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Government Contracts Practice - Senior Associate

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Job Category:   Forensics
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   MA-Boston|NY-New York
Travel Requirements:   21-40%
Position Type:   Senior Associate
Req ID:   100809BR
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.

PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description
Businesses today are confronted daily by corruption, fraud and other unplanned events. Our growing Advisory Forensics Services practice protects opportunities for clients by working with them to strategically prepare for and manage the changeable complexities of the evolving threat landscape and by providing unparalleled resources and insights to investigate fraud, assist in risk management and mitigation, and identify and analyze vulnerabilities
- whether in one country or worldwide. With a strong Forensics presence in more than 40 countries, our strategic threat management approach enables us to work with international clients to anticipate, manage, and respond to threats, while also helping clients become "threat-smart."

Our Forensics professionals possess core forensics capabilities as well as forensic technology expertise and offer clients a unilateral advantage in investigating problems that extend across borders or that afflict multinational organizations.

Our Forensic Services consultants help clients protect business opportunities in today's evolving threat landscape.

Our global team prevents, investigates and remediates the issues arising from regulatory, legal and commercial minefields that can damage brand and bottom line if left unchecked and helps clients become "threat-smart" and develop dynamic, adaptive strategies before a crisis occurs. Our consultants
who are former accountants, financial analysts, technology experts, former regulators and members of law enforcement, statisticians, economists, engineers, compliance officers, and fraud examiners
are skilled in accounting, financial analysis, advanced technology, and regulatory knowledge and provide insights

to companies around the world that are confronting corporate investigations, litigation and regulatory enforcement challenges.

PwC's Government Contracts Practice provides crisis management, proactive regulatory, strategic compliance and business consulting solutions to clients who contract with the United States Federal Government.

We help clients develop and maintain appropriate business systems and controls, anticipate problems, devise solutions, implement training and compliance programs, and resolve disputes involving the pricing, costing and administration of government contracts.

Our clientele is an impressive list of prestigious companies
- the market leaders of today and tomorrow.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 4

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a Business related field

Certification(s) Preferred: CPA

Knowledge Preferred:
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.

Skills Preferred:
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.




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