Senior Analyst (Technology Risk)

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    15 days ago

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PwC’s Operate business delivers large operational and managed service solutions for clients to meet regulatory, risk and compliance challenges. With over 1,000 staff deployed on large implementation and execution programmes Operate brings together top talent with a distinctive mix of knowledge and skills. We support clients by providing staff augmentation services, delivering large scale operational programmes and managed solutions. We deliver our client work from a range of locations, providing our clients with cost-effective delivery, access to subject matter expertise and operational excellence disciplines for some of the biggest brands worldwide.

PwC is investing in further expansion of its Compliance Operations function. Our technology risk team is one of our fastest growing teams within PwC’s Operate and successful candidates will have the opportunity to support senior management in further shaping that business.

We have exciting and ambitious plans so this is an excellent opportunity to make an impact and innovate through the use of technology.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for self-motivated individuals of all skill levels and backgrounds (Particularly in IT / Information Security). You will have some experience in either risk management, compliance, controls testing and/or audit and are seeking a new opportunity to use and develop your skill sets. We will also consider candidates with non-relevant experience but have transferable skills and are interested in building a career in this area.

We expect our staff to be driven, enthusiastic, keen to build on existing experience and can work well individually as well as part of a team.

What’s in it for you?

You will have the opportunity to upskill and work across a number of our proposition areas, including:

  • Technology Controls Audit Support - (inc. IT Audit to support the Financial Audit, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, business process testing)

  • Technology Risk Management – (IT risk reviews, programme/project assurance, IT operational, Cyber security and data reviews)

  • Vendor Risk Management – (inc. Technology focused delivery of Governance, Risk and Compliance for 3rd Parties)

Typical responsibilities could include:

  • Performing compliance and control assessments against a range of Technology focused controls frameworks;

  • Enhancing client controls environments, including developing integrated risk and control frameworks and building remediation plans for key client issues

  • Building client relationships through engagement delivery and identifying opportunities to help clients resolve their challenges;

  • Building and maintaining relationships with the wider global PwC network.

You will also benefit from our ongoing technical and softer skills training programmes to assist with your continual technical and personal development along with dedicated career coaches to support your continued professional development.

Where will you be based?

Projects are carried out in our Belfast Centre of Excellence. You will work remotely alongside other PwC colleagues and clients. You may have the opportunity to travel to client sites or travel to another PwC UK office for training, however, we will discuss and organise this with you well in advance.

What are we looking for?

Essential skills

  • Experience in Financial Services or regulated industry

  • Educated to degree level (or relevant industry experience)

  • Strong analytical skills with experience in problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions

  • Willingness to expand technical knowledge in a broad range of client facing projects

  • Ability to manage deadlines within multiple projects

  • Proven ability to be a team player, while retaining ability to work independently with little supervision.

Desirable skills

  • Good understanding of risk, control and compliance testing methodology

  • Previous experience ideally within either a risk, technology testing, compliance or audit function

  • Coaching and mentoring

  • Understanding of Information Technology