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2 Jul 2014

PwC Risk & Quality Executive Job in Kenya

PwC helps organisations and individuals create the value they're looking for. We're a
network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people who are commited
to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We are seeking to recruit highly motivated individual to fill the position of Risk &
Quality Executive
in our Assurance Line of Service. 


The selected person will work
with the Assurance Leadership team in implementing and monitoring the risk
management and quality control systems and activities.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Working with the Assurance leadership team, the roles and responsibilities of the
  • Risk & Quality Executive will include:
  • Ensuring proper documentation of the assurance quality management system i.e. key controls , related policies and processes
  • Ensuring timely preparation and update of the risk and quality management plans and Audit Quality Risk assessment plans that incorporate actions aimed at compliance with the global Risk Management standards.
  • Conduct internal compliance testing to ensure that engagement teams/practice continously comply with laid down quality control systems and policies,including evaluation of the impact of fi ndings on the fi rm’s quality control system and determining the root causes for remediation.
  • Monitor the implementation of the annual Audit Quality Risk Assessment(AQRA) and annual Risk and Quality plans on a periodic basis.
  • Prepare reports on a periodic basis on the Risk & Quality activities for the Assurance leadership showing results of monitoring activities including;
  1. Results of compliance testing;
  2. Implementation of the Audit Quality Risk Assessment and Risk & Quality plans;
  3. Remediation plans.
  • Participate in the independent testing of quality control systems
  • Provide day to day support to teams conducting the annual assessment of the quality control and compliance systems of the Assurance practice.
The jobholder should have:
  • Substantial experience in a related business environment preferably in an internal audit role
  • Good working knowledge of IT systems
  • High level of tact and diplomacy and the ability to use appropriate styles and methods of communication to ensure a professional yet personal customer service
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a discreet and professional manner
  • Proven administrative experience and excellent organisational skills combined with the ability to develop improve and maintain administrative systems
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with others – at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks, prioritizing and delegating appropriately and saying “no” or finding alternative solutions when appropriate
  • Understanding of importance of Risk Management and ability to conceptualize support to compliance office
  • Proven ability to remain calm, focused and organised and to deliver results on time when under pressure and with rapidly changing circumstances
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • A commitment to and understanding of the principles relating to the firm’s values and aims
  • The successful candidate will be required to have the following qualifications and demonstrable skills, competencies and experience:
  • University degree in business management, or a related field from a recognised institution
  • Professional accounting qualifi cation – CPA or ACCA partly or qualifi ed
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-handling skills
  • Experience of working independently, as well as in a team environment
If you are confi dent that you fi t the job profile and you are keen on growing

your career, apply online at www.pwc.com/ke/careers

Closing date: Friday 18 July 2014.

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