Assurance, Service Delivery Centre, Specialist
London, ON
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Line of Service


Not Applicable

Management Level

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Assurance Service Delivery Centre is the natural extension of PwC’s leading class global delivery capabilities. We provide premium, cost effective, high quality services that support process quality and delivery capability in support for client engagements.

As a Specialist, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Proactively support multiple work streams or project teams to execute against an existing project or work plan
Promote, manage and deliver the continuous improvement of activities and service delivery
Display effective organization skills, managing multiple and competing priorities and coaching others to improve these skills
Propose solutions to manage client expectations and managing the delivery of the solution
Display attention to detail in executing and reviewing work products to ensure the highest quality deliverables in the allotted timeframe
Integrate and synthesize information from multiple sources in order to analyze complex data and results, anticipate issues and solve problems
The Opportunity: Assurance Specialist

Reporting to one of the Senior Assurance Specialists of the Assurance Service Delivery Centre, this position is responsible for supporting engagement teams with testing in support of financial statement audits and testing business and IT controls. Financial statement audit support includes testing financial data by reference to supporting evidence and related documentation. IT controls will primarily relate to program changes, logical access, computer operations and program development.

In the role as an Assurance Specialist, you will primarily:
Conduct audit testing on specific areas of the audit file
Conduct testing and document control test results including examining process/control and financial evidence, and document test evaluation results
Prepare related deliverables in accordance with the Delivery Centre User Guide
Participate in training and other developmental opportunities and proactively learn new processes
Clearly communicate efficiently and professionally to our clients and internal teams through email, phone, and instant messaging

College Diploma or Business Certificate; Finance or Accounting an asset
Bilingual in French and English is considered an asset
Eligibility for federal government clearance is considered an asset
1-3 years of work experience with financial data, accounting or auditing experience
Effective written and verbal communication skills including English, ability to communicate and manage expectations with clients
Experience with Microsoft Office suite of products (i.e., Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, etc.) including an understanding of v-lookup, text, reference and logical information functionality in Excel
Committed to providing high quality work and maintaining timelines
Demonstrated self-motivation and a desire to take responsibility for personal growth and development
Ability to work effectively under pressure without compromising professional standards or quality of work
Ability to work on multiple engagements concurrently
Attention to detail with the ability to participate, communicate and apply knowledge to deliver quality results
A team player and ability to build relationships
Time management skills
This role does not support the completion of the CPA designation.

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:Degrees/Field of Study preferred:
Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Up to 20%
Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date

PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.