at PwC
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted December 29, 2021
Category Management
Job Type Full-Time


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 a Manager, 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:

Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


Manage large engagements (internal and external audits) including:

Planning activities (staff and client)

Ongoing project management (staff and client)

General coaching and management of team

Collate and draft client reports with technical input from specialists

Manage internal roles

Staff planning

Junior onboarding

SAP training logistics



Manage at least 6 assignments (Gross value R10 million), at least 1000 hours chargeable work.


Managing teams of 3 to 10 individuals for each of the assignments

Work closely with other managers in key internal roles (Planning, HC support, training)


Manager reporting to EUR DT SM’s, AD’s and Partners on key assignments as well as key departmental roles.



Chartered Accountant or equivalent

CISA a plus


Big 4 experience or equivalent professional experience

> 6 years professional experience


Audit background

Understand financial processes

Ability to manage people

Good interpersonal skills and have the ability to facilitate and present

Report writing skills

Be a problem solver

Can function in a team environment and individually

Interest in IT audit

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)

Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages(If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Up to 20%


Interested candidates can send their CVs