13 days ago
Quality is at the heart of what we do. Combining passionate people with leading technology, we work together to build trust in society. We put the team first and solve important problems by challenging the organisations we audit and being open to challenge ourselves. We take pride in our work and the profession, recognising audit as a deep specialism.
Hear from our UK Head of Audit about the evolution of the Audit and what opportunities PwC could have for you.
It's a really exciting time to be joining us. We’re growing our teams across all areas of our Audit practice and investing a huge amount in our people, their skills and the technology available, as we continue to radically modernise our business and the way we serve our clients.
As one of the world’s leading professional services organisations, PwC partners with businesses of all sizes from start-ups through to large international corporations to solve the important problems that really matter. We help our clients tackle complex business challenges, improve how they work and create the value they need to make the biggest impact in their markets. Our Audit business sits at the heart of our organisation; providing market leading audit services to a range of clients that includes one of the biggest shares of FTSE 100 companies of any UK audit firm. The Audit business sets out with the aim of providing confidence to decision makers that the information required to make the right decisions is true and fair. Our Competency Centre does exactly that, providing confidence on the authenticity of financial information on a more specific level.
PwC’s Competency Centre supports the external audit business across the UK in order to audit key areas of a company’s financial statements and get to grips with every aspect of a client’s activities. It’s important work that enhances how companies are run, playing a significant role in ensuring the reliability and relevance of business information.
You will be working with audit teams across the UK to provide insight and value through:
Performing a variety of essential audit duties.
Validating information such as invoices and bank statements against underlying client records.
Checking the accuracy of a client’s financial information.
Adding data and results to internal PwC systems.
Speaking to client stakeholders and other PwC team members via phone, email and other Google enabled technologies.
Communicating any findings/issues found within the data provided with your team manager and presenting the findings to the Front Line Audit teams.
Applying PwC audit best practice and testing strategies.
Full training will be provided to you in basic auditing, bookkeeping and other skills required.
Who we’re looking for
We’re on the hunt for people who are eager to learn, to be challenged and to grow. Whether you’re ready for a career change; at the start of your working life or just after a new challenge, PwC has a number of vacancies within our Competency Centre that will develop your skills and boost your employability no matter what your background or work experience.
We take pride in our technical capabilities, we’re always on the search for those who want to work with the latest technology available, alongside an understanding on how to provide the best possible customer service internally and to our clients.
An aptitude and eagerness to learn and develop your skills.
Experience in working with Excel and/or Google.
Good communication (verbal and written) and numeracy skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a wider team
Find out more about the Audit Competency Centre, the role you'll play and resources to help you prepare for the recruitment process here
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The skills we look for
Our people are curious and put quality first and foremost. They are inclusive and invest in themselves and their teams. They adapt to new challenges with flexibility, agility and intelligence. They speak up, role modelling constructive challenge whilst also being open to challenge themselves. They take pride in their profession, their work and their passion to deliver to the highest quality.
Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.