Audit Managers Gatwick

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Quality is at the heart of what we do. Combining passionate people with leading technology, we work together to build trust in society. We put the team first and solve important problems by challenging the organisations we audit and being open to challenge ourselves. We take pride in our work and the profession, recognising audit as a deep specialism.

Hear from our UK Head of Audit about the evolution of the Audit and what opportunities PwC could have for you.


It's a really exciting time to be joining us. We’re growing our teams across all areas of our Audit practice and investing a huge amount in our people, their skills and the technology available, as we continue to radically modernise our business and the way we serve our clients.

Learn more about The Future of Audit. 

Audit Managers Gatwick

A career in our Non 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.

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.
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.

About the role

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 marketplace, 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 a 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 travel, business services, retail and hospitality, construction and real estate, technology, media and communications as well as industrial products offering the opportunity to broaden your experience or specialise.

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. You’ll be responsible for the delivery of your engagements, ensuring the high quality of your team’s audit work and reporting.

Across your portfolio of clients you will have responsibility for building and maintaining strong relationships. 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. You will develop industry and technical expertise in audit and use state of the art analytical tools and practice methods in your role to undertake audit work to the highest possible standards.

Our Managers are responsible for training and coaching junior audit team members and are also likely to have wider coaching and people management responsibilities, as well as leadership roles within their home office.

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 we can help clients with the issues they are facing, all providing opportunities to get involved in other related activities and to provide a greater breadth of experience.

Essential skills and experience
  • ACA or equivalent qualification and solid post qualification experience

  • Experience operating at Manager in a similar environment

  • Experience of working on IFRS engagements as well as UK GAAP (experience of other accounting frameworks an advantage, particularly US)

  • A passion for delivering exceptional client service

  • Proven ability to lead audit engagements from planning to completion 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

Location: Gatwick
Salary: Competitive
Role Closing Date: 24th July 2020

The location

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The skills we look for

Our people are curious and put quality first and foremost. They are inclusive and invest in themselves and their teams. They adapt to new challenges with flexibility, agility and intelligence.

They speak up, role modelling constructive challenge whilst also being open to challenge themselves. They take pride in their profession, their work and their passion to deliver to the highest quality.


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