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PwC OFRO Independence Policy 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 Regulatory team develops and implements regulatory strategies that serve PwC’s business needs, while complying with regulatory restrictions. As part of the team, you’ll help develop business continuity plans surrounding environmental risk, crisis management, process systems, operations and technology risk.

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 One Firm Risk Organization (OFRO) Policy Team is responsible for the development and maintenance of the U.S. Firm’s Independence and Risk Management policies and all related content. The team is comprised of subject matter specialists in independence and risk management and works closely with Global and other U.S. Firm organizations to integrate the policies throughout firm tools, templates, and other resources.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

2 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Juris Doctorate

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in analyzing and applying regulations, professional standards, and/or risk appetite, including the following:

  • Demonstrating experience in regulatory and/or legal compliance roles;

  • Understanding of the services that PwC provides to clients xLoS;

  • Recognizing a project related problem and provide potential solutions;

  • Understanding roles and responsibilities of and coordination with other internal firm groups/organizations (e.g. Ethics & Compliance, National Quality Organization); and,

  • Analyzing complex information and distilling it into succinct, easy to comprehend statements.

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

  • Monitoring regulatory activity or similar technical/legal content through internet-based research as well as research of internal firm sources (web pages, content repositories, etc.);

  • Developing and applying technical writing skills;

  • Developing succinct and technically accurate accounts of those activities for communication to firm stakeholders;

  • Researching emerging risk issues;

  • Demonstrating critical thinking and report on complex technical topics and unique fact patterns;

  • Distilling complex policies into easy to understand, effective practice aids and firm communications;

  • Generating ideas to implement new technology and data;

  • Assisting with the writing and development of technical write-ups and follow-up presentations;

  • Assisting with the oversight and maintenance of databases and various technology tools;

  • Utilizing the Google, Adobe, and Microsoft Office suite of applications to streamline and enhance the production of content;

  • Communicating sophisticated thoughts in a succinct, articulate manner verbally and in writing to peers and more senior stakeholders; and,

  • Assessing the potential business implications of policy, standards, and regulations on firm engagement teams.

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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.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

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.