Financial Economist

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition Number 19-0107 Post Date 9/6/2019 Title Financial Economist Division Office of Economic and Risk Analysis PT/FT Full Time City Washington State DC Description

Our Mission

The PCAOB oversees the audits of public companies and SEC-registered brokers and dealers in order to protect investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate, and independent audit reports.

Job Description Summary

The PCAOB has a full-time, regular position for a Financial Economist in the Office of Economic and Risk Analysis. The Senior Financial Economist will plan and perform post-implementation analysis of PCAOB rules and standards and conduct research in support of the PCAOB mission. The Financial Economist will report to the Associate Director, Post Implementation Analysis of Standards. The Financial Economist will work in the PCAOB's Washington, DC headquarters office.


  • Plan and perform post implementation analysis of PCAOB rules and standards;
  • Work closely with staff of other offices and divisions and Board groups in preparing for and performing analysis and in developing public reports that describe the approach to the analysis, key findings, next steps and regulatory responses;
  • Develop technical papers and memoranda that provide transparency for internal and external audiences into data sets used, methods applied, and results of analysis;
  • Present analysis and findings to the Board and other internal and external audiences;
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the quality of the PCAOB's post-implementation analysis;
  • Engage with outside experts in academia and industry to further strengthen the PCAOB's understanding of auditing and its impact in capital markets;
  • Manage and analyze public and proprietary data to support and inform other PCAOB initiatives and projects.



  • Ph.D. in financial economics, applied microeconomics, and applied econometrics.

  • At least 3 years of experience (post-graduation) in conducting empirical research related to auditing, accounting, or financial markets.

  • At least 2 years of experience in managing project and preparing report/presentation for non-economist audience.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.

  • Outstanding collaborative skills; ability to promote collaboration by unifying teams, setting common goals and incentivizing collaborative behavior.

  • Ability to clearly articulate a position with sound logic, supporting empirical evidence, and impartiality.

  • Ability to effectively represent the organization to a variety of both internal and external constituencies.

  • A self-starter able to administer a number of open, ongoing assignments at any one time, where some assignments are routinely unstructured, requiring autonomy and independent judgment.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and manage projects and teams.

  • Ability to develop, coach, and mentor staff, providing constant feedback and clear direction.

  • Demonstrated success in establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.

Our Values

As we seek to accomplish our mission and implement our vision, we expect integrity, pursue excellence, operate with effectiveness, embrace collaboration, and demand accountability.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All PCAOB employees are entitled to equal opportunity and a professional work environment, free of discrimination and harassment. A workplace free of discrimination is fundamental to professional success and to the PCAOB's mission. The PCAOB will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

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Financial Economist

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board