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PwC Assurance Financial Markets Associate - Summer/Fall 2022 in Los Angeles, California

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.

As an associate, you will work as part of a team with extensive industry experience and participate in tangible engagements to service clients. This will include understanding business objectives of the company, how the scope of services fits in and the skills you will need to successfully perform the work. You will also be asked to help on business development efforts to provide solutions for our clients accessing the capital markets.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

0 year(s)

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 :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Taxation, Accounting, Finance, Quantitative Finance, Real Estate, Hospitality, Accounting & Technology, Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Computer Engineering, Computer Systems Analysis & Accounting, Finance & Technology, Information Technology & Accounting, Management Information Systems & Accounting

Additional Educational Preferences :

A Juris Doctorate, PhD, MBA or a Master degree in Finance, Tax, Quantitative Statistics, Financial Engineering, Economics may also be considered.

Preferred Cumulative GPA: 3.3

Preferred Major GPA: 3.3

Client service associate positions are entry-level roles and job seekers have completed or are in the process of completing their final academic year of educational requirements.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Depending on the specific role within Financial Markets:

  • An understanding of, and demonstrated acumen related to, financial accounting, taxation, mathematics, financial reporting and drivers and concepts in capital markets, financial instruments and real estate;

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and associated controls and processes;

  • Demonstrated ability and desire to research and analyze pertinent client, industry, and technical matters;

  • Experience demonstrating effective problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks;

  • Ability to communicate and interact with various internal and client stakeholders in both written and verbal forms;

  • Ability to self-motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development;

  • Interpret and apply relevant accounting standards for financial products and transactions and assist clients with design and/or enhancing processes and overall infrastructure to comply with accounting standards;

  • Provide technology enabled consulting services to clients as they navigate their current and future regulatory landscape, focusing on the impact of such regulations on financial products.;

  • Provide valuation, transaction analytics and cash flow modelling services across virtually all fixed income asset classes including loans, bonds, asset backed securities and private equity;

  • Assess enterprise wide impact and design solutions pertaining to financial instrument portfolios around data, controls, reporting, valuation, governance and digitization;

  • Advise clients on real estate transactions, operations, governance structures, and other financial matters to enhance their real estate portfolio, including independent appraisal or due diligence services; and,

  • Assist real estate users with location strategy assessment, portfolio optimization strategies and perform other buy/hold/lease analyses.

In Financial Markets, our team is 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 provides unparalleled technical expertise and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solving our clients’ needs.

Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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