Assurance Senior Associate Health Industries

Company Name:
Salary period: Annual
Line of Service: Assurance
Industry: Core Assurance
State & City: NJ-Florham Park
Travel Requirements: 0-20%
Position Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 43454BR-0
PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP () is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the advantage of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.
At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.
Our Assurance practice collaborates with clients, so that the financial information they report to the investing public and other stakeholders is clear and reliable. When we fulfil our role as Assurance professionals, by standing firm on quality and integrity, we have a direct impact on how well the world's capital market system functions.
The highly trained and educated Assurance teams go inside companies, and get to know those businesses. They ask questions, test assumptions, and provide assurance that the companies are reporting information on which investors and others can rely. Every assignment is an exciting opportunity to learn, to grow and to understand how businesses operate from all levels and perspectives.
Our Assurance professionals are constantly challenged to learn more in order to provide our clients with the highest quality services. This learning takes place through interaction on the job with colleagues and clients, formal training programs, and the insights provided by mentors and coaches. PwC is all about our people, encouraging high performance and quality. Join us and we will help you implement a successful career strategy, as you explore the many career opportunities in PwC Assurance.
Job Description:
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is the world's leading network of audit and assurance firms our clients include almost half of the Fortune 500. Our leading edge audit approach focused on quality is designed to meet the needs of private companies to large organizations. The PwC audit is underpinned by our deep industry knowledge, wide international experience and global network of skilled professionals.
As a member of our Core Audit Team, you will:> examine financial and accounting records, other documents, and tangible items such as plant and equipment or watching certain processes or procedures being performed > ask a range of questions from formal written questions to informal oral questions of a range of individuals at the organization > obtain written confirmations of a certain matters; for example, asking a debtor to confirm the amount of their debt with the organization > test some of the organization's internal controls > make judgments on significant estimates or assumptions that management made when they prepared the financial report
Our auditors maintain independence from management and directors so that the tests and judgments are made objectively.
PwC has placed a top priority on the continued growth of our healthcare industry practice. We collaborate with major health care associations, such as the HFMA, AHIP, AHIMA, AAMC, HCCA, HiMSS, CHIME, NAHIT, and the American Hospital Association. In addition PwC's hosts numerous client roundtables for the investment community, internal audit and Academic Medical Centers and across the Health Industries. PricewaterhouseCoopers continues to work closely with these organizations in the transformation of healthcare.
Through PwC's Health Research Institute we provide new intelligence, perspective and analysis on trends affecting health-related industries, including healthcare providers, pharmaceuticals, life sciences and payers. PricewaterhouseCoopers is the only Big Four firm with a dedicated healthcare research unit. The Institute helps executive decision-makers and stakeholders navigate chance through a process of research and collaborative exchange that draws on a network of more than 4,000 professionals with day-to-day experience in the health industries.
Our consultants monitor Capitol Hill, state houses, Wall Street, and global markets to help you understand the issues and make decisions that enhance healthcare organization's mission, reputation, and financial strength.
Position/Program Requirements:
Knowledge Preferred:
Considerable knowledge of public accounting audit practices and procedures. Considerable knowledge of 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.
Considerable knowledge of first level review of basic audit reports produced by associates.
Working knowledge of the Healthcare Payer industry, as well as accounting issues and guidelines, and general business issues impacting the industry.
Demonstrated experience implementing and providing expertise on technical standards, Healthcare industry knowledge and audit best practices to develop an audit strategy.
Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting provided all of the minimum requirements are met for CPA licensure per respective state regulations required.
Certified Public Accountant exam must be passed for promotion to Senior Associate.

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