; and,
Learning and applying data analytics techniques while utilizing problem solving skills to conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses using a diverse set of technology applications and tools (i.e. Excel, SQL, R, Python, Tableau, Alteryx, etc).
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team member in promoting PwC's culture of shared values and principles, exhibiting general awareness about global issues to identify and address client needs, including in the following areas:
Utilizing critical thinking that breaks down complex problems, understands root causes, and proposes viable solutions while maintaining quality;
Working in collaborative and team based environment, delivering with diverse global client, PwC and third-party teams;
Demonstrating ability to learn accounting principles and business processes;
Demonstrating ability to learn how to evaluate, cleanse, design, and implement data models using data mining techniques;
Understanding business intelligence and relational database concepts, as well as big data objectives, concepts, and technologies such as Hadoop;
Demonstrating ability to identify and incorporate tools and techniques using technology applications (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server, ACL, Access/Excel, Visual Basic, R, Python, SAS, Stata, Alteryx) and build reporting capabilities through data visualization (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Qlikview, Einstein Analytics);
Demonstrating knowledge of descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, machine learning principles, AI, robotic process automation (RPA), project management, software and solution implementation methodologies;
Demonstrating interest to independently learn business processes and technologies, in particular, ERP, GRC and CRM solutions; and,
Understanding various facets of business and/or IT processes, concepts of enterprise risk, internal controls, ERPs and CRMs, cloud solutions, corporate compliance and regulatory mandates, portfolio, program, and agile team management, technical aspects of information systems, financial reporting concepts, and systems development methodology.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work .
PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy
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