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Senior Manager External Audit Milton Keynes

Job Title: Senior Manager External Audit Milton Keynes
Location: Milton Keynes
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Reference: 38699BR
Contact Name: PwCRecruiting Team
Contact Email: donotreply@pwc.com
Job Published: July 04, 2020 03:00

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. 


The PwC Central Practice is currently looking to recruit several Senior Managers across the Central region in each of our 5 offices to build on a period of strong growth and support new audit clients.

The Central Practice consists of 5 networked offices in Birmingham, the East Midlands (located next to East Midlands Airport), Milton Keynes, Bristol and Cardiff. With a rapidly growing, dynamic marketplace, more than 500 clients and some 600 partners and staff in the region, the Central Audit practice is a great place to build a career. We have a wide variety of clients from entrepreneurial start-ups through to major public sector organisations, FTSE100 members and large global businesses.

In this position you will have a key management role on Audit assignments where you will utilise and further develop your knowledge and skills. You will gain exposure to working on a wide variety of clients and a wide range of work including external audit and financial due diligence. In addition you will also be involved with training, managing and appraising staff.


You will be expected to provide a range of Audit services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large corporate entities. Our clients are often well known brands, covering most industry areas, and many have broad international reach.

Our Audit services use the latest technology and offshore delivery centres, to reduce the level of manual testing required by our teams in the UK, ensuring our people focus on the most valuable areas of client service.
We have a diverse client base and work as a diverse team, welcoming people from a range of backgrounds. We are an inclusive organisation who celebrates difference.

About the role

The role will incorporate

  • A portfolio of external audit clients where you will be responsible for the day to day management, client liaison and technical issues management.

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients of the firm, understanding opportunities to assist with their issues.

  • Reporting directly to the Audit Partner and Director and having a number of direct team members report to you.

  • Responsibility for the coaching and development of the team members reporting directly into you taking responsibility for the career development of others.

  • Assisting with managing the staffing of the job, the financial performance and ensuring that key deadlines are met.

  • Business development activities such as building relationships with target clients or involvement in pitch situations.

  • We are able to offer some flexibility in the role around those of the other managers on the team and can ensure that the role is suitable to your particular strengths.

  

Essential skills and experience

As a Senior Manager within the Central region you'd be required to

  • Be ACA or similarly qualified

  • Have experience of management of the audit from planning to supervision and review of the process

  • Have flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the team

  • Have the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels

  • Have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships

  • Take a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions

You will have experience of interacting with senior level clients and management to develop and maintain business relationships. Experience of IFRS, UK GAAP (including FRS 101/102) and international standards on auditing would be required.


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.