ASR Financial Markets Intern - Summer 2021

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Financial Markets Business Advisory

Job Summary & Description

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.

Responsibilities

As an Intern/Trainee, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution.

  • You’ll be a part of an environment that broadens your functional training, personal and technical skills, and deepens your knowledge of client services. You’ll play an integral role supporting staff as needed for an outstanding variety of work and making contributions to the team on a daily basis.

Depending on the specific position within Financial Markets, play an integral role as a professional on PwC's Financial Markets team supporting engagements. This will include understanding business objectives of the company, how the scope of services fits in and the skills you will need to successfully perform the work. You will also be asked to help with business development efforts to provide solutions for our clients accessing the capital markets.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
0 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Taxation, Accounting, Finance, Quantitative Finance, Real Estate, Hospitality, Accounting & Technology, Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Computer Engineering, Computer Systems Analysis & Accounting, Finance & Technology, Information Technology & Accounting, Management Information Systems & Accounting

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 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:

Depending on the specific role within Financial Markets:

  • A solid understanding of, and demonstrated acumen related to, financial accounting, taxation, mathematics, financial reporting and drivers and concepts in capital markets, financial instruments and real estate;
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and associated controls and processes; 
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to research and analyze pertinent client, industry, and technical matters; 
  • Experience demonstrating effective problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks;
  • Ability to communicate and interact with various internal and client stakeholders in both written and verbal forms; and,
  • Ability to self-motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development.

As an intern, you will work with one of the following Financial Markets business units based on academic background and interests: 

Accounting Advisory

  • Interpret and apply relevant accounting standards for financial products and transactions and assist clients with design and/or enhancing processes and overall infrastructure to comply with accounting standards; and,
  • Provide technology enabled consulting services to clients as they navigate their current and future regulatory landscape, focusing on the impact of such regulations on financial products. 

Financial Analytics 

  • Provide valuation, transaction analytics and cash flow modelling services across virtually all fixed income asset classes including loans, bonds, asset backed securities and private equity; and,
  • Assess enterprise wide impact and design solutions pertaining to financial instrument portfolios around data, controls, reporting, valuation, governance and digitization.

Real Estate

  • Advise clients on real estate transactions, operations, governance structures, and other financial matters to enhance their real estate portfolio, including independent appraisal or due diligence services; and,
  • Assist real estate users with location strategy assessment, portfolio optimization strategies and perform other buy/hold/lease analyses.

In Financial Markets, our team is leading the way as technology-enabled advisors who provide value through digitization, automation and increased efficiencies - all made possible by equipping our professionals to succeed in a world where transactions are faster, more complicated and require a deeper level of sophistication. PwC provides unparalleled technical expertise and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solving our clients’ needs.