Financial Markets Experienced Associate Assurance

Pwc New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

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 ?t 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 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 provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner.

  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.

  • Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements.

  • Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance.

  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.

  • Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area.

  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form.

  • Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of PwC firms.

  • 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:

Real Estate

Minimum Years of Experience:
1 year(s)

Certification(s) Required:

Before starting with PwC full-time, must be eligible to sit for the primary credential exam appropriate for relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours to sit for the CPA exam in certain states. A credential must be obtained prior to being promoted to Manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:

Real Estate

Additional Educational Preferences:

A Juris Doctorate, PhD, MBA or a Master degree in Finance, Tax, Quantitative Statistics, Financial Engineering, Economics may also be considered.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in financial instruments, such as derivatives and fixed income products, which are utilized within real estate finance, consumer finance, or corporate finance. Selected candidates should also have some level of familiarity with valuation techniques that are utilized for financial products.

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in financial issues, capital markets and product life cycle, knowledge which will be enhanced by working on various client engagements and assignments related to complex financial issuing, investing in or trading financial instruments. Ideal candidates will have some level of understanding of financial products and issues that both issuers and investors face as markets evolve over time. This includes some level of experience in supporting engagements that include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 underwriter's intent of the security structure;

  • Performing valuation analysis of financial instruments and structured products;

  • Assessing the reasonableness of valuations and financial models prepared by others; and,

  • 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. Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in effective problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, including 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 underwriter's intent of the security structure;

  • Performing valuation analysis of financial instruments and structured products;

  • Assessing the reasonableness of valuations and financial models prepared by others; and,

  • 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.

  • 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;

  • Applying accounting treatments of financial products and securitizations held by financial institutions, including familiarity with regulatory requirements related to securitization; and,

  • Communicating effectively, both written and verbally, within a professional services business environment. Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success working in a collaborative team environment by:

  • 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 underwriter's intent of the security structure;

  • Performing valuation analysis of financial instruments and structured products;

  • Assessing the reasonableness of valuations and financial models prepared by others; and,

  • 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.

  • 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;

  • Applying accounting treatments of financial products and securitizations held by financial institutions, including familiarity with regulatory requirements related to securitization; and,

  • Communicating effectively, both written and verbally, within a professional services business environment.

  • Understanding personal and team roles;

  • Contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; and,

  • Seeking guidance, clarification and feedback proactively.

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.


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