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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Sydney


Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory - Senior Consultant-SYD0007FH

Be part of our Workplace of the Future @ Barangaroo
Strategic & Business Process focus
Progress your Accounting career in an Consultative role
Flexible work options - work smarter in a way that suits your lifestyle.
18 weeks paid parental leave (for mums, dads & foster carers), with no minimum service
Are you looking to integrate your technical Accounting skills in a consultative and solutions focused role? Join the Capital Market and Advisory Accounting Services team within Assurance and you will assist our clients to address the accounting & financial reporting challenges facing their business. You will be part of a team that provides knowledge, experience and insight into business transactions occurring within Australia and abroad and into emerging regulatory or accounting standard developments. As Advisors of choice, we show innovation when considering mergers, acquisitions, structuring and other areas of accounting complexity.Due to growth, promotion and global secondments, the opportunity now exists for a driven individual to join our prestigious Banking and Capital Markets team on a flexible or full time arrangement.The Opportunity
At PwC, we help Australian businesses, not-for-profits and governments create value and improve the way they work. From improving healthcare, to creating smarter cities and igniting Australia’s start up industry, you’ll build trust in society and solve important problems.  
As a Senior Accountant you will lead a team on a range of engagements with responsibility for the end to end assurance tasks including the planning, testing, reviewing and reporting stages. You will also work with Partners across a number of capital raising assignments, ensuring the best possible transaction outcome and minimise execution risk from a balance sheet perspective.
Success does stem from a positive attitude, hard work and going the extra mile, but that’s not all!
You will

Coordinate and review the audit processes for large and complex financial services clients in the Banking & Capital Markets sector
Work with clients to assess the impact of accounting standards on proposed transactions and throughout the transaction cycle including deal preparation, IPO Readiness, Adviser Selection, Sector expertise & Project Management.
Work with other PwC service lines to deliver a fully integrated client solution
Coach and develop junior staff members
Develop valuable client and peer relationships
Manage audits from budgeting through to final reporting, including the preparation of the audit file for Director and Partner review
About you
The brief is simple...
You will be an experienced accountant with exposure across all aspects of audit and statutory reporting with an enthusiasm to challenge the current way of thinking & develop solutions. You thrive in a collaborative and innovative culture and want to join a firm that values problem solvers, the kind of people who reimagine the possible for their clients and key stakeholders.Your colleagues can vouch that you can show:

Demonstrable experience in a similar role at a Big 4 or International Second Tier firm
Excellent working knowledge of IFRS
The ability to build and maintain strong relationships - this is crucial
A thirst for identifying & solving problems
A team player with a positive "can do" attitude to challenges
An understanding of commercial issues facing businesses in this industry
A team player with a positive "can do" attitude to challenges
A completed CA / CPA qualification or equivalent - ideally with first time passes
What we offer
Working for Australia’s largest professional services firm you’ll join a global network spanning 157 countries that delivers meaningful outcomes for a wide range of clients.
Our culture and benefits are why we’re LinkedIn’s number one Australian workplace. With state of the art offices and premium technology, each person has access to flexible work options. The dress policy is flexible too – you choose what you wear based on the work you do with your team and clients.
Fostering an inclusive culture and embracing differences is at the core of everything we do. PwC empowers you to be yourself and work with people from many backgrounds to achieve things never thought possible. Get involved in our employee-led diversity networks (cultural, disability, LGBTI or gender equality) and benefit from our best-in-class

About the company

PricewaterhouseCoopers (trading as PwC) is a multinational professional services network. It is one of the largest professional services firms in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and KPMG. Vault Accounting 50 has ranked PwC as the most prestigious accounting firm in the world for six consecutive years, as well as the top firm to work for in North America for two consecutive years.

PwC is a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 195,400 people. It had total revenues of $34.0 billion in FY 2014, of which $15.1 billion was generated by its Assurance practice, $8.8 billion by its Tax practice and $10.0 billion by its Advisory practice.

The firm was formed in 1998 by a merger between Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. The trading name was shortened to PwC in September 2010 as part of a rebranding.

As of 2014 PwC United States is the 5th-largest privately owned organization in the United States.

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