External Audit Senior Associate

Recruiter
PwC
Location
Cardiff
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Jul 2022
Closes
01 Aug 2022
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Salary band
Competitive
Hours
Full Time

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. 


The Central Practice consists of 5 networked offices in Birmingham, the East Midlands, Milton Keynes, Bristol and Cardiff. With a rapidly growing, dynamic marketplace, more than 500 clients and some 600 partners and staff in the region, the Central Audit practice is a great place to build a career. We’ve a wide variety of clients from entrepreneurial start-ups through to major public sector organisations, FTSE100 members and large global businesses.

The role  

As a Senior Associate in Central 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:
 

  • Using feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas

  • Delegating to others to provide stretch opportunities and coaching to help deliver results

  • Developing new ideas and proposing innovative solutions to problems

  • Using a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in the business area

  • Reviewing your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance

  • Sharing relevant thought leadership

  • Using straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others

  • Ability to read situations and modify behaviour to build quality, diverse relationships

  • Upholding the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Essential Skills and Experience:
 

  • CA / ACA / ACCA/ICAS qualified (or international equivalent)
    Or part Qualified and working towards your full CA / ACA / ACCA / ICAS (or equivalent) qualification
    Or have equivalent work experience in Audit (you’re an international candidate who technically qualifies in your home country by experience)

  • Experience of financial accounting and reporting

  • The ability to learn quickly

  • Strong project management skills

  • The ability to work effectively in a team, building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels

  • Experienced in coaching junior staff

  • Passion for quality

  • Experience of working to client deadlines

  • US GAAP and/or UK GAAP experience

 


The location
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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

The Deal
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.
Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition: https://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/about-us/the-new-deal.html

Diversity
Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

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 because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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