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Seasonal Senior Assurance Associate - Dallas

PwC
Dallas, TX 75201

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 Senior Associate, 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:

- Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
- Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.
- Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
- Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in business area.
- Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
- Share relevant thought leadership.
- Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.
- Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.
- Uphold the firms code of ethics and business conduct.


A role 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.

Job Requirements and Preferences: 

Basic Qualifications: 

Minimum Degree Required: 
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study: 
Accounting

Minimum Years of Experience: 
3 year(s) 

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 thorough knowledge 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 an overall extensive understanding - for the respective industry - of the applicable business and accounting issues, and technical accounting and financial reporting standards.

Demonstrates 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; and,
  • Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools.

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and/or success as a team leader and team member in a professional services consulting firms, including, but not limited to, the following areas:

Technical Capabilities

  • Staying current and applying applicable technical accounting and financial reporting standards, supporting resolution of technical issues through effective analysis of accounting standards/issues;
  • Understanding and applying effectively auditing standards, firm audit methodology and guidance in work, proactively seeking to apply new guidance and tools in performing audit work;
  • Setting leading examples with professional skepticism, independence, and objectivity, e.g. considering where client incentives or pressures exist and supporting the team in navigating auditor judgments;
  • Identifying and elevating issues early, proposing solutions and communicating them effectively to team members and the client;
  • Enhancing the quality of work by actively supervising and coaching others;
  • Taking responsibility for the quality of work and performing a critical self-review; and,
  • Seeking proactively the advice of supervisors, and responding to feedback in a timely manner.

Business Acumen:

  • Utilizing extensive know-how of business financials, reporting processes, and management of engagement economics;
  • Leveraging tools and techniques for research, analysis, and problem solving; and,
  • Interpreting data/research, drawing conclusions, and sharing derived perspectives on major economic trends, current industry or sector trends, issues and opportunities with clients.

Global Acumen:

  • Leveraging know-how of globalization and how it impacts local and global business considerations;
  • Working effectively as part of a diverse delivery team; and,
  • Applying a global lens to business issues, identifying potential opportunities for global convergences and divergence in analytics.

Leadership:

  • Adjusting to shifting priorities and challenges and ability to juggle new and multiple tasks;
  • Delegating effectively tasks and providing direction and support to more junior team members;
  • Developing others by creating and supporting appropriate work assignments; and,
  • Providing coaching and feedback candidly and constructively and receive feedback openly.

Relationships:

  • Communicating confidently and effectively using a variety of communication styles across different contexts;
  • Preparing for team and client interactions by anticipating others' needs and tailoring content appropriately;
  • Playing a role in discussions, proactively ask questions and share an informed point of view; and,
  • Recognizing the value of multiple and diverse perspectives and be comfortable challenging an established point of view.

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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Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-04

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