|Location||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Date Posted||December 29, 2021|
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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 an 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:
Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
Share and collaborate effectively with others.
Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.
Build and maintain an internal and external network.
Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Risk is a fact of life for business and it is growing in importance to businesses around the world. It exists in various forms, from potential cybersecurity breaches to possible breaks in the supply chain. Risk cannot be avoided altogether, but it can be managed and mitigated. And, a business can prepare for what may be lurking around the corner. That’s where PwC's Risk Assurance practice comes in.
To apply for the risk assurance programme:
You may apply for the IT Risk Assurance programme at any time during the final year of your undergraduate degree or during your honours year.
You will need a strong academic background and one or more of the following qualifications:
Undergraduate or Honours degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science and/or Engineering
Skills and behaviours we are looking for
Good interpersonal skills
Enthusiasm, drive, determination and output driven
Leadership potential, professionalism and integrity
Proficiency in English and good communication skills
Attention to detail
Broader business knowledge, ability to think out of the box to deliver quality solutions that our clients seek
Good knowledge of IT architecture
You will work closely with IT, business, audit and risk to align business processes and risk to the business environment. You will identifying risks and recommend mitigating controls.
Financial and operational business process controls and reviews
Compliance with other regulatory requirements
Due diligence on systems and controls
Performance audits and auditing of performance information
Quality assessment reviews
Enterprise risk management and governance reviews
Education(if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)
Degrees/Field of Study required:
Degrees/Field of Study preferred:
Certifications(if blank, certifications not specified)
Interested candidates can send their CVs