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Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Emerging Solutions Analytics practice, within Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics services, will provide you with the opportunity to assist clients in developing analytics and technology solutions that help them detect, monitor, and predict risk. Using advanced technology, we’re able to focus on establishing the right controls, processes and structures for our clients to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information and assure that information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and can be trusted.

Our team helps business leaders develop into data driven organisations that adopt a comprehensive evidence based strategy, combined with the execution support to deliver results. You’ll focus on finding value and enabling sustainable information performance by using data, tools, analytics, complex modelling, data visualisation, simulation, economics, optimisation, information management, business intelligence, and industry expertise.

Purpose-led work you’ll be part of

As an Emerging Solutions Analytics Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Sharing and collaborate effectively with others

  • Working with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements

  • Integrating privacy into the technical requirements of products, solutions including those that are cloud-based

  • Risk identification and control integration as part of an end-to-end ERP implementation

  • IT and business process controls audit/review in context of an ERP implementation

  • Designing and implementation of ERP application security and controls

  • Assessment and implementation of ERP GRC technologies

  • Validate data and investigate for accuracy and relevance

  • Following risk management and compliance procedures

  • Keeping up-to-date with technical developments for business area

  • Communicate positively in a clear, concise and articulate manner – verbally and in written form

  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct

Experiences and skills you’ll use to solve

  • Experience and knowledge of one or many large ERP and/or Business Process Management solutions (e.g. SAP S/4, Oracle/Oracle Cloud, Workday Financials/HCM, Salesforce) in the following key areas:

    • Risk identification and control integration as part of an end-to-end ERP implementation;

    • IT and business process controls audit/review in context of an ERP implementation;

    • Risk management and assurance over large transformation technology initiatives;

    • Design and implementation of ERP application security and controls, including ERP GRC technologies.

  •  Experience in one or more of the following areas would be preferred, especially aligned in context of cloud-based / large-scale ERP / Business Process Management systems such as SAP S/4 HANA, FIORI, Oracle, Workday Financials/HCM, Salesforce, etc – external and internal IT audits and reviews, data conversions, audit of controls under CPA Canada section 5970 (CSAE 3416) and SSAE 16, SOX/NI 52-109 programs; and data quality and analytics. 

  • Strong leadership skills working in dynamic and cross-functional teams for large-scale and multi-national engagements

  • Candidates require the knowledge of cloud security principles, cloud governance and cloud computing concepts in context of cloud infrastructure and/or cloud applications. Required previous experience includes cloud implementations, cloud security audits/reviews, and assessments and/or design of cloud infrastructure. Experience with cloud solutions such as MS Azure or AWS Cloud is preferred.

  • Implementation and/or assurance experience with emerging technologies such as blockchain, robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence is preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience of data privacy standards/regulations (e.g. GDPR, CASL), privacy audits/reviews/or implementation or assessments of privacy programs and controls is preferred. 

  • Maximize engagement profitability through the effective planning and execution of work in accordance with client requirements and professional standards. Work collaboratively with Resource and Project Management to identify upcoming and current staffing requirements.

  • Provide high performance (e.g. clear vision/target/purpose, open communication, promoting flexibility, collaboration and accountability) to deliver high quality to clients and a rewarding experience to staff

  • Fluent in French and English would be an asset

  • Security Clearance would be an asset

  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives

Why you’ll love PwC

We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This purpose-led work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at http://pwc.com/ca/whypwc

Your Application to PwC

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With connectivity being a key enabler of our strategy, our objective is to become the most connected firm – connected to our clients, our communities and to each other.  PwC follows an Activity Based Work model, where our PwC professionals engage in a diverse range of activities from our offices, from client sites, or our homes.

Putting the safety of our people and clients first

At this time, PwC does not require, but strongly encourages, full vaccination in order to access its offices. Some of our clients mathany require vaccination and other restrictions to be in place to access their premises. You may, therefore, be required to be vaccinated and comply with all other restrictions where applicable.

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Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We’re committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.

We’re committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.

To learn more about inclusion and diversity at PwC Canada: https://www.pwc.com/ca/en/about-us/diversity-inclusion.html. Be a part of The New Equation.

Chez PwC Canada, notre atout le plus précieux, c’est notre personnel. Et c’est en apprenant les uns des autres que nous devenons plus forts. Nous avons à cœur de créer une communauté équitable et inclusive de professionnels de la résolution de problèmes, dans laquelle chacun se sent vraiment à sa place. Nous savons que l’expérience peut prendre diverses formes et, pour nous, donner confiance au public et résoudre des problèmes importants n’est possible que si notre milieu de travail reflète la diversité de la société dans laquelle nous vivons.

Nous tenons à répondre à vos besoins tout au long du processus de demande d’emploi, d’entrevue et d’embauche. Si vous avez besoin de mesures d’adaptation pour être parfaitement à l’aise, faites-le-nous savoir à l’étape de la demande d’emploi.

Pour en savoir plus sur l’inclusion et la diversité chez PwC Canada: https://www.pwc.com/ca/fr/about-us/diversity-inclusion.html. Faites partie de La Nouvelle équation.