External Audit Experienced Associate - Philadelphia
- Philadelphia, PA
A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you'll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients' information.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
- Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
- Share and collaborate effectively with others.
- Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
- Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
- Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
- Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
- Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.
- Build and maintain an internal and external network.
- Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.
- Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
We're leading the way as technology-enabled 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 Assurance provides unparalleled technical knowledge and specialization and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solving our clients' needs.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Required Fields of Study :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Certification(s) Required :
Before starting with PwC full-time, must meet all educational requirements to be eligible for the primary credential license appropriate for relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours for the CPA license, or provide documentation satisfactory to the Firm that your CPA license can be obtained in the state in which your office will be located through reciprocity based on either a CPA license held, or CPA exam passed, in another state.
Preferred Qualifications :
Certification(s) Preferred :
CPA license. International hires or hires from a PwC affiliate firm to have obtained the equivalent accounting credential in selected individual's home country.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP), United States Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (U.S. GAAS) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) standards, emphasizing some understanding - for the respective industry - of business and accounting issues, and the technical accounting and financial reporting standards.
Demonstrates some proven abilities and/or record of success as a team member within the US Assurance practice of a global network of professional services consulting firms, including the following areas:
Whole Leadership: inviting and providing evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner; taking ownership of my personal development; consistently delivering on multiple commitments, even when under pressure; and, sharing and collaborating effectively with others, creating a positive team spirit.
Global Acumen: seeking opportunities to learn about other parts of the business across the Network; engaging productively with virtual team members; and, sharing knowledge and insight widely.
Relationships: communicating confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form; actively listening and confirming my understanding by asking appropriate questions; adapting my communication style to meet the needs of the situation and audience; and, keeping others well informed about progress and outcomes.
Business Acumen: learning about the wider economy alongside the business models/corporate governance and/or regulatory framework of my clients; working with existing processes/systems, while making constructive suggestions for improvements; taking action to stay up to date with the evolution of technology; and, being able to explain the impact my contribution has on the firm's profitability (i.e., through engagement economics).
Technical Capabilities: producing high quality work, which adheres to the relevant professional standards; keeping up-to-date with technical developments in my area; taking action to develop my digital literacy; and, using the firm's knowledge and research tools to support the sharing of information.
Exposure to automation & digitization in a professional services environment including: innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions; and, working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools.
So what does a typical day look like? http://PwC.to/erin.
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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