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Risk Assurance Manager

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Job Category:   Accounting and Auditing
Line of Service:   Assurance
State & City:   FL-Tampa
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Position Type:   Process Manager
Req ID:   101447BR
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional ( provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at

What will you do if you work in Assurance at PwC?
You'll ask questions and test assumptions. You'll help determine if companies are reporting information that investors and others can rely on. You'll help businesses solve complex issues faced by management and boards. You'll serve the public interest and the capital markets by conducting quality audits. Visit for more information on PwC's Assurance practice.

The world is quickly changing, that's why PwC is quickly adapting. We're capitalizing on trends that will impact corporate reporting.

Our focus is on globalization, technology, sustainability and environmental reporting, population shifts and regulation. We combine skills and experience to help our clients address their challenges.

Job Description
The Global Delivery Model (GDM) is a long-term global strategic priority, focusing on creating Assurance, Tax and Advisory delivery centers across the territories as part of a future sourcing model. This shift in business model will position the US firm and the global network of firms to be more competitive and will help us deliver distinctive service to our clients through enhanced quality, innovation, standardization and optimization, increased flexibility and increased efficiency.

The Tampa Assurance Service Delivery Center (TASDC) assists US-based Audit Engagement Teams with various audit activities.

The TASDC is comprised of the Performing Team, or those teams performing the audit activities, and the Operations Team, who ensures that the TASDC operates effectively.

The Performing Team completes a variety of audit activities for PwC's Audit Engagement Teams around the country.

Team members have a good understanding of accounting and audit principles, excellent project management and communication skills, and are committed to team work with the Engagement Team members they assist, and their TASDC Team.

They are committed to quality, innovation and efficiency.

These team members provide a valuable service to the firm and are key to the strategic vision of the Audit practice.

Position/Program Requirements
Basic Qualifications:

Demonstrates success in roles involving a global network of professional services consulting firms, emphasizing involvement with Risk Assurance client service knowledge with internal and external teams, emphasizing the following areas:
- Building relationships with Risk Assurance engagement teams, or ETs, being proactive in engaging ETs throughout work cycle;
- Delivering high-quality standards and providing timely checks of all deliverables;
- Assessing and providing process improvements to attain optimal work flow and quality;

- Adhering to quality standards and oversight into process workflows and quickly learning workflow management tools; and,
- Using operating guides and other working practice documents to establish all are utilized by all team members, and contribute to ongoing development and management of departmental practices.

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 6

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Certification(s) Required: Either CISA, CPA or CIA

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of, and/or success in managerial roles involving, managing chain-of-command assessments related to audit engagements for a global network of professional services firms, emphasizing the following areas:

- External Audit Support, Internal Audit, and Third-Party Assurance engagements, emphasizing an understanding of Risk Assurance services;

- Management of Risk Assurance type engagements across a broad range of services; and,
- Business process and ITGC controls.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success with managing roles involving, managing chain-of-command assessments related to audit engagements for a global network of professional services firms, emphasizing the following areas:

- Collaborating with various stakeholders, providing a commitment and persistence to follow through on issues to get to the right answer;
- Working independently, while simultaneously supervising teams of at least ten or more individuals, leveraging people management skills and effectively training specialists and supervisors about Risk Assurance services;
- Performing risk assessments, developing work plans and project approaches, developing project budgets, establishing quality objectives are met, and building teams to support the day-to-day execution of developed work plans;
- Leading collaborative teams, with a focus on knowledge sharing and thought leadership;
- Leveraging communication and negotiation skills, effectively communicating ideas/issues to team members, including providing feedback via coaching notes, escalating issues, and notifying availability or being in need of assistance;
- Leading a wide range of projects; consistently demonstrating creative thinking and individual initiative; and
- Understanding and utilizing technology to perform and manage work.

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