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External Audit Manager - London - AWM

Job Title: External Audit Manager - London - AWM
Location: London
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Reference: 38233BR
Contact Name: PwCRecruiting Team
Contact Email: donotreply@pwc.com
Job Published: December 14, 2019 03:02

Job Description

A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you’ll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients’ information.

The External Audit group at PwC are looking for exceptional performers at Manager level to join our Asset & Wealth Management team. You will have strong technical auditing knowledge, be a good all round team player and a proven track record in building and sustaining client relationships. You should be ACA qualified (or equivalent), have experience of executing assurance engagements from start to finish, and be used to working to tight deadlines and handling pressure.

You’ll be responsible for the delivery of your audit engagements and ensuring the high quality of your team’s audit work and reporting. You will also lead and coach your team members, and manage relationships with senior level clients. More broadly, you will also contribute to the running of our business unit, including business and people development.

About the role
Asset & Wealth Management is a fast growing business with a unique audit division offering a broad range of services, tailored to assist Asset management clients grow and overcome the complex challenges they face. Our client base varies - FTSE listed, Private companies, Private Equity and Venture Capitalist backed companies.
You will gain experience across a wide variety of markets and industry sectors including, real estate, Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Asset and Wealth management.
As part of the assurance team you will work primarily on audit engagements, however, there are increasing opportunities to get involved with other related activity to provide a greater breadth of experience.
Essential skills
  • ACA or equivalent
  • Focussed and initiative driven (required to maximise growth potential)
  • Experience of working with clients in either the FS or more specifically Asset or Wealth management industries
  • A passion for delivering an exceptional client service
  • Proven ability in leading audit engagements, including planning, controlling and completing a diverse range of assignments
  • Strong analytical and organisational abilities
  • Experience in supervising and developing staff
  • Proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Experience of supervising and developing staff through coaching

Desirable skills
  • Knowledge of International Accounting Standards and/or US GAAP would be an advantage
  • Strong team-working skills
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Highly developed listening and questioning techniques