Digital Assurance & Transparency – Manager

PwC

Specialty/Competency: Assurance

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 40%

Our Digital Assurance and Transparency practice (DAT) is at the forefront of innovation, supporting both delivery of quality, tech-enabled solutions focused on trust and transparency and value-add growth in business and social issues that are top of mind with our clients. You’ll work closely with clients, your Digital Assurance and Transparency team, and our external audit teams to understand the systems and technologies our clients use and how they can mitigate risk. As a Digital Assurance and Transparency professional, you’ll be part of an organization with a focus on quality, value, innovation, emerging technologies (e.g. cloud, digital assets), and growth and gain experience across several of our specialized areas of focus throughout your career.

A career within Digital Assurance and Transparency will enable you to play a valuable role in evaluating design and operating effectiveness of controls and providing our clients with insights into their business processes and technology. You conduct controls and transaction testing and perform readiness assessments, in order to provide observations and recommendations to our clients, including as it relates to their use of emerging technologies, such as cloud, artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies. You review finance, operations and technology processes including monitoring controls over third party providers. You also may provide assurance over service organizations that provide technology, emerging and business functions across ecosystems. You will work collaboratively across segments, sectors and specialty teams and have the opportunity to work on diverse projects. Youre driving innovation and powering the future of the end-to-end audit through the use of technology with a focus on quality & value.

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 a Manager, youll 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:

Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firms/clients expectations.

Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

Uphold the firms code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

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 :

5 year(s) of IT controls auditing, consulting and/or implementing IT controls solutions

Certification(s) Required :

CPA or CISA

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive knowledge of providing services related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and IT management controls, which includes a proven record of success with managing the following:

Financial reporting and information technology risks, processes and controls;

Current and emerging technologies which may include: Oracle, SAP, Oracle Database, web development tools, virtualization, UNIX, Linux, and security technologies;

Core risks, processes and internal controls related to non-financial reporting, both manual and IT;

Risks, processes and controls related to financial reporting, both manual and IT, in a specific industry sector;

COSO Framework, CoBIT, ITIL and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks;

Relevant subject matter expertise to support the development of thought leadership; and,

Key internal operational processes of a professional services firm, e.g., engagement economics, billing and collection, performance appraisals, time reporting, personal independence and compliance requirement. Demonstrates extensive skills and abilities related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes within a professional services firm or large enterprise a consultant, auditor or business process specialist, including business process and IT management controls, which includes a proven record of success with managing the following:

Financial reporting and information technology risks, processes and controls;

Current and emerging technologies which may include: Oracle, SAP, Oracle Database, web development tools, virtualization, UNIX, Linux, and security technologies;

Core risks, processes and internal controls related to non-financial reporting, both manual and IT;

Risks, processes and controls related to financial reporting, both manual and IT, in a specific industry sector;

COSO Framework, CoBIT, ITIL and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks;

Relevant subject matter expertise to support the development of thought leadership; and,

Key internal operational processes of a professional services firm, e.g., engagement economics, billing and collection, performance appraisals, time reporting, personal independence and compliance requirement.

Leading IT related controls assurance or controls readiness projects associated with external audits, internal audits and service organization controls reports, e.g., SSAE 16;

Identifying key risks and controls, recommend improved controls, perform controls readiness projects and identify and assess configuration of controls in financial reporting related business processes as well as in IT infrastructures, security, change management, operations and program development;

Managing and coaching staff as they perform assessments to evaluate controls, security, SOD, and execute audit procedures;

Leading the adaption a work program and practice aid to create tailored solutions for our clients;

Understanding a clients business and technology in order to identify, pursue, and ultimately win additional service opportunities;

Interfacing with clients on projects as well as leading the planning and execution of projects;

Demonstrating extensive project management skills related to IT audit projects, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules; and,

Demonstrating extensive abilities as a team leader, which includes creating a positive environment; monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations; respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress.

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