PwC Capital Markets Accounting Advisory Services - Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Specialty/Competency: CMAAS (Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services)
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 60%
A career within Capital Markets Accounting Advisory Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for complex financial reporting issues around deals and other transformational events. You’ll tackle client’s needs with a solution oriented approach that creatively addresses complex financial reporting problems for high profile transactions and you’ll have significant interaction with senior company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisers.
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 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:
Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid 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.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Required Fields of Study :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Certification(s) Required :
CPA License. International hires are required to hold the equivalent accounting certification in the selected individual's home country. Hires from a PwC affiliate firm must meet the credential requirements for a PwC US Senior Manager in that PwC affiliate firm.
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in managing teams with senior CMAAS practitioners and other professionals (e.g., bankers, lawyers, auditors, advisors) on complex accounting and financial reporting matters related to deals and other transformational events on a daily basis in areas of focus listed above.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in advising multi-national, publicly-traded companies and private equity firms on a broad range of technical accounting, financial reporting, and capital markets topics including:
IPOs, debt offerings, private placements, carve-outs and/or spin-offs;
Acquisitions, alliances/joint ventures, post deal accounting;
Restructurings, restatements, bankruptcies; and,
GAAP conversions, change in accounting standards, accounting complexity.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in deals, capital markets, complex accounting and other transactions-based activities and should expect to operate in a high pressure, fast-paced work environment.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader and team member in a professional services consulting firm, including the following areas:
Whole Leadership: establishing the root causes of issues and tackling them, rather than just the symptoms; using failure as an opportunity for immediate learning, feedback and new thinking for myself and my team; taking action to establish everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all including quieter members of the team; and, being resilient and leading others through times of uncertainty and when under pressure.
Business Acumen: bringing innovation to work; making links between current issues and future trends facing markets and industries, the services we offer and client needs; moving easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail; exploring trends in the business environment when making decisions, solving problems, and developing the value proposition; and, anticipating the client's needs and developing and discussing potential solutions even before the client realizes they are required.
Technical Capabilities: advising clients on relevant technical issues for their business including regulatory and compliance issues; developing specialization in one or more areas; and, taking action to protect the firm through implementing risk management and compliance procedures.
Global Acumen: considering global and local perspectives when making recommendations, navigating the complexities of global teams and engagements; and, using the resources available and responding to requests from across the Network.
Relationships: simplifying complex messages, highlighting and summarizing key points; expressing my own ideas with conviction in a compelling, passionate and credible manner; and, building trust with my teams, clients and other stakeholders through open and honest conversations.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in implementing and utilizing automation & digitization in a professional services environment, including the following areas:
Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;
Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leveraging data visualization tools to provide insights to clients; and,
Improving the business by creating capacity and delivering an enhanced employee and client experience.
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.
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