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Audit Winter Associate

San Francisco, Boston, Baltimore, Minneapolis, Charlotte, Philadelphia
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Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
USD 56,000 - 95,000 Prosple Estimated Salary
Start Date
1 Dec 2023 - 31 Mar 2024

Application dates

Applications Open
10 May 2023
Applications Close
31-Aug-2023 (Prosple Estimated Close Date)

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted

Hiring criteria

Entry Pathway

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Working rights

United States

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
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About  PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers is an international professional services brand of firms, operating as partnerships. It is the second-largest professional services network in the world and is considered one of the Big Four accounting firms. PwC firms are in 157 countries, across 742 locations, with 284,000 people. The firm in its recent actual form was created in 1998 by a merger between two accounting firms: Coopers & Lybrand, and Price Waterhouse. Both firms had histories dating back to the 19th century. The trading name was shortened to PwC in September 2010 as part of a rebranding effort.

Your Role

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:

  • Participate in all phases of a financial statement audit and audit of internal controls.
  • Participate in a wide range of projects, consistently demonstrating creative thinking and individual initiative.
  • Identify and address client needs.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks while exercising professional skepticism.
  • Invite and give in-the-moment feedback in a constructive manner.
  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.

Training, Development & Rotations 

Being an intern at PwC means changing your mindset 180 degrees. From your first day, you will be part of a team that will count on your responsible support. Through your involvement in different projects, you will have the opportunity to hone your knowledge and skills, learn about new business practices and processes, and share your vision to improve team performance. You will start building your professional network right away by meeting market experts at lunchtime, participating in meetings, attending to clients, and preparing yourself for a great start after university. 

Salary & Benefits

As a member of the PwC team, you will have access to a wide range of benefits that will allow you to make the choices that best fit your circumstances and lifestyle. The firm provides complete medical insurance and other financial benefits such as pet insurance, business travel insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, auto & home insurance, identity theft protection, supplemental life insurance, and an employee mortgage program. PwC also provides benefits for family support and gym pass since PwC urges their employees to nurture their well-being. The estimated salary for this role ranges from $56,000 to $95,000 per year.

Career Progression

PwC offers a wide variety of training and developmental opportunities so employees stay relevant in the marketplace and build their credentials and experiences. PwC is committed to developing employees who meet the standards of the “PwC Professional”. The firm combines a variety of innovative learning approaches with on-the-job coaching and career milestone development experiences to empower you to build a successful and rewarding career.

Work-Life Balance

At PwC work model includes three ways of working - virtual, in-person, and flex. For professionals who select a virtual role, they'll primarily work virtually, unless they have to be in the office or at a client site for key events. Employees work both in-person and virtually and will spend one to three days per week on average at a PwC office or a client site and work virtually the remainder of the time. Flex is encouraged for interns and new associates to take full advantage of the new joiner experience. Some weeks individuals will work entirely from home, while others may be a full week at a client site. In-person or virtual client engagements are dependent on client needs.

Culture & Vibe

PwC is made up of 55,000 people of different races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, religions, and beliefs. But together, all employees are in one firm united by purpose and values. PwC continues to build a culture of belonging, one that moves from awareness to empathy and demonstrates inclusive leadership. But as much as learned from progress, and knows that PwC is not yet where it wants to be. PwC will continue to be bold, intentional, and unwavering in its commitment to transparency and accountability.  

About You

The selected individual(s) for the role should have and demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in customer-facing roles:

  • Bachelor's Degree in the field of Accounting with a preferred cumulative and major GPA of 3.0.
  • Have completed or are in the process of completing their final academic year of educational requirements.
  • Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, and financial reporting systems including generally accepted accounting principles and current accounting policies and procedures.
  • Utilizing problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Self-motivating and taking responsibility for personal growth and development.

How to Apply

  • To apply for this position, simply click the “Apply on Employee Site” button on this page.
  • After submitting your application, graduates are required to take an assessment to be considered to fill the role and they are expected to complete the assessment as soon as possible.
  • If you are selected to continue, the company will reach out to schedule an interview.
  • You can expect to get the offer if you passed the recruiting process approximately within a week.


The following sources were used in researching this page:

  • us.pwc.com
  • glassdoor.com/pwc - salaries

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry Pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Minimum Grade
  • 3 GPA (4 point)
Study Field

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
United States

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