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Risk Assurance, GRC Technologist, Director

New York, NY 10017

A career in our Risk Management and Compliance Solutions Technology practice, within Internal Audit services, will provide you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of an organisations objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. We focus on helping organisations look deeper and see further considering areas like culture and behaviours to help improve and embed controls. In short, we seek to address the right risks and ultimately add value to their organisation.Our team helps business leaders drive effective governance, risk and compliance programmes through our controls testing and monitoring solutions. As a part of the team, youll help combine advance data analysis and leading technology tools to offer our clients a sustainable yet high quality and efficient approach to managing their compliance.


As a Director, youll 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

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, Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Engineering

Minimum Years of Experience:
7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts with projects that leverage information technology, data analytics, or one or more Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Technology platforms to integrate several initiatives and/or solutions to drive efficiencies and reduce redundancies supporting internal audit, compliance and risk management programs/initiatives including the following areas:
- Utilizing financial, operational, and technology processes and/or controls related to internal audits by identifying key risks and control, developing and reviewing audit programs, identifying and reporting issues, advising clients in remediation activities and controls optimization;
- Developing and executing IT risk assessments; IT audit standards and framework (e.g. COBIT, ISO 17799, ISO/IEC 27002, ITIL, etc), data security and privacy regulations (e.g. PCI, CPNI, HIPAA), extranet and third party connections, infrastructure and related technologies, SAP, ORACLE and MS SQL databases, Windows and UNIX/LINUX platforms, voice and data networks, web applications, ecommerce, and wireless and/or mobile technology devices;
- Utilizing information management concepts, data analysis around business requirements, data modeling, data quality and validation, data visualization approaches and tools;
- Understanding of the systems implementation lifecycle as well as optimizing business processes through use of technology;
- Utilizing business processes and methodologies related to GRC technology platforms, emphasizing significant experience with industry-specific solutions/initiatives, for GRC technology application configuration and implementation; and,
- Leveraging project management skills to develop project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in identifying key governance, 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 through use of a new platform including the following areas:
- Collaborating directly with systems integrators in developing business requirements and designs during the course of the implementation;
- Facilitating staff and managers as they perform requirements gathering, design workshops, UAT, and training for optimization and/or implementation of technology applications;
- Understanding a client's business, industry and technology in order to identify, pursue, and obtain additional service opportunities;
- Leading teams by creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members, leveraging diverse views and encouraging improvement and innovation, providing timely, meaningful feedback;
- Directing the creation of high quality deliverables to communicate to clients on the status of engagements, key issues and work plans;
- Building, maintaining and employing a network of internal and external relationships while actively identifying and pursuing targeting opportunities, developing a market presence by utilizing negotiation and persuasion skills to sell potential new service opportunities; and,
- Developing thought leadership and sharing lead practices on the use of technology in internal audit, compliance and risk management.

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.


Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-12-01

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