Internal Audit

  • Company:
    Pwc New Zealand
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

Kia ora

As a team of trusted business advisers, we partner with our clients to build long lasting relationships and solve important problems. Our people and values are what make us a leading professional services firm in New Zealand.

Our ways of working together mean we strengthen our well being by using the best tech, collaborating effectively, and work flexibly in order to be well and work well.

What would you be doing?

You’ll be part of the Risk Assurance team based in Wellington.As part of our Internal Audit team you will work with a broad range of clients, helping them to understand if their business is operating at its peak for risk management, governance and performance. Your key focus will be providing your clients with the confidence of knowing their risks have been identified and can be managed, allowing them to make informed decisions and improve organisational performance including efficiency, profit and agility.

In our highly skilled environment, you’ll be enabled by cutting-edge technology and a culture of self-disruption, allowing you to do your very best and most innovative work.

In this role your day to day responsibilities could include:

  • Planning and conducting engagements including determining the risks, scope, and value upfront and monitoring progress throughout engagements

  • Contributing to driving and leading delivery of engagements to Risk Assurance clients including client relationship management and business development

  • Development and execution of project plans and deliverables

  • Assessment and management of project risks and commercial targets

  • Working with Partners and Directors to build and manage client relationships. This includes new and existing clients

  • Leading engagement teams where you will coach and review the work of juniors

  • Identifying and evaluating risks/impact associated with identified issues

  • Interacting directly with client management, internal engagement partners, directors, managers and other internal teams

  • Preparing and submitting reports on the results of our work, including recommending improvements

  • What do you need to bring to the role?

    We are looking for an experienced Internal Audit Manager or Senior Manager with a curious bright mind, who is willing to learn, enjoys coaching others and has strong communication skills. 

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in Risk/Internal Audit focused role, with an excellent understanding of auditing standards and methodologies

  • Experience in drafting and reviewing internal audit reports for management and Audit committees

  • Experience working with Organisations subject to New Zealand, trans-tasman and Global operations

  • Capability leading diverse projects such as those of a financial, non financial, regulatory, sustainability and transformational nature

  • Experience working in a professional services firm or Internal Audit function 

  • Fluent in the English language with good verbal and written communication skills

  • Relevant Degree and professional qualifications (e.g. CA, CPA,CISA, IIA, ICT or similar)

  • You’ll be at ease interacting with people at all levels and will demonstrate your dedication to providing exceptional client service. You will possess a flexible working style and will be comfortable managing conflicting deadlines and requirements. Your toolkit will include report writing, presentation skills, and the ability to coach more junior members of the team. You will have a want to develop your skills in managing teams and clients, for which on the job coaching and formal, structured learning and development will be provided.

    Why is PwC a great place to work?

    At PwC, you’ll have an unrivalled level of access to industry expertise and ongoing professional development both locally and through our global network of member firms. You will learn to work together with your teams in a way that is cutting edge. We aim to inspire, motivate and reward our people to succeed in all areas of their lives. We pride ourselves on creating a fun, respectful and inclusive culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths.

    Follow these links to find out more about the pand at PwC.

    What next?

    If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Send us your application via the ‘Apply now’ link.

    Applications close 23 March 2021

    Please note due to border restrictions applicants outside of New Zealand who require visa sponsorship cannot be considered for this role

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