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Audit Senior Manager London

Job Title: Audit Senior Manager London
Location: London
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Reference: 42340BR
Contact Name: PwCRecruiting Team
Contact Email: donotreply@pwc.com
Job Published: February 21, 2020 16:06

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 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, whilst giving our people access to the best opportunities and lots of variety through your home team, internal secondments and international assignments.

Our team helps organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business. 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.
Senior Audit Manger
Are you interested in working with a diverse and interesting client base in one of the fastest growing business units in PwC?

Our PwC Audit business is leading in the market place, constantly developing new and innovative ways of working to evolve our working practices, making them more efficient and innovative with a focus on the client experience. We invest heavily in our clients, people and technology.

We are fast growing business unit with a focus on mid tier businesses helping them to solve important problems. We operate across a wide variety of markets including listed, PE backed, entrepreneurial private businesses and inbound global audits.

We cover a variety of clients and have teams focussing on Business services, retail and hospitality, construction and real estate, technology, media and communications as well as energy, mining, utilities and industrial products offering the opportunity for broaden your experience or specialize.

You’ll be responsible for the delivery of your 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.

You will gain experience across a wide variety of markets and industry sectors including, real estate, leisure, media, technology, construction retail and mining.

As part of the 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.
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.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Audit services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities.

Essential skills
• ACA or equivalent qualification and solid post qualification experience
• Experience operating at Senior Manager in a similar environment
• Experience of working on IFRS engagements as well as UK GAAP (experience of other accounting frameworks an advantage)A passion for delivering exceptional client service
• Proven ability to lead audit engagements from planning to completing on a diverse range of assignments
• An aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technology
• A proven ability to manage and monitor engagement budgets and financial performance
• Ability to spot opportunities to add value to clients and work with colleagues in other lines of service to help clients find solutions to the challenges they face
• Ability to work to tight timelines and manage well under pressure
• Be able to work flexibly in relation to locations and alongside flexible working colleagues
• Experience of fee negotiations and negotiating scope changes with clients
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. 

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Diversity

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