Risk Assurance Services

Risk and regulatory requirements have never been higher on the boardroom agenda. Our Risk Assurance professionals help organizations effectively manage their risks and increasingly complex regulatory requirements. We help clients demonstrate that, whatever the threat, there's a plan in place to deal with and mitigate that risk.

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What we do

We help clients navigate today’s complex business environment and manage the unknowns that can set them off course. We evaluate or implement a company's governance procedures, processes, information, and controls and look at them with a fresh eye. Focusing on areas such as technology, finance, data analytics, project and transformations, regulatory requirements, internal audit projects, sustainability/corporate social responsibility and the third parties upon which our clients rely.

We provide broad support across a business to elevate trust and transparency and give stakeholders information about whether risks are anticipated, understood, and managed strategically and resilient if and when risks arise.

The core of our program is based on building strong risk professionals, allowing flexible rotation across our business groups. You will have the opportunity to be exposed to different areas of our risk assurance services practice, and a wide variety of projects and assignments to actively work on.

Our three-year flexible rotational program will give you the opportunity to gain practical experience on the following areas within Risk Assurance Services:

  • Internal Audit & Risk Management Solutions (IARMS)
    In an environment of transformation, increasing complexity and an evolving risk landscape, Executives and Boards are looking to Internal Audit for confidence and insights. For many Internal Audit functions, this means evolving to keep pace with the needs of its stakeholders, and business. PwC provides services that focus on delivering risk related services across the second and third line of defense. This includes understanding key risks and assessing the design and operating effectiveness of processes and controls to mitigate these risks.

  • Trust & Transparency Solutions (TTS)
    When a service provider’s services directly impacts their customers’ internal control environments, management at the customer or user organization becomes responsible for evaluating the design and effectiveness of the control structure in place, both within the service provider and between the two organizations.
    PwC provides custom end-to-end reporting solutions that gives service providers a means to demonstrate the effectiveness of their internal controls and provide their customers with the right level of assurance and confidence.

  • Process, Data Assurance and Analytics Solutions (PDAAS)
    PwC provides a wide range of technology driven solutions for organizations to better manage risk around their data and processes. Through our analytics work, we are able to perform trending, identify anomalies as well as help with both internal and external compliance, helping organizations by understanding their data needs and convert that into actionable, relevant information that helps management make better strategic business decisions.

Once you’ve completed the program, you'll have the opportunity to align yourself with one of these areas of the Risk Assurance Services practice.


Career Path
Senior Associate

What you'll do

You’ll be on the fast track – our Risk Assurance practice has grown 55% year over year for the past three years. This provides you with the opportunity to work across various clients and solution areas, while gaining new skills and experience with some of the most prominent, “name brand” businesses in the world. And, as you grow in your career, you will begin to develop industry specializations in highly regulated areas, such as financial services and healthcare.

You’ll be challenged, learn something new every day, work on some of the most important issues facing clients today, and be a part of our firm’s growth engine.


"Managing risk and ensuring regulatory compliance are critical to shareholder value and their bottom line. I play a critical role in this process and get to make a difference" Brenda, Associate, Risk Assurance Services


Find out more from our associates about - What it’s like to work in Risk Assurance Services.


What we look for

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate closely with clients and colleagues to win their trust and confidence
  • Strong communication skills to articulate ideas, insights and information clearly, concisely and persuasively
  • Ability to think innovatively
  • Outstanding grades in accounting and business courses, or conversion programs and the intellectual ability to succeed in the demanding CPA exams
  • An interest in risk and/or technology

The opportunity
of a lifetime

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