10 days ago
Senior Managers External Audit Hub Birmingham
Be part of a new and highly innovative approach to delivering external audit work for our clients.
The team are known within PwC as Fulcrum. They’re a close-knit community of staff, of all grade levels, working on prestigious London audit engagements within Banking and Capital Markets, Insurance, Asset and Wealth Management and London Top Tier.
Fulcrum staff are integral members of the client-facing teams, physically located in our Birmingham office. The team use cutting edge technology we’ve developed to support our ability to stay connected with our clients, and wider PwC colleagues, wherever we are. Our new way of working breaks the assumption that all members of audit need to be based in the same place and in close proximity to our clients.
With us you will
Be at the forefront of the future vision and delivery of assurance services.
Be part of a growing team of highly-skilled auditors working on London audit engagements based in a modern central office in Birmingham.
Enjoy the experience and opportunities that come with working on high profile London clients, but with the flexibility that comes with a regional office, with only occasional travel expected.
The Fulcrum team is a key part of our Future of Assurance programme and of great strategic importance to the firm. It provides the unique opportunity to work on high profile London clients and the flexibility that comes with a regional office. You will utilise cutting edge technology so you stay connected with the client and London team.
You'll gain exposure to working on a wide variety of clients and a wide range of work. In addition you'll also be involved with training, managing, coaching and appraising staff. As this team is developing a new way of working, you'll be in a position to shape the working practices of the future so will need to be able to think independently and confidently about sharing your point of view and be innovative in the way you communicate.
About the Role
As an Audit Senior Manager you'll have overall responsibility to deliver service to clients including:
Managing a client portfolio and reporting to the Partner / Director Group
Managing and supervising staff to junior staff and its delivery to the client
Managing the day to day client relationships
Staff management and coaching responsibilities
Development of new business relationships and revenue generation
Auditing the assurance process using state of the art analytical tools and practice methodologies.
Developing industry and technical expertise in assurance and business advisory areas through written reports and management presentations, managing multiple relationships ensuring customer satisfaction through high quality service deliverables.
We are able to offer some flexibility in the role around those of the other senior managers on the team and can ensure that the role is suitable to your particular strengths.
Essential skills and experience
As a Senior Manager you will be required to:
Be ACA, ACCA, or similarly qualified, demonstrating solid post qualification experience
Have existing experience operating at Senior Manager level within a similar environment
Have proven ability to lead audit engagements from planning to completion on a diverse range of assignments.
Demonstrate an ability to innovate and add value to clients and projects.
Have a proven track record of compliance with quality standards and an ability to balance an efficient and compliant audit.
Have a proven ability to manage and monitor engagement budgets and financial performance.
Demonstrate an 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.
Have experience of fee negotiations and negotiating scope changes with clients.
- Experience of IFRS, UK GAAP (including FRS 101/102) and international standards on auditing would be required (experience of other accounting frameworks is an advantage)
Role Closing Date: 11th March 2020