Careers in Risk Assurance

PwC’s Risk Assurance professionals provide leading-edge experience on systems, software, data analytics, automation and controls to help our clients rethink risk as they create confidence at scale.

What we do

Join our Risk Assurance team comprised of more than 3,500 US and 16,000 global risk professionals whom seamlessly combine cross-functional experience and cutting-edge analytics to provide instant visibility and professional insights into our clients' risks.

We look at our clients’ processes, policies, systems, and controls with a fresh eye. Focusing on areas such as IT technology, finance, data analytics, regulatory requirements, data security and privacy, internal audit, and the third parties our clients rely on, we play an important role in helping our clients reduce risk and deliver high quality results, while meeting their strategic objectives. Learn more about the diverse opportunities available in Risk Assurance:

Digital Risk Solutions (DRS)

Our Digital Risk Solutions (DRS) team covers a wide range of disciplines, including risk evaluation, operational and strategic technology processes, project governance, application implementation, data integrity, and accounting/audit support. Our combination of digital capabilities, emerging technology, and data analytic solutions are focused on optimizing investments in digital assets and proactively managing risks across the three lines of defense. Our team is excited by the ever-evolving digital landscape. We help companies manage risks while embracing new technologies, including the flexibility of the cloud. Through our Center of Excellence, we accelerate innovation of next-gen solutions delivery. We bring leading-edge systems, software, data analytics and controls expertise to help drive effective technology implementations and ongoing operational efficiencies. As a member of our DRS practice, you’ll focus on helping clients gain value across their technology ecosystem by addressing risks tied to systems, security, data, reporting, and programs.

 

Analytics Data Assurance practice

In our Analytics Data Assurance practice, you will assist clients in developing analytics and technology solutions to detect, monitor, and predict risk. Using advanced technology and data visualization, we’re able to establish the right controls, processes, and analytics to ensure our clients’ decisions are based on accurate information, and assure that the information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and trustworthy. As part of the team, you’ll help us develop cost-effective technology solutions that deliver relevant, actionable intelligence that executives can use to manage critical risks.

 

Digital Cloud and Intelligent Automation practice

In our Digital Cloud and Intelligent Automation practice, you will help clients leverage data, analytics and automation to mitigate risks and streamline processes. Our professionals are responsible for developing Robotics Process Automation (RPA) technology and enabling solutions (e.g., Automation Anywhere, BluePrism, UIPath, and Workfusion) that address the complex needs of large organizations. We assist clients in understanding their current risk profiles and developing automation strategies to build trust, resilience, and digital confidence in their technology systems. 

 

SAP Risk Assurance practice 

Our clients often make large investments in enterprise resource planning systems, but they can still run into structural challenges that limit their full return on the technology. As part of the SAP team, you’ll help companies get the most out of their SAP systems by identifying processes and control weaknesses and recommending improvements in areas including program governance, design validation, data management, training and testing. You’ll assist on implementing end-to-end testing for all critical business processes and develop the necessary tools to assist our clients in the successful implementation of their SAP systems across all divisions.

 

Oracle Risk Assurance practice

Our clients often make large investments in enterprise resource planning systems, but they can still run into structural challenges that limit their full return on the technology. As a part of the Oracle team, you will develop and help clients get the most out of their Oracle-related systems (Oracle EBS, Cloud, JDE, PeopleSoft, etc.) by identifying process and control weaknesses and recommending improvements in areas including program governance, design validation, data management, training and testing. You’ll assist on implementing end-to-end testing for all critical business processes and develop the necessary tools to assist our clients in the successful implementation of their Oracle systems. 

 

Salesforce Risk & Compliance Solutions

As companies use Salesforce for their marketing, sales and service activities, they may need to re-examine their internal governance and risk processes to ensure effective controls and business processes. As a professional in the Salesforce Risk & Compliance team, you’ll help clients understand their risk profile and develop strategies to enhance their digital and risk confidence in Salesforce.  

 

Workday Risk & Compliance Solutions 

As a Workday Risk & Compliance specialist, you will develop and execute solutions to help clients get the most from Workday. As companies use Workday for their financial management and human capital management, they may need to reexamine their internal governance and risk processes to ensure effective controls and business processes. We help clients understand their risk profile and develop strategies to enhance their digital and risk confidence in Workday.  

 

Health Solutions 

A career with Health Solutions will give you the opportunity to work with a team of experts who have extensive experience in developing control configurations and ongoing monitoring processes around electronic health systems and healthcare compliance. You’ll learn how to navigate the healthcare technology risk universe and advise clients on how to achieve their controls objectives most efficiently.

 

Transformation Assurance

As part of the Transformation Assurance team, you’ll help companies focus on the key business outcomes of their transformation projects to identify key risks throughout the project lifecycle. In addition to traditional project management, the team specializes in Agile, DevOps, Cloud (including SAP S/4), Analytics, and Revenue Recognition.

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Internal Compliance & Risk Solutions (ICRS)

Our Internal Audit, Compliance and Risk Management Solutions (ICRS) practice is made up of more than 800 professionals who help our clients build effective internal audit and risk management functions, turning them into strategic assets. We focus on increasing both efficiency and risk coverage through insightful analytics and advanced solutions like robotics process automation. We have dedicated industry subject matter specialists who serve clients across everything we do. With the help of our GRC Technology Enablement solution, we build cohesive digital transformation strategies for internal audit, risk and compliance functions to maintain compliance and mitigate risks on a client’s digital transformation journey. 

 

Internal Audit Services

In our Internal Audit team, you will help clients assess their internal governance, risk and controls processes.  Our team uses Internal Audit tools for planning, design, performance of testing, and reporting in all aspects of the Internal Audit process and risk management procedures. 

 

Internal Technology Audit Services

Joining PwC's Internal Technology Audit Services (ITAS) practice means joining a team of auditors who deliver innovative solutions to address the internal audit technology needs of our clients. Working with our integrated team will give you the opportunity to develop a broad-range of IT skills, experience working with analytics and new technologies, and become a subject matter expert able to address the needs of our clients and manage the business of technology.

 

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance

PwC invests heavily in SOX and has a dedicated group of SOX specialists who are part of our SOX Center of Excellence (COE). PwC’s SOX COE — the only one at a Big Four firm — has the deep experience and expertise to help clients streamline the way they deliver on SOX obligations. 

Areas we regularly assist our clients with include: SOX transformation, SOX IPO readiness, SOX co- and outsourcing, control rationalization, SOX technology, miscellaneous SOX services.

 

Industry Based Compliance & Ethics

PwC focuses on gaining an understanding of the client’s objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. Helping organizations look deeper and see further, PwC advises on cultural and organizational behaviors to help embed and enhance internal controls. As part of our Compliance and Ethics team, you will help clients across various industries embed compliance and ethics into their business from the start. You’ll help organizations anticipate risks that can threaten their strategic growth, and uses objective testing to enhance internal controls and related information to reduce risk and compliance costs and create better business alignment.

 

Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC)  Technology Enablement

Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Technology Enablement is an incremental, pragmatic approach to enhancing risk and compliance activities through technology. PwC is a leader in GRC technology integration, with professionals who offer a wide range of industry expertise. As part of the GRC Technology Enablement team, you’ll get hands-on experience with advanced GRC tools and methodologies and the opportunity to work shoulder-to-shoulder with leading providers of GRC technology throughout the world.

 

Enterprise Risk Management 

PwC’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) team assesses our clients’ enterprise, business and emerging risk management capabilities, helping to align capabilities and coordinate activities among various risk and compliance functions. Our industry-focused professionals design and review risk mitigation and measurement plans, and develop risk management frameworks and process design.

 

Compliance & Risk Management Solutions

In our Compliance and Risk Management practice, PwC focuses on gaining an understanding of the  client’s objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. As part of the Compliance & Risk Management team, you’ll help organizations anticipate risks that can threaten their strategic growth, and use objective testing to enhance internal controls and related information to reduce risk and compliance costs and create better business alignment.

 

Healthcare Compliance

In our Healthcare Compliance practice, you will help health organizations enhance their internal controls and the reliability of information through objective testing, and increasing business alignment and cost reductions through risk and compliance efforts.

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Process Assurance

In Process Assurance, you will assist clients to optimize their control activities, organizational strategy, and policies and procedures. You’ll conduct transaction testing, perform readiness assessments, and leverage various technology controls (e.g., databases, operating systems, data warehouses, and reporting tools) to help our clients achieve operational efficiency.

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Trust & Transparency Solutions

We are the only firm with a large-scale, global Trust & Transparency practice as part of their Assurance offerings. Worldwide, PwC has approximately 4,800 professionals specializing in performing SOC 1, SOC 2, and other controls-based Trust & Transparency engagements.

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