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

Line of Service: Assurance
Industry: Business Advisory Services
State & City: NY-New York
Travel Requirements: 21-40%
Position Type: Temporary
Auto req ID: 58034BR-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:
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.

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 Necessary: 4
Minimum Degree(s) Required: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or business related field
Minimum Certification(s) Required: Successful completion of the CPA exam or active completion of a MBA or CFA.

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven considerable knowledge of and/or success in roles as an individual contributor leveraging accounting for at least one of the following areas: derivatives, investments, debt, or fair value accounting.

Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge of applying the Microsoft Office suite to leverage and apply derivative use and valuation theory, as well as structured finance transaction accounting policies, application and audit services.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success with applying Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404, accounting policies, and specific applications of FAS 52, FAS 107, FAS 115, FAS 133, FAS 140, FAS 150, FAS 157 and FAS 46, particularly as it relates to mortgage and asset back securities, corporate trust, loan servicing and fixed income securities.

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success as a team member balancing multiple priorities, supervising and coaching associate staff, and working under tight deadlines and using analytical judgment, all of which includes the following areas:

– Working effectively both independently and as part of a cross-functional client service team, and
– Agility and flexibility to adapt to changing client needs and market conditions.

Job ID: 58034BR-0

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