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Brooklyn College Seasonal MIDA Intern Winter 2018 - New York

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Line of Service:   Assurance
Job Type:   Full Time
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Office Locations:   various US cities
Req ID:   100338BR
Position Type:   Intern
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional (http://pwc.to/pwcpro) provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

What will you do if you work in Assurance at PwC?
You'll ask questions and test assumptions. You'll help determine if companies are reporting information that investors and others can rely on. You'll help businesses solve complex issues faced by management and boards. You'll serve the public interest and the capital markets by conducting quality audits. Visit http://pwc.to/pwcassurance for more information on PwC's Assurance practice.

The world is quickly changing, that's why PwC is quickly adapting. We're capitalizing on trends that will impact corporate reporting.

Our focus is on globalization, technology, sustainability and environmental reporting, population shifts and regulation. We combine skills and experience to help our clients address their challenges.

Job Description
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that services Fortune 500 companies, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) is well placed to help clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the perspective of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 170,000 people in 151 countries across our network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

The Market Information & Data Analytics group (MIDA) is a centralized group within PwC dedicated to the gathering and distribution of market information that supports all sectors and lines of service. MIDA's team of business analysts and software developers create proprietary applications to meet the needs of these sectors worldwide. MIDA provides technology solutions to complex problems involving the analysis, evaluation and testing of client data. MIDA designs and builds software products and services that support excellence and efficiency in task automation. MIDA has offered a broad range of effective and innovative solutions in areas such as Portfolio Valuation, Security Analysis, Custody Reconciliation and Compliance Services since 1986. In use in over 15 countries, these applications are applied over tens of thousands of times annually.


MIDA offers engagement teams technology based tools and services that automate various aspects of an audit. Automated portfolio valuation and confirmation are among the products and services available to assist engagement teams in the auditing process. MIDA receives market data from eight vendors which cover different asset classes and is used in the portfolio valuation process.
The MIDA practice will employ individuals for strategic projects or busy season assistance to meet client demands.

These individuals are not eligible for the standard internship programs.

They may be considered for other PwC employment opportunities, but must apply for posted opportunities and be selected through the firm's standardized selection process.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 0

Minimum Academic Requirements: Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Finance or Computer Science
Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3
Preferred Major GPA: 3.3.
Eligible students should be in the 3rd year of a 4 yr degree program or in the 4th year of a 5 yr program.
Client service interns typically join us during the winter/spring or summer prior to their intended graduation year.


Degree Preferred: Master's degree

Certification(s) Preferred: Before starting with PwC full time, will be eligible to sit for the primary credential exam appropriate for the appropriate practice area, such as having 150 credit hours to sit for the CPA exam in certain states.


Job Requirements:
This individual will play a role supporting teams who provide PwC's Business Advisory MIDA services provided to clients. Selected individuals must be able to demonstrate some skills within the following areas: -As a proven team member, build solid relationships; communicate in an organized and knowledgeable manner; deliver clear requests for information; demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; understand personal and team roles; contribute to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seek guidance, clarification and feedback; and communicate potential conflicts to a supervisor. -Research and analysis of technical matters, while utilizing problem-solving skills. This includes the analysis of large and complex data sets, demonstrating an aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, using the standard suite of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) to execute related deliverables. -Utilization of effective written and verbal business communication skills when interacting with team members in a professional setting.




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