PwC ASR TS Risk Management Independence Senior Associate in New York, New York

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Job Description

Members of the Transaction Services practice help clients navigate through complicated transactions and events, from evaluation through integration, in a multifaceted business environment. PwC helps clients negotiate with confidence. Some of the world's most prestigious companies rely on our buy-and-sell side due diligence capabilities and turn to us for advice on financial reporting, valuation and tax issues. We also provide advice and project management for capital raising events such as initial public offerings, secondary listings and private placements. For companies in distressed situations, we advise on crisis avoidance, financial and operational restructuring and bankruptcy.

Clients rely on PwC to help them make informed and empowered decisions to invest, divest, raise capital or reorganize. As our clients execute on their chosen strategy, our focus turns to helping them extract value.

The US Transaction Services Risk and Quality group falls within the Transaction Services (TS) practice.

This practice liaises directly with client service partners and business teams to provide deals-related consulting advice and support on risk management matters in the Deals space.

The Transaction Services (TS) Independence team assists TS partners and practitioners to comply with independence policies and procedures. In addition, the team assists TS partners with specific independence matters related to the private equity clients for which they are responsible.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 3

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Scheduling, planning, attending and facilitating meetings;

  • Coordinating expectations with individuals and teams;

  • Creating and modifying presentations and Excel worksheets, establishing consistent and strategic processes are applied;

  • Understanding of the SEC, AICPA and GIP independence rules, as well as an in-depth facility with the Firm's independence systems;

  • Managing projects, analyzing, organizing, and manipulating data with close attention to detail and quality;

  • Prioritizing work and meeting deadlines in a fast paced, team environment;

  • Constructing and managing various excel worksheets and external data;

  • Performing data quality checks and other research using various public sources to establish accuracy and completeness of client affiliate information;

  • Demonstrating problem solving skills and a thorough aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses; and,

  • Utilizing effective written and verbal business communications skills when interacting with the independence office and audit engagement teams (with ranging levels of experience).

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs in a professional services consulting firm, including the following areas:

  • Staying current and applying applicable technical accounting and financial reporting standards, supporting resolution of technical issues through effective analysis of accounting standards/issues;

  • Identifying and elevating issues early, proposing solutions and communicating them effectively to team members and the client;

  • Enhancing the quality of work by actively supervising and coaching others;

  • Taking responsibility for the quality of work and performing a critical self-review, seeking proactively the advice of supervisors, and responding to feedback in a timely manner;

  • Utilizing extensive know-how of business financials, reporting processes, and management of engagement economics;

  • Leveraging tools and techniques for research, analysis, and problem solving including interpreting data/research, drawing conclusions, and sharing derived perspectives on major economic trends, current industry or sector trends, issues and opportunities with clients;

  • Leveraging know-how of globalization and how it impacts local and global business considerations;

  • Working effectively as part of a diverse delivery team;

  • Applying a global lens to business issues, identifying potential opportunities for global convergences and divergence in analytics;

  • Adjusting to shifting priorities and challenges and ability to juggle new and multiple tasks;

  • Delegating effectively tasks and providing direction and support to more junior team members;

  • Developing others by creating and supporting appropriate work assignments;

  • Providing coaching and feedback candidly and constructively and receive feedback openly;

  • Building relationships to create exceptional client and people experience;

  • Communicating confidently and effectively using a variety of communication styles across different contexts;

  • Preparing for team and client interactions by anticipating others' needs; and,

  • Recognizing the value of multiple and diverse perspectives and be comfortable challenging an established point of view.

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.