PwC Digital Assurance & Transparency (DAT) Intern - Summer 2024 in Stamford, Connecticut
Time Type: Full-time
Travel Requirements: Up to 100%
Our Digital Assurance and Transparency practice (DAT) is at the forefront of innovation, supporting both delivery of quality, tech-enabled solutions focused on trust and transparency and value-add growth in business and social issues that are top of mind with our clients. You’ll work closely with clients, your Digital Assurance and Transparency team, and our external audit teams to understand the systems and technologies our clients use and how they can mitigate risk. As a Digital Assurance and Transparency professional, you’ll be part of an organization with a focus on quality, value, innovation, emerging technologies (e.g. cloud, digital assets), and growth and gain experience across several of our specialized areas of focus throughout your career.
A career within Digital Assurance and Transparency will enable you to play a valuable role in evaluating design and operating effectiveness of controls and providing our clients with insights into their business processes and technology. You conduct controls and transaction testing and perform readiness assessments, in order to provide observations and recommendations to our clients, including as it relates to their use of emerging technologies, such as cloud, artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies. You review finance, operations and technology processes including monitoring controls over third party providers. You also may provide assurance over service organizations that provide technology, emerging and business functions across ecosystems. You will work collaboratively across segments, sectors and specialty teams and have the opportunity to work on diverse projects. You're driving innovation and powering the future of the end-to-end audit through the use of technology with a focus on quality & value.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As an Intern / Trainee, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Be curious and try new things.
Learn about how PwC works as a business and adds value to clients.
Think broadly and ask questions about data, facts and other information.
Support research, analysis and problem solving using a variety of tools and techniques.
Produce high quality work which adheres to the relevant professional standards.
Keep up-to-date with technical developments for area of specialism.
Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in materials produced.
Embrace different points of view and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
An Intern in PwC's Digital Assurance & Transparency practice will:
Participate in select phases of the evaluation of internal controls in support of the external audit, specifically related to information systems and business processes, including planning, execution and completion;
Proactively seek guidance, clarification and feedback; and,
Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks while exercising professional skepticism.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Required Fields of Study :
Accounting, Management Information Systems, Economics, Business Administration/Management, Business Analytics, Finance & Technology, Computer and Information Science & Accounting
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Additional Educational Preferences :
Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.0
Preferred major GPA: 3.0
Client service intern positions are entry-level and job seekers are traditionally either in their 3rd year of a 4 year degree program or in the 4th year of a 5 year program. Client service interns typically join during the winter/spring or summer prior to their intended graduation year.
Certification(s) Preferred :
Before starting with PwC full-time, meet all educational requirements to be eligible for the primary credential license appropriate for relevant practice area, such as meeting all educational requirements to satisfy the 150 credit hour requirement necessary for the CPA license in the state in which your office will be located, or provide documentation satisfactory to the Firm that your CPA license can be obtained in the state in which your office will be located through reciprocity based on either a CPA license held, or CPA exam passed, in another state; or the educational requirements to license for the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) license.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Candidates for a generalist Intern role within our Digital Assurance & Transparency practice demonstrate some abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
Understand the broad range of risks affecting companies and management decision making, complex IT environments and/or all aspects of auditing;
Possess a desire to pursue a career in Public Accounting;
Have a basic understanding of one or more of the following: application controls, IT general controls, financial reporting concepts and the external audit process;
Have experience demonstrating problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks;
Possess an ability to interact with various levels of client and firm management in both written and verbal form; and,
Possess flexibility and desire to travel, as client assignments require.
Learn more about how we work: https://pwc.to/how-we-work
PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
For positions in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New York State, or Washington State, or for opportunities that will report to a supervisor, office or other work site in New York State, please visit the following link for pay range information: https://pwc.to/payrange-v1-assuranceintern
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