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Information Technology Audit Senior Associate

Montreal, QC
Full Time
6 days ago
A career in our External Audit Process Assurance practice, within Process Assurance services, will enable you to assist clients in optimising control activities, organisational strategy, and policies and procedures. You'll conduct transaction testing, perform readiness assessments, and leverage various technical Information Technology controls (e.g. databases, operating systems, data warehouses, and reporting tools) in order to help our clients achieve optimal operational efficiency.Our team helps organisations navigate the increasingly complex reporting environments by improving internal controls and increasing confidence in the quality of the information produced by their internal systems. We focus on the design, documentation, and operations of controls around the financial reporting process, including financial business process and Information Technology management controls.

Meaningful work you'll be part of
As a Information Technology Audit Senior Associate , you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Provide management services, including assessment of technology risks, leveraging control frameworks (COSO, COBIT)•Participate in audits of IT Controls, testing of automated and manual business process controls, internal audits with an IT focus, Service Organization Control audits, ISO 27001 certification and projects in the general IT security space•Carrying out the work in an optimal fashion in compliance with deadlines and budgetary requirements outlined in the planning phase•Consult with our clients on operational controls and process improvement•Documenting clear and concise audit evidence obtained during the execution of the audit and validate their relevance and quality of information•Conducting analyses of control deficiencies noted during the course of the audit and their impact on financial data and the overall audit strategy•Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships internally with PwC teams and external clients•Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve
•Proven ability to document processes and controls, develop and execute testing programs•Strong knowledge of technology, IT practices and standards, infrastructure-related risks and controls in the areas of security and IT and IT control frameworks•Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, or business related•Working towards CPA, CA, CMA, CGA, CIA, CGAP, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)•Strong in establishing priorities, and resolving problems•Exposure to data analytics and visualization tools•Excellent oral and verbal communication skills• The successful candidate requires fluency in English, in addition to French as they will be required to support or collaborate with English-speaking clients, colleagues and/or stakeholders during the course of their employment with PwC Canada • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside and/or coaching diverse people and perspectives

Why you'll love PwC
We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at .

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The most connected firm through activity based working
PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people. We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer.
At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
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