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Financial Services Manager - Accounting Advisory

New York, NY 10017

A career within Financial Markets Business Advisory services, will provide you with the opportunity to contribute to a variety of audit, regulatory, valuation, and financial analyses services to design solutions that address our clients complex accounting and financial reporting challenges, as well as their broader business issues.

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, Engineering, Business Administration/Management, Finance, Mathematics, Real Estate

Minimum Years of Experience:
5 year(s)

Certification(s) Required:

One or more of the following credentials or certifications is required: CPA License, Level 3 of the CFA, JD, PhD, MBA or Masters degree in Finance, Tax, Quantitative Statistics, Financial Engineering, Economics, Real Estate Finance or Hospitality A State Certified Appraiser License, Member of Appraisal Institute (MAI), Member of American Society of Appraisers (ASA) or achieve certification of CRE, CRI and/or CCIM, CHA, or PMP

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Management Information Systems & Accounting

Additional Educational Preferences:

A Juris Doctorate, PhD, MBA or a Master degree in Finance, Quantitative Statistics, Financial Engineering, Economics, Business Administration/Management, Economics, International Business, Management, Quantitative Finance may also be considered.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of, and/or success in managerial roles involving, financial issues, capital markets and the product life cycle, enhanced by working on various client engagements and assignments related to issuing, investing in, or trading financial instruments.

Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of, and/or success in managerial roles involving, understanding of financial products and issues that both issuers and investors face as markets evolve over time, emphasizing supporting engagements that involve, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Applying accounting, tax and regulatory standards to complex financial instruments;
  • Assisting clients with their understanding of complex financial structures prior to the issuance of securitizations and assisting related parties (underwrites,attorneys, etc.) with verifying that disclosures align with the underwriters intent of the security structure;
  • Performing valuation analysis of financial instruments and structured products;
  • Assessing reasonableness of valuations and financial models prepared by others;
  • Creating independent financial models to project collateral and bond cash-flows for various debt types and related securitizations including asset backed securities, mortgage backed securities, and collateralized loan obligations; and,
  • Understanding and applying financial instruments such as derivatives and fixed income products as well as the valuation techniques that are utilized for financial products.

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success with utilizing effective problem-solving skills, prioritizing and managing multiple tasks, emphasizing the following areas:

  • Researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and financial matters; while demonstrating strong technical and analytical skills;
  • Being agile and flexible when adapting to changing client needs and market conditions;
  • Developing, utilizing or reviewing/validating complex financial models;
  • Utilizing industry software, e.g. INTEX, TREPP, Bloomberg, CapIQ, or, advanced Excel modeling; and,
  • Applying accounting treatments of financial products and securitizations held by financial institutions.

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and/or success as a team leader and LIBOR reform including:

  • Have experience quantifying LIBOR financial exposures;
  • Understand key differences between LIBOR and alternative reference rates on multiple types of cash and derivative products;
  • Be actively following the LIBOR industry conversation and be able to crisply articulate the need to transition from; and,
  • LIBOR to an alternative rate, the key characteristics of the alternative rates, the status of key market related decisions and the potential impact on client operations including financial models, transaction systems, contract terms and conditions, and accounting and tax policies.

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and/or success with managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs:

  • Building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement;
  • Communicating value propositions;
  • Managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing, collection; and,
  • Preparing or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.

Demonstrates knowledge of automation & digitization in a professional services environment.

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.


Posted: 2020-02-19 Expires: 2020-03-21

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