Financial Markets Real Estate Accounting Advisory Senior Manager




Multiple Locations (Remote)


Position summary

A career within Financial Markets Business Advisory services, will provide you with the opportunity to contribute to a variety of audit, regulatory, valuation, and financial analyses services to design solutions that address our clients’ complex accounting and financial reporting challenges, as well as their broader business issues.

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 Senior 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:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
7 year(s)

Certification(s) Required:

CPA License in work office state; Levels 1 & 2 of the CFA exam; JD, PhD, MBA or Master’s degree in Finance, Tax, Quantitative Statistics, Financial Engineering, Economics, Real Estate Finance or Hospitality; State Certified Appraiser License***, Member Appraisal Institute (MAI), or completion of all requirements for CCIM designation; CHA; or Project Management Professional (PMP).

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Fields of Study:
Accounting, Accounting & Finance, Engineering, Engineering and Business, Finance, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Real Estate

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in managerial roles involving, financial issues, capital markets and the product life cycle enhanced by working on various client engagements and assignments related to issuing, investing in, or trading financial instruments.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in managerial roles involving, understanding of financial products and issues that both issuers and investors face as markets evolve over time, emphasizing supporting engagements that involve, but are not limited to, the following areas: 

  • Applying accounting, tax, and regulatory standards to complex financial instruments;
  • Assisting clients with their understanding of complex financial structures prior to the issuance of securitizations and assisting related parties (underwrites,attorneys, etc.) with verifying that disclosures align with the underwriter’s intent of the security structure;
  • Performing valuation analysis of financial instruments and structured products;
  • Assessing reasonableness of valuations and financial models prepared by others;
  • Creating independent financial models to project collateral and bond cash-flows for various debt types and related securitizations including asset backed securities, mortgage backed securities, and collateralized loan obligations; and,
  • Understanding and applying financial instruments such as derivatives and fixed income products as well as the valuation techniques that are utilized for financial products.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record success with utilizing effective problem-solving skills, prioritizing and managing multiple tasks, in the following areas: 

  • Researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry and financial matters while demonstrating thorough technical and analytical skills;
  • Being agile and flexible when adapting to changing client needs and market conditions;
  • Developing, utilizing or reviewing/validating complex financial models;
  • Utilizing industry software, https://e.g. INTEX, TREPP, Bloomberg, CapIQ, or advanced Excel modeling; and,
  • Applying accounting treatments of financial products and securitizations held by financial institutions.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader and LIBOR reform including:

  • Having experience quantifying LIBOR financial exposures;
  • Understanding key differences between LIBOR and alternative reference rates on multiple types of cash and derivative products;
  • Being actively following the LIBOR industry conversation and be able to crisply articulate the need to transition; and,
  • LIBOR to an alternative rate, the key characteristics of the alternative rates, the status of key market related decisions and the potential impact on client operations including financial models, transaction systems, contract terms and conditions, and accounting and tax policies.

Demonstrates intimate-level abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs:

  • Building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement;
  • Communicating value propositions; and,
  • Preparing or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.

Demonstrates knowledge of automation & digitization in a professional services environment.

Learn more about how 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:

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  • Eligible caregivers receive four weeks of Paid Family Care Leave for certain family members with serious health conditions.

  • Several formal flexible work arrangements - from telecommuting to a compressed workweek are available.