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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: February 17, 2020 11:25

Job Description

Who we are looking for

The Audit business 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.

Responsibilities

Asset & Wealth Management is a fast growing business with a unique assurance 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.

Requirements

The following skills are required for this role:

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

Audit

The passion of our people, combined with access to the latest technology, helps us deliver the highest quality audits and build trust in society. We pride ourselves on our global reputation as a trusted place to do business, we are inclusive and work together to put the team first. We role model and empower challenge and are open challenge ourselves. We take pride in audit as a deep specialism and give our people access to the best opportunities and lots of variety through secondments and international assignments. 

Not the role for you?

Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work ( ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

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