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PwC Forensics & Investigations- Government Contracts Manager in Richmond, Virginia

Specialty/Competency: Fraud, Investigations & Regulatory Enforcement (FIRE)

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 60%

A career in our Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics will provide you the opportunity to solve our clients most critical business and data protection related challenges. You will be part of a growing team driving strategic programs, data analytics, innovation, deals, cyber resilency, response, and technical implementation activities. You will have access to not only the top Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics professionals at PwC, but at our clients and industry analysts across the globe.

Our Government Regulation team focuses on helping clients seize essential advantages by working alongside IT and Business leaders solving their toughest problems while capturing their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world’s largest and most complex organizations, departments, and agencies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by driving innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising contracting processes, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage. Our team helps our clients form strategic alliances to reduce research and development costs by implementing and monitoring contracts and licenses initiatives. You’ll help our clients with managing their risk exposure and increasing growth through co-promotion and co-development agreements, license distribution and pricing agreements, royalty forensics, and dispute resolution and process improvement analysis.

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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 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:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.

  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Focus on building trusted relationships.

  • 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, Economics, Business Administration/Management

Additional Educational Requirements:

Other relevant fields of study may be considered

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification(s) Preferred:

Certified Public Accountant

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Understanding of accounting, auditing or financial analysis;

  • Having government contract consulting is preferred;

  • Understanding government contracting, with concentrated experience in government accounting;

  • Applying the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Cost Principles and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and recommend design solutions for Government contractors;

  • Designing cost structures and design cost accounting practices;

  • Having Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) experience is acceptable if no prior industry experience; and,

  • Researching pertinent client, industry and technical matters

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

  • Supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust;

  • Seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation;

  • Coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback;

  • Planning and executing projects that involve organizational transformation of business processes, controls, and/or technology applications;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs by building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement;

  • Communicating value propositions;

  • Managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections;

  • Preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials; and,

  • Coordinating work across teams with different competencies, functions, skills, or capabilities.

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/coloradoadvisorymanager.

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