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Manager - Risk, Controls and Internal Audit (Consulting), IT Focus - Health Industries

Company: PwC
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Specialty/Competency: Business Controls
Industry/Sector: Pharma and Life Sciences
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career within Internal Audit services, will provide you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of an organisation's objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. We focus on helping organisations look deeper and see further considering areas like culture and behaviours to help improve and embed controls. In short, we seek to address the right risks and ultimately add value to their organisation.

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.

    Job Requirements and Preferences :

    Basic Qualifications :

    Minimum Degree Required :
    Bachelor Degree

    Minimum Years of Experience :
    5 year(s)

    Preferred Qualifications :

    Preferred Fields of Study :
    Management Information Systems, Accounting, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Computer and Information Science, Economics, Business Administration/Management, Engineering

    Certification(s) Preferred :

    CIA, CPA or CISA

    Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

    Demonstrates extensive-level abilities and/or proven record of success in several of the following areas:
    • Operating in a supervisory position within a professional services firm or large enterprise as an IT Auditor, Internal Auditor, IT consultant, IT risk professional, SOX compliance professional;
    • Performing on multiple project teams simultaneously;
    • Exhibiting exceptional project management skills - including - creating project plans aligned to the scope, creating and monitoring against budgets, developing staffing plans, assigning and monitoring activities as well as the schedules and progress, providing real-time coaching and guidance to junior team members, escalating real or potential project risks, issues, or other escalations and sharing your viewpoint on how to navigate them;
    • Performing quality reviews and providing value-adding coaching as teams execute project plans; provide detailed second-level review of workpapers and project deliverables over IT-focused projects;
    • Executing IT-focused internal audits including participating in the planning and scoping of a project, interviews, testing, analytics, report writing, and communication of internal audit findings to stakeholders in both verbal and written formats;
    • Applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge including IT general controls and application controls; financial reporting concepts; working experience applying professional skepticism skills;
    • Assessing the IT risk as part of a SOX compliance program - including how IT risks translate to overall risks to the SOX program;
    • Leading the building and adaption of test programs and practice aids, as well as perform assessments, to evaluate controls, identify control issues and potential for remediation and optimization;
    • Understanding of common IT concepts and risk domains including user access, identity management, change management, cybersecurity, disaster recovery, data management, privacy, cloud/XaaS, ERP, data management, and system architecture;
    • Exhibiting business development skills, including responding to proposals, building relationships with clients and targets, researching and authoring viewpoints on relevant subject matter topics; and,
    • Understanding of, or interest in, aspects of the healthcare industry - pharmaceutical, life sciences, medical device, providers (hospitals), payers (insurance).
      Demonstrates extensive-level abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
      • Working successfully in a hybrid team environment - including both in-person and remote/virtual day to day activities to complete projects with team members based in various locations;
      • Demonstrates agility, to modify your role and focus areas to respond to changing needs and business dynamics;
      • Focus on people-development - including building trusting relationships with your team members to support their growth and team success, helping to make them successful through formal and informal coaching;
      • Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and understanding of the client's business;
      • Understanding a client's business and technology in order to identify, pursue, and ultimately win additional service opportunities;
      • Supervising local and remote staff in a hybrid work environment, which includes creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads of the team, respecting the work-life quality of team members, providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues; and,
      • Demonstrating proven project management skills consistently across multiple projects, including understanding work plans, managing your time, overseeing deliverable schedules, identifying project roadblocks or challenges, escalating issues to senior team members and participating in the solutioning of those challenges.
        Learn more about how we work: https://pwc.to/how-we-work

        PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

        For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

        For positions in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New York State, or Washington State, or for opportunities that will report to a supervisor, office or other work site in New York State, please visit the following link for pay range information: https://pwc.to/payrange-v1-advisorymanager

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