Risk Assurance Experienced Specialist

  • Company: PwC
  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Posted: March 20, 2018
  • Reference ID: 101484BR
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional (http://pwc.to/pwcpro) provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

What will you do if you work in Assurance at PwC?
You'll ask questions and test assumptions. You'll help determine if companies are reporting information that investors and others can rely on. You'll help businesses solve complex issues faced by management and boards. You'll serve the public interest and the capital markets by conducting quality audits. Visit http://pwc.to/pwcassurance for more information on PwC's Assurance practice.

The world is quickly changing, that's why PwC is quickly adapting. We're capitalizing on trends that will impact corporate reporting.

Our focus is on globalization, technology, sustainability and environmental reporting, population shifts and regulation. We combine skills and experience to help our clients address their challenges.

Job Description
The Global Delivery Model (GDM) is a long-term global strategic priority, focusing on creating Assurance, Tax and Advisory delivery centers across the territories as part of a future sourcing model. This shift in business model will position the US firm and the global network of firms to be more competitive and will help us deliver distinctive service to our clients through enhanced quality, innovation, standardization and optimization, increased flexibility and increased efficiency.

The Tampa Assurance Service Delivery Center (TASDC) assists US-based Audit Engagement Teams with various audit activities.

The TASDC is comprised of the Performing Team, or those teams performing the audit activities, and the Operations Team, who ensures that the TASDC operates effectively.

The Performing Team completes a variety of audit activities for PwC's Audit Engagement Teams around the country.

Team members have a good understanding of accounting and audit principles, excellent project management and communication skills, and are committed to team work with the Engagement Team members they assist, and their TASDC Team.

They are committed to quality, innovation and efficiency.

These team members provide a valuable service to the firm and are key to the strategic vision of the Audit practice.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 3

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or Bachelor's or degree in a related field with at least a 3.0 in three Accounting or Finance college level courses. And one of the following: 1) GPA of 3.0 or higher or 2) two years relevant experience.

Knowledge Preferred:
General understanding of accounting principles obtained through either coursework in Accounting and Finance or prior work experience, as applicable;
General understanding through prior work experience of service delivery centers and/or audit procedures;
Intermediate to advanced use of Microsoft Excel, including use of macros, pivot tables, formulas and formatting;
Technical aptitude for learning new applications and databases;
Commitment to teamwork as demonstrated in professional, classroom or networking environments;
Self-motivation, with a desire to take responsibility for personal growth and development;
Effective written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interact with internal and external clients at various levels;
Attention to detail with the ability to participate, communicate and apply knowledge to deliver quality processes in a wide range of projects;
Effective problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize, communicate and handle multiple tasks;
Commitment to continuous learning and development.

Skills Preferred:

Through formal training and on the job coaching, selected individuals will develop an in-depth knowledge and be able to apply Audit Standards and Audit Procedures, such as:
- Process workflow related to work request from initiation through completion, management of workflow within the management tool, and ability to identify the optimal and required manner in which to document results of work performed;
- Financial statement review procedures in relation to the requirements of supporting documentation and financial statement documents in accordance with auditing standards;
- Tests of details and controls for fixed asset, inventory, other asset additions, interest income/ expense and dividends including understanding policies, auditing procedures, evaluation of qualitative items;
- Document preparation, including gathering information and populating documents based on audit policy and standard templates;
- Preparation and management of the External Confirmation process in accordance to PwC guidelines, including database set up, sending and receiving, follow up with third parties and reporting back to engagement teams;
- Performance of other audit- or tax-related activities based on business need

Preferred experience includes working knowledge & understanding of Business & IT processes, risk & controls, design analysis, walk through and operating effectiveness testing. Financial Services industry experience is a plus.

Share this Job