Internal Audit Services Director
PwC - Dallas, TX

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Line of Service: Assurance
Industry: ASR - Internal Audit Services
State & City: TX-Dallas
Travel Requirements: 21-40%
Position Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 25587BR-0

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that services Fortune 500 companies, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) is well placed to help clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the perspective of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 163,000 people in 151 countries across our network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

Our Assurance practice collaborates with clients, so that the financial information they report to the investing public and other stakeholders is clear and reliable. When we fulfill our role as Assurance professionals, by standing firm on quality and integrity, we have a direct impact on how well the world's capital market system functions.

The highly trained and educated Assurance teams go inside companies, and get to know those businesses. They ask questions, test assumptions, and provide assurance that the companies are reporting information on which investors and others can rely. Every assignment is an exciting opportunity to learn, to grow and to understand how businesses operate from all levels and perspectives.

Our Assurance professionals are constantly challenged to learn more in order to provide our clients with the highest quality services. This learning takes place through interaction on the job with colleagues and clients, formal training programs, and the insights provided by mentors and coaches. PwC is all about our people, encouraging high performance and quality. Join us and we will help you implement a successful career strategy, as you explore the many career opportunities in PwC Assurance.

Job Description:
Maximizing the value and effectiveness of the internal audit function requires an understanding of an organization’s objectives, risks, risk management priorities, regulatory environment, and the diverse needs of critical stakeholders including executive management, the board, employees, and shareholders. Ultimately, these needs determine the risk profile of the organization and the strategic focus, organization, resources and practices required of its internal audit department.

As a member of the Internal Audit Advisory team, you will assist organizations that need help improving the quality and effectiveness of their internal audit processes in a number of ways. Our teams advise and assist in the development of internal audit and risk management methodologies, including assessing whether the internal audit function is delivering effectively to stakeholders.

And PwC provides internal audit resourcing solutions, including full outsourcing or complementing in-house functions with specialist skills or geographical coverage. In addition, we support internal audit functions with software to enhance and support their work.

Position/Program Requirements:
Knowledge Preferred:

Extensive knowledge and understanding of Financial and Operational Internal Control methodologies and terminology (e.g. COSO);
Process and Controls standard industry practices; Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley regulations and requirements.

Extensive knowledge of current hot topics for Internal Audit directors, Chief Compliance officers, Audit Committees and Risk Management; engagement contract and risk management procedures; public accounting practices and procedures; and Internal Audit technology tools for planning, design, performance of testing, and reporting.

Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP"); financial and operational fraud risk management and antifraud internal controls; IT general and process controls; and other compliance areas including: Anti-corruption and anti-bribery; Auditor Independence; Data Privacy and IT security.

Skills Preferred:

Extensive experience over the design, evaluation and benchmarking of Financial and Operational processes and controls;
Recognized subject matter expert on internal controls, current hot topics and risks, and industry practices. Extensive experience and ability to facilitate Risk Assessments and Internal Audit Planning sessions with clients at all levels and have the ability to create high quality deliverables to communicate to clients on the status of engagements, key issues and work plans.

Thorough experience identifying and addressing client needs: developing and sustaining deep client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities; preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials; and defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection.

Thorough experience as a team leader: leading teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation.

Extensive experience developing thought leadership and sharing lead practices on Internal controls and Internal Audit functions;
Proven track record in identifying and converting potential engagement opportunities for outsourcing, co-sourcing or general consulting over internal controls assessment;
Extensive experience in marketing and developing market presence; and have the ability to manage engagement economics and to promote appropriate skilled and experienced engagement staffing and adequate team development

Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:

8

Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree required.

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