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ASR Risk Assurance Intern - Summer 2020

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ASR Risk Assurance Intern - Summer 2020
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Job Summary & Description A career within Process Assurance/Internal Audit services, will enable you to assist clients - in optimising control activities, organisational strategy, and policies and procedures; - gain an understanding of an organisation’s objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders; - focus on helping organisations look deeper and see further considering areas like culture and behaviours to help improve and embed control; - conduct transaction testing, perform readiness assessments, and leverage various technical Information Technology controls (e.g. databases, operating systems, data warehouses, and reporting tools) in order to help our clients achieve optimal operational efficiency. In short, Risk Assurance seeks to address the right risks and ultimately add value to their organisation.


As an Intern/Trainee, 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.

You’ll be a part of an environment that broadens your functional training, personal and technical skills, and deepens your knowledge of client services. You’ll play an integral role supporting staff as needed for an outstanding variety of work and making contributions to the team on a daily basis.

Our Intern’s role in PwC‘s Risk Assurance services provided to clients is to:

  • Support with the development of risk assessments and audit plans;
  • Support in the evaluations of internal controls, providing internal and external audit support fieldwork or Sarbanes-Oxley testing;
  • Participate in select phases of internal controls and/or internal/external audits, including planning, execution and completion;
  • Proactively seek guidance, clarification and feedback; and,
  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks while exercising professional skepticism.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree
  • Required Fields of Study: - Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Engineering, Accounting & Technology, Mathematics
  • Minimum Years of Experience: 0 year(s)

Certification(s) Required: - Before starting at PwC full-time, will be eligible to sit for the primary credential exam appropriate for relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours to sit for the CPA exam in certain states.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree Preferred: Master Degree

Additional Educational Preferences:

  • Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3
  • Preferred Major GPA: 3.3
  • Eligible students should be in the 3rd year of a 4 year degree program or in the 4th year of a 5year program. Client service interns typically join during the winter/spring or summer prior to their intended graduation year.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

  • Demonstrates some knowledge of, and/or proven record of success through experience or coursework in, the broad range of risks affecting companies and management decision making, complex IT environments and/or all aspects of auditing, including in the following areas: - Desire to pursue a career in Public Accounting; - Basic understanding of one or more of the following: application controls, IT general controls, financial reporting concepts and the internal and/or external audit process; - Experience demonstrating strong problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks; - Ability to interact with various levels of client and firm management in both written and verbal form; and, - Flexibility and desire to travel, as client assignments require.

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