7 months ago
A career in our SAP Risk Assurance practice, 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.
Implementing a new enterprise resource planning system can be a huge investment for our clients and they don't always see the results. Our team helps companies get the most of their SAP systems by identifying processes and control weaknesses and recommending improvements in areas including programme governance, design validation, data management, training and testing. You'll assist on implementing end to end testing for all business critical processes and developing the necessary tools to assist our clients in the successful implementation of their SAP systems across all divisions.
As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to
* Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above
* Train and lead staff
* Establish effective working relationships directly with clients
* Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
* Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
* Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
* Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand
The Technology Risk team is looking for a Senior Associate (a grade below Manager) to join our team in the North. In joining us, you will be part of a unique client proposition, assisting our clients understand and challenge the extent to which their SAP systems are controlled and resilient to the threat of intentional malpractice or errors. You will work with a variety of clients designing, implementing and assessing controls in their business processes. Increasingly, the team is working with emerging technologies and also developing a number of data analytics and managed service (SaaS) propositions which you will be involved in implementing and supporting.
The role will primarily be to support the SAP arm of the Digital Integration team within the region but may also enable you to work on assurance and consulting projects outside of the region. The role will include the following
Being part of a team that performs services including security and control reviews, pre-implementation design assurance and data driven analytics reviews;
Implement PwC’s managed service solution for automated controls and SAP GRC applications;
Junior managing fieldwork for engagements and supporting more senior team members in more specialist areas;
Building client relationships through engagement delivery, identifying opportunities to help clients resolve their challenges, and supporting the engagement sales process; and
Exploring emerging technologies and develop propositions using these technologies to enhance client delivery.
You will receive appropriate training for the engagements that you will undertake and coaching on engagements, although it is anticipated that you will be in a position to coach junior team members in these areas without requiring significant coaching yourself. PwC is a SAP Silver Partner and you will have access to a wide range of resources to develop yourself in the upcoming SAP technologies.
For the right individual, the role provides an outstanding opportunity to progress, develop and be rewarded for achievement as part of a successful and growing part of the PwC business.
Essential skills and experience
At least two years’ experience of SAP ECC6 or SAP S4/HANA;
Demonstrable understanding of core SAP Financials processes, ideally as a business analyst;
Enthusiasm about SAP and its solutions, along with drive to develop new propositions to meet client challenges;
In depth knowledge of SAP user access and security;
The ability to work within a team;
The ability to work effectively in the face of pressure and not compromise professional standards;
Strong communication skills – particularly around explaining complex technical issues to non-technical people, such as PwC audit managers or client contacts; and
Passionate about technology and taking personal responsibility to stay on top of new developments.
Experience of implementing SAP ECC6 or SAP S4/HANA;
Knowledge of SAP GRC solutions and experience of implementing them; and
Knowledge of wider SAP technologies
Assurance is a dynamic place to be right now, and the variety of opportunities on offer is unprecedented. It’s work that really does matter. It matters for businesses, governments and society at large. Our team provides confidence on the most complex decisions companies have to take and this provides a wealth of opportunities to everyone who joins us and works with us.
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.