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PwC Deals Valuation Tangible Assets Associate - Summer/Fall 2022 in San Francisco, California

Time Type: Full-time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in our Valuations practice, within Deals Transaction Services, will provide you the opportunity to help organisations realise the potential of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and capital markets. In short, we help some of the world’s leading companies originate, create, execute, and realise value from deals. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company.

Our team helps organisations unlock greater deal value by providing robust value opinions and transaction model business advisory. As part of the team, you’ll research financial risks, provide forecast analysis, and develop financial models that assists our team in providing fair and accurate valuation advice and ultimately helps our clients enhance their deal value.

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 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:

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.

  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.

  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.

  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.

  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.

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

  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.

  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.

  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.

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

The selected individual will work as a team member with senior Valuation practitioners and other professionals, from partners and directors to clients and third party appraisers, on a daily basis.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Engineering, Mathematics, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Quantitative Finance

Minimum Years of Experience :

0 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Additional Educational Preferences :

Other fields of study that provide a solid foundation for understanding how manufacturing and production facilities create products may be considered.

Preferred Cumulative GPA: 3.3

Preferred Major GPA: 3.3

Client service associate positions are entry-level roles and job seekers have completed or are in the process of completing their final academic year of educational requirements.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

The selected individual will be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge that includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Project experience that emphasizes client service orientation (including identifying and addressing client needs; delivering clear requests for information; developing client relationships) and leverages creative problem solving skills related to the following: performing site inspections; conducting interviews with clients; and performing in-depth machinery and equipment, client, industry, and market research;

  • A working knowledge of, and/or creating valuation models based on, the principles of valuation (including the market approach, cost approach, income approach, cost approach and/or discounted cash flow method) and an interest in learning how to apply these principles to the valuation of tangible assets;

  • A working knowledge of analyzing third-party valuations; challenging assumptions, performing sensitivity analyses; and,

  • Preparing memoranda and/or reports that communicate research findings and recommendations concisely and effectively.

The selected individual will have demonstrated abilities with, but not limited to, the following:

  • Prioritizing and handling multiple tasks in a demanding deal oriented environment;

  • Extensive aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analyses;

  • Communicating technical concepts in a manner that is understandable to clients and staff;

  • Conducting independent research and gain an understanding of complex valuation issues;

  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel for the preparation, manipulation, and analysis of large data sets; and,

  • Proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback on assigned projects.