Industrial Products- Government Contracts – Senior Associate

Published
April 5, 2021
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Category
Job Type

Description

Line of Service: Advisory
Specialty/Competency: Finance
Industry/Sector: Manufacturing
Time Type: Full time
Government Clearance Required: No
Available for Work Sponsorship: No
Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career within Finance Consulting services, will provide the opportunity to work alongside CEOs, CFOs, controllers and treasurers to optimise the structure of their finance functions and improve their contribution to the business. We support our clients by addressing the challenges of achieving appropriate standards of control, efficient back office opportunities and support to the business through insight and challenge.

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 a Senior Associate, 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:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Considerable knowledge and understanding of accounting, auditing or financial analysis.

Considerable knowledge of some combination of financial analysis, forensic investigations and financial modeling is required.

Experience in government contract consulting preferred

Considerable industry knowledge of government contracting, with concentrated experience in government accounting.

Considerable knowledge and experience applying the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Cost Principles and Cost Accounting Standards to government contracts.

Considerable Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) experience is acceptable if no prior industry experience.

Program management experience with aerospace and defense contracts is a plus. Working experience researching pertinent client, industry and technical matters.

Demonstrated client service orientation combined with creative problem solving skills required.

Demonstrated experience identifying and addressing client needs:

- Actively participating in client discussions and meetings;

- Communicating a broad range of Firm services;

- Managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.

Demonstrated experience as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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