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Digital Audit - Senior Associate

Employer
PwC
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Oct 2022

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Salary band
Competitive
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

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. 


Digital Audit is a specialist team within our Audit practice that combines a mix of technology, data, business and accounting expertise to digitally audit clients across all industries. We’re constantly investing in audit technology and the skills of our people to keep up with the rapid pace of change and to deliver trust that is deeper, broader and more forward looking.

The role 

As a Senior Associate you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. You’ll be auditing our client’s technology to give them assurance that security and controls are in place. This includes infrastructure, Cloud and applications. You’ll gain an understanding of end-to-end processes and how business applications are utilised, controlled and optimised. 

You will have a strong understanding of the role that digital plays in the modern audit, and how technologies are deployed and controlled within business. 

Role Responsibilities

Digital Audit is a national business unit and you’ll therefore have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients, industries and technologies. You’ll develop the business skills, knowledge and relationships you need to build a career that’s more than just numbers to deliver trust that is deeper, broader and more forward looking. 

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

  • Delivering complex technology audits

  • Proactively assisting in the management of several clients and teams;

  • Training, coaching and leading junior staff;

  • Establishing effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contributing to the development of your own and your team's technical acumen

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working effectively in a team, building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels

  • Experienced in coaching junior staff

  • Experience in evaluating technology that supports financial and operational systems and related business processes;

  • External auditing experience, including evaluating controls over financial and/or IT/operational processes;

  • Experience in managing junior colleagues and an interest in developing others;

  • Experience in working in complex environments;

  • Industry experience is preferable (e.g. Banking and Capital Markets or Retail)

  • Project management and analytical skills;

Preferable experience and qualifications

  • 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)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification, or equivalent;

  • Specialist system experience (i.e. SAP, Oracle, SQL, Python). 


Not the role for you?
Did you know PwC offers flexible career arrangements and contract work? Learn more.

The skills we look for
The PwC Professional is our global framework for defining and encouraging leadership at all levels. Learn more.

The Deal
‘The Deal’, our firmwide Employee Value Proposition’ empowers our people to be the best they can be. Learn more.

Our commitment to you
We’re committed to building a culture that empowers all of our people to thrive and feel a sense of belonging at PwC. Learn more.

Application support
If you’re a person with a disability, if you’re neurodivergent, or if you have a condition that you believe may affect your performance during our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes for you. Learn more.

Company

Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

Stay safe and stay connected in this rapidly changing world.

PwC

Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.

 

The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.

 

What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.

 

 

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