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Technology Risk- SAP- Senior Associates

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Line of service
Assurance
Grade
Senior Associate/Senior Consultant
Specialism
Assurance - IT Risk Assurance
Industry
Across all industries
Position type
Full Time
Job ID
23972BR

Job description

PwC’s Digital Integration team in Leeds is looking for strong Senior Associates to help us develop and deliver high quality technology engagements to a wide range of clients. This role provides an outstanding opportunity for individuals with experience in implementation of ERP applications and other business systems (especially SAP technologies) as a business analyst, knowledge of risks and controls and interest in emerging technologies to join a growing team and gain exposure to a dynamic mix of client assignments

About the role

The Technology Risk team is looking for Senior Associates (a grade below Manager) to join our team in Leeds. In joining us, you will be part of a unique client proposition, assisting our clients understand and challenge the extent to which their SAP systems are controlled and resilient to the threat of intentional malpractice or errors. You will work with a variety of clients designing, implementing and assessing controls in their business processes. Increasingly, the team is working with emerging technologies and also developing a number of data analytics and managed service (SaaS) propositions which you will be involved in implementing and supporting.

The role will primarily be to support the SAP arm of the Digital Integration team within the region but may also enable you to work on assurance and consulting projects outside of the region. The role will include the following:

  • Being part of a team that performs services including security and control reviews, pre-implementation design assurance and data driven analytics reviews;

  • Implement PwC’s managed service solution for automated controls and SAP GRC applications;

  • Junior managing fieldwork for engagements and supporting more senior team members in more specialist areas;

  • Building client relationships through engagement delivery, identifying opportunities to help clients resolve their challenges, and supporting the engagement sales process; and

  • Exploring emerging technologies and develop propositions using these technologies to enhance client delivery.

You will receive appropriate training for the engagements that you will undertake and coaching on engagements, although it is anticipated that you will be in a position to coach junior team members in these areas without requiring significant coaching yourself. PwC is a SAP Silver Partner and you will have access to a wide range of resources to develop yourself in the upcoming SAP technologies.

For the right individuals, the role provides an outstanding opportunity to progress, develop and be rewarded for achievement as part of a successful and growing part of the PwC business.

Essential skills and experience
Essential skills:
  • At least two years’ experience of SAP ECC6 or SAP S4/HANA;

  • Demonstrable understanding of core SAP Financials processes, ideally as a business analyst;

  • Enthusiasm about SAP and its solutions, along with drive to develop new propositions to meet client challenges;

  • In depth knowledge of SAP user access and security;

  • The ability to work within a team;

  • The ability to work effectively in the face of pressure and not compromise professional standards;

  • Strong communication skills – particularly around explaining complex technical issues to non-technical people, such as PwC audit managers or client contacts; and

  • Passionate about technology and taking personal responsibility to stay on top of new developments.

Desirable skills:
  • Experience of implementing SAP ECC6 or SAP S4/HANA;

  • Knowledge of SAP GRC solutions and experience of implementing them; and

  • Knowledge of wider SAP technologies

    Salary: Competitive
    Closing date for applications: 28th February
    Brassring number: 23972BR

Location
Leeds


Assurance

Assurance is a dynamic place to be right now, and the variety of opportunities on offer is unprecedented. It’s work that really does matter. It matters for businesses, governments and society at large. Our team provides confidence on the most complex decisions companies have to take and this provides a wealth of opportunities to everyone who joins us and works with us.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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