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Job: Financial Markets Experienced Associate Transactions
Financial Management, Other Finance role
Full Time Job
Posted on: April 08, 2021
Locations: USA (District of Columbia)
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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 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 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 give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
Share and collaborate effectively with others.
Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.
Build and maintain an internal and external network.
Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of 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:
Accounting, Finance, Economics, Real Estate

Minimum Years of Experience:
1 year(s)

Certification(s) Required:

Before starting with PwC full-time, must meet all educational requirements to be eligible for the primary credential license appropriate for relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours for the CPA license in the state in which your office will be located or the educational requirements to license for other relevant credentials, for example the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) or Project Management Professional (PMP).

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:
Researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and financial matters, while demonstrating thorough 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:
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.

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