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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

3.6 | New York City, NY | Accounting | 5001 to 10000 Employees
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Posted a month ago on Aug. 9, 2019

Risk Assurance Senior Manager Atlanta

Full-time in Atlanta, GA
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3.9
Equal Opportunities for Women and Men
3.9
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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is an accounting company headquartered in the New York City, NY area with 5001 to 10000 employees. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has a 3.6-star InHerSight Score, based on 4,039 ratings from 277 current or former employees. 33 employees have left comments about their experience working for the company on InHerSight.

A career within Process Assurance services, will enable you to assist clients in optimising control activities, organisational strategy, and policies and procedures. You’ll conduct transaction testing, perform readiness assessments, and leverage various technical Information Technology controls (e.g. databases, operating systems, data warehouses, and reporting tools) in order to help our clients achieve optimal operational efficiency.


To really stand out and make us ?t 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 a Senior Manager, 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: - Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all. - Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms. - Initiate open and honest coaching conversations at all levels. - Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail. - Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required. - Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas. - Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area. - Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements. - Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation. - Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences: 

Basic Qualifications: 

Minimum Degree Required: 
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study: 
Accounting, Accounting & Technology, Finance, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Business Administration/Management, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Mathematics, Economics

Minimum Years of Experience: 
7 year(s) of IT controls auditing, consulting and/or implementing IT solutions

Preferred Qualifications: 

Certification(s) Preferred: 

CPA, CIA or CISA

Preferred Knowledge/Skills: 

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in 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, and beginning to lead the following:

  • Financial reporting and information technology risks, processes and controls;
  • Current and emerging technologies which may include Cloud-computing, 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 specialization 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 requirements.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in controls around financial reporting, compliance and operational processes within a professional services firm or large enterprise as consultant, auditor or business process specialist, including business process and IT management controls, which includes a proven record of success with managing the following:

  • 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 the need to adapt work programs and practices to create tailored solutions for clients;
  • Identifying key risks and controls, recommending improved controls, performing controls readiness projects and identifying and assessing 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; and,
  • Identifying and addressing client needs, as well as beginning to develop strong client relationships, emphasizing the identification, creation and leveraging of relationships to identify, pursue, and ultimately win additional service opportunities.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in project management related to IT audit projects, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverable schedules.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Creating a positive and motivating 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.

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.
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