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U of TX TS CMAAS Intern Winter/Spring 2019 Nationwide

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Line of Service:   Assurance
Job Type:   Full Time
Travel Requirements:   61-80%
Office Locations:   various US cities
Job ID:   104401BR
Level:   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
As a part of PwC’s Deals/Transaction Services or TS practice, Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services or CMAAS solves complex financial reporting issues around deals and other transformational events.

We advise our clients, primarily Fortune 500 public companies and large financial institutions such as private equity and hedge funds, in moments of exceptional change around deals, stress and accounting change helping them shape strategy and transformation.

Our main areas of focus include:

-Capital markets such as IPOs, spins, debt raisings and capital structure advice;
-Alliances such as enter/exit JVs, strategic alliances, licenses, collaborations, etc.;
-Crisis, restructurings and restatements ;
-Deal strategy and readiness, including navigating accounting complexity and change;

CMAAS employs a team-based structure to tackle clients’ needs with a solution-oriented approach

to creatively address complex financial reporting problems.

We work on high profile transactions with significant interaction with senior company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisors.

We have a coaching environment with both formal and informal systems in place as well as continuous on the job training to ensure industry leading personal and professional development.

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

Minimum Academic Requirements: Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting
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.

Certification(s) Required: Commitment to obtain a CPA

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 Duties:
The selected individual will participate as a team member with senior CMAAS practitioners and other professionals on a daily basis in areas of focus listed above. This includes demonstrating knowledge of the following that include , but is not limited to:
- Performing in-depth client, industry, market, and competitor research;
- Researching, analyzing and communicating the impact of accounting standards and finanical reporting requirements to complex deals and transactions; -Helping clients anticipate and navigate the financial reporting and accounting implications associated with planned or contemplated transactions;
- Working with other professional advisors such as bankers, lawyers, auditors, etc.;
- Identifying and addressing client needs; delivering clear requests for information; developing client relationships;
- Preparing memoranda and/or reports that communicate findings and recommendations to our clients concisely and effectively;
- Proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback on assigned projects.

Job Requirements:
The selected individual will be expected to have demonstrated some knowledge of and/or prior experience with, but not limited to, the following:
- Prioritizing and handling multiple tasks in a demanding deal oriented environment;
- Conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis;
- Researching technical matters, analyzing complex transactions and identifying key elements and issues that are important to reach sound conclusions;
- Understanding the interplay between the underlying economics and intent of transactions and their potential impact on the financial statements;
- Communicating technical concepts in a manner that is understandable to clients and staff;
- Conducting independent research and gain an understanding of complex accounting and financial reporting issues.

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