PwC Global Risk Management - S&O Senior Associate in New York, New York

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Job Description

The Global Risk Management and Compliance Programme Team supports the most senior group of Risk Management professionals across the Firm.

Global Risk Management is a business support function, i.e. it is an internal group and its stakeholders include Network Leadership, the Global Board, Network Risk Management Governance groups, Lines of Service and Member Firms.

Global Risk Management focuses on activities to support and monitor PwC member firms in fulfilling their responsibilities for quality of work and management of risk.

The team works with strategy and operations related projects to support the function’s strategic plan and initiatives.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 2

Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED

Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrating thorough knowledge and/or a proven record or success in the following areas, especially as it pertains to a global network of professional services firms:

  • Understanding of risk management and/or risk management policy and guidance; and,

  • Understanding of engagement lifecycle and the role of risk management.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrating thorough abilities and/or proven record or success in the following areas involving risk management for a global network of professional services firms:

  • Possessing project management and analytical skills as well as a high level of self review with attention to detail;

  • Working independently and completing project tasks/deliverables within established time-frames;

  • Adjusting to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change;

  • Working knowledge of Google G Suite and MS Office;

  • Leveraging oral and written business communication skills through both utilizing firm-issued technologies (e.g. Google at Work, Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, etx.) and adjusting messages based on stakeholders;

  • Possessing critical thinking, logical reasoning abilities, organizational and interpersonal skills;

  • Building and maintaining relationships across many different territories organizations and levels;

  • Maintaining a commitment to a positive collaborative working environment; and,

  • Demonstrating a passion for innovation and creative thinking to improve and simplify processes.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.