IT Audit / Systems and Process Assurance – Senior Associate

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



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

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.

I kōnei i PwC, ko tō mātou aronga ki te āwhina hei hanga whakawhirinaki i rō hapori, ā, hei whakatika i ngā raru nui

PwC’s purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems.

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 Auckland.We’re looking for a Senior Associate with a keen interest in technology and business processes to join our Systems & Process Risk Assurance team. We work closely with the external audit team to help assess key IT and financial processes and controls.

You will be working with a range of large clients to assess areas such as:

  • General IT controls, including:

    IT governance

    IT security and user access management (applications, databases, operating systems and networks)

    Change management (testing, approvals, segregation of duties in relation to program changes) 

    IT operations (backups, disaster recovery, incident response, interfaces and batch processing)

    Pre and post system implementation reviews

  • Financial/business process controls

  • Cybersecurity

  • Your day to day responsibilities may include:

  • Working with some of NZ’s largest organisations and delivering engagements to a high standard, including:

    Coaching and reviewing the work of juniors

    Project management: development and execution of project plans and deliverables (including reports and presentations)

  • Managing stakeholder and client relationships, expectations and requirements

  • Solving problems with a focus on collaboration and sharing knowledge

  • Being part of a culture that encourages quality, constant growth, coaching and support

  • 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.

    What do you need to bring to the role?

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in IT audit and controls

  • Relevant degree – ideally in Business, majoring in Information Systems (or related disciplines with an IT focus) or Accounting

  • Experience working in a professional services firm is preferred 

  • Fluent in English with strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ideally have or be well on the way to completing a Professional Qualification (e.g CISA, CA)

  • In addition, 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 08 April 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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