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Internal Audit Associate in Athens at OUR FIRM

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

PwC in Greece is the largest professional services firm in the country, with premises in Athens and Thessaloniki and approximately 1,200 employees. More than 236,000 people in 158 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. This enables us to provide top-quality industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to our clients.


We are the leading provider of Risk Assurance Services in Greece, assisting organisations better manage the risks associated with their business objectives. PwC’s Risk Assurance practice adopts a holistic approach to risk that protects businesses, facilitates strategic decision making and enhances process efficiency.

Due to the continued growth of our practice and consistently high demand for our services, we are now recruiting high calibre candidates for our Risk Assurance Services team in Athens.


The role:

  • Executing internal audit projects at clients in various industry sectors (e.g. financial services, consumer products, manufacturing, construction, energy and utilities etc.)
  • Be a member of project teams, assisting in the preparation of project deliverables, reports and presentations
  • Performing risk & compliance reviews; meeting with client personnel, collecting and filtering information
  • Incorporating findings and conclusions appropriately into a key issues oriented report delivered to our clients

Job Requirements

The successful candidate should have:

  • Strong academic record, including a Bachelor’s / Master’s degree from a top-tier university in Internal Audit, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Business Administration, Management, or other related field
  • Excellent computer skills, proficient user of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • A confident and positive attitude, focused on teamwork and communication with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • Ability to express ideas verbally and in writing (both in English and Greek)
  • Ability to be agile in changing circumstances both internally and externally when dealing with client issues
  • Excellent financial and business analytical skills
  • Military services fulfilled for male candidates


Any of the following will be considered an asset:

  • Working experience 1 -3 years in an internal audit position or in the fields of external audit, compliance, business advisory, risk management etc.
  • Working experience within financial services sector
  • A relevant professional qualification (CIA, CFSA, CRMA, CCSA etc.)
  • Experience with data analysis tools such as ACL, SAS, Qlikview, Tableau or similar


What we offer

PwC is all about people, encouraging high performance and quality. At PwC, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged and excellence is rewarded. You will develop as a professional through our training programme together with constant coaching and a working culture which fosters continuous learning.

We offer the prospective of being part of a global network of firms that provides challenging opportunities to enhance your career. Our firm offers a competitive remuneration package that includes an attractive base salary and benefits, and opportunities for rapid career development in a secure and challenging working environment.