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Thought Leadership - Senior Manager

New York, NY 10017

A career within Assurance Support services, will provide the opportunity to support our engagement teams and clients by providing advice and counsel on accounting, financial reporting, and strategic business issues. In joining, youll help ensure a complete and relevant exchange of information among our consultants and in turn with engagement teams and clients, provide experts advice on a variety of specific topics, support engagement teams in resolving complex issues, and supporting clients and their subsidiaries in evaluating the potential impact of accounting and reporting standard setting initiatives. Youll develop strong relationships with our engagement teams and established audit clients and enhance our ability to meet greater investor expectations with the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment.

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 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 Manager, 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:

  • Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all.
  • Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms.
  • Initiate open and honest coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas.
  • Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area.
  • Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements.
  • Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success in corporate governance.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in research skills and writing ability in order to support the advice and counsel provided by the Governance Insights Center (GIC) on strategic business issues pertaining to Boards of Directors and Audit Committees, including the following activities:

  • Conducting both short- and long-term research projects on various corporate governance issues with the goal of publishing thought leadership on the topic;
  • Writing timely thought leadership points of view or reactions to current governance related news topics;
  • Managing the thought leadership publication process including coordinating directly with other authors, collaborators, marketing, graphics designers, national office review, all with a focus on Quality;
  • Monitoring closely and distributing relevant news in the area of corporate governance in order to inform the GIC team AND to provide suggestions to the GIC team on how GIC might respond to or highlight the matter using real-time GIC thought leadership publications;
  • Following regulatory rule making activities and assessing the impact of these rules for Boards of Directors and related communities in order to inform the GIC team AND to provide suggestions to the GIC team on how GIC might respond or highlight the matter suing real-time GIC thought leadership publications; and,
  • Participating in internal and external educational forums targeted to communities of Boards of Directors, including those held by prominent business organizations, and debriefing GIC teams on key messages AND to provide suggestions to the GIC team on potential thought leadership publications.
  • Demonstrates intimate abilities and / or a proven record of success in project management skills and research, ability to analyze news communications to identify important concepts and ability to review other thought leadership to understand the concepts and determine if there are relevant areas that might be of interest to the GIC audience.

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.


Posted: 2020-01-19 Expires: 2020-02-19

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