Job description for IT Advisor role at PWC in Accra

Date Posted: 69 weeks ago

IT Advisor

Employment Type - full-time

Employer's Proposed Salary - Not provided

Application Deadline - 2022-08-19

Job Description

About this role
The Senior Associate will be responsible for the examination and analysis of internal controls and business risks by performing IT audit procedures and preparing audit reports.

He/She must have demonstrated knowledge of IT operations and experience executing audits of information systems across industries including banking, insurance, fintech, telecoms, manufacturing, mining, and public sector.

The successful candidate(s) will
Lead teams to deliver IT audits, IT application reviews, information and cyber security reviews, system quality assurance, and IT audit training.

Understand and evaluate the design and implementation of IT controls across industries and business processes against established methodologies, frameworks, and global best practices.

Develop audit plans, test plans, work programs for execution on the audit.

Write reports on key findings and outcomes of the assessment of business and IT risk environment and its related controls.

Use computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) to perform data analysis and validate system-generated balances

Train and coach team members on IT audit procedures, practices, and tools

Train and coach team members on IT audit procedures, practices, and tools.

Establish and maintain good relationships with clients.

Pro-actively identify opportunities to provide IT services at clients and support in the preparation of EOIs and proposals.

The successful candidate(s) must have:
University degree, preferably in Information Technology(IT), Information Systems (IS), Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information System (MIS), Accounting (Minimum of second class)

CISA (required)

2-4 years' IT audit experience across industries such as banking, insurance, fintech, telecoms, manufacturing, mining, and public sector.

Understanding of applications and ERPs such as Flexcube, Finacle, T24, SAP, Oracle, Navision, Basis, JD Edwards, Sun System, Dynamics, Sage, NetSuite, Tally, etc.

Experience with auditing IT network infrastructure (WAN, LAN, firewall, switches, routers, IDS/IPS), operating systems (MS Windows, Unix/Linux), databases (MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase0

Experience with ACL, SQL Management Studio, Alteryx, Power BI, Google Workspace, and Office 365.

Good appreciation of financial accounting, business process workflow, controls, risks, and issues.

Demonstrable experience in project management and leading teams

Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Big 4 IT audit experience
An M.Sc. or advanced technical background in IT, IS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Accounting or similar.


Experience with business analysis tasks and approaches

Ability to understand and work in cloud environments such as AWS, GCP, Azure or equivalent.

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