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Job location: New York, NY
Category: Flexibility2 Talent Network jobs

Line of Service: Assurance
Industry: Core Assurance
State & City: NY-New York
Travel Requirements: 0-20%
Position Type: Temporary
Auto req ID: 55482BR-0

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 180,000 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 fulfill 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:
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is the world’s leading network of audit and assurance firms our clients include almost half of the Fortune 500. Our leading edge audit approach focused on quality is designed to meet the needs of private companies to large organizations. The PwC audit is underpinned by our deep industry knowledge, wide international experience and global network of skilled professionals.

As a member of our Core Audit Team, you will:
– examine financial and accounting records, other documents, and tangible items such as plant and equipment or watching certain processes or procedures being performed
– ask a range of questions from formal written questions to informal oral questions of a range of individuals at the organization
– obtain written confirmations of a certain matters; for example, asking a debtor to confirm the amount of their debt with the organization
– test some of the organization’s internal controls
– make judgments on significant estimates or assumptions that management made when they prepared the financial report

Our auditors maintain independence from management and directors so that the tests and judgments are made objectively.

PwC’s Flexibility2 Talent Network directly supports our client engagement teams by attracting qualified candidates for short term or defined period opportunities. This unique career option provides an alternative to year-round employment for people who are looking to pursue meaningful experiences or responsibilities outside their time with PwC.

Position/Program Requirements:
Minimum Years of Experience: 3

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or business related field

Certification(s) Required: CPA exam must be passed for promotion to senior associate

Certification(s) Preferred: CPA

Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of public accounting audit practices and procedures, emphasizing the following:

-Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP),
-United States Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (U.S. GAAS), and
-Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) standards.


Thorough knowledge of first level review of basic audit work reports produced by associates.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates thorough technical skills regarding applicable accounting and reporting standards in researching, completing and reviewing audit areas; applying professional skepticism; designing engagement procedures based on risk, materiality and leading discussions with the engagement team.

Job ID: 55482BR-0

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