PricewaterhouseCoopers Service Delivery Center (Kolkata) Private Limited

Risk Assurance - (Controls Assurance) -Kolkata-50 openings and Bangalore-20 openings

Location
Kolkata, Bangalore
Salary
Confidential-Based on experience & current CTC
Posted
26 Apr 2019
Closes
30 Jun 2019
Ref
PWC SDC/RA
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

PricewaterhouseCoopers Service Delivery Centre (Kolkata) Private Limited is a joint venture in India among members of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Network that will leverage the scale and capabilities of its network. It is a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited and has its registered office in Kolkata, India.

The Delivery Center will provide a professional an opportunity to work in a dynamic environment where you will have the ability to develop process and quality based skills  Working for a variety of client engagement teams from PwC network firms.

  • Position reports to the team Assistant Manager or Manager
  • Individual would be expected to cultivate a strong team environment  
  • Communication, written and verbal would be expected.  This communication would include emphasizing the capabilities within the SDC to provide high-quality deliverables to support the PwC Global Offices. 
  • We are looking for a self-motivated individual who will relish the opportunity to join a growing part of the PwC business, using their skills in developing key internal relationships. 
  • You will play an integral role in PwC’s Risk assurance services provided to clients.  
  • Understand the process workflow related to work requests from initiation through completion, understand how workflow is managed within the firm's workflow management tool, understand optimal and required manner in which to document results of work performed  
  • Participate in a wide range of projects and collaborate across multiple work streams or teams ; consistently demonstrating creative thinking, individual initiative and timely completion of assigned work  
  • Consistently demonstrate teamwork dynamics by working as a team member: understand personal and team roles; contribute to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; and proactively seek guidance, clarification and feedback.    
  • Serve as participant on communications with numerous engagement teams  

As part of the Controls Assurance team, members will assist territory engagement teams with testing of IT general controls and Manual controls activities. These activities will primarily relate to the following cycles / domains:  

  • Change management - Logical access (i.e. user administration, access recertification)
  • Computer operations (i.e. problem management, batch processing, back-ups)
  • Program development  
  • Understanding of Business Process cycles (Purchase to Payable; Revenue & Receivables; Inventory; Payroll; Treasury etc).
  • Design effectiveness of IT and/or Business Process controls (Walkthrough with client) - Operating effectiveness of controls - SOX Compliance - Internal audit  
  • Have understanding of Internal controls and compliance and how it relates to the overall audit.  

Responsibilities:

  • Perform work and provide related deliverables in accordance with SDC User Guide and instructions as applied to engagement team work request submissions
  • Maintain working knowledge of SDC User Guides  
  • Monitor time and manage deadlines
  • Adhere to PwC SDC policies and procedures
  • Participate in training, coaching and other developmental opportunities. 

These should include essential & desirable requirements such as:

  • Level of experience
  • Education/qualifications
  • Industry experience
  • Technical capability
  • Sales/BD capability
  • Metrics
  • Key personal attributes
  • Consulting experience 

 Minimum Degree(s):  

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Commerce  
  • ACCA
  • Understanding of audit concepts and regulations
  • Minimum of  1 to 3 years’ experience in the domains mentioned in the Job Description above – Candidates with “Big 4” or equivalent experience would be preferred 

 Certification(s) preferred:  

  • Understanding of audit concepts and regulations 

 Knowledge Required:

  • Working knowledge of information technology general controls and business process controls concepts in the areas of systems development, change management, computer operations and access to programs and data and various business process cycles.
  • Working knowledge of appropriately applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge including Application Controls, IT General Controls and Financial Reporting Concepts.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.), including an understanding of the v-lookup.