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External Audit Manager - AWM

Job Title: External Audit Manager - AWM
Location: London
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Reference: 38233BR
Contact Name: PwCRecruiting Team
Contact Email: donotreply@pwc.com
Job Published: July 04, 2020 02:58

Job Description

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.

Learn more about The Future of Audit. 


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.
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 Audit 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

  • Strong project management

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


The location

Find out more about our PwC office locations.

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.

Diversity

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, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate. Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity.