PwC External Audit Senior Manager: Consumer Industrial Products Services in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 40%
A career 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. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you’ll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients’ information.
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.
We’re 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 Assurance provides unparalleled technical knowledge and specialization and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solving our clients’ needs.
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 :
Certification(s) Preferred :
CPA license in work office state
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success in 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 an in-depth, intimate understanding - for the respective industry - of the applicable business and accounting issues, and technical accounting and financial reporting standards.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader and team member within the US Assurance practice of a global network of professional services consulting firms, including the following areas:
Whole Leadership: using failure as an opportunity for immediate learning, feedback and new thinking for yourself and your team; establishing the root causes of issues and tackling them, rather than just the symptoms; 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: 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; considering profitability and business strategy when making commercial decisions for the firm; 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; and,
Relationships: simplifying complex messages, highlighting and summarizing key points; expressing your own ideas with conviction in a compelling, passionate and credible manner; and, building trust with 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 but not limited to:
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.
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