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Audit Managers - London

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountant Practice

  • Job ref:

    43952BR

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    14-07-2020

  • Client:

    PwC

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.

About the team

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.

You’ll work across a diverse range of well-known clients, from entertainment & media, pharmaceuticals & life sciences, telecoms and technology, energy, utilities and mining, retail & consumer, and industrial product industries. Our work also spans high profile Government & Public sector clients so you’ll have the opportunity to work on really exciting projects right from the start. You’ll also have the opportunity to work on global projects, collaborating with PwC colleagues and clients all over the world. Outside of work, our packed social calendar and opportunities to get involved in local initiatives means you’ll feel right at home.

About the role

As a Manager, you’ll be responsible for the day to day management of our audit work across a wide range of sectors and a base of complex, high profile clients.

Across your portfolio of clients you will have responsibility for building and maintaining strong relationships both in the UK and with overseas teams, broader client liaison and management of technical issues. You’ll also assist with project management of the job including managing the staffing of the job, the financial performance and ensuring that key deadlines are met, as well as
Our Managers are responsible for training and coaching junior audit team members and are also likely to have wider coaching and people management responsibilities.

You will develop industry and technical expertise in audit and business advisory areas and use state of the art analytical tools and practice methods in their role to undertake audit work to the highest possible standards.

Our Managers also work to support our business development team on client proposals and work to establish new relationships within the local marketplace and are expected to build relationships with other specialist teams within PwC to ensure that a full service offering can be provided to our clients.

Essential skills and experience
  • An ACA/ACCA qualification or equivalent

  • IFRS, UK GAAP, and SOX experience

  • A proven ability to manage large audit engagements from planning to completing on a diverse range of assignments

  • A flexible approach and passion for client service

  • Strong project management and organisational skills

  • A proven ability to manage and monitor engagement budgets and financial performance

  • Demonstrate professional scepticism Proven track record of compliance with quality standards and an ability to balance an efficient and compliant audit

  • A desire to further your career and personal development

Who we’re looking for

You will have strong relationship building skills with both clients and other internal teams and a proactive approach to problem solving. You will also need a reasonable degree of flexibility to travel to meet the needs of our national client base.

Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Role Closing Date: 14th July 2020


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. 

Not the role for you?

Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work ( ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

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