Adv Risk Compliance Analytics - Data Analytics Experienced Associate

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PWC - US
  • 19 Nov 17 2017-11-19

Adv Risk Compliance Analytics - Data Analytics Experienced Associate

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
Boards of Directors and executive management recognize the ever increasing importance of effective risk management efforts in meeting their organization's strategic objectives.

PwC's Risk Assurance practice has developed a holistic approach to risk that protects businesses, facilitates strategic decision making and enhances efficiency. Our holistic approach is complimented by the extensive risk and controls technical knowledge and sector-specific experience our Risk Assurance professionals possess.

The end result is a risk solution that is tailored to meet the unique needs of a company.

Areas where our Risk Assurance practice can bring value to an organization include:

- Leveraging industry and technical expertise to assist management to address more effectively risks associated with their business
- Assisting management in the assessment of project risks and controls
- Enhancing internal audit functions to further align to company strategy and risk
- Reducing company costs through strategic internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing solutions
- Increasing value and reducing costs of compliance-related activities
- Identifying opportunities for companies to effectively mitigate risk and improve business performance
- Applying the concepts of Enterprise Risk Management to help companies identify, assess, mitigate and proactively consider emerging risks

The Risk Assurance Data Assurance practice provides quantifiable assessment through data analysis for our clients. We combine our clientsââ,¬â„¢ data assets with our knowledge of data analysis technology and business experience to help clients evaluate risk, identify and recommend business improvement opportunities.
Data Assurance provides services related to:
- financial and regulatory data analytics
- data focused support for current assertions or key decisions
- validation of underlying data, key reports and KPIââ,¬â„¢s
- enablement of robust tactical financial data analysis solutions
PwC's Data Assurance professionals play an integral role delivering the following Data Assurance services to clients across all major industries.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 1 year of data assurance, data analysis or data management experience as it relates to supporting business processes, internal auditing or external audit procedures
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Management Information Systems or business related field

Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates some knowledge and understanding of performing on project teams and providing deliverables involving multiphase data analysis related to the evaluation of accounting and/or financial issues.
Demonstrates some knowledge and understanding of accounting ledger and sub-ledger applications to interpret requests and reconcile data.
Demonstrates some knowledge and understanding of evaluating accounting, business process, operational, and, or, financial issues.
Demonstrates some knowledge and understanding of database concepts including building relationships between tables, grouping data, and following steps to create cohesive analyses.
Demonstrates some knowledge and understanding of data manipulation and analysis technologies inclusive of Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, ACL, ASCII, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Visual Basic, Microsoft .NET framework, HTML or XML.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates some ability and/or a proven record of success working seamlessly in a virtual environment to complete projects with team members based in various locations, domestically and globally.
Demonstrates some ability to identify and address client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and understand the client's business.
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success with delivering professional data assurance services inclusive of accounting data analyses; Computer-Assisted Auditing Technology (CAAT) services; enablement of data base automation tools; identification of data quality issues and related cleansing; data flow process reviews; risk assessments; and spreadsheet remediation/simplification.
Demonstrates some project management skills in relation to data management projects, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules.
Demonstrates creative thinking, individual initiative, and flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks.
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success with researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and technical matters.
Demonstrates some abilities to approach clients and team members in an organized and knowledgeable manner and to deliver clear requests for information