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PwC OFRO Independence Joint Business Relationships Senior Associate in New York, New York

Specialty/Competency: IFS – Risk & Quality (R&Q)

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Risk Management, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to advance and foster integrity based decision making and conduct by PwC professionals throughout our organisation. You’ll focus on promoting and monitoring compliance with applicable external laws and regulations as well as internal policies and procedures to help manage PwC’s regulatory, litigation, and reputational risk.

Our Risk and Quality team identifies and assists internal teams to mitigate and control client engagement risks. As part of the team, you’ll provide advice to business teams within PwC on sound contract provisions, standards and approaches in accordance with PwC policies, principles and standards.

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 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:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

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

The Senior Associate for the Joint Business Relationship (JBR) Management Group will enable our team to promote high quality client service relationships and engagement delivery and to monitor compliance with policies, procedures and tools that minimize exposure to business, regulatory, legal and ethical risks.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

4 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs in the following areas:

  • Managing and overseeing US & MX Joint Business Relationships (JBR), from initiation to activation;

  • Maintaining compliance with the SEC and AICPA rules in order to ensure that controls established to monitor compliance are working properly;

  • Monitoring active US & MX JBRs to identify expiring contracts and performs follow up procedures to avoid a legal break in services;

  • Assisting teams with the amendment of expired or evergreen JBR agreements;

  • Planning, executing and managing the semi-annual JBR Independence confirmations to adhere to independence and E&C rules and regulations;

  • Providing monthly monitoring of the A&C reports where a the JBR and performing follow up procedures as necessary with engagement teams;

  • Generating monthly reports for various stakeholders (for required compliance reporting to OFRO – JBR Team Leadership);

  • Facilitating OFRO – JBR Team communication (calls/emails) with internal stakeholders (OFRO – JBR Team, Independence Office, Contracting Center of Excellence (CCOE), Alliance Team, MX point of contact, and MX OGC) to ensure sponsor teams have all necessary information to guide them through the JBR process;

  • Working with the Talent Exchange (TE) & Corp to Corp (C2C) teams to submit TE & C2C records in Salesforce; and,

  • Reviewing and scheduling Request IT calls.

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

  • Possessing the ability to develop relationships and team with all levels of leadership and staff, both at the client service level and OFRO team members;

  • Coordinating consultations with sponsor teams, internal stakeholders and other enabler groups as needed;

  • Displaying project management, problem resolution, presentation and communications skills;

  • Assisting in developing and maintaining risk management policy, guidance and tools in support of business risk management requirements;

  • Preparing and presenting communications/presentations on initiatives as requested;

  • Demonstrating the ability to escalate issues to OFRO Managers, Directors and Partners, as appropriate; and,

  • Demonstrates an understanding of OFRO Risk and Quality policies and guidance.

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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.