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Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory Services Experienced Associate

Houston, TX 77002
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PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional (http://pwc.to/pwcpro) provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

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 http://pwc.to/pwcassurance 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
Members of the Transaction Services practice help clients navigate through complicated transactions and events, from evaluation through integration, in a multifaceted business environment. PwC helps clients negotiate with confidence. Some of the world's most prestigious companies rely on our buy-and-sell side due diligence capabilities and turn to us for advice on financial reporting, valuation and tax issues. We also provide advice and project management for capital raising events such as initial public offerings, secondary listings and private placements. For companies in distressed situations, we advise on crisis avoidance, financial and operational restructuring and bankruptcy.

Clients rely on PwC to help them make informed and empowered decisions to invest, divest, raise capital or reorganize. As our clients execute on their chosen strategy, our focus turns to helping them extract value.

PwC's Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services advises 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;
- Acquisitions;
- Alliances such as enter/exit JVs, strategic alliances, licenses, collaborations, etc.;
- Divestitures;
- Crisis, restructurings and restatements; and,
- Deal strategy and readiness including navigating accounting complexity and change.

We advise our clients across the deal spectrum to capture value.

With a consulting mindset, we solve our clients' complex accounting and financial reporting matters around deals or other transformational events.

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: 1

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Certification(s) Required: CPA

or in the process of obtaining CPA license or equivalent accreditation

Knowledge Preferred:

Participate as an individual contributor and a team member with senior CMAAS practitioners and other professionals (eg, bankers, lawyers, auditors, advisors) on complex accounting- and financial reporting matters related to deals and other transformational events on a daily basis in areas of focus listed above. This includes demonstrating thorough knowledge of and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

Advising multi-national, publicly-traded companies and private equity firms on a broad range of technical accounting, financial reporting, and capital markets topics including:
- IPOs, debt offerings, private placements, carve-outs and/or spin-offs;
- acquisitions, alliances/joint ventures, post deal accounting;
- restructurings, restatements, bankruptcies; and
- GAAP conversions, change in accounting standards, accounting complexity.

Demonstrates a strong interest in deals, capital markets, complex accounting and other transactions-based activities and should expect to operate in a high pressure, fast-paced work environment.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates some proven abilities and/or record of success as a team member in a professional services consulting firm, including, but not limited to, the following areas:

Technical Capabilities:
- Demonstrating an understanding of foundational knowledge of the technical accounting and financial reporting standards under the GAAP;
- Elevating potential issues on a timely basis after gathering key facts;
- Leveraging team members and appropriate technical resources to assist in resolutions;
- Taking pride and responsibility for the quality of work and performing critical self-reviews;
- Demonstrating professional skepticism, independence, and objectivity;
- Seeking proactively the advice of supervisors and responding to feedback in a timely manner.

Business Acumen:
- Leveraging know-how of business financials, reports and profitability levers;
- Considering current issues facing the markets and relevant industries, including technology developments;
- Performing research, analysis, and structured problem-solving using a range of tools and techniques; and,
- Demonstrating critical thinking, bringing order to unstructured problems.

Global Acumen:
- Developing know-how of the implications of globalization, including key business trends and developments.
- Incorporating proactive, individualized career planning goals to build awareness of cultural dexterity and global business, and, asking clarifying questions and/or researching the answers, as appropriate.

- Working comfortably across differences, especially with change and ambiguity.
- Asking regularly for in-the-moment feedback and taking action on it.
- Demonstrating a strong work ethic and delivering high-quality results on time.

- Building relationships to create exceptional client experience;
- Collaborating with others to optimize solutions, testing the feasibility of recommendations proffered, anticipating potential inquiries, and preparing responses.
- Identifying and using the most effective communication tools and applications.
- Understanding the needs of others to proactively assist, as appropriate.
- Building respect and trust as an open-minded and inclusive professional.

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