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Technology Senior Associate, Risk Assurance - Governance, Risk & Compl

Dallas, TX 75202
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

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Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

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.

Job Description
Boards of Directors and executive management recognize the ever increasing importance of effective risk management efforts in meeting their organization's strategic objectives.

PwC's Risk Assurance practice has developed a holistic approach to risk that protects businesses, facilitates strategic decision making and enhances efficiency. Our holistic approach is complimented by the extensive risk and controls technical knowledge and sector-specific experience our Risk Assurance professionals possess.

The end result is a risk solution that is tailored to meet the unique needs of a company.

Areas where our Risk Assurance practice can bring value to an organization include:

- Leveraging industry and technical expertise to assist management to address more effectively risks associated with their business
- Assisting management in the assessment of project risks and controls
- Enhancing internal audit functions to further align to company strategy and risk
- Reducing company costs through strategic internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing solutions
- Increasing value and reducing costs of compliance-related activities
- Identifying opportunities for companies to effectively mitigate risk and improve business performance
- Applying the concepts of Enterprise Risk Management to help companies identify, assess, mitigate and proactively consider emerging risks

The technology landscape is changing fast, cybersecurity, social media, cloud computing, mobility, data analytics, and emerging technology solutions are all increasing the complexity and risks of doing business, as well as opportunities.

PwC's Risk Assurance, Internal Audit, Compliance and Risk Management Solutions (ICRS) Technology Enablement team is focused on providing best in class technology solutions to help our clients' meet the increasing needs of boards, shareholders, and regulators. We partner with our clients to help them understand the evolving technology landscape, to assess technology risk and advise them in preparing their organizations to take advantage of the opportunities that technology presents. We have developed a holistic approach to auditing technology risks that protects businesses, facilitates strategic decision making and enhances efficiency. Our approach is complimented by a specialized team of people which have practiced in public accounting and industry with extensive IT risk and controls, technical knowledge, and sector-specific experience.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 2

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, Statistics Mathematics, Regulatory Compliance, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and/or other business fields of study.

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success performing on projects that leverage information technology, data analytics, or one or more Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Technology platforms to integrate initiatives and/or solutions to drive efficiencies and reduce redundancies supporting internal audit, compliance and risk management programs/initiatives including understanding technology enablement in specific areas including the following:

- Financial, operational, and technology processes and/or controls related to internal audits or other risk and compliance monitoring and testing programs;

- Common technology industry standards/regulations (e.g. ISO 27001/27002, NIST 800 series, COBIT, PCI-DSS, ITIL, HIPAA/HITECH), especially as it relates to building a program and/or managing IT risk assessments and internal IT control testing;

- Information management concepts including data analysis around business requirements, data modeling, data quality and validation, data visualization approaches and tools (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Qlikview, Cognos, SAP Business Objects, Microstrategy, etc.); and,

- Risk management, compliance management, and/or enterprise governance as it relates to how technologies can be and are leveraged throughout organizations' internal audit, risk and compliance functions and processes, as well as the associated benefits that can be realized;

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

- Utilizing one or more GRC technology platforms functionally or technically-i.e. Archer, BWise, MetricStream;

- Designing, implementing, and/or assessing risk and compliance processes, understanding of the systems implementation lifecycle pursuant to the business processes related to core internal audit, compliance, or risk management components. This may include industry specific initiatives and/or configuring and implementing within GRC technology environments; and,

- Serving as a consultant, auditor or business process or internal controls specialist within a professional services firm or large enterprise, including interfacing with clients on control solutions and leading the planning and execution of projects.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success implementing key internal audit, risk and/or compliance initiatives that can be improved through use of technology, either through integration into a current tool, redefining a current tool or use of a new platform, including the following areas:

- Leveraging knowledge of one or more compliance (SOX, HIPAA, DCAA, PCI) and/or risk (Enterprise, Operational) initiatives, especially related to using technology to meet the demands of the aforementioned initiatives;

- Collaborating with systems integrators in developing business requirements and designs in technology implementations;

- Adapting templates to meet the client's needs and/or required templates, identifying what portions of preexisting materials are applicable and what needs to be tailored;

- Utilizing project management skills for ICRS technology projects, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules; and,

- Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and understanding the client's business.


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