Risk Assurance Auditor

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour
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Risk Assurance Auditor

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***We have two positions for both Experienced Associate ( 1 year of experience ) and Senior Associate ( 3 years of experience ). Please see below job descriptions***

These positions can sit in either San Francisco or San Jose

Risk Assurance Auditor

Experienced Associate

Job Summary

The specialty area of Process Assurance provides services related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and IT management controls. Our team members provide multiple services including:

-Controls design, optimization and assurance services over finance, compliance and operational processes

-Controls design and optimization services associated with system implementations and upgrades

-Technical IT controls reviews, including database, operating system, data warehouse and reporting tools

-Third party assurance and other opinion services

-IT risk and control audit readiness services in support of regulatory compliance audits

Responsibilities

  • Assisting our clients in optimizing their risk and internal control activities, including control effectiveness and optimization activities
  • Establishing IT is aligned to organizational strategy, responsive to a changing business climate, with clearly defined policies and procedures
  • Assessing and enhancing the controls around system implementations and other change events through a clearly defined project management methodology
  • Performing third party and other opinion-level services in response to service organization requests from customers for information about internal controls, business results and operations
  • Performing readiness assessments for service organizations that may need an opinion level report in the future
  • Assisting clients in leveraging their technology investments to help establish, optimize, and sustain a real-time controls environment at an enterprise level
  • Supporting controls and systems related aspects of internal audits and external financial audits in the areas of planning, audit strategy, scoping, execution, and deficiency evaluation
Qualifications

  • Experience: 1 year of IT auditing, consulting and/or implementing
  • Education : Bachelor's degree in one of the following: Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, Statistics Mathematics, Regulatory Compliance, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and/or other business field of study.
Senior Associate

Job Summary

The specialty area of Process Assurance provides services related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and IT management controls. Our team members provide multiple services including:

-Controls design, optimization and assurance services over finance, compliance and operational processes

-Controls design and optimization services associated with system implementations and upgrades

-Technical IT controls reviews, including database, operating system, data warehouse and reporting tools

-Third party assurance and other opinion services

-IT risk and control audit readiness services in support of regulatory compliance audits

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance, operational processes, and IT management within a professional services firm or large enterprise business (acting as a consultant, auditor or business process specialist) including the following:
  • Identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley readiness, controls optimization, including the configuration of controls around security, business process and within IT environments;
  • Applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge including information technology general controls and application controls; financial reporting concepts; working experience applying professional skepticism skills;
  • Leading the adaption a work program and practice aid, as well as perform assessments, using PwC's proprietary or other relevant tools to evaluate controls, security and potential for optimization;
  • Perform assessments; using proprietary or other relevant tools to evaluate controls, security and potential for optimization;
  • Exhibiting project management skills including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;
  • Creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations, and respecting the work-life quality of team members; includes providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress; and,
  • Interacting with clients on solutions and executing projects on client engagements, forming client relationships and demonstrating an understanding of the client's business.
Qualifications

  • Experience: 3 years of IT auditing, consulting and/or implementing
  • Education : Bachelor's degree in one of the following: Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, Statistics Mathematics, Regulatory Compliance, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and/or other business field of study.
  • Certifications: CPA or CISA exam must be passed, or maintains an active CPA or CISA license required
 
location: San Francisco, California
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 50 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 1 Years
 
responsibilities:
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qualifications:
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skills: Audit - Internal
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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