PwC Assurance Manager - Asset & Wealth Management (Irvine) in Irvine, California

A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you’ll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients’ information.

Responsibilities

As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above

  • Be involved in the financial management of clients

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects

  • Train, coach, and supervise staff

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting

Minimum Years of Experience :

5 year(s)

Certification(s) Required :

CPA License. International hires are required to hold the equivalent accounting certification in the selected individual's home country. Hires from a PwC affiliate firm must meet the credential requirements for a PwC US manager in that PwC affiliate firm.

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

CPA license in work office state

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP), United States Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (U.S. GAAS) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) standards, emphasizing an in-depth, extensive understanding - for the respective industry - of the applicable business and accounting issues, and technical accounting and financial reporting standards.

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success as a team leader and team member within the US Assurance practice of a global network of professional services consulting firms, including, but not limited to, the following areas:

Technical Capabilities

  • Applying extensive know-how of technical accounting and financial reporting standards;

  • Driving the development of the audit approach, including the application of applicable auditing standards and firm audit methodology;

  • Reinforcing firm compliance requirements and applying to client engagements;

  • Operating with a high-degree of professional skepticism, independence, and objectivity - including considering the big picture to understand potential for fraud and material disclosure omissions; and,

  • Creating and managing a full implementation plan.

Business Acumen

  • Continuously deepening and broadening business know-how--how it is changing and why this matters in order to articulate a relevant point of view;

  • Developing and sharing a point of view on strategic business issues and trends, anticipating the impact of technology developments on client needs, and surfacing relevant behavioral patterns as potential trends;

  • Integrating frameworks and models into an analytical approach to develop insight into organizations; and,

  • Coaching team members on problem-solving techniques and guiding them to use more sophisticated tools and frameworks.

Global Acumen

  • Modelling and encouraging team members to learn about cultures that differ from their own, leveraging this information to adapt effectively their working styles; - Articulating a perspective on relevant global trends and how they impact client challenges; and,

  • Applying global industry-leading practices, global economic perspectives, and local territory cultural nuances to shape solutions and recommendations. Leadership

  • Taking the initiative to participate and seek to influence positively the outcome;

  • Motivating others, helping them to understand and visualize goals;

  • Helping others plan their development--how they will achieve their professional and personal goals;

  • Displaying respect and fairness when managing others, bringing conflict into the open to enhance the quality of decisions and team effectiveness; and,

  • Evaluating the performance of team members on the basis of merit and skill, addressing performance issues in-the-moment.

Relationships

  • Helping team members determine the impact of their communication styles on others and coach their abilities to collaborate with and respond to clients and individuals;

  • Targeting and expanding a network of internal and external relationships, including those beyond the immediate sphere of interaction;

  • Demonstrating integrity, ethical decision-making and behaviors that build trust across teams and with clients; and,

  • Creating an environment that encourages improvement, innovation, and inclusion, and challenges traditional approaches.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.