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PwC Digital Assurance & Transpar. Tech & Data Associate - Summer/Fall 2022 in New York, New York

Time Type: Full-time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in our Analytics Data Assurance practice, within Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics services, will provide you with the opportunity to assist clients in developing analytics and technology solutions that help them detect, monitor, and predict risk. Using advanced technology, we’re able to focus on establishing the right controls, processes and structures for our clients to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information and assure that information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and can be trusted.

Our team helps business leaders navigate evolving risks by staying ahead of uncertainty by developing smart infrastructure and harnessing data through analytics. As a part of the team, you’ll help us develop cost effective technology solutions that focus on delivering relevant, actionable intelligence that executives need to understand operations and manage critical risks.

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 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:

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.

  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.

  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.

  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.

  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.

  • Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.

  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.

  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.

  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

An Associate in PwC's Tech & Data team will:

  • Participate in phases of an integrated audit that require specialized data or ERP skills;

  • Participate in a range of consulting projects; requiring creative thinking & initiative;

  • Demonstrate teamwork dynamics;

  • Identify & address client needs;

  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing & completing tasks while exercising professional skepticism.

  • Support select phases of a system implementation program;

  • Analyze data & identify anomalies in the data

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer Programming, Business Administration/Management

Minimum Years of Experience :

0 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Additional Educational Preferences :

Preferred Cumulative GPA: 3.3

Preferred Major GPA: 3.3

Client service associate positions are entry-level roles and job seekers have completed or are in the process of completing their final academic year of educational requirements.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Candidates for a first-year Tech & Data Associate role within our Digital Assurance & Transparency practice demonstrate knowledge of and/or some abilities in the following areas:

  • Building relationships with diverse project teams as well as clients;

  • Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner;

  • Delivering clear requests for information;

  • Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks;

  • Contributing to a positive working environment;

  • Seeking guidance, clarification and feedback proactively;

  • Communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor;

  • Learning about how the development and maintenance of digital solutions is governed via portfolio, program, and team management;

  • Understanding risks and leading practices in project management, System Development Life Cycles, and agile techniques;

  • Understanding end-to-end business processes across various ERP systems or cloud based solutions (Salesforce, SAP, Workday, Oracle, and other industry-specific systems);

  • Learning and applying data analytics techniques while utilizing problem solving skills to conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses using a diverse set of technology applications and tools (i.e. Excel, SQL, R, Python, Tableau, Alteryx, etc); and,

  • Learning the risk and controls in the business process and the application and database layer.

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in exhibiting general awareness about global issues to identify and address client needs, including in the following areas:

  • Utilizing critical thinking that breaks down complex problems, understands root causes, and proposes viable solutions while maintaining quality;

  • Working in collaborative and team based environment, delivering with diverse global client, PwC and third-party teams;

  • Demonstrating ability to learn accounting principles and business processes;

  • Demonstrating ability to learn how to evaluate, cleanse, design, and implement data models using data mining techniques;

  • Understanding business intelligence and relational database concepts, as well as big data objectives, concepts, and technologies;

  • Demonstrating ability to identify and incorporate tools and techniques using technology applications (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server, Access/Excel, Visual Basic, R, Python, SAS, Stata, Alteryx) and build reporting capabilities through data visualization (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Qlikview);

  • Demonstrating knowledge of descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, machine learning principles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotic process automation (RPA), project management, software and solution implementation methodologies;

  • Understanding various facets of business and/or IT processes, concepts of enterprise risk, internal controls, ERPs (including SAP S/4, Workday, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce) and CRMs, cloud solutions, corporate compliance and regulatory mandates, portfolio, program, and agile team management, technical aspects of information systems, financial reporting concepts, and systems development methodology; and,

  • Exhibiting flexibility and demonstrating excellent oral and written communication skills.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-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.

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