Forensics Investigations Associate
PwC - Houston, TX

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Line of Service: Advisory
Industry: Forensic Services
State & City: TX-Houston
Travel Requirements: 41-60%
Position Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 35841BR-0

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services Fortune 500 companies, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) is well placed to help clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the perspective of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

From strategy through execution, PwC Advisory helps clients build their next competitive advantage. As the world's second largest global consulting provider, we combine the breadth of knowledge of over 35,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. A long history of working with many of the world's largest and most complex companies means we really understand the unique business challenges our clients face better than most consultancies.

Job Description:
As a member of PricewaterhouseCoopers Investigations & Forensic Services practice, you will help identify and analyze vulnerabilities in order to manage and mitigate risk. Our in-depth process of forensic accounting diagnosis allows our clients to continue their business, recover lost funds and halt further economic losses.

Our industry-leading securities litigation practice specializes in defending companies and employees who are subject to SEC or U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations or class-action litigation with regard to their financial statements, public disclosures and corporate governance actions. PricewaterhouseCoopers has extensive experience advising companies and their counsel in healthcare fraud and abuse investigations brought on by DOJ, Office of the Inspector General, state enforcement mechanisms and through Qui Tam actions.

Position/Program Requirements:
Knowledge Preferred:

Working knowledge and understanding of corporate governance requirements/SOX requirements with respect to executing a corporate investigation, including understanding the requirements under Section 10a of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, with respect to illegal acts. Working knowledge of GAAP and internal controls including understanding internal control methodologies, terminology and design effectiveness.

Skills Preferred:

Some experience in analzying information, drafting and reviewing formal written reports. Some level of comfort presenting ideas to small or large groups. Ability to work effectively and manage tasks according to strict deadlines and understand the importance of effective time management. Some knowledge of Access.

Working experience identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.

Working experience as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.

Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:

2

Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or related field required.

Additional Information:
Spanish and/or Portuguese language skills preferred.

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