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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

3.9 | New York City, NY | Accounting | 5001 to 10000 Employees
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Posted a month ago on Nov. 5, 2019

Financial Markets, Senior Associate

Full-time in Washington, D.C.
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Equal Opportunities for Women and Men
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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is an accounting company headquartered in the New York City, NY area with 5001 to 10000 employees. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has a 3.9-star InHerSight Score, based on 5,900 ratings from 395 current or former employees. 53 employees have left comments about their experience working for the company on InHerSight.

A career within Financial Markets Business Advisory services, will provide you with the opportunity to contribute to a variety of audit, regulatory, valuation, and financial analyses services to design solutions that address our clients’ complex accounting and financial reporting challenges, as well as their broader business issues.


Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, 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 several clients, while reporting to Managers and above
  • Train and lead staff
  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients 
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

We’re leading the way as technology-enabled tax advisors who provide value through digitization, automation and increased efficiencies - all made possible by equipping our professionals to succeed in a world where transactions are faster, more complicated and require a deeper level of sophistication. PwC Tax provides unparalleled technical knowledge and specialization and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solve our clients’ needs

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:
Finance, Accounting

Additional Educational Requirements:
Other business related fields of study may be considered (such as, Business Administration/Management, Economics, International Business, Management, Quantitative Finance).

Minimum Years of Experience:
3 year(s)

Certification(s) Required:
Ability and willingness to adhere to credentialing standards of the Financial Instruments, Structured Products and Real Estate (FSR) team and PwC. This includes completion of all 4 parts of the CPA exam or CFA Level 1.

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Finance, Accounting, Engineering

Additional Educational Preferences:
Other business related fields of study may be considered (such as, Business Administration/Management, Economics, International Business, Management, Quantitative Finance). Job seekers must demonstrate all of the minimum requirements are met for CPA licensure per respective state regulations.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates a thorough level of knowledge and/or proven record of success in financial issues, capital markets and product life cycles, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including in the following areas:
- Understanding of financial products and issues that both issuers and investors face as markets evolve over time;
- Applying accounting, tax and regulatory standards to complex financial instruments;
- Assisting clients with their understanding of complex financial structures prior to the issuance of securitizations and assisting related parties (underwriters, attorneys, etc.) with verifying that disclosures align with the underwriter’s intent of the security structure;
- Performing valuation analysis of financial instruments and structured products;
- Assessing the reasonableness of valuations and financial models prepared by others;
- Creating independent financial models to project collateral and bond cash-flows for various debt types and related securitizations; including asset backed securities, mortgage backed securities, and collateralized loan obligations; and,
- Understanding of financial instruments, such as derivatives and fixed income products, that are utilized within real estate finance, consumer finance, or corporate finance and valuation techniques that are utilized for financial products.


Demonstrates thorough level of ability and/or proven record of success in financial issues, capital markets and product life cycles, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including in the following areas:
- Utilizing problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks;
- Researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and financial matters; while demonstrating strong technical and analytical skills;
- Being agile and flexible when adapting to changing client needs and market conditions;
- Developing, utilizing or reviewing/validating complex financial models;
- Utilizing industry software, e.g. INTEX, TREPP, Bloomberg, CapIQ, or, advanced Excel modeling;
- Applying accounting treatments of financial products and securitizations held by financial institutions;
- Communicating effectively, both written and verbally, within a professional services business environment; and,
- Working as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs; actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of firm services; and, managing engagements, including preparing concise, accurate documents and maintaining project economics while maintaining flexibility for unanticipated issues.

As a tax technical professional, demonstrates ability to research business and industry trends to develop a point of view to leverage in assisting with proposals, considering opportunities across multiple lines of service.

Experimentation with automation & digitization in a professional services environment including but not limited to: - innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;
- working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools.

Exposure to pricing, client value and the negotiation process - including reviewing contracts and finding opportunities to introduce new pricing options.

We are transforming the way we deliver tax services. Find out more about what we do on our Tax Career Page at pwc.to/whatwedotax
 


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.
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