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INTERNAL AUDIT ASSOCIATE
Reference Number: 125-NIG00170
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead small engagement teams with responsibility for on field team activities, coaching, supervision etc.
Coach less experienced team members on engagements and helps them settle into their roles in the firm.
Apply your understanding client’s issues to identify business opportunities for PwC and be actively involved in business development activities on respective clients and within the BU.
Execute Quality Assurance (QA) reviews to ensure compliance with organizational policies, IIA standards and other regulatory/other requirements.
Support the implementation and configuration of audit management systems
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION[/b]]REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION
B.Sc. Degree in any course with minimum 2.1 GPA.
ACA, ACCA, CIA (On going).
Knowledge of Internal audit management tools and solutions
Minimum of 2-3 years working experience.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Open-minded and open to feedback. Giving timely feedback to members of the team (including upward feedback).
Positive approach to work effectively delegating (where possible/ relevant) work and encourages less experienced staff to ask questions and offer ideas.
Demonstrates poise, professionalism and maturity.
Proactive and demonstrate eagerness to learn.
Applies professional skepticism. Critically assesses client assumptions/explanations.
Can effectively plan and design an audit approach that complies with IIA standard and PwC Audit for normal risk sections.
Able to prepare documentation that meets re-performance standard, is concise well thought out and easy for the reviewer to read with minimal review points and/or changes from review.
Ability to learn about and work with other cultures.
Understands client’s culture and politics and is able to act quickly to understand the working environment
Takes ownership of assigned work; all tasks completed with limited follow up points and within stipulated timelines.
Appropriately prioritizes work and confirms understanding of priorities with field senior (prioritize based on review schedule (more complex/difficult first) and dependency of other sections).
Identifies gaps in client’s controls using the control library/control process mates.
Tracks actuals to budget for their assigned sections / tasks and provides a timely update of progress, including overruns, to the senior.
Ability to perform internal and external research on clients and their circumstances once assigned to an engagement.
Demonstrates understanding of less complex issues with clear, concise documentation ( e.g. properly evaluates/documents and other relevant client information and data, file completion steps).
Questions unusual trends in financial and business analysis and basic inconsistencies in information.
Understands the purpose of assigned auditing procedures and completes them fully.
Seeks clarification where required. Consults required audit guides or other appropriate reference material, balancing the need to ask clarifying questions with simple research.
Identifies straightforward issues and develops a point of view using appropriate research before asking for advice.
Works efficiently within agreed upon budgets.
Raises potential issues to the field senior on a timely basis.
Organizes work in a logical and understandable way.
Identifies the regulatory bodies and pronouncements that are applicable to client’s business and industry (e.g. CAMA, FRCN Act, BOFIA, SEC etc.).
Demonstrates awareness of basic risk management procedures on engagements.
Reads and applies the various technical alerts that are released by the firm and the PwC IA methodology.
Shares knowledge and insight widely.
Demonstrate awareness of PwC service offerings.
Experience in using audit management applications and tools.
INTERNAL AUDIT SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Reference Number: 125-NIG00171
Job type: Permanent
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead medium to complex engagement teams with responsibility for on-field team activities, coaching, supervision etc. or play a support lead role on complex engagements, usually a multi-location audit with responsibility for some high risk components with minimal supervision.
Perform timely initial review of less complex file sections to ensure audit documentation is of sufficient quality and depth.
Manage projects to ensure the right tasks are done at the right time by the engagement team.
Manage internal communications (including planning and preparation of the team).
Give appropriate and timely feedback to less experienced team members. Provide upward feedback to reviewers.
Raise potential issues to engagement manager on a timely basis.
Take ownership of the completion of assigned work and overall file completion through to file archiving.
Coordinate the review of audit areas and effectively clear partner and manager comments.
Provide on-the-job coaching to less experienced team members.
Understand the budget/scope of work included in the fee estimate and track engagement costs, monitor realization and provide a timely update of progress, including overruns, to the manager and partner.
Support engagement lead or manager in performing internal risk management procedures on engagements e.g. Affirm, Stop-Go etc.
Engage other lines of service that could proffer solutions to client issues.
Take up responsibility for billing and collection.
Active involvement in proposal development, oral rehearsals and oral presentation to prospective clients.
Adapts communication based on situation/ people/audience.
Demonstrates professionalism and maturity to effectively represent PwC.
Communicates effectively with the client; Makes technical points understandable.
Shows foresight and initiative in dealing with client issues.
Exhibits confidence in interactions and effectively contributes to group discussions.
Effectively delegates work and encourages less experienced staff to ask questions and offer ideas.
Understands and apply efficiency innovations introduced by the firm.
Understands client’s culture and politics and is able to adapt to achieve positive results.
Interacts with component or group teams on Group Internal Audits.
Possess the maturity to resolve conflicts on engagements.
Knowledgeable of PwC global tools (e.g. Spark, Knowledge Curve, Global Portal, and PwC Inform) and is comfortable with utilizing them.
Develops relationships with management and key contact persons.
Makes quality contributions to the delivery of the three client principles (Engage – Agree Value – Feedback)
Develops confidence and poise to chair team and client meetings.
Ability to coach and mentor less experienced members of the team.
Can identify complex technical issues and propose possible solutions using appropriate research and analysis (knows when to involve partner/manager).
Demonstrates understanding of complex issues with clear, concise documentation.
Is able to draft client communications and other internal/external reports in a clear, concise and complete way requiring limited edits on review.
Is able to perform a first level review of reports (ensure that the report tie-out to the work evidenced on aura file, and in line with PwC IA methodology and IIA standards) and effectively clear partner and manager comments.
Has deep technical skills, can effectively be a subject matter expert (SME) in some areas such as banking, technology, telecommunication, IFRS, auditing etc.
Demonstrates an advanced understanding of regulatory pronouncements that are applicable to client’s business and industry (e.g. CAMA, FRCN Act, BOFIA, SEC).
Can effectively plan and design an audit approach that complies with PwC Internal Audit methodology and IIA standards.
Is able to appropriately modify the audit approach for change in circumstance or new information.
Takes ownership of planning, performing risk assessment and designing an audit approach that complies with PwC Internal Audit methodology and IIA standards.
Demonstrates a deep understanding relationships between objectives, risks and controls within business processes and apply that understanding to develop and audit plan with coaching from a manager.
Able to lead the identification, documentation of key controls in significant business processes, evaluate these controls for design and operating effectiveness and document work in a concise and coherent manner.
Completes a timely initial review of less complex file sections to ensure audit documentation is of sufficient quality and depth.
Understands when spe…t assistance is required and assists in coordinating with PwC spe…ts.
Is able to reach sound conclusions and clearly document thought process.
Is aware of and applies the various technical alerts that are released by the firm.
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of internal risk management procedures on engagements.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION
B.Sc. Degree in any course with minimum 2.1 GPA
ACA, ACCA, CIA (State appropriate level).
Knowledge of Internal audit management tools and solutions.
Minimum of 4-6 years working experience.
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DEADLINE: 4 May, 2018