PwC Seasonal/Contract Auditor - Chicago in Chicago, Illinois
A career in our Flexibility Talent Network practice will focus on directly supporting our client engagement teams by attracting qualified candidates for short term or defined period opportunities. This unique career option provides an alternative to year round employment for people who are looking to pursue meaningful experiences or responsibilities outside their time with PwC.
To really stand out and make us ?t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner.
Share and collaborate effectively with others.
Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements.
Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance.
Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area.
Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form.
Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of PwC firms.
Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
A role within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Required Fields of Study :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Certification(s) Required :
Before starting with PwC full-time, must 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.
Preferred Qualifications :
Certification(s) Preferred :
CPA license. International hires or hires from a PwC affiliate firm to have obtained the equivalent accounting credential in selected individual's home country.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates some proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP), United States Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (U.S. GAAS) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) standards, emphasizing some understanding - for the respective industry - of business and accounting issues, and the technical accounting and financial reporting standards.
Demonstrates some proven abilities and/or record of success as a team member within the US Assurance practice of a global network of professional services consulting firms, including the following areas:
Whole Leadership: inviting and providing evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner; consistently delivering on multiple commitments, even when under pressure; and, sharing and collaborating effectively with others, creating a positive team spirit.
Global Acumen: engaging productively with virtual team members; and, sharing knowledge and insight widely.
Relationships: communicating confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form; actively listening and confirming my understanding by asking appropriate questions; adapting my communication style to meet the needs of the situation and audience; and, keeping others well informed about progress and outcomes.
Business Acumen: learning about the wider economy alongside the business models/corporate governance and/or regulatory framework of my clients; working with existing processes/systems, while making constructive suggestions for improvements; and, taking action to stay up to date with the evolution of technology.
Technical Capabilities: producing high quality work, which adheres to the relevant professional standards; keeping up-to-date with technical developments in my area; taking action to develop my digital literacy; and, using the firm's knowledge and research tools to support the sharing of information.
Exposure to automation & digitization in a professional services environment including: 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.
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.
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.