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Process Assurance Generalist - Senior Associate

Nationwide, Remote · Information Technology
PSR Associates, Inc. is an IT consulting firm specializing in Staffing and Recruiting Services. People. Solutions. Results. Founded in 2003, PSR Associates, Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with additional offices in Tampa, FL; Washington, D.C.; Charlotte, NC; Austin, TX; and Irvine, CA.

Job Summary:
A career within Process Assurance services, will enable you to assist clients in optimizing control activities, organizational strategy, and policies and procedures. You’ll conduct transaction testing, perform readiness assessments, and leverage various technical Information Technology controls (e.g. databases, operating systems, data warehouses, and reporting tools) in order to help our clients achieve optimal operational efficiency.
 
Job Description:
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every person working with our client needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have 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. Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
-Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
-Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
-Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
-Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends. -Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
-Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
-Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and
perspectives.
-Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with
others.
-Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships. -Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
 
Basic Qualifications:
 Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree
 
Required Fields of Study:
Mathematics, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Engineering, Accounting & Technology
 
Minimum Years of Experience:
2 year(s) of IT auditing, consulting and/or implementing
 
Certification(s) Required:
Before starting with our client, must meet all educational requirements to be eligible for the primary credential license appropriate for relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours for the CPA license in the state in which your office will be located or the educational requirements to license for the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) license.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
Certification(s) Preferred: CPA License, CISA or CIA
 
Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of providing services related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and IT management controls, which includes a proven record of success with facilitating and completing deliverables involving the following:
-Financial reporting and information technology risks, processes and controls;
-Current and emerging technologies which may include: Oracle, SAP, Oracle Database, web
development tools, virtualization, UNIX, Linux, and security technologies;
-COSO Framework, CoBIT and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks; and,
-Key domains of information technology general controls, including change management, access to
programs and data, computer operations and systems development.
Demonstrates thorough skills and abilities related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes within a professional services firm or large enterprise a consultant, auditor or business process specialist, including business process and IT management controls, which includes a proven record of success with completing deliverables related to the following:
-Identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley readiness, controls optimization,
including the configuration of controls around security, business process and within IT environments;
-Applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge including information
technology general controls and application controls; financial reporting concepts; working experience applying professional skepticism skills;
-Leading the adaption a work program and practice aid, as well as perform assessments, using our client’s
proprietary or other relevant tools to evaluate controls, security, SOD, and potential for optimization;
-Exhibiting project management skills, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;
-Creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client
expectations, and respecting the work-life quality of team members. This includes providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress; 
-Interacting with clients on solutions and executing projects on client engagements, forming client
relationships and demonstrating an understanding of the client's business.
 
The specialty area of Process Assurance provides services related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and IT management controls.
 
Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in providing services related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and IT management controls, which includes a proven record of success with facilitating and completing deliverables involving the following:
 
-Financial reporting and information technology risks, processes and controls;
-Current and emerging technologies which may include Oracle, SAP, Oracle Database, web
development tools, virtualization, UNIX, Linux, and security technologies;
-COSO Framework, CoBIT and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks; and,
-Key domains of information technology general controls, including change management, access to programs and data, computer operations and systems development.
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes within a professional services firm or large enterprise a consultant, auditor or business process specialist, including business process and IT management controls, which includes a proven record of success with completing deliverables related to the following:
-Identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley readiness, controls optimization,
including the configuration of controls around security, business process and within IT environments;
-Applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge including information
technology general controls and application controls, financial reporting concepts, and working experience applying professional skepticism skills;
-Leading the adaption a work program and practice aid, as well as perform assessments, using our client's
proprietary or other relevant tools to evaluate controls, security, SOD, and potential for optimization;
-Exhibiting project management skills, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables
schedules;
-Creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client
expectations, and respecting the work-life quality of team members including providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress; and,
-Interacting with clients on solutions and executing projects on client engagements, forming client
relationships and demonstrating an understanding of the client's business.
 
Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in leading audit, non-audit and attest Process Assurance engagement teams, navigating complex client situations, and possesses the
ability to be a technical process and controls auditing and consulting subject matter specialist by:
-Bringing process assurance audit practice experience and current learner insights to the learning
design and development process;
-Embracing the “infinite learner” mindset and will be innovative in developing new ways to deliver
learning content to our practice;
-Staying current with the Tech Enabled Audit strategy and has demonstrated this through the
successful usage and implementation of the Firm’s digital strategy tools such as Alteryx, Tableau and UIPath on their client engagement;
-Having US GAAP and GAAS technical skills, including working knowledge of COSO, COBIT, Client’s
Audit, AICPA and PCAOB auditing standards as evidenced by progression at or above level in the area of Technical Capabilities and the Assurance Quality Dimensions of the professional;
-Staying current with inspection findings and trends;
-Demonstrating ability to develop training materials suitable to specific target audiences inclusive of
scenarios and leveraging real client examples;
-Writing and updating materials to support instructors in the delivery of successful audit training; -Drafting and updating scripts covering technical audit content in an engaging and effective format
for delivery in digital learning solutions; and,
-Having experience as a successful leader, including interpersonal and organizational skills. Specifically, this role is for a subject matter specialist (SMS) in the development of technical audit, non-audit and attest training delivered to interns and associates, in the Process Assurance practice and across Risk Assurance, including AC preparers and reviewers. As an SMS, the development of this content also involves the assessment of current learning needs of the practice and the ACs, the evaluation of existing training materials and various forms of feedback, and a continuous assessment of learning design, delivery, and technology considerations.
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in facilitating a few courses annually and maintaining a visible presence in the local market, including but not limited to:
-Supporting specific market training needs;
-Maintaining a relationship with the local Chief Audit Network; and, -Presenting L&D-related updates at market team meetings.

 
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