PwC IT Careers – Risk Assurance Manager

Job Title:        Risk Assurance Manager
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reference Number:
About PwC:
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) supports organisations and individuals
create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries
with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in
assurance, tax and advisory services. Our purpose is to build trust in society
and solve important problems. Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of
operating environments in Uganda and the region enables us to put ourselves in
our clients’ shoes and offer truly tailored Tax, Assurance and Advisory
solutions to unique business challenges.
Job Summary: The Risk
Assurance Manager will be responsible for managing multiple client engagement
teams at an executive level within the practice and the firm. Engagements focus
on the assessment and/or evaluation of governance, risk,internal Audit and IT
systems and the mitigation of related business risks.  As a Manager within the Risk Assurance team,
you will provide guidance and share knowledge with team members and participate
in performing procedures especially focusing on complex, judgmental and/or
specialized issues. You will work with the team and the client to create plans
for accomplishing engagement objectives and a strategy that complies with professional
standards and addresses the risks inherent in the engagement.
Key Duties and
Brief the engagement team on the client’s IT
environment and industry IT trends
Maintain relationships with client management to
manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex
information systems and apply it to client situations
Use extensive knowledge of the client’s
business/industry to identify technological developments and evaluate impacts
on the client’s business
Demonstrate excellent project management skills,
inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members
Use current technology/tools to enhance the
effectiveness of deliverables and services
Understand PwC and its service lines and
actively assess what the firm can deliver to serve clients
We are interested in highly motivated
individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize
shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator,
you’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and
a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a recognized university
degree in accounting, business, information technology or other relevant
Ideally, you will also have one or more
certification in; CPA, CA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CBCP, CIA, CIPP or CGEIT
A minimum of six years of related working
Four years working as an IT auditor or IT risk
adviser for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm, or within
Significant experience in having applied
relevant technical knowledge in at least one of the following engagements:
financial statement audits;
internal or operational audits;
ISAE 3402 engagements; and/or
ERP security and controls reviews (Oracle, SAP,
SOX integrated audits
Willingness to travel on overseas assignment as
the need arises
Strong project management skills
Advanced written and verbal communication skills
and presentation skills
Excellent leadership, teamwork and client
service skills
Demonstrated integrity within a professional
NB: Non-certified hires are
required to become certified within 1 year from the date of hire
Based on an individual’s professional background, area of
specialization, or industry focus, we recognize that other certifications,
credentials, or experience.
How to Apply:
If you are confident that you fit the person and job profile and you
are keen on growing your career with one of the leading Consultancy firms in
the Country, please visit our Careers website.
Deadline: 1st
November 2017
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