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As part of Internal Firm Services, you're serving an organization on par with many of our external clients. Our Internal Firm Services team consists of first-rate marketers, human resource professionals, computer technologists, knowledge managers, accountants, financial planners, administrators and leaders. Internal Firm Services staff are the people who make it work for the people who make it work for our clients.Job Description
PwC's US Finance organization is a strategic business advisor responsible for managing the firm's financial risk, including: financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with strategic and tactical matters. Services include: budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, data and analytics, shared services and financing. Finance works daily with US Leadership, engagement partners and managers on managing the profitability of engagements.
Finance has assisted other PwC Network firms regionalize their financial operations. Finance also analyzes potential acquisitions, assisting with the integration (including system needs) and educating partners/managers on how to navigate our various financial systems.
The Reporting and Compliance team includes Budgeting and Management Reporting, External Reporting, Compliance and Controls, and Reporting Services.
The Internal Audit team is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value, minimize risk and improve operations.
This requires an extensive understanding of risk methodologies (including enterprise risk management), auditing methodologies and control processes. As part of the Internal Audit team, the Internal Audit IT group helps to manage and execute the objectives outlined for the IA team in the Internal Audit charter.Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Management Information Systems or business related field
Certification(s) Preferred: CPA, CISA, CISSP and/or CIA
Working knowledge of security and controls for the following technologies: UNIX, Windows, PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, and networks and thorough knowledge of controls and control standards (Sarbanes Oxley, COSO, COBIT) and testing strategies.
Understanding of public accounting practices and procedures and internal audit process, technology and tools for planning, design, performance, testing and reporting.
Working knowledge of information technology general controls concepts in the areas of system development, change management, computer operations and access to programs and data and experience identifying and assessing business process controls and linkage to IT systems.
Understands IT security fundamentals across multiple domains including security management, security architecture, access control, application development, operations security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications and networking, business continuity planning, investigations and ethics.
Demonstrated ability to:
Execute a detailed audit work plan for the IT audit component of the IA team
Perform IT security assessment processes, including audit and organizational policy and standards review.
Perform testing activities for SOX 404 IT General Controls and business cycle application controls.
Draft audit reports
Deliver regular status reports to IA management
Participate in training to further enhance IA knowledge and maintain any CPE requirements
Participate in compliance related activities as required.
Working experience applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge, including Application Controls and IT General Controls; financial reporting concepts; and, working experience applying professional skepticism skills.
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