PwC Director, Risk Assurance - Process Assurance (San Francisco) in San Francisco, California
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.
As a Director, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Proactively lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines
Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
Responsibility for management of engagement financials
Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
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 :
8 year(s) of IT controls auditing, consulting and/or implementing IT solutions
Certification(s) Required :
CPA,CIA or CISA
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thought leadership and is regarded as an industry leader 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 directing and leading 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;
Business, operational and compliance issues and processes in a specific industry sector, e.g. financial services, healthcare, technology, entertainment & media, etc.;
COSO Framework, CoBIT, ITIL and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks;
Subject matter specialization to develop or support the development of thought leadership; and,
Key internal operational processes of a professional services firm, e.g., engagement economics, billing and collection, opportunity and lead management, performance appraisals, time reporting, personal independence and compliance requirements.
Demonstrates thought leader-level skills and abilities related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes within a professional services firm or large enterprise as 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:
Leading IT related controls advisory or assurance projects associated with systems implementations, business process transformation projects, external audits, internal audits and service organization controls reports, e.g., SSAE 16;
Developing solutions to issues and leading the coordination, planning and execution of projects, leveraging extensive abilities to communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff;
Identifying and addressing client needs, as well as developing and sustaining deep client relationships, emphasizing the following: Identification, creation and leveraging of relationships to forge new service opportunities and taking such opportunities through the sales cycle, including leading proposals and oral presentations that result into awarded contracts; Negotiation and persuasion to sell potential new service opportunities; and,
Leading teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation;
Exhibiting extensive project management skills related to IT audit projects, including developing and overseeing the successful execution of project plans, budgets, deliverables, staffing, billing and collections;
Training, developing thought leadership and sharing lead practices on IT risks and controls; and,
Leading the adaption a work program and practice aid to create tailored solutions for our clients.
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.
For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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.