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Boston College Financial Markets Senior Associate Intern_Summer 2018

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Line of Service:   Assurance
Job Type:   Full Time
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Office Locations:   Chicago, New York
Req ID:   102252BR
Position Type:   Senior Associate Intern
PwC/LOS Overview
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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 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
The Financial Markets group is a cross functional team with industry specialties to provide a broad array of services including securitization, fixed income and real estate valuation and advisory, portfolio acquisitions and cash flow modeling, transaction support, and due diligence.

The PwC Financial Market group has experience in all aspects of securitization, financial modeling, loan portfolio acquisition, servicing, valuation, asset analysis and due diligence, structuring alternatives, transaction closings and issuance, trustee and bond administration operations, investor reporting, financial reporting, compliance, Regulation AB reporting, technology, transaction surveillance, and risk management.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 3 3 years of success in a role as an individual contributor in a team-oriented environment

Minimum Academic Requirements: Pursuing a Master's degree Pursuing a Master's degree in Business Administration
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 5yr program. Client service interns typically join us during the winter/spring or summer prior to their intended graduation year.

Certification(s) Preferred: Before starting with PwC full time, will be willing and able to adhere to the credentialing standards of the Financial Markets practice. This includes completion of all 4 parts of the CPA exam or CFA Level 1.

Job Duties:

Senior Associate Interns will work as a team member within the Financial Markets practice as they provide services to clients including:
- Applying accounting standards to structure finance;
- Real estate valuation and advisory services;
- Market pricing and analytics including preparing documentation and findings to management, preparing tax returns with respect to fixed income securities and structured transactions;
- Projecting and modeling collateral and bond cash flow for asset backed securities, mortgage backed securities, and collateral debt obligations;
- Designing financial models using the discounted cash flow method, guideline public company or transaction method, or option pricing analysis; and,
- Analyzing third party valuations by challenging assumptions and performing sensitivity analysis.

As a team member and leader,
- Identifying and addressing client needs;
- Building relationships with clients;
- Developing an awareness of Firm services;

Communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner;
- Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks;
- Understanding personal and team roles;
- Contributing to a positive working environment by building relationships with team members;
- Proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; and,- Communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.

Job Requirements:

The selected individual will be expected to demonstrate thorough knowledge that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Financial accounting;
- Capital markets managerial accounting; -Taxation and financial reporting systems;
- Generally accepted accounting principles; and,
- Current accounting policies and procedures.

The selected candidate will be expected to demonstrate some ability to:
- Research and analyze pertinent client, industry, and technical matters;
- Demonstrate effective problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks;
- Interact with various levels of client and firm management in both written and verbal forms; and,
- Self-motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development.

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