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Assurance- Senior Associate/Associate-Technology Risk


A career with PwC gives you a distinct opportunity to work with market-leading private businesses, public-sector organisations and government agencies to help solve important problems. In our highly skilled environment, you'll be enabled by cutting-edge technology and a culture of self-disruption, allowing you to do the best work of your life.

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Who are we?

We're a team of trusted business advisors who work alongside our clients and build long lasting relationships that create value. Our people are what make us the leading professional services firm in New Zealand - full of energy, challenge, and opportunities. Our values are at the centre of who we are; it decides the way we think, who we employ and how we work.

What would you be doing?

We're looking for "Tech savvy" individuals to join our Risk Assurance team here in Wellington. In today's business world, Technology environments are becoming increasingly complex and present heightened risks which threaten the operation of an organisation's day-to-day activities. Confidence in the integrity, availability and confidentiality of these IT systems is becoming increasingly important.

We provide pragmatic solutions to our clients in relation to Technology & Security risk related issues. These may be delivered through existing external and internal audit programmes of work or as stand alone projects. Specifically focussing on:

  • Technology & Security Resilience

  • Technology Operations

  • Technology Assurance

  • Technology Change

  • Emerging Technology (e.g. Cloud, AI, Blockchain)

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

  • Being part of small sized engagement teams where you will need to coach and review the work of juniors

  • Identifying and evaluating risks/impact associated with identified issues

  • Interacting directly with client management and internal engagement partners and managers as well as 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?

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience, with a good understanding of Cyber/IT auditing standards and methodologies (for example, COBIT, NIST, ITIL)

  • Previous experience in a similarly focused risk assurance environment

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and industry certification such as CISA is a bonus.

  • Fluent in the English language both verbal and written

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.

What next?

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. To submit your details click 'apply now'.

Candidates outside New Zealand: Please note that due to current border restrictions, applicants who are currently located outside of New Zealand cannot be considered unless you hold New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency, or are an Australian Citizen or Resident who normally resides in NZ.

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