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PwC Assurance While You Work Fellow - Summer 2022 in Los Angeles, California

Time Type: Full-time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career within PwC Private will provide the opportunity to help private companies with a range of business advisory needs such as audit, tax compliance, and planning to help improve their operational efficiency and to free up time that can be spent focusing on business strategy. You’ll have the opportunity to experience the entire business life cycle of a private company from inception to growth, maturity and transition. Our team helps our clients design and implement personal and customised service plans that are unique to privately owned entities, entrepreneurs, and high net worth individuals. You’ll be assisting the team focus on key issues like wealth management, compliance, cash flow management, equity expansion, divestiture and exit strategies."

Our PwC Private teams help entrepreneurs, private business owners and family enterprises manage their ownership and growth at every stage, in a way that fits the needs of their business in today's changing global landscape.

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 Intern / Trainee, 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:

  • Be curious and try new things.

  • Learn about how PwC works as a business and adds value to clients.

  • Think broadly and ask questions about data, facts and other information.

  • Support research, analysis and problem solving using a variety of tools and techniques.

  • Produce high quality work which adheres to the relevant professional standards.

  • Keep up-to-date with technical developments for area of specialism.

  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.

  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in materials produced.

  • Embrace different points of view and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting, Taxation

Additional Educational Requirements :

Required cumulative GPA: 3.0

Required Accounting major GPA: 3.25

Completed at least 15 credit hours of accounting-specific coursework

To be eligible for While You Work, student's must self-identify as Black or African-American or Hispanic or Latinx, which are traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups within the professional services industry.

For more information about these requirements, please refer to PwC’s While You Work website at the following URL:

Minimum Years of Experience :

0 year(s)

Certification(s) Required :

Before beginning fellowship with PwC, will have completed 120 educational credits toward being eligible for the 150 credit requirement to sit for the CPA exam in certain states.

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Accounting, Taxation, Accounting & Finance, Accounting & Technology, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Computer Systems Analysis & Accounting, Information CyberSecurity & Accounting, Information Technology & Accounting, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Systems Engineering & Accounting

Additional Educational Preferences :

Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3

Preferred major GPA: 3.3

Client service fellowship positions are entry-level roles and job seekers typically need an additional 30 educational credits to complete the necessary 150 credit requirement to become a CPA.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Business issues experienced by non public, privately held organizations;

  • Use of data and automations to create insights that improve the PCS market practice and in support of engagement team activities; and,

  • All aspects of the assurance or tax profession and a desire to pursue a career in public accounting and taxation.

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success with:

  • Using knowledge of financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, and financial reporting systems including generally accepted accounting principles, current accounting policies and procedures, and having general knowledge of federal and state tax laws in business situations;

  • Applying business analytics to uncover errors, inconsistencies or opportunities for improvement in a variety of situations;

  • Researching and analyzing technical literature, such as tax laws, rules regulations, accounting principles and policies pertinent in client, industry and technical matters;

  • Using problem solving skills on business problems with creativity and an innovative mindset;

  • Prioritizing tasks and projects, managing multiple tasks with agility;

  • Interacting with various levels of client and firm management through both written and verbal communications;

  • Taking responsibility for personal growth and development and is self motivated;

  • Working in a team environment, and also function independently;

  • Proactively seeking instruction, feedback and coaching to improve performance;

  • Responding to client and/or team requests promptly and professionally;

  • Readily offering assistance;

  • Contributing to a positive, collaborative working environment;

  • Prioritizing projects and manage multiple tasks with agility;

  • Presenting information, both verbal and written, in a clear, concise manner;

  • Innovating using new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;

  • Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools; and,

  • Demonstrating some technical skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Google G-Suite products.

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For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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.