20 days ago
Senior Managers External Audit Birmingham
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.
As a Manager, 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 a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
Be involved in the financial management of clients
Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
Train, coach, and supervise staff
Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand
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.
Role closing date: 9th April 2020