Why Digital Audit?
As a Digital Audit team, we are here to help our clients embrace technology innovation and provide confidence in an unpredictable world.We’re a specialist team within our Audit practice that combines a mix of technology, data, business and accounting expertise to how we audit clients across all industries. At PwC, we’re constantly investing in cutting-edge audit technology and the skills of our people, to keep up with the rapid pace of change and to deliver trust that is deeper, broader, and more forward-looking and are looking to hire more Senior Associates to expand our growing team.
There are two sides to Digital Audit
Digital Auditing Teams using our latest tools to help digitise the way we deliver audits through automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), data analytics and innovation, as well as using PwC developed tools and industry leading software, to audit our clients.
Auditing Digital Teams auditing our clients’ Digital technology to give them assurance that the right security and controls are in place. This includes Cloud, AI solutions, Robotics Process Automation (RPA), Big Data, etc. You will work on the audit of end-to-end processes and assess how digital solutions are utilised, controlled and optimised.
PwC’s Digital Audit team will give you a unique opportunity to experience all aspects of the audit from finance to technology. You’ll develop a strong understanding of the role that Digital Audit plays in the modern day audit and how new technologies are deployed and controlled within business. In practice, you’ll understand and test IT systems and controls, deliver technology enabled audit including the latest on advanced analytics, process control and automation and the use of innovative tools.
What you’ll do
As a Digital Audit Commercial Senior Associate, you’ll spend the majority of your time focussing on the IT systems and controls of the audit or ‘Auditing Digital’ of our Commercial clients. You’ll have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients and technologies across a broad mix of industries, focussing on how technology auditing supports the financial audit of our clients.
You’ll need to be a people person, tenacious and resilient. You’ll have exposure to contacts such as financial controllers, heads of IT or finance directors. You’ll be checking IT systems to ensure they are appropriately controlled by management and that data produced is accurate. You’ll need to be confident challenging and being open to challenge. Digital Audit work is investigative and you’ll regularly speak with clients, using in-person meetings or leading-edge collaborative technology, to support your conversations.
You’ll be part of a team, taking real responsibility for the work you do and supporting those around you to do the same. Your work will be client focussed, which can mean travelling to client sites, and will involve working to deadlines.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to
As a National Business, we have Commercial teams in a number of locations. This role is open to candidates looking for a permanent position in; Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Watford.
The passion of our people, combined with access to the latest technology, helps us deliver the highest quality audits and build trust in society. We pride ourselves on our global reputation as a trusted place to do business, we are inclusive and work together to put the team first. We role model and empower challenge and are open challenge ourselves. We take pride in audit as a deep specialism and give our people access to the best opportunities and lots of variety through secondments and international assignments.
Not the role for you?
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The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we’re open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.