PwC UK

Assurance LTT Performance Assurance Senior Associates

Recruiter
PwC UK
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Sep 2018
Closes
28 Oct 2018
Job role
Audit
Hours
Full time
31973BR - Assurance LTT Performance Assurance Senior Associates

A career in our Performance Assurance practice, 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.

Our team helps business leaders gain a competitive advantage by establishing reliable systems and processes when working with third parties. Simply put, you’ll focus on providing an independent perspective on how a company is responding to risks helping enhance transparency between our clients and their stakeholders and building confidence around key dependencies.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, 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 assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and aboveTrain and lead staffEstablish effective working relationships directly with clientsContribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumenKeep up to date with local and national business and economic issuesBe actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand
As part of the role, the individual will Understanding complex client processes to provide advice and help develop non-audit assurance solutions to meet client needs and issues.Planning and delivering non- financial assurance assignments and other similar reviews of a diverse range of governance, risk, regulatory, operational and financial activities, within set deadlines.Working with and managing expectations of client stakeholders across a number of functions within our clientsConducting work in accordance with the relevant standard and PWC’s Quality Assurance standards.Building effective working relationships with clients.Controls Reporting Provide independent assurance on clients’ internal & outsourced controls.Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CSR) Provide internal and external stakeholders with comfort over a client’s corporate responsibility and sustainability measuresRegulatory Assurance Work with clients to help them report with confidence to stakeholders on their compliance with regulation and their controls over the management of regulatory data.
Your role will involve the following:
  • Understanding complex client processes to provide advice and help develop non-audit assurance solutions to meet client needs and issues.
  • Planning and delivering non- financial assurance assignments and other similar reviews of a diverse range of governance, risk, regulatory, operational and financial activities, within set deadlines.
  • Working with and managing expectations of client stakeholders across a number of functions within our clients
  • Conducting work in accordance with the relevant standard and PWC’s Quality Assurance standards.
  • A passion for Governance, Risk & Control and Performance Assurance.
  • Experience gained in Non- financial assurance along with experience in relevant assurance standards to include ISAE3000, 3402, AAF and SOC2.
  • Experience of identifying and effectively reporting issues and recommendations for improvement to clients.
  • Experience gained in Non- financial assurance over the professional services industry
  • Business/market development including experience of leading/involved with tenders/significant client pitches.
  • Testing of processes and controls such as review and recommend including the evaluation of design and operating effectiveness of controls
  • Ability to challenge and escalate issues effectively
  • Writing skills to summarise work and reports
  • Strong project and analytical skills
  • Ability to work across multiple projects, prioritise and manage time effectively, along with a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions.
  • A strong foundation in governance, risk and control across people, process and technology.
  • Versatility and agility to simultaneously work with a range of clients with differing challenges across a range of industries.
  • Well-developed listening and questioning techniques.
  • Able to work autonomously without the need for day to day direct management.
  • Location: London
    Salary: competitive
    Closing date: 29th October 2018


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