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PwC Emerging Company Solutions - Senior Manager in Peoria, Illinois

Specialty/Competency: Assurance

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

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 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.

Emerging Company Solutions is focused on advising and interacting with entrepreneurial companies that are disrupting traditional business models and changing the world we live in. This team of professional advisors will develop new technology, tools and approaches to transform how we serve clients. ECS will provide unparalleled opportunities for digitally-led services to the most exciting clients in the Firm and insight to emerging technical and business issues affecting multiple industries.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

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.

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.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

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: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

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.

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.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoassuranceseniormanager.

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