Our culture and values are something we’re proud of, and are why we’re recognized as a “Top Company” to work for in Canada. At PwC we create leaders within our organization, within our clients’ organizations and within the community. We know great leaders inspire those around them and bring perspectives together to achieve what matters most. With PwC you’ll have a network for life. When you join us, you become part of an exclusive network of current PwC partners, staff and alumni, that will help you ignite a meaningful career.
A career within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. We play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.
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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 a 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:
Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.
Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in business's area.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Share relevant thought leadership.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct
Manage/update risk and control framework in line with PwC firm and operating unit risk appetite
Work with internal risk and analytics teams to align to PwC overall risk framework
Monitor and validate enforcement of controls
Manage risk operating structure
Perform risk assessments and facilitate conversation with internal and external risk and quality teams on the outputs
Complete project risk and quality reviews as required:
Design of risk mitigation approaches/mitigation plans/evaluating options
Manage quality and integrity of the risk register
Maintenance of risk governance processes and procedures
Provide engagement oversight on risk mitigation initiatives (tracking execution and reporting progress)
Work with internal and external stakeholders on risk reviews
Help sustain PwC Quality Management System (QMS) supporting SOC2 reporting
An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
1-3 years' experience working with risk and controls in cybersecurity
Preferred degrees include a Bachelors of Business/Accounting/Risk Management/Audit
Preferred certification in CRISC
Designing and implementing an overall risk management process, which includes an analysis of the financial impacts on the company when risks occur
Performing risk assessments: Analysing current risks and identifying potential risks that are affecting the company
Performing risk evaluations base previous risk mitigation approaches, company's risk appetite based on costs, legal, regulatory and other requirements, evaluating the company’s previous handling of risks, and comparing potential risks with criteria set out by the company such as costs and legal requirements
Managing and prioritizing risks based on firm policies and procedures, establishing new baselines where required, establishing the level of risk the line of business and firm are willing to take
Risk reporting tailored to the relevant audience
Tracking and testing controls e.g. creating/enhancing business continuity plans to limit risks
Conducting policy and compliance audits, which will include liaising with internal and external auditors
Reviewing any new major key contracts or internal business proposals
Building risk awareness amongst staff by providing support and training within the company
Why you’ll love working for PwC
We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there’s something for everyone.
Leading benefits for our permanent staff include:
A competitive compensation package
Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions
PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit
Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program
Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment
Health, wellness and fitness perks
Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work
Back-up child and elder care support
Career defining project work and international experience
Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to “Vantage” our digital learning system
Award winning programs including “Women in Leadership” and “Enhanced Pursuit Program”
A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations
See how you can create your future at PwC:
Applying to us:
We’ve embraced technology by using an innovative cloud-based online application platform for Administrative, Specialist, Associate and Senior Associate roles that includes on-demand video interviews. This platform provides you with a seamless, efficient and convenient application process, saving you time and giving you flexibility, and it’s configured for tablets, smartphones and laptops. Please be advised that we can only conduct video interviews in English or French. All communications will be in the language that you selected during application. For Manager positions and above, we set up pre-screen phone interviews.
For more information about the application process, please click here: https://www.pwc.com/ca/en/careers/experienced-candidates/applying-at-pwc.html
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.
Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.