Jan 22, 2020
PricewaterhouseCoopers A career in our Chief of Staff Office practice, within Operations, will provide the opportunity to support our engagement teams and clients operationally by providing advice on accounting, financial reporting, and strategic business issues. In joining, you'll help ensure a complete and relevant exchange of information among our consultants and in turn with engagement teams and clients, provide experts advice on a variety of specific topics, support engagement teams in resolving complex issues, and supporting clients and their subsidiaries in evaluating the potential impact of accounting and reporting standard setting initiatives. You'll develop strong relationships with our engagement teams and enhance our ability to meet greater investor expectations with the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment. Our team focuses on providing analysis, execution, and project management to support the advancement of goals and objectives established by PwC leadership. You'll focus on being a key member of implementation efforts to provide value to Partnership and our clients. 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. The Assurance Leadership Support Office (LSO) provides a comprehensive suite of services to Regional Assurance Leaders, Market Assurance Leaders, and Market Team Leaders based on the Leadership Responsibility Guidelines. This organization is focused on helping leaders deliver the Unique Client Experience and on creating the distinctive PwC Experience. From reporting to Leadership Responsibility support, everything we do is focused on current and prospective clients and is of the highest quality. Job Requirements and Preferences : Basic Qualifications : Minimum Degree Required : High School Diploma Minimum Years of Experience : 4 year(s) Preferred Qualifications : Degree Preferred : Bachelor Degree Preferred Knowledge/Skills : Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas: Displaying an understanding of complex processes and guidelines, and the ability to apply policies to a myriad of scenarios, and utilizing judgment appropriately; Possessing a comprehensive knowledge of financial systems, business processes, and organization structure; Working knowledge of business processes such as Partner Portfolio Review, Quality Review, Leadership Approvals, Audit Planning Monitoring, Learning & Development Exemptions and Market Team Meetings in order to provide support to leaders and identify additional areas for process improvement; Collaborating with the Leadership Support Office (LSO) Director and Senior Manager in order to build, design, and implement new reporting (e.g. Tableau dashboards) based on Leadership Responsibility Guidelines (LRG) and other actionable items; Participating in control improvements and process efficiencies, monitor departmental efficiencies and effectiveness; act as a resource on all department processes; Acting as a key participant in strategy meetings with other teams/groups; Providing direction to team members; Recognizing ineffective strategies and recommending alternative approaches or solutions to capitalize on change; Utilizing independent judgment when addressing issues before they become crises and developing solutions to avoid recurrence; Leading and actively participating in special projects; Assessing and proactively suggesting staffing changes so that the team has the capability, competence and time to perform the compliance and control functions; Working independently and usingindependent judgment in research, analysis and business interactions; and, Sharing industry leading practices and knowledge across teams and take responsibility for team results. 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.
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