PricewaterhouseCoopers IT Risk Assurance - Senior Associate Jobs in Kenya

PricewaterhouseCoopers IT Risk Assurance - Senior Associate Jobs in Kenya

Job Description & Summary

  • Our Risk Assurance team helps clients improve the governance, risk management and compliance of their operations. This solutions-based service help clients solve a diverse set of structure, function, relevant business risks by utilizing our deep understanding of governance, risk management/ compliance, IT systems and internal controls in businesses.

  • Working with leading clients across various industries, you will assist in the execution and management of engagements ensuring we deliver according to our objectives and add value to our clients.

  • As a Senior Associate, 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 and demonstrate subject matter expertise in area of competency and act as a trusted advisor to our clients.

  • Be responsible for delivery of client work.

  • Support resource allocation and team management to ensure optimum utilization of resources.

  • Undertake business development by contributing to preparation of expression of interests and proposals in response to RFPs.

  • Develop, coach and mentor other staff in the IT Risk Assurance team in order to build capacity.

  • Deploy and manage engagement files in Aura by ensuring adherence to all risk and quality matters; adequately signed LOE, Valid AML, Affirm and Independence confirmations.

  • Provide timely feedback to associates to allow for capacity development. Agree objectives/ expectations with your reviewer (EM and/or EL) prior to execution of the audit, ensure evidence of the sharing of objectives is retained. Obtain timely feedback on own performance.

  • Monitoring engagement deliverables ensuring work is performed as per instructions.

  • Comprehensive documentation of work performed showing clear appreciation of client processes and PwC methodology.

  • Discuss findings from areas reviewed with the clients to gain consensus. Prepare engagement reports properly articulating the 5Cs i.e. Criteria, concern, consequence (impact/risk), root cause and corrective action (recommendations).

  • Ensure team timely completion of engagement within budgeted hours and ensure
    that client & internal deadlines are met. Proactively communicate engagement delays, issues and progress update with the client, EM and engagement team.

  • Attend all mandatory training sessions and e-learns.

    Preferred skills

  • Solid understanding of governance, risk and audit concepts.

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks and concepts

  • Good understanding of IT audit principles and standards

  • Good understanding of the COSO framework

  • People management skills, ability to build partnerships, conducive team oriented working environment and provide coaching to the associates in the quest to add value to our clients.

  • Technical expertise, having the knowledge and expertise of process and controls.

  • Professional Ethics: Ability to maintain confidentiality and objectivity on assignments in line with PwC’s code of conduct.

  • Excellent Work Ownership and or personal responsibility skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to receive, understand and respond to communications verbally and writing to all levels in organizations.

  • The ability and willingness to travel within the Country and Africa where the project dictates.

    Minimum years experience required

  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in information security, data analytics, Quality Assurance, IT audits, IT risk assurance and controls reviews.

  • IT audit experience preference.

    Additional application instructions

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (Second Class Honors and above) from a Higher Education Board accredited institution.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Informatics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Data analytics, Data Science.

  • Preference shall be given to the candidates having either of the following qualifications: CISM, CRISC, PRINCE2, PMP, CDPSE, CGEIT, CEH, CCNA, CISSP,CISA.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; PricewaterhouseCoopers IT Risk Assurance - Senior Associate Jobs in Kenya

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