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  • Posted: Aug 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • PwC - Biggest provider of audit, accounting and tax services to the companies listed in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Also provides internal audit, forensic audit, corporate finance, corporate governance services, sustainable assurance services and others.
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    Associate - FSIIM Digital Trust - ISA

    Job Description & Summary

    A career within Information Technology Risk Assurance services, will allow you to develop and apply strategies that help clients leverage enterprise technologies so they can get a higher return on their investment, mitigate risks, streamline processes, and find operational inefficiencies. We assist clients in understanding and challenging their current risk profiles and develop strategies to build digital confidence by embracing opportunities to stay competitive through building trust and resilience into their technology systems. We cover a wide range of disciplines, including risk evaluation, operational and strategic Information Technology processes, project governance, application implementation, data integrity, cyber security, and accounting/audit.

    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.


    Be responsible for performing assurance work and risk assurance advice on large scale technology projects and controls reviews which will include an ISAE 3402 at our listed and unlisted clients within the Financial Services sector. 


    The associate must through an understanding of new Technologies such as Cloud, APIs, Data related Technologies or current technologies ensure that the client apply recommended practices to existing systems, or when new systems/solutions are being implemented.

    The associate will review or validate systems and processes implemented by our clients and provide findings and recommendations that will improve business and IT processes such as design flaws, alignment to recommended practices, improved oversight and efficient processes. This requirement would form part of your role on an external audit or as part of a specialised controls assurance review (i.e. ISAE 3402).

    The associate should have a sound understanding of project management principles such as Agile (SAFe/Scrum).

    The associate will be required to document work concisely and accurately using appropriate business language and should be able to review and influence the quality of work of others as part of career progression. 

    The associate will be required to assist in writing reports and present deliverables to internal staff as well as clients which may include operation, tactical and strategic levels of management depending on seniority.  Reports and progress presentations may be required on a weekly or monthly basis depending on the engagement model.

    The associate will be required do stay up to date with changes in the business and technological landscape and inform others formally (training) or informally of such changes and present training.

    The associate must maintain or seek appropriate certifications relating to areas where appropriate to the strategy of the business unit (e.g. CIA, CISA or project management or technology certifications).

    The associate should be able to use computer software effectively which include a base understanding of firm tools such as Alteryx, PowerBI, Excel etc.


    • Bachelor’s Degree and relevant Hons. Degree in Information systems, IT-Internal Audit or Software engineering/Computer Technology. The following majors will be an advantage depending on subject electives:

    • System development

    • Software project management

    • Enterprise Architecture

    • IT Governance

    • Operational Risk management

    • Data analytics



    • Newly qualified

    • 1-2 years’ experience in IT-Internal Audit would be advantageous


    • Be professionally presentable

    • Good interpersonal skills and have the ability to facilitate and present

    • Good problem-solving skills

    • People Management skills

    • Good report writing skills.

    • Ability to work in teams

    • Able to operate independently when required

    • Good time management skills

    • IT experience as listed in the job description

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PwC on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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