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Private Company Services - Specialist

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago

Line of Service



Asset and Wealth Management


Entrepreneurial & Private Business (EPB) - Private Clients

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career within Private Company services, will provide the opportunity to help private companies with a range of business advisory needs such as audit, tax compliance, and planning to help improve their operational efficiency and to free up time that can be spent focusing on business strategy. You'll have the opportunity to experience the entire business life cycle of a private company from inception to growth, maturity and transition.

Our team helps our clients design and implement personal and customized service plans that are unique to privately owned entities, entrepreneurs, and high net worth individuals. You'll be assisting the team focus on key issues like wealth management, compliance, cash flow management, equity expansion, divestiture and exit strategies.

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 Specialist, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

What you'll create and do:

As Specialist, you'll work as part of our Family Enterprise Services team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution for our High Net Worth clients. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • The Client Lead will be a contact for clients and may help answer and/or triage (redirect to the appropriate individual) client enquiries
  • The Client Lead will be responsible for collaboration with the Family Enterprise Services team and other specialty groups within PwC (e.g., PwC Law, US Tax, International Tax, Deals, etc).
  • The Client Lead's duties will revolve around the client - ensuring that the client's needs are met and that a strong level of trust is created.  This includes but is not limited to the coordination of client deliverables and interactions (tax returns, financial statements, legal documents, meetings, tax instalment payment dates, interactions with bankers and investment advisors etc.) ensuring that service delivery is seamless. 
  • The Client Lead is focused on enhancing the client experience - this involves both direct contact with clients and supporting the client service team with administrative or other related responsibilities. The successful candidate will be a key contact for assigned client programs, as well as a central administrator of these accounts; working closely with both external clients as well as internal client service teams.
  • Tasks may include (but are not limited to):
  • Initiate the internal onboarding processes for new client files
  • Assist with client service plans and engagement letters for all clients on a timely basis, coordinating with our London Acceleration Centre ("LAC") responsible for tax return preparation
  • Initiate client acceptance processes (including "Know Your Client" requirements)
  • Assist staff with collecting/scanning/uploading/filing information required by the LAC or client service teams
  • Assisting in billing processes
  • Regularly maintain and update client listings

  • What you'll bring to this role:

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
  • Demonstrates ability to manage relationships and communicate effectively
  • Confidence in ability to work in a highly technical, digitized and changing work environment
  • Demonstrates a professional attitude, discretion, integrity and tact at all times
  • Able to negotiate and influence effectively, with an ability to challenge in a constructive manner
  • Self-starter with a pragmatic problem-solving mindset, the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction
  • Experience with deadline-oriented environment and matrix reporting structure
  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Google Suite of applications
  • Considerable experience in large volume client service environment within Accounting/Law/Investment Firm will be an asset

  • Why you'll love working for PwC 

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    Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.

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