Digital Audit Senior Associate
Birmingham, GB
5d ago

Job description

Quality is at the heart of what we do. Combining passionate people with leading technology, we work together to build trust in society.

We put the team first and solve important problems by challenging the organisations we audit and being open to challenge ourselves.

We take pride in our work and the profession, recognising audit as a deep specialism.

Hear from our UK Head of Audit about the evolution of the Audit and what opportunities PwC could have for you.

It's a really exciting time to be joining us. We’re growing our teams across all areas of our Audit practice and investing a huge amount in our people, their skills and the technology available, as we continue to radically modernise our business and the way we serve our clients.

Digital Audit is a specialist team within our Audit practice that combines a mix of technology, data, business and accounting expertise to digitally audit clients across all industries.

We’re constantly investing in audit technology and the skills of our people to keep up with the rapid pace of change and to deliver trust that is deeper, broader and more forward looking.

The role

As a Senior Associate you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

You’ll be auditing our client’s technology to give them assurance that security and controls are in place. This includes infrastructure, Cloud and applications.

You’ll gain an understanding of end-to-end processes and how business applications are utilised, controlled and optimised.

You will have a strong understanding of the role that digital plays in the modern audit, and how technologies are deployed and controlled within business.

Role Responsibilities

Digital Audit is a national business unit and you’ll therefore have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients, industries and technologies.

You’ll develop the business skills, knowledge and relationships you need to build a career that’s more than just numbers to deliver trust that is deeper, broader and more forward looking.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to :

Using feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas

Delegating to others to provide stretch opportunities and coaching to help deliver results

Developing new ideas and proposing innovative solutions to problems

Using a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in the business area

Reviewing your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance

Sharing relevant thought leadership

Using straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others

Ability to read situations and modify behaviour to build quality, diverse relationships

Upholding the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Delivering complex technology audits

  • Proactively assisting in the management of several clients and teams;
  • Training, coaching and leading junior staff;
  • Establishing effective working relationships directly with clients

    Contributing to the development of your own and your team's technical acumen

    Essential Skills and Experience

    Experience of working effectively in a team, building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels

    Experienced in coaching junior staff

  • Experience in evaluating technology that supports financial and operational systems and related business processes;
  • External auditing experience, including evaluating controls over financial and / or IT / operational processes;
  • Experience in managing junior colleagues and an interest in developing others;
  • Experience in working in complex environments;
  • Industry experience is preferable (e.g. Banking and Capital Markets or Retail)

  • Project management and analytical skills;
  • Preferable experience and qualifications

    CA / ACA / ACCA / ICAS qualified (or international equivalent)

    Or part Qualified and working towards your full CA / ACA / ACCA / ICAS (or equivalent) qualification

    Or have equivalent work experience in Audit (you’re an international candidate who technically qualifies in your home country by experience)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification, or equivalent;
  • Specialist system experience (i.e. SAP, Oracle, SQL, Python).

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    The skills we look for

    Our people are curious and put quality first and foremost. They are inclusive and invest in themselves and their teams. They adapt to new challenges with flexibility, agility and intelligence.

    They speak up, role modelling constructive challenge whilst also being open to challenge themselves. They take pride in their profession, their work and their passion to deliver to the highest quality.

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