Controls Auditor

Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
24 May 2022
12 Jun 2022
Job role
Experience level
Part qualified
Line of Service
Internal Firm Services

Business Services

IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other

Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

Who Are We?

Our Operate business helps organisations transform and run complex operational processes that often create challenges and hinder their progress. Harnessing the power of tech and data to drive performance, Operate brings together innovative minds with a distinctive mix of subject matter knowledge and operational skills to deliver results that make the difference. We work with some of the most recognisable organisations worldwide in delivering large scale operational programmes and managed solutions. Underpinning all of this is our commitment to ensuring our people are equipped with tomorrow's skills to drive success for our clients today.

About The Role

Our Business Risk & Controls team focuses on assisting clients with their Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ("SOX") compliance who are required to design, implement, and regularly test internal controls over their financial reporting environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, diverse, and encouraging team that is focused on continuous improvement. You will be able to meet and work with high-profile clients across a range of industry sectors and countries, providing you with a breadth and depth of experience that will develop both your professional skills and personal growth.

We are looking for a committed and passionate individual to join our Belfast-based team, who is self-driven, has a background in accounting, financial reporting compliance/audit, and is up for a new challenge in assisting the leadership team with ongoing business growth and development.

Key Responsibilities
  • Have day-to-day responsibility over a range of SOX controls testing programmes including conducting and documenting meetings with clients to obtain a comprehension of their processes and controls; liaising with clients to obtain evidence to support operation of their processes and controls; performing and/or reviewing testing;
  • Providing team oversight and guidance, and management reporting/escalation;
  • Ensure that programmes deliver on quality, and meet deadlines;
  • Engaging with key stakeholders (within our clients and at PwC);
  • Assist the people experience through ongoing coaching of fellow team members, and supporting our culture of openness, collaboration, teamwork, and professional development;
  • Enhance our ways of working, bringing ideas and solutions to our business; and
  • As an integrated member of the Business Risk & Controls team, assist management in helping to run the business.

Essential Experience:
  • Part-Qualified Accountant or Accounting Technician, ideally with audit or compliance background (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or international equivalent, and non-chartered accountancy qualifications such as CIA will be considered/accepted);
  • Consideration may also be given to those qualified by experience in a role directly related to business/financial processes;
  • Apprehension of financial processes including related systems, policies, procedures, and controls; and
  • Operating within a fast-paced, changing environment
  • SOX compliance testing
  • Use of technology, automation, and process change to drive transformation and efficiency.
  • Language skills, particularly French and Spanish

Professional Attributes
  • Clear communication and report-writing;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently;
  • Analysis and problem solving skills;
  • Desire to learn;
  • Effective leadership skills;
  • Ability to build and nurture relationships; and
  • Ambitious, keen to make a difference.

What is in it for you?

Our teams work in a fast paced and ever changing environment. You will be working with a range of global clients which will allow you to develop your career across a range of industries.

This is a very rewarding and stimulating career. You will also benefit from our ongoing Audit and Risk Assurance technical and soft skills training programmes to assist with your continual technical and personal development along with dedicated career coaches to support your continued professional development in the team and the firm.

Our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment:
  • Competitive salary plus a lucrative bonus structure (performance related);
  • 25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package;
  • A flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit you (and your family's) needs; and
  • Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC.

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Travel Requirements
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Government Clearance Required?

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