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OFRO Private Equity Independence Director

Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

OFRO Private Equity Independence Director Job Category Risk Management - One Firm Risk Organization Level Director Specialty/Competency IFS - Risk & Quality (R&Q) Industry/Sector Not Applicable Job Type Regular Time Type Full time Travel Requirements Up to 20% Job ID 407523WD Location(s) NC-Raleigh, NC-Charlotte, IL-Chicago, OH-Cincinnati, OH-Cleveland, SC-Columbia, OH-Columbus, TX-Dallas, VA-Richmond, MD-Baltimore, NY-Rochester, IL-Rosemont, CA-Sacramento, MA-Boston, MO-St. Louis, UT-Salt Lake City, TX-San Antonio, CA-San Diego, CA-San Francisco, CA-San Jose, WA-Seattle, SC-Spartanburg, NY-Albany, CT-Stamford, FL-Tampa, OH-Toledo, GA-Atlanta, OK-Tulsa, TX-Austin, DC-Washington, CO-Denver, IA-Des Moines, MI-Detroit, NY-Buffalo, NJ-Florham Park, TX-Fort Worth, NC-Greensboro, FL-Hallandale Beach/Miami, PA-Harrisburg, CT-Hartford, TX-Houston, IN-Indianapolis, MI-Grand Rapids, CA-Irvine, FL-Jacksonville, MO-Kansas City, NV-Las Vegas, AR-Little Rock, CA-Los Angeles, KY-Louisville, AL-Birmingham, US-Remote, AR-Fayetteville, NY-Melville, WI-Milwaukee, MN-Minneapolis, VT-Montpelier, TN-Nashville, LA-New Orleans, NY-New York, OK-Oklahoma City, FL-Orlando, PA-Philadelphia, AZ-Phoenix, PA-Pittsburgh, OR-Portland
A career in PwC's One Firm Risk Organization (OFRO) provides the opportunity to develop, interpret, inform and monitor areas of risk management which includes: internal and external risk management policies, contracting, independence, quality, compliance and related technology. OFRO supports PwC's market facing activities by enabling client engagement teams to more effectively assess and manage risks in order to facilitate the profitable delivery of our products and services.Our Independence Scope of Services team helps maintain the firm's independence. The team provides independence guidance to the PwC lines of service through engagement scope reviews, coaching for engagement teams and assistance with non-audit service independence matters in accordance with rules and regulations governed by regulators as well as PwC independence policies.

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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 Director, 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:

  • Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development.
  • Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.
  • Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.
  • Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas.
  • Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.
  • Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.
  • Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

    In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a cross-functional team working directly with PwC private equity (PE) relationship partners, account teams, PE clients, as well as leaders from the firm's independence and risk organization.You will provide support in managing independence for the PE sector priority accounts which directly affect PwC network strategy.Job Requirements and Preferences :

    Basic Qualifications :

    Minimum Degree Required :
    Bachelor Degree

    Minimum Years of Experience :
    8 year(s)

    Preferred Qualifications :

    Preferred Knowledge/Skills : Demonstrates thought-leadership level abilities performing functions that involve the application of independence rules/regulations/policies to assess and advise on risks associated with performing audit and non-audit services in the PE sector, emphasizing the following areas:
    • Serving as a consultant for client service practitioners on scope of service independence matters and providing guidance based on policy and regulatory requirements;
    • Performing initial reviews and providing account guidance for proposals and engagement letters to align scope of service in accordance with independence standards;
    • Performing affiliate determinations and scoping of required independence assessments;
    • Assisting with Authorization For Services (AFS) approvals; and,
    • Serving as the scope of service escalation point on complex matters for the PE Independence team.Demonstrates thought-leadership abilities and a proven record of success in the following areas related to Independence policy for a global network of professional consulting services firms:
      • Liaising with others in the Independence Office on consultations referred to/from the Independence Office;
      • Collaborating with broader OFRO teams focused on independence including training activities and strategic change initiatives;
      • Serving as a point of contact for PE clients, PwC account teams and audit teams related to matters involving materiality, scope of services, business relationships, affiliate determinations and IPO activity;
      • Managing and reporting project status and escalating issues to team leaders on assigned daily responsibilities;
      • Leading, coaching and developing other members of the team;
      • Utilizing independence-related knowledge and client-service experience to match rules to facts and supporting an authoritative decision;
      • Leveraging business writing skills to articulate PwC's position related to project management, resource allocation, problem resolution, and presentation;
      • Working independently towards quality completion of projects, keeping supervisors apprised of progress;
      • Training staff on matters pertaining to the subject matter specialty;
      • Participating in and leading special projects;
      • Working closely with and supporting team leaders and network firms on consultations or projects involving cross or multiple lines of service;
      • Overseeing/ liaising with offshore resources from Acceleration Centers;
      • Developing and maintaining working relationships with client service teams within the various practices and serving as the point of contact for non-audit/non-attest scope-of-services independence questions that may arise; and,
      • Being self-motivated and taking ownership of learning independence scope-of-services policies to gain a deeper understanding of independence policies and guidance, and the application of these policies and guidance to engagement situations and other initiatives.
        At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

        PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

        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.

        For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

        For positions in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington State, and Westchester County (NY), please visit the following link for pay range information: https://pwc.to/payrange-v1-ifsdirector

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          H-1B Lottery PolicyPwC currently is not hiring experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth here.Receive email alerts when jobs become available and match your specified area(s) of interest.Live anywhere and work for PwCWe've introduced a hybrid work model with three ways of working: virtual, flex and in-person.The firm offers a comprehensive set of benefits around mental health and well-being through our Be Well, Work Well initiatives.At PwC we offer a comprehensive, flexible and competitive benefits program.At PwC, we are committed to equality and we focus on creating a culture of belonging. We care for our people and are committed to inclusion, understanding and respect for all.

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