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Internal Audit, Risk Assurance, Associate

Montreal, QC
Full Time
3 days ago

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Conduct and Compliance

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

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.

What you'll create and do

As an 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:
  • Work independently to manage internal audit engagements and projects including risk assessment and engagement planning, audit project planning, fieldwork and reporting;
  • Define the scope of the engagement by maximizing the use of the tools and IT technologies available;
  • Coordinate and work closely with a network of subject matter specialists to ensure a seamless integration of specialized audit resources within the overall audit program;
  • Effectively prepare, high value-added audit reports;
  • Manage the engagement economics and individual project budgets, schedule and resource allocation ensuring that all budgets, milestones and other deadlines are met;
  • Maintain awareness of advancements in internal audit and controls (best practices, new technologies, data analytics tools, relevant regulations, subject matter areas, risk management techniques and audit approaches)

  • What you'll bring to the role

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • 2+ years of experience in internal auditing, internal controls, risk management
  • Experience in conducting internal audit risk assessments and planning for complex internal audit assignments.
  • Experience in writing audit reports supported by solid business writing skills and experience.
  • Effective use of tools and IT technologies in performing internal audit
  • Post-secondary education or relevant experience in professional accounting or in the IT field;
  • Understanding of SOX and NI 52-109 compliance requirements and best practices for a risk-based approach.
  • Strong commitment to providing excellence in client service and a demonstrated ability to produce high-quality results.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven commitment to collaboration and teamwork.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain long-term relationships with a broad network of colleagues and contacts.
  • Demonstrated career of continuous improvement and commitment to seeking opportunities to grow knowledge and skills through professional development and training.
  • Ease and significant desire to learn to use new technologies (analytics, automation, robotic, collaboration tools, google suite)
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills (English and French)

  • Why you'll love working for PwC 

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