Associate – Risk and Quality at PwC

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Salary: 000

PwC

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services

 

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

 

Specialism

IFS – Internal Firm Services – Other

 

Management Level

Associate

 

Job Description & Summary

A career in Risk Management, supporting all the Lines of Service, will provide you with the opportunity to advance and foster integrity based decision making and conduct by PwC professionals throughout our organisation. You’ll focus on promoting and monitoring compliance with applicable external laws and regulations as well as internal policies and procedures to help manage PwC’s regulatory, litigation, and reputational risk.

Our Risk and Quality team identifies and assists internal teams to mitigate and control client engagement risks. As part of the team, you’ll provide advice to business teams within PwC on sound contract provisions, standards and approaches in accordance with PwC policies, principles and standards.

PwC Zambia invites applications from qualified candidates for the position below:

Associate – Risk and Quality (XLoS)

 

 

As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of Risk Managers, Ethics & Compliance, helping to manage risk and drive quality. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this Associate level include but are not limited to:

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify unmitigated or partially mitigated business risks, which can result in material financial, operational, regulatory, or reputational risks for the firm
  • Collect and collate monthly data for Risk Appetite metrics and ensure adherence to the risk escalation guidelines for breach of limits.
  • Track and monitor open actions related to incidents and risk issues requiring follow-up and resolution.
  • Maintain all pertinent records relating to incident reporting through closure.
  • Prepare risk reports (monthly, quarterly and annually) to Management and ad-hoc requests for risk data/information
  • Monitor inherent risk profiles in the business and the control environments, and be innovative on risk mitigation and process improvement activities
  • Carry out responsibility for assessing compliance with firm’s quality controls around client and engagement acceptance and continuance.
  • Monitor/ internal control compliance with firm’s policy with respect to Information and Data Protection.
  • Perform necessary controls / safeguards to mitigate risk exposures on Anti-Money Laundering subjects, Joint Business Relationship (JBR), Acceptance and Continuance checks, etcetera.
  • Provide training support to staff members with navigating established risk management practices within the firm’s services.
  • Perform periodic review and testing of all R&Q processes to monitor staff compliance with risk and independence requirements

 

 

Required Skills and Competencies include:

  • Excellent communication Skills.
  • Has strong multitasking, attention to details and organisational skills.
  • Possesses the willingness to learn and embrace change and to adapt new work techniques
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suites.
  • A team player, with good self-management skills and an ability to take initiative.

 

Educational and Experience requirement:

  • A Degree in Accounting, Economics, Law or any Business related field
  • A Certificate in Risk Management is an added advantage

 

Experience

  • At least 2 years’ work-related experience.

 

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:

 

 

Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

 

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

 

Required Skills

 

Optional Skills

 

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

 

Travel Requirements

Not Specified

 

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

No

 

Government Clearance Required?

No

 

Job Posting End Date

July 1, 2024

 

 

To apply for this job please visit pwc.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com.