PwC Capital Markets Accounting Advisory Svcs. - Project MGMT - 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 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:
Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
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 :
Preferred Qualifications :
Certification(s) Preferred :
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred. Active CPA license or equivalent (e.g., Chartered Accountant) preferred.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in participating as an individual contributor and a team member alongside senior CMAAS/cross-functional PwC practitioners and other professionals (e.g., bankers, lawyers, auditors, advisors) to deliver project management solutions to clients in connection with high profile deals and other transformational events relating to the areas of focus listed above.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:
Operating in a project engagement role as part of a Project Management Office, including using proven project management methodology to develop and implement common forms of project management procedures and tools such as project plans, governance structure, status reporting, communication framework and/or issue registers;
Performing in a project engagement role within a professional services environment, preferably with a background in providing core assurance/auditing services and/or services relating to transactions (e.g., IPOs, divestitures and business combinations); and,
Managing multi-disciplinary teams, developing and maintaining relationships with key executives, displaying executive communication skills and exhibiting effective problem solving and business analysis skills.
Demonstrates an interest 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 thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in a professional services consulting firm, including, but not limited to, the following areas:
Whole Leadership: using feedback and reflection to develop my self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas; delegating to others to provide stretch opportunities and coaching to help deliver results; and, proactively raising issues to improve effective team working;
Global Acumen: seeking and taking opportunities, which expose me to other businesses, industries and markets; facilitating collaboration across virtual teams (utilizing appropriate technology as applicable); building and maintaining a professional internal and external network;
Relationships: using straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others; reading situations and being sensitive to others, modifying my behavior to build quality, diverse relationships; and, communicating with my clients, regularly updating them and sharing progress;
Business Acumen: learning about my clients' businesses and how they operate in the industry/marketplace, trying out new ideas and proposing innovative solutions to problems; gathering information from a range of sources when analyzing and solving complex problems; and,
Technical Capabilities: testing my own and others' work for quality, accuracy and relevance; developing knowledge of the firm's line of service capabilities and our portfolio of offerings; making the most of opportunities for technical development through on the job learning and exposure; and, sharing relevant thought leadership with my colleagues to enhance knowledge.
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
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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