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Why work in public
 •Multiple Career Paths
  • “career after career” – nobody knows a
    business better than the auditors
  • most CFOs have a CPA
  • most VP’s of Tax have a CPA
  • most CEOs come from an accounting
  • “accounting is the language of
 • Work-Life Balance
  • flexible hours
  • flexible work arrangements – strong
Why work in public
accounting? (continued)
                • Professional Occupation
                 • Prestige  credibility
                 • make a decent living ($$$)
                • Networking Opportunities
                 • meet client personnel & management
                • Learning Curve
                 • understand different industries
                 • lots of responsibilities
Our scope.
   The PwC network of firms is                 In the US, PwC holds the leading
    composed of 120,000 partners and             position as auditor to the Fortune
    staff in 139 countries and territories       500, auditing 33% of Fortune 500
    around the world                             revenues

   In the US, PwC LLP employs                  Globally, PwC firms provide
    23,000 partners and staff                    significant audit and advisory
                                                 services for 70% of the Fortune
                                                 Global 500
Our service lines.

 Advising clients on some of the most
 intense aspects of their business
 including issues involving transactions,
 enterprise performance and crisis

   $1.2 billion in global annual

   5,900 professionals worldwide

   Over 2,400 US professionals
Advisory services.

   Dispute Analysis and Investigations      Governance, Risk and Compliance
    (DA&I)                                    (GRC)

   Finance Services                         Technology and Data Management

   Operations Services                      Healthcare Consulting Services

Helping clients ensure that the financial information
our clients report is clear and reliable.

  $9 billion in global annual revenue (2003 - ABAS)

  67,000 professionals worldwide

  11,500 US professionals
Assurance services.
      External Audit and Related Services

      Internal Audit Services

      Systems and Process Assurance (SPA)

      Actuarial & Insurance Management
       Solutions (AIMS)

      Private Company Services

      Transaction Services (TS)
       Assist clients with tax strategy, planning
       and compliance; optimize their tax
       obligations and and analyze regulatory

        6500 professionals in the US

          23,000 Tax professionals worldwide

          2003 Global Revenue - $4.3 Billion
Tax – what we do.
    Industries                            Human Resource Solutions (HRS)
       • Business Compliance Services
         (BCS)                             Global Tax Structuring (GTxS)
       • Tax Projects Delivery Group
                                           Washington National Tax Service
    Private Company Services               (WNTS)

                                           State and Local Tax (SALT)
Washington Federal
Practice (WFP).

Our dedicated federal government practice helps
federal agencies improve financial measures and the
overall quality, efficiency and effectiveness of public
service through independent program oversight.
When you join our WFP you will have the opportunity
to immediately leverage our vast network of public
sector accounting and advisory experience and
thought leadership to help federal officials effectively
transform the way our government does business.
Learning, education and development.
   Learn from                          Experience continuous learning
     • The people you work with           • Core programs critical to your
     • Knowledge-based tools                professional development
     • Clients                            • Classroom training, e-learning and
                                            collaborative learning
     • Signature training programs
        - Go Audit                      Manage your learning
        - Advisory University             • MyDevelopment - a “one-stop
                                            shop” for managing learning activity
        - Tax Associate Series and      Obtain professional certification
           Tax SELECT
                                          • Discounted training/prep classes
                                            and exam fee reimbursement
                                        Obtain educational financial support
                                          • $5,250 per calendar year
Personal choices in shaping your future.
   Internships – launch your
                                            Opportunities for exciting career

   Join the Leader – PwC is made
                                            Life Beyond Work.
    up of a team of individuals that
    embrace diversity , creativity and
    integrity.                              A place where you can be

                                            Tops Clients

                                            Challenging Work
Diversity and inclusion.
 External relationships
    Association of Latino Professionals in
     Finance and Accounting

    Historically Black Colleges and
                                               Programs and initiatives
    INROADS                                      Mentoring Partnerships

    Catalyst                                     Women’s Networking Circles

    National Association of Black                Minority Circles
                                                  Minority Scholarship Program
    Initiative for a Competitive Inner City

                30% of new campus hires are people of color
   Voted #1 ideal employer in our profession by business students, 2002, 2003, 2004
    Universum Undergraduate Survey

   Voted #1 accounting firm, 2002 & 2003 CPA Personnel Report’s Annual Survey of
    Accounting Professors

   2003 INROADS Award for Excellence – ranked #3 among top
    10 employers of INROADS interns, ahead of the Big 4

   Ranked #2 on THE BLACK COLLEGIAN
    magazine's list of The Top 100 Employers of 2004

   Named a "100 Best Company" by Working Mother magazine
    for the 8th year in a row – only Big 4 to be ranked in Top
    10 (2001)

   Recognized in Diversity, Inc as one of 50 Best Companies for

   Ranked #1 in our profession as the Most Ideal Diversity Employer among
    undergraduates in the American Diversity Edition of the 2004 Universum Survey

   Voted #2 top company Website by students in the 2003 & 2004 Universum
    Undergraduate Surveys

        Julie Peters, Campus Recruiting Manager

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        our Online Career Profile, your direct link to
        PwC, your way to learn more about us and
        your first step to a rewarding career.

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