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Seasonal - Audit Manager, Center of Excellence (Telecommute)

New York, NY 10017

A career in our Flexibility Talent Network practice will focus on directly supporting 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.

To really stand out and make us ?t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 a Manager, youll 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:

- Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone.
- Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
- Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
- Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
- Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
- Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firms/clients expectations.
- Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
- Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties
- Focus on building trusted relationships.
- Uphold the firms code of ethics and business conduct.

The Assurance Centers of Excellence (COE) provide a career opportunity within our external audit practice to virtually lead & execute specific audit areas from scoping through completion. COEs directly support engagement teams, performing specifically identified audit areas across a portfolio of clients using the latest technology. In the COE you will focus on highly judgmental areas of the audit requiring subject matter insight to enhance the reliability of our clients information.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:

Minimum Years of Experience:
5 year(s) Must have worked for PwC Assurance in an External Audit capacity for no less than one year in the last 5 years.

Certification(s) Required:

CPA License.International hiresare required to hold the equivalent accounting certificationin the selected individual's home country.Hires from a PwC affiliate firm must meet the credential requirements for a PwCUSmanagerin that PwC affiliate firm.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification(s) Preferred:

CPA license in work office state

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (US GAAP), United States Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (US GAAS) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) standards, emphasizing an in-depth, extensive understanding - for the respective industry - of the applicable business and accounting issues, and technical accounting and financial reporting standards.

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success as a team leader and team member within the US Assurance practice of a global network of professional services consulting firms, including but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Technical Capabilities: Applying extensive know-how of technical accounting and financial reporting standards; driving the development of the audit approach, including the application of applicable auditing standards and firm audit methodology; reinforcing firm compliance requirements and applying to client engagements; operating with a high-degree of professional skepticism, independence and objectivity-including considering the big picture to understand potential for fraud and material disclosure omissions; and, creating and managing a full implementation plan.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of 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 to provide insights to clients; and, utilizing digitization tools to reduce hours and optimize engagements.
  • Business Acumen: Continuously deepening and broadening business know-how, how it is changing and why it matters in order to articulate a relevant point of view; developing and sharing a point of view on strategic business issues and trends, anticipating the impact of technology developments on client needs, and surfacing relevant behavioral patterns as potential trends; integrating frameworks and models into an analytical approach to develop insight into organizations; and, coaching team members on problem-solving techniques and guiding them to use more sophisticated tools and frameworks.
  • Global Acumen: modeling and encouraging team members to learn about cultures that differ from their own, leveraging this information to adapt their working styles; articulating a perspective on relevant global trends and how they impact client challenges; and, applying global industry-leading practices, global economic perspectives, and local territory cultural nuances to shape solutions and recommendations.
  • Leadership: taking initiative to participate and seek to influence positively the outcome; motivating others, helping them to understand and visualize goals; displaying respect and fairness when managing others; and, bringing conflict into the open to enhance the quality of decisions and team effectiveness.
  • Relationships: helping team members determine the impact of their communication styles on others and coach their abilities to collaborate with and respond to clients and individuals; demonstrating integrity, ethical decision-making and behaviors that build trust across teams and with clients; and, creating an environment that encourages improvement, innovation and inclusion, and challenges traditional approaches.

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.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Posted: 2019-11-13 Expires: 2019-12-14

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