PwC Public Sector - Managed Services - Associate in McLean, Virginia

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Job Description

In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit or view our winner profile on the NIST website.

Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Our Managed Services practitioners help clients support complex, mission critical applications to ensure major back office applications perform at their maximum and application users perform their job functions with optimum efficiency. Our focus on AMS (Applications Managed Services) helps us tailor our solution and direct our support resources to focus in high impact services to our clients such as architecture, L2-3 Help Desk services, advanced monitoring, compliance and governance, security optimization, and data center oversight and coordination.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 0

Minimum Academic Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3

Preferred Major GPA: 3.3

Client service associate positions are entry-level and job seekers are typically in the final academic year of completing their educational requirements or have graduated.

Certification(s) Preferred: Before starting at PwC, will be eligible to sit for the primary credential exam appropriate for relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours to sit for the CPA exam in certain states.

Job Duties:

PricewaterhouseCoopers' Consumer Finance Group (CFG) provides value-added business advisory services to help top tier clients solve complex strategic, financial, and operational challenges. Our Consumer Finance Group team looks for professionals who are able to demonstrate the following :

  • Play an integral role as a professional in PwC's assurance services provided to consumer finance clients.

  • Participate in researching, identifying, documenting and providing process information during client engagements.

  • Participate in a wide range of CFG-related projects where consistently demonstrating creative thinking and individual initiative are necessary.

  • Consistently demonstrate teamwork dynamics through working as a team member: understand personal and team roles; and contribute to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members.

  • Identify and address client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; and approaching client in an organized and knowledgeable manner.

  • Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.

  • Exercising professional skepticism in gathering, reviewing, and analyzing client information.

Job Requirements:

A basic understanding of financial accounting, managerial accounting, assurance and systems. Basic knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and current accounting policies and procedures and how it applies to business processes. Demonstrates some ability to research, analyze, and exercise professional scepticism when gathering, reviewing and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and technical matters, especially Consumer Finance Industry issues. Demonstrates proven ability to work on projects and/or assignments that leverage creative problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks. Demonstrates some ability to prepare memoranda and/or reports that communicate research findings and recommendations concisely and effectively with an orientation toward business communication and grammar, as well as an overall ability to interact with various levels of client and firm management in through written and verbal communications. Ability to self-motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development.

This role supports client work contractually requiring US Citizenship and a TS/SCI CI Level Security Clearance.

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.