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Systems & Data Assurance Associate in Αθήνα at OUR FIRM

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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Job Description

PwC in Greece is the largest professional services firm in the country, with premises in Athens and Thessaloniki and approximately 1200 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.

PwC Risk Assurance practice entails a holistic approach to risk that protects businesses, facilitates strategic decision making and enhances process efficiency. Our approach is complimented by subject matter expertise per industry (e.g. Financial Services, Telecoms, Shipping, Consumer Products etc.) and per Risk area (e.g. Systems, Data, Business Process Cycles etc.).


How would it be to work in client facing engagements when understanding and testing complex Information Systems and designing complex models to support data accuracy and completeness?


As a Systems & Data Assurance Associate, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Assess the secure and reliable operation of complex IT Systems (e.g. SAP, Oracle etc.) and evaluate to what extent these support effectively the relevant business processes
  • Evaluate business operations through analysis of systems configuration, transactional data and master data
  • Assess Internal Control Systems against recognized industry standards and suggest actions to improve control effectiveness and process optimization
  • Work closely with external financial audit teams to ensure that any IT Risks which could impact the integrity of the Financial Statements are properly addressed
  • Design data models to support assurance and advisory assignments (i.e. data migrations, data quality etc.)
  • Develop subject matter expertise in industry specific operations (i.e. Banking, Telecoms, Shipping, Consumer Products) & technology platforms.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Excellent academic background from a Greek or foreign top-tier university with background in Business administration, Informatics, Computer Science, Management, Mathematics, Engineering or other related discipline.
  • Basic understanding of standard database query (i.e. SQL), data manipulation tools or related programming languages.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies around ERPs, Databases, Operating Systems and Networks
  • Ability to interpret business requirements as well as re-model processes or calculations.


Any of the following will be considered an asset:

  • Working experience 0 -3 years in a similar position or in the fields of IT Advisory, consulting, data modelling and analysis, data visualization or quality assurance      
  • Experience with tools such as ACL, SAS, Python, Qlikview, Tableau or similar
  • Understanding of industry specific operations and systems in any of the following sectors: Financial Services, Telecommunications, Shipping, or Consumer Products
  • Experience with SAP ERP    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 extensive 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.