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External Audit Manager -Consumer&Industrial products - San Francisco

San Francisco, California

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Overview

We bring the best of human and machine to the audit experience. Emerging technologies have revolutionized many aspects of business, and the Assurance practice is no different. As a part of PwCs’ Assurance practice, you’ll digitally problem solve and continually look for ways to bring innovation along with integrity, independence and professional skepticism to a variety of small, fast growing clients to large entities. Explore how you can reimagining the possible for companies around the world, every day.

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Level: Experienced
  • Travel: Yes (Frequent)

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The PwC Professional

The PwC professional 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.

It describes the key capabilities needed in order to meet the expectations of our clients, colleagues and communities in today’s changing global marketplace.

Whatever the role, level or expertise you bring to PwC, we look for people who love making a difference wherever they can.

  • Whole Leadership
  • Technical Capabilities
  • Relationships
  • Global Acumen
  • Business Acumen

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Our Culture

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  • We act with integrity
  • We make a difference
  • We care
  • We work together
  • We reimagine the possible

Benefits / Rewards

  • Health Care

    We offer comprehensive medical coverage, vision care, dental and health savings accounts.

  • Retirement

    PwC offers a 401(k) Savings Plan and a Wealth Builder retirement plan completely funded by PwC.

  • Maternity/ Paternity Leave

    Eligible new parents receive, within the first year from birth or adoption/foster placement, eight weeks of paid parental leave. Parents have the option to work 60% of hours, at full-time pay, for an additional four weeks immediately following paid parental leave.

  • Paid Time Off

    The firm recognizes 13 paid holidays and the firm provides extended firm holidays around the July 4 holiday and Christmas and New Year holiday. You accrue vacation time of between three weeks (15 work days) and one month (22 work days) per year, based upon staff classification and length of service with PwC.

  • Infinite Learning

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  • Be well, work well

    Through our increased focus on well-being, we are shifting the mindset of how we work. We will provide you with the skills and knowledge to prioritize your well-being with opportunities and resources for your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health.

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Job Details

Job Title External Audit Manager -Consumer&Industrial products - San Francisco Job Category External Audit Level Manager Specialty/Competency Assurance Industry/Sector Not Applicable Job Type Regular Time Type Full time Government Clearance Required No Available for Work Sponsorship Yes Travel Requirements Up to 40% Job ID 213256WD Location(s) CA-San Francisco

A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you’ll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients’ information.


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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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 Manager, 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:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


We’re leading the way as technology-enabled advisors who provide value through digitization, automation and increased efficiencies - all made possible by equipping our professionals to succeed in a world where transactions are faster, more complicated and require a deeper level of sophistication. PwC Assurance provides unparalleled technical knowledge and specialization and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solving our clients’ needs.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:
Accounting

Minimum Years of Experience:
5 year(s)

Certification(s) Required:

CPA License. International hires are required to hold the equivalent accounting certification in the selected individual's home country. Hires from a PwC affiliate firm must meet the credential requirements for a PwC US manager in that PwC affiliate firm.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification(s) Preferred:

CPA license in work office state

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or proven record of success in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP), United States Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (U.S. GAAS) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) standards, emphasizing an in-depth, extensive understanding - for the respective industry - of the applicable business and accounting issues, and technical accounting and financial reporting standards.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or proven record of success as a team leader and team member within the US Assurance practice of a global network of professional services consulting firms, including, but not limited to, the following areas:

Whole Leadership: pursuing opportunities to develop existing and new skills, which are outside of my comfort zone; maintaining positive energy in the face of obstacles or when dealing with complexity; and, acting to resolve issues, which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty;

Global Acumen: maintaining a fresh perspective on global and cross-cultural issues; developing a perspective on key global trends, including globalization, and how they impact on client challenges; and, sowing my cultural dexterity by modifying my behavior to the environment;

Relationships: reacting positively and providing well reasoned and self-assured responses, even when challenged; managing a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and creating positive outcomes for all parties; and, managing the expectations of my clients, seeking and acting on client feedback;

Business Acumen: incorporating up-to-date technology/technology developments in my work; seeking opportunities to add value to client account planning; and, promoting new ideas and services by applying knowledge of the industry/sector and societal trends to create value for clients, PwC and broader stakeholders; and,

Technical Capabilities: building my knowledge of the firm's service offerings related to my area of specialization; seeking new learning opportunities to stay technical and relevant; identifying and sharing learnings at the end of a project; and, addressing sub-standard work or work which does not meet the firm's/clients expectations.

Demonstrates knowledge of automation & digitization in a professional services environment including: innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions; working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools to provide insights to clients; and, utilizing digitization tools to reduce hours and optimize engagements.

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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.


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