PwC Assurance Financial Markets & Real Estate Intern - Summer 2023 in Chicago, Illinois
Time Type: Full-time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career within Financial Markets Business Advisory services, will provide you with the opportunity to contribute to a variety of audit, regulatory, valuation, and financial analyses services to design solutions that address our clients’ complex accounting and financial reporting challenges, as well as their broader business issues.
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 Intern / Trainee, 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:
Be curious and try new things.
Learn about how PwC works as a business and adds value to clients.
Think broadly and ask questions about data, facts and other information.
Support research, analysis and problem solving using a variety of tools and techniques.
Produce high quality work which adheres to the relevant professional standards.
Keep up-to-date with technical developments for area of specialism.
Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in materials produced.
Embrace different points of view and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Depending on the specific position within Financial Markets & Real Estate (FMRE), play an integral role as a professional on PwC's FMRE team supporting engagements. This will include understanding business objectives of the company, how the scope of services fits in and the skills you will need to successfully perform the work. You will also be asked to help with business development efforts to provide solutions for our clients accessing the capital markets.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Taxation, Accounting, Finance, Quantitative Finance, Real Estate, Hospitality, Accounting & Technology, Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Computer Engineering, Computer Systems Analysis & Accounting, Finance & Technology, Information Technology & Accounting, Management Information Systems & Accounting
Additional Educational Preferences :
A Juris Doctorate, PhD, MBA or a Master degree in Finance, Tax, Quantitative Statistics, Financial Engineering, Economics may also be considered.
Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3
Preferred major GPA: 3.3
Client service intern positions are entry-level and job seekers are traditionally either in their 3rd year of a 4 year degree program or in the 4th year of a 5 year program. Client service interns typically join us during the winter/spring or summer prior to their intended graduation year.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Depending on the specific role within Financial Markets & Real Estate:
A solid understanding of, and demonstrated acumen related to, financial accounting, taxation, mathematics, financial reporting and drivers and concepts in capital markets, financial instruments and real estate;
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and associated controls and processes;
Demonstrated ability and desire to research and analyze pertinent client, industry, and technical matters;
Experience demonstrating effective problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks;
Ability to communicate and interact with various internal and client stakeholders in both written and verbal forms; and,
Ability to self-motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development.
As an intern, you will work across various areas of the FMRE practice which will allow you to gain exposure to tasks such as:
Interpreting and applying relevant accounting standards for financial products and transactions and assisting clients with design and/or enhancing processes and overall infrastructure to comply with accounting standards.
Providing technology enabled consulting services to clients as they navigate their current and future regulatory landscape, focusing on the impact of such regulations on financial products.
Providing valuation, transaction analytics and cash flow modelling services across virtually all fixed income asset classes including loans, bonds, asset backed securities and private equity.
Assessing enterprise wide impact and design solutions pertaining to financial instrument portfolios around data, controls, reporting, valuation, governance and digitization.
Advising clients on real estate transactions, operations, governance structures, and other financial matters to enhance their real estate portfolio, including independent appraisal or due diligence services.
Assisting real estate users with location strategy assessment, portfolio optimization strategies and perform other buy/hold/lease analyses.
In Financial Markets & Real Estate, our team is 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 provides unparalleled technical expertise and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solving our clients’ needs.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work .
PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy
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.