Patrice Charlebois is a director with the Risk Assurance Services practice of PwC. He specializes in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) controls consulting, with a primary focus on SAP.
Patrice has more than 23 years of practical experience in the provision of financial audit and information systems assurance in Canada, Switzerland and New Zealand. He has also been involved in the provision of Sarbanes Oxley 404 and Bill 198 advisory, information systems consultancy, outsourcing advisory services and forensic investigation services.
Patrice has worked on a variety of financial and operational information systems projects for major organizations in a number of industries, including the technology and industrial products sectors. His consulting experience includes security and controls assessments, SAP GRC Access Control implementation assistance, controls design, review and implementation, structured systems analysis, operational processes and controls reviews, process mapping, package selection and implementation, quality assurance, application and systems security reviews including segregation of duty analysis, information technology (IT) review, and value-for-money audits.
Patrice earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal) in Montreal in 1991. He is also a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor.
Patrice has been involved in the preparation and delivery of national IT and SAP audit courses in Canada, Switzerland and New Zealand. He also marked exams for the Swiss Accountancy Academy and taught preparatory courses to the Diplôme d’Expert Comptable in Switzerland. Patrice spent two years on the Advisory Committee of the CICA which organizes an annual Conference on IT Audit, Governance and Security.