14 days ago
PwC's Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) practice is the market leading AWM audit business. Our business is a national practice comprising over 600 staff with a presence in 12 offices across the UK, and comprises both financial audit and non-audit assurance businesses.
Working in AWM will provide opportunities to gain experience working across a variety of clients including FTSE listed, global private companies, private partnerships, funds and Private Equity and Venture Capitalist backed companies. You'll work across a wide variety of industry sectors including, Real Estate, Hedge Funds, Pensions, Private Equity, traditional Asset and Wealth management, as well as technology and asset servicing businesses. This breadth of client base gives our people an unmatchable opportunity to gain deep understanding and experience across the whole AWM sector.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Manager in Asset and Wealth Management, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to
Pursuing opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone
Acting to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty
Coaching others and encouraging them to take ownership of their development
Analysing complex ideas or proposals and building a range of meaningful recommendations
Using multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations
Addressing substandard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations
Developing a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients
Managing a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties
Focusing on building trusted relationships
Upholding the firm's code of ethics and business conduct
Essential Skills and Experience
CA / ACA / ACCA/ICAS qualified (or international equivalent) or
equivalent work experience in Audit (international candidates who technically qualify in their home country by experience)
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