External Audit Sr Associate - Insurance - United States
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 26, 2022
**Time Type:** Full time
**Travel Requirements:** Up to 40%
A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the
opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business
advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to
large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many
have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest
technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you'll
focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing
corporate governance and the reliability of 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 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 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:
+ Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal
strengths and address development areas.
+ Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching
them to deliver results.
+ Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to
+ Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights
from current industry or sector trends.
+ Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and
+ Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation
and can explain the reasons for this choice.
+ Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different
situations, environments and perspectives.
+ Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when
influencing and connecting with others.
+ Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality
+ Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
We're leading the way as technology-enabled advisors who provide
value through digitization, automation and increased efficiencies -
all made possible by equipping our professionals to succeed in a
world where transactions are faster, more complicated and require a
deeper level of sophistication. PwC Assurance provides unparalleled
technical knowledge and specialization and industry insights,
coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC
offers to solving our clients' needs.
**Job Requirements and Preferences** :
**Basic Qualifications** :
**Minimum Degree Required** :
**Required Fields of Study** :
**Minimum Years of Experience** :
**Certification(s) Required** :
Bachelor Degree with minimum of 120 hours of coursework
**Preferred Qualifications** :
**Certification(s) Preferred** :
Meet all educational requirements to satisfy the 150 credit hour
requirement necessary for the CPA license, or provide documentation
satisfactory to the Firm that your CPA license can be obtained in
the state in which your office will be located through reciprocity
based on either a CPA license held, or CPA exam passed, in another
CPA license. International hires or hires from a PwC affiliate firm
must have obtained the equivalent accounting credential in the
individual's home country.
**Preferred Knowledge/Skills** :
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success
of 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 overall extensive understanding -
for the respective industry - of the applicable business and
accounting issues, and technical accounting and financial reporting
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success
as a team leader and team member in a professional services
consulting firm including the following areas:
Whole Leadership: using feedback and reflection to develop my self
awareness, personal strengths and address development areas;
delegating to others to provide stretch opportunities and coaching
to help deliver results; and, proactively raising issues to improve
effective team working;
Global Acumen: seeking and taking opportunities, which expose me to
other businesses, industries and markets; facilitating
collaboration across virtual teams (utilizing appropriate
technology as applicable); building and maintaining a professional
internal and external network;
Relationships: using straightforward communication, in a structured
way, when influencing others; reading situations and being
sensitive to others, modifying my behavior to build quality,
diverse relationships; and, communicating with my clients,
regularly updating them and sharing progress;
Business Acumen: learning about my clients' businesses and how they
operate in the industry/marketplace, trying out new ideas and
proposing innovative solutions to problems; gathering information
from a range of sources when analyzing and solving complex
Technical Capabilities: testing my own and others' work for
quality, accuracy and relevance; developing knowledge of the firm's
line of service capabilities and our portfolio of offerings; making
the most of opportunities for technical development through on the
job learning and exposure; and, sharing relevant thought leadership
with my colleagues to enhance knowledge.
Experimentation with automation & digitization in a professional
services environment including but not limited to:
+ Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with
experimenting with digitization solutions; and,
+ Working with large, complex data sets to build models and
leverage data visualization tools.
So what does a typical day look like? http://PwC.to/joe
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:
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
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:
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