Senior Associate

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Galena Park, USA
Sep 25, 2019
Sep 27, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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A career in our Valuations practice, within Deals Transaction Services, will provide you the opportunity to help organisations realise the potential of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and capital markets. In short, we help some of the worlds leading companies originate, create, execute, and realise value from deals. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company. Our team helps organisations unlock greater deal value by providing robust value opinions and transaction model business advisory. As part of the team, youll research financial risks, provide forecast analysis, and develop financial models that assists our team in providing fair and accurate valuation advice and ultimately helps our clients enhance their deal value.


As a Senior Associate, youll 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. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above
  • Train and lead staff
  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and teams technical acumen
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :
Engineering, Mathematics

Minimum Years of Experience :
3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :
Finance, Accounting, Economics, Quantitative Finance

Additional Educational Preferences :
Coursework and/or a concentration in valuation methods

Certification(s) Preferred :
Commitment to become credentialed with any one of the following: ASA, CFA, or CPA

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and success in roles managing Valuation teams within a professional services firm that emphasizes the following areas: - Creating valuation models based on valuation principles (including the market approach, cost approach, income approach, cost approach and/or discounted cash flow method), especially as it applies to the principles of the valuation of tangible assets, analysis of third-party valuations; challenge of assumptions; and performance of sensitivity analyses;
- Leading individual work streams for, and/or participating on, client-facing project teams and engagements, driving toward the development of creative solutions that involve performing site inspections; conducting interviews with clients; and performing in-depth machinery and equipment, client, industry, and market research; and,
- Preparing memoranda and/or reports that communicate research findings and recommendations concisely and effectively.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and related success in roles, preferably within a professional services firm, involving the following areas related to the participation on Valuation engagement teams:
- Prioritizing and handling multiple tasks in a demanding deal-oriented environment;
- Identifying and addressing client needs, including the following: 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;
- Writing and presenting cogently for industry audiences and clients, including journal articles, practice methodologies and tools, and the writing and presentation of whitepapers;
- Creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members, including providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner, and keeping leadership informed of progress;
- Conducting independent research to gain an understanding of complex valuation issues, translating and communicating technical concepts in a manner that is understandable to clients and staff;
- Performing quantitative and qualitative Valuation-related analyses, utilizing an advanced use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel for the preparation, manipulation, and analysis of large data sets; and,
- Willingness to travel, as client assignments require it.

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.