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Enterprise Systems Solutions - Project Assurance Senior Associate

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC
New York, NY 10002
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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 Enterprise Systems Solutions (ESS) practice comprises a global network of professionals who provide a full range of services that drive companies to fully leverage enabling technologies and IT assets to enable business processes. Our teams bring industry-leading controls experience and expertise across multiple platforms, technologies and data.

Our teams provide multiple services, including:
-Enterprise systems controls integration and optimization;
-Enterprise system pre/post implementation services;
-Implementation of GRC enabled technologies;
-System implementation assurance;
-Program and portfolio assessments; and,
-Enterprise reporting and XBRL.

PwC ESS professionals bring the right mix of risk and controls experience, industry-specific knowledge and highly technical specialized skill sets into a client's environment. This mix of knowledge provides an integrated view beyond ERP to connect data in more meaningful ways.

Along with an end to end view of the IT ecosystem to drive efficiency, effectiveness and control for our clients.

PwC understands that significant risk is rarely confined to discrete areas within an organization.

Rather, most significant risks have a wide-ranging impact across the organization.

As a result, 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:

Program/Project Quality Assurance and Program/Project Risk
- Program/Project Risk Assessments, Audits, and "Health-Checks"
- Pre, Post, and Go-Live Assessments
- Program/Project Governance Reviews
- Benefits Realization Assessments

PMO Establishment and Continuous Improvement
- Program/Project Management Office (PMO) Implementation and Delivery
- PMO Effectiveness Assessments
- Project Management Training
- Program and Project Management Oversight

IT Governance
- Governance Capability and Maturity Assessments
- Establishment of Governance Framework applying CoBiT, ITIL, and other relevant frameworks

Solution Selection
- Establish a Selection Framework

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 2 years of Program/Project Management, Assurance and/or Consulting experience.


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, Statistics Mathematics, Regulatory Compliance, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and/or other business fields of study.


Degree Preferred: Master's degree in Business or Technology related field


Certification(s) Preferred: PMP or CGEIT or working toward one or more of the preceding certfications Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and application of core project management processes as defined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK,developed by the Project Management Institute
PMI.

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of providing consultancy or assurance services for developing project management and assurance strategies, conducting program and project related assessments, and recommending solutions to improve management and establish project success.

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of the common business issues facing clients who provide products and services in several service sectors: Insurance, Banking, Investments, Manufacturing, Retail, Technology, Media and Entertainment, Utilities, Energy, etc.



Demonstrates thorough understanding of system development life cycles and technology general controls principles, as well as an awareness of trends and directions in emerging technologies.


Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough experience identifying and addressing client needs, which includes the following: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; executing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and proactively managing time
both individual and staff members', with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.

Demonstrates thorough ability and/or a proven record of success with conducting program and project assessments, utilizing project management software technologies such as Microsoft Project, Primavera, CA Clarity, etc.

Demonstrates thorough ability and/or a proven record of success with identifying and addressing client needs, developing and sustaining deep client relationships using networking.

Demonstrates thorough negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and pursue potential new service opportunities, as well as preparing and present written and verbal materials, including compelling value-added business cases and/or proposals.

Demonstrates thorough communication and presentation skills, including thorough report-writing abilities.




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