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Project Team Specialist - Client

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Job Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Line of Service:   Assurance
State & City:   NY-New York
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Position Type:   Project Team Specialist
Req ID:   101483BR
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
Boards of Directors and executive management recognize the ever increasing importance of effective risk management efforts in meeting their organization's strategic objectives.



PwC's Risk Assurance practice has developed a holistic approach to risk that protects businesses, facilitates strategic decision making and enhances efficiency. Our holistic approach is complimented by the extensive risk and controls technical knowledge and sector-specific experience our Risk Assurance professionals possess.

The end result is a risk solution that is tailored to meet the unique needs of a company.

Areas where our Risk Assurance practice can bring value to an organization include:

- Leveraging industry and technical expertise to assist management to address more effectively risks associated with their business
- Assisting management in the assessment of project risks and controls
- Enhancing internal audit functions to further align to company strategy and risk
- Reducing company costs through strategic internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing solutions
- Increasing value and reducing costs of compliance-related activities
- Identifying opportunities for companies to effectively mitigate risk and improve business performance
- Applying the concepts of Enterprise Risk Management to help companies identify, assess, mitigate and proactively consider emerging risks

The Internal Audit (IA) Services practice comprises a global network of professionals who provide a full range of services which include outsourcing and co-sourcing and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance services.

We also provide IA Performance Improvement services including External Quality Assessments and strategic assessments designed to help IA realize its full strategic potential. All of these services encompass PwC's strong industry sector experience and knowledge.

PwC's Internal Audit team provides services related to enhancing the value and effectiveness of the internal audit function.

This requires an understanding of an organization's objectives, risks, risk management priorities, regulatory environment, and the diverse needs of critical stakeholders including executive management, the board, employees, and shareholders. These needs determine the risk profile of the organization and the strategic focus, organization, resources and practices required of its internal audit department.

PwC Internal Audit professionals bring the right mix of internal audit experience, industry-specific knowledge and highly technical specialized skill sets into a clients internal audit function. Our approach provides flexibility with the right knowledge to deliver relevant and focused internal audit results.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 3


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in one of the following: Accounting,  Finance/Economics, Management  Information Systems,  Computer Science, Business, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and/or a related business field.


Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of, and/or a proven record of success in a role, working with Team Portfolio Managers to provide support to the market and to client service teams, which can include the following:

-Assist with projections preparation;
-Provide Team PoM with engagement hours leverage analysis, collaborating to raise team awareness levels of their own availability and targets and sharing reporting for Manager staffing meetings;
-Use budget card reporting to determine gaps in Retain and establish Retain is fully utilized;
-Investigate deviations in Retain to actuals and follow up with individuals with issues or questions;
-Support business development initiatives;
-Assist in the preparation of Team budget templates;
-Manage projects and/or resources;
-Facilitate of assignment meetings;
-Complete projects as assigned by PoM or Team Leader;
-Monitor time charging practices and ensure proper code usage;
-Review delinquent time sheets and report issues to Team PoM;
-Coordinate of team activities;
-Assist Market PoM / Team PoM in providing a localized regularly occurring Ops training environment for new and experienced Associates.


Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, leveraging Microsoft Office products and other firm-issued technologies.

Demonstrates thorough abilities to utilize effective written and verbal business communication skills when interacting with leadership, finance, HR and market teams, including sharing, relating, and communicating general business issues, knowledge and strategy within the market.

Demonstrates thorough abilities to identify and address resource needs, contributing best practices and regularly communicating with other Project Team Specialist-Ops to share ideas.




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