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Risk Assurance Sustainability Associate – Summer/Fall 2021

PWC

This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted July 18, 2021.

Time Type: Full-time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in our Sustainability practice, within Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics services, will provide you with the opportunity to assist clients in developing analytics and technology solutions that help them detect, monitor, and predict risk. Using advanced technology, we’re able to focus on establishing the right controls, processes and structures for our clients to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information and assure that information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and can be trusted. Our team helps organisations plan, source, deliver, finance and measure the wider impact of products and services. We’re helping to future proof businesses by making them more resilient and sustainable. You’ll focus on identifying and prioritising sustainability issues, setting goals that support alignment and integration of the sustainability vision into overall corporate strategy, and implementing processes, controls, systems, and dashboards to measure progress for consistent and accurate reporting.

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 an Associate, 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:

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner – verbally and in the materials I produce.
  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.
  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

A career in our Sustainability practice will provide opportunities to assist clients develop analytics and technology solutions to help detect, monitor, and predict risk. With advanced technology, we help organisations plan, deliver and measure impact of products and services to make them more sustainable. We identify sustainability issues, set goals to support alignment of the sustainability vision into strategy, and implement processes, controls and systems to measure accurate reporting.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:
Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer and Information Science, Business Administration/Management, Statistics, Engineering and Business, Information Technology & Accounting, Information Technology, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Sustainable Resource Management, Environmental Science, Journalism

Minimum Years of Experience:
0 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Accounting & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Liberal Arts

Additional Educational Preferences:

Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3

Preferred Major GPA: 3.3

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrate some proven knowledge and ability within the following areas: 

  • Having an interest in all aspects of Sustainability Consulting, and a desire to pursue a career in consulting; 
  • Demonstrating abilities as team member: building solid relationships, communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner, delivering clear requests for information, demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, understanding personal and team roles, contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members, proactively seeking guidance, clarification, and feedback, and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor;
  • Understanding research and analysis of technical matters, while using problem-solving skills. This potentially includes the analysis of large and complex data sets, demonstrating an aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and using the standard firm-issued suite of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, to execute related deliverables;
  • Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting clearly when interacting with team members in a professional setting;
  • Having flexibility and desire to travel, as client assignments required; and,
  • Demonstrating prior internship experience in a role related to Sustainability. 

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.