PwC Risk Assurance Specialist in Tampa, Florida
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What will you do if you work in Assurance at PwC?
You'll ask questions and test assumptions. You'll help determine if companies are reporting information that investors and others can rely on. You'll help businesses solve complex issues faced by management and boards. You'll serve the public interest and the capital markets by conducting quality audits. Visit http://pwc.to/pwcassurance for more information on PwC's Assurance practice.
The world is quickly changing, that's why PwC is quickly adapting. We're capitalizing on trends that will impact corporate reporting.
Our focus is on globalization, technology, sustainability and environmental reporting, population shifts and regulation. We combine skills and experience to help our clients address their challenges.
The Global Delivery Model (GDM) is a long-term global strategic priority, focusing on creating Assurance, Tax and Advisory delivery centers across the territories as part of a future sourcing model. This shift in business model will position the US firm and the global network of firms to be more competitive and will help us deliver distinctive service to our clients through enhanced quality, innovation, standardization and optimization, increased flexibility and increased efficiency.
The Tampa Assurance Service Delivery Center (TASDC) assists US-based Audit Engagement Teams with various audit activities.
The TASDC is comprised of the Performing Team, or those teams performing the audit activities, and the Operations Team, who ensures that the TASDC operates effectively.
The Performing Team completes a variety of audit activities for PwC's Audit Engagement Teams around the country.
Team members have a good understanding of accounting and audit principles, excellent project management and communication skills, and are committed to team work with the Engagement Team members they assist, and their TASDC Team.
They are committed to quality, innovation and efficiency.
These team members provide a valuable service to the firm and are key to the strategic vision of the Audit practice.
Demonstrates success in roles involving a global network of professional services consulting firms, emphasizing involvement with Risk Assurance client service knowledge with internal and external teams, emphasizing the following areas:
Building relationships with Risk Assurance engagement teams, or ETs, being proactive in engaging ETs throughout work cycle;
Delivering high-quality standards and providing timely checks of all deliverables;
Assessing and providing process improvements to attain optimal work flow and quality;
Adhering to quality standards and oversight into process workflows and quickly learning workflow management tools; and,
Using operating guides and other working practice documents to establish all are utilized by all team members, and contribute to ongoing development and management of departmental practices.
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 0
Minimum Degree Required: Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance,
Accounting Information Systems (AIS) or Management Information Systems (MIS) that will be conferred within the calendar year of hire.
Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Accounting Information Systems (AIS) Computer Science (CS) or MIS with 3.0+ GPA. Complimentary coursework in Computer Science/AIS/Accounting
Certification(s) Preferred: CPA, CIA or CISA
Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
- Accounting principles obtained through either coursework in Accounting and Finance or prior work experience, as applicable;
Intermediate to advanced use of Microsoft Excel, including use of macros, pivot tables, formulas and formatting;
Technical aptitude for learning new applications and databases;
Commitment to teamwork as demonstrated in professional, classroom or networking environments;
Self-motivation, with a desire to take responsibility for personal growth and development;
Effective written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interact with internal and external clients at various levels;
Attention to detail with the ability to participate, communicate and apply knowledge to deliver quality processes in a wide range of projects; and,
Effective problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize, communicate and handle multiple tasks.
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success through formal training and on the job coaching to apply Audit Standards and Audit Procedures in the following areas:
Process workflow related to work request from initiation through completion, management of workflow within the management tool, and ability to identify the optimal and required manner in which to document results of work performed;
Review financial statement procedures in relation to the requirements of supporting documentation and financial statement documents in accordance with auditing standards;
Tests of details and controls for fixed asset, inventory, other asset additions, interest income/ expense and dividends including understanding policies, auditing procedures, evaluation of qualitative items;
Document preparation, including gathering information and populating documents based on audit policy and standard templates;
Participates in all phases of internal controls and/or internal/external audits, including planning, execution and completion.
Demonstrates a basic understanding of how the testing performed fits into the overall engagement; and,
- Exercises professional judgment through determining test procedures and required evidence, performing controls testing via inquiry or observation, documenting testing performed in accordance with documentation requirements and concluding on results and evaluating sufficiency and appropriateness of evidence.
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.