Senior Associate - Audit - Banking & Capital Markets- Milton Keynes

Job Title: Senior Associate - Audit - Banking & Capital Markets- Milton Keynes
Location: Milton Keynes
Reference: 39665BR
Contact Name: PwCRecruiting Team
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Job Published: August 16, 2019 21:43

Job Description

Job Description

A career in our Financial Services Audit practice, 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.

Our team helps financial organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business. Our clients cover industries within banking and capital markets, private equity, insurance, and consumer finance. While many of the rules of business have changed, the fundamentals haven’t. You'll work alongside senior members of the client’s management team in planning the audit process from beginning to end, ensuring completeness, accuracy, and fair presentation of our client's information.

We are looking for Senior Associates to join our Banking & Capital Markets team where we work with more Tier 1 banks in the UK and globally than our competitors.


As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Essential Skills

  • ACA or ACCA or equivalent qualification

  • Experience in auditing large companies

  • Experience in working in medium to large sized audit teams

  • Experience in supervising and developing staff

  • Proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships

  • Proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Keen interest and experience working in the UK Financial Services (FS) sector and exposure to Banking & Capital Markets

  • Candidates who do not have UK experience must have strong FS audit experience

  • Knowledge and experience of International Accounting Standards and/ or US GAAP