IT Risk Assurance Auditor

PricewaterhouseCoopers South African Firm
South Africa
Competitive salary
25 Jun 2022
02 Jul 2022
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Line of Service

Not Applicable


Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary
A career within Information Technology Risk Assurance services, will allow you to develop and apply strategies that help clients leverage enterprise technologies so they can get a higher return on their investment, mitigate risks, streamline processes, and find operational inefficiencies. We assist clients in understanding and challenging their current risk profiles and develop strategies to build digital confidence by embracing opportunities to stay competitive through building trust and resilience into their technology systems. We cover a wide range of disciplines, including risk evaluation, operational and strategic Information Technology processes, project governance, application implementation, data integrity, cyber security, and accounting/audit.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

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. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Role Summary:

Provide consulting services to our clients on risk, control, compliance, governance and internal audit.

Qualifications / Certifications required:
  • Relevant degree
  • Chartered Accountant (CA) qualification and/or Qualified Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) an advantage.

Experience required:
  • 2-3 years' experience in risk, control, compliance, governance and internal audit.
  • Consulting experience in private and public sectors is an advantage.
  • Experience in automotive and manufacturing sectors is preferable.
  • Membership of a relevant professional institution e.g. Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa and/or South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA) would be an advantage.

Responsibilities of role:
  • Execute internal / IT audit assignments.
  • Provide consulting services.
  • Supervise and coach junior team members.
  • Assist with project planning.
  • Build and maintain client relationships.
  • Draft both internal and external reports.
  • Be responsible for project administration.

Skill sets required:
  • Communication (report writing, formal correspondence, verbal communication and presentation skills).
  • Planning & organising skills - deadline driven.
  • Networking and relationship building skills.
  • Stress management - ability to perform under pressure.
  • Analytical and systematic thinker.
  • Self-starter / pro-active, with the ability to work independently.
  • Project management skills.
    Knowledge of relevant methodology and legislation related to risk, control, compliance, governance and internal audit.

Role related attributes:

We're very proud of our unique culture and expect our people to demonstrate skills and behaviours that will support us in implementing our business strategy. This is important to the work we do, both for our business and our clients. These skills and behaviours are a strong component of our global leadership framework: The PwC Professional.

Agencies please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by PwC's Talent Acquisition team. We will reach out to our preferred agency partners in the rare instance we require additional talent options. Any speculative or unsolicited CV's received will be treated as a direct application. Your respect for this process is appreciated.

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Travel Requirements
Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date
June 30, 2022

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