External Audit Intern - Winter 2021

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External Audit

Job Summary & Description

A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you’ll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients’ information.

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 Intern / Trainee, 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:

  • Be curious and try new things.
  • Learn about how PwC works as a business and adds value to clients.
  • Think broadly and ask questions about data, facts and other information.
  • Support research, analysis and problem solving using a variety of tools and techniques.
  • Produce high quality work which adheres to the relevant professional standards.
  • Keep up-to-date with technical developments for area of specialism.
  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in materials produced.
  • Embrace different points of view and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Our Intern’s role in PwC‘s core audit services provided to clients is to:

  • Support select phases of a financial statement audit;
  • Support select projects; demonstrating creative thinking and individual initiative while working as a team member, building solid relationships with team members;
  • Proactively seek guidance, clarification and feedback; and,
  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks while exercising professional skepticism.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:
Accounting

Minimum Years of Experience:
0 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, or provide documentation satisfactory to the Firm that your CPA license can be obtained in the state in which your office will be located through reciprocity based on either a CPA license held, or CPA exam passed, in another state.

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Accounting, Accounting & Finance, Accounting & Technology, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Computer Systems Analysis & Accounting, Information CyberSecurity & Accounting, Information Technology & Accounting, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Systems Engineering & Accounting

Additional Educational Preferences:

Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3

Preferred major GPA: 3.3

Client service intern positions are entry-level and job seekers are traditionally either in their 3rd year of a 4 year degree program or in the 4th year of a 5 year program. Client service interns typically join us during the winter/spring or summer prior to their intended graduation year.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates an interest in all aspects of auditing and the desire to pursue a career in public accounting.

Demonstrates basic knowledge of financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, and financial reporting systems including generally accepted accounting principles and current accounting policies and procedures.

Demonstrates some ability to research and analyze pertinent client, industry, and technical matters.

Demonstrates basic experience and proven abilities:

  •  Utilizing problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks;
  •  Interacting with various levels of leadership (client and/or team-based) in both written and verbal form; and,
  •  Self-motivating and taking responsibility for personal growth and development.

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