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Job location: New York, NY

Line of Service: Assurance
Industry: Business Advisory Services
State & City: TX-Dallas
PA-Philadelphia
NY-New York
CA-Los Angeles
Travel Requirements: 81-100%
Position Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 42066BR-1

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the advantage of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

Our Assurance practice collaborates with clients, so that the financial information they report to the investing public and other stakeholders is clear and reliable. When we fulfil our role as Assurance professionals, by standing firm on quality and integrity, we have a direct impact on how well the world’s capital market system functions.

The highly trained and educated Assurance teams go inside companies, and get to know those businesses. They ask questions, test assumptions, and provide assurance that the companies are reporting information on which investors and others can rely. Every assignment is an exciting opportunity to learn, to grow and to understand how businesses operate from all levels and perspectives.

Our Assurance professionals are constantly challenged to learn more in order to provide our clients with the highest quality services. This learning takes place through interaction on the job with colleagues and clients, formal training programs, and the insights provided by mentors and coaches. PwC is all about our people, encouraging high performance and quality. Join us and we will help you implement a successful career strategy, as you explore the many career opportunities in PwC Assurance.

Job Description:
Our U.S. Financial Services (FS) Practice consists of approximately 2,300 assurance professionals, including 223 partners and 650 managers. It spans industry sectors and functional skill areas, including insurance, investment management, capital markets, banking and real estate. We serve many of the world’s largest financial institutions. This means that we have insight into the challenges facing the industry. PwC is the leader is serving large, complex financial services institutions. In the U.S., we audit:

– 18 of the top 50 life insurers, representing 39 percent of admitted assets.
– 19 of the top 50 property and casualty insurers, representing 44 percent of net premiums written.
– 11 of the top 25 reinsurers, representing 47 percent of net premiums written.
– Over 2,900 mutual funds, representing 40% of all mutual funds and 58% of total industry net assets; this includes funds at nine and the advisor and funds at six of the top ten funds families.
– Two of the top three, three of the top 15, and five of the top 20 US-based commercial banks.
– Five of the top 20 mortgage servicers, and four of the top 20 mortgage originators.
– Nine of the top 50 broker-dealers.

We are also the thought leader in the financial services industry. We produce almost 150 publications and e-briefings on the financial services industry, most of which are sector specific, as well as a wide range of training and special events on issues that affect reporting and corporate governance throughout the business world.

The Consumer Finance Group (www.pwc.com/consumerfinance) is composed of over 100 professionals across the country dedicated to solving complex business problems for clients in the consumer finance sector. Our focus is on mortgage banking and other forms of consumer credit, which means we are at the forefront of the industry working with our clients to anticipate, understand and resolve emerging issues. Our group’s collective knowledge is invaluable at a time when profits are under pressure, monitoring of risks is more difficult and gaining an edge over the competition is more challenging than ever. In response to these and other challenges, we can assist our clients in the following ways:
-Risk-based process diagnostics and benchmarking (e.g. default, collections, REO)
-Due diligence and post-merger integration assistance
-TDR accounting and loan modification process analysis and support
-Development of loan accounting, finance effectiveness and economics solutions
-Servicing profitability and cash management strategies
-Model validation
-Loan price optimization strategies
-Customer and household segmentation strategies
-Assisting with strategies surrounding increasing customer retention, improving cross-sell opportunities and understanding customer values
-Technical accounting assistance
-Providing change management strategies for effective downsizing
Our clients consistently turn to us for help resolving complex business issues in areas such as: Loan production, servicing, capital markets, risk management, finance and accounting. Our detailed subject matter knowledge and regular communication with industry leaders allow us to remain focused on enhancing the core competencies of our clients.

Position/Program Requirements:
Knowledge Preferred:

Thorough knowledge and/or direct project management experience in management consulting, banking, or financial services that includes the following areas:
-Risk-based process diagnostics and benchmarking (e.g. default, collections, REO)
-Due diligence and post-merger integration assistance
-TDR accounting and loan modification process analysis and support
-Development of loan accounting, finance effectiveness and economics solutions
-Servicing profitability and cash management strategies
-Model validation
-Loan price optimization strategies
-Customer and household segmentation strategies
-Assisting with strategies surrounding increasing customer retention, improving cross-sell opportunities and understanding customer values
-Technical accounting assistance
-Providing change management strategies for effective downsizing

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrated direct experience and thorough knowledge of MS Excel, Visio, Access.

Thorough experience and ability to analyze detailed finance and business processes to identify improvement opportunities. Ability to simplify complex processes to improve reliability and achieve cost and cycle time reductions and to manage work stream of a complex project to implement process improvements.

Demonstrated experience identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.

Demonstrated experience as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.

Willingness for full time travel

Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:

3

Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance, Business Administration or Accounting required. Masters of Business Administration preferred.

Travel Requirements:
100%

Job ID: 42066BR-1

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