SOx – Capital Markets Accounting Advisory – Senior Associate

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About the Team Our Capital Markets, Accounting Advisory & Structuring Services team (CMAS) is a rapidly growing deals business that sits in the Risk line of service within PwC. Within CMAS, each project is different. We advise clients undertaking complex and often iconic transactions as well as those going through moments of exceptional change. Our team has a diverse skill set, supporting high profile clients to provide assurance and advisory services on IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, divestment, debt raising, corporate structuring, implementation of new accounting standards and systems and complex transformational change including digital finance projects and treasury & commodity related issues.About the Role
You’ll have the opportunity to work across all areas of CMAS, through a Senior Associate rotation scheme giving you experience in each area of specialism: Capital Markets transactions such as Mergers and Acquisitions, IPOs and Debt deals (including US transactions); Structuring and Deal Accounting, Digital Transformation projects. We also advise clients on all aspects of their

Treasury and Commodity activities, from risk strategies and policies, accounting, controls and processes through Operating Model to the use of technology to effect change. Our clients are both audit and non-audit clients based both in the UK and overseas You’ll apply your previous auditing, advisory or technical accounting knowledge to deals transactions from a more commercial perspective gaining access to a variety of key stakeholders. As your career progresses you will be able to specialise in your preferred client proposition, so you are seen as a trusted advisor to your clients.

We are a supportive and cooperative team, committed to helping our people develop. We empower and trust our people to work independently, providing coaching and guidance as needed. We work closely with other teams within PwC and you will be encouraged to develop a network of relationships with clients and more broadly across the firm.

You’ll work as part of a team on project-based roles and may also have the opportunity to travel within the UK and abroad, as we provide services to many multinational companies.

Essential Skills and Experience
ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
An audit or advisory experience is preferred
Ability to deliver on tight timelines and manage well under pressure
Ability to convey complex information in an understandable format
An interest in technology
The drive and agility to work across a range of areas
Good verbal and written communication, including report-writing skills
Good project management and organisational skills
Ability to build and maintain business relationships
Understanding of UK SOx style regime, with experience in designing, and/or reviewing the design and operational effectiveness of business process controls and controls underpinning financial reporting

Who We Are Looking For
You’ll have a commercial mind-set, along with great accounting and financial reporting skills. You’ll have good communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills to build relationships with internal teams and the client teams you’ll be working alongside. You’ll have a flexible approach and be able to quickly adapt to different scenarios and complexities and have an active interest and curiosity about new digital tools and other technologies. You’ll use the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired (including your previous auditing, advisory or technical accounting knowledge) to solve problems for our clients in different situations. You’ll be attuned to the business issues our clients are facing and enjoy thinking about how we can help them. You’ll be interested in building your own network.

The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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Diversity
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we’re open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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Risk
We’re a leading provider of trust in the digital world – in the eyes of our people, our clients and our stakeholders. Today’s business environment is different. More complex. More connected. Companies not only face new and unknown risks, but also new and untapped opportunities. Our team is at the forefront of this change, join us to be a part of transforming how risk is perceived and capitalised on.

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The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
Learn more here: www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

The Deal
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.
Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition: https://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/about-us/the-new-deal.html

Diversity
Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.
www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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