PwC Financial Markets & Real Estate Tax Experienced Associate in Chicago, Illinois
Specialty/Competency: General Tax Consulting
Industry/Sector: FS X-Sector
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 Associate, 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:
Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
Share and collaborate effectively with others.
Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.
Build and maintain an internal and external network.
Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Teamwork is an essential component of our group. As an associate, you will be constantly working as part of a broader team of all levels. This requires a consistent dedication to the quality of work, the ability to proactively seek guidance and feedback, taking ownership and leading, and contributing to a positive work environment.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Certification(s) Required :
Before starting with PwC full-time, must meet all educational requirements to be eligible for the primary credential license appropriate for relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours for the CPA license, or provide documentation satisfactory to the Firm that your CPA license can be obtained in the state in which your office will be located through reciprocity based on either a CPA license held, or CPA exam passed, in another state.
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Accounting & Finance, Accounting, Finance, Engineering and Business, Real Estate
Additional Educational Preferences :
A Juris Doctorate, PhD, MBA or a Master degree in Finance, Tax, Quantitative Statistics, Financial Engineering, Economics may also be considered.
Certification(s) Preferred :
A credential must be obtained prior to being promoted to Manager: CPA or CFA preferred.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in financial issues, capital markets and product life cycle; knowledge which will be enhanced by working on various client engagements and assignments related to complex financial issuing, investing in or trading financial instruments. Candidates who have experience working with financial products that use LIBOR as a reference rate are desired.
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in financial products and issues that both issuers and investors face as markets evolve over time including the following areas:
Applying accounting, tax and regulatory standards to complex financial instruments;
Assisting clients with their understanding of complex financial structures prior to the issuance of securitizations and assisting related parties, underwriters, attorneys, etc.;
Performing valuation analysis of financial instruments and structured products;
Assessing the reasonableness of valuations and financial models prepared by others; and,
Creating independent financial models to project collateral and bond cash-flows for various debt types and related securitizations, including asset backed securities, mortgage backed securities, and collateralized loan obligations.
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, including the following areas:
Researching and analyzing clients, industry, and financial matters, while demonstrating technical and analytical skills;
Utilizing industry software, e.g. INTEX, TREPP, Bloomberg, CapIQ, or, advanced Excel modeling;
Applying accounting treatments of financial products and securitizations held by financial institutions, including familiarity with regulatory requirements related to securitization; and,
Communicating effectively, both written and verbally, within a professional services business environment.
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader:
Participating in client discussions and meetings;
Creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; and,
Being agile in a changing environment while managing engagements, including preparing concise, accurate documents and maintaining project economics while maintaining flexibility for unanticipated issues.
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in 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 to provide insights to clients; and utilizing digitization tools to reduce hours and optimize engagements.
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.
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