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Senior Associate Stakeholder Assurance - Banking & Capital Markets

London (Greater)
Closing date
28 Jan 2023

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Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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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. 

Stakeholder Assurance - Trust and Transparency Solutions (Banking & Capital Markets)

As the need to do the right thing - and to be seen to be doing it - becomes a business imperative to survive and thrive, all organisations need to ensure that they take a proactive approach to understanding, managing and presenting their business to secure their reputation and maintain trust more effectively. A career in Stakeholder Assurance puts you at the heart of our proposition to assist our clients in bridging the trust gap between their organisation and their stakeholders.

Our Stakeholder Assurance team plays a critical role in the corporate governance framework by providing independent assurance that protects the business against risk, informs strategic decision making and improves overall performance. Our team helps business leaders gain a competitive advantage by establishing reliable systems and processes when working with third parties. Simply put, we focus on providing an independent perspective on how a company is responding to risks helping enhance transparency between our clients and their stakeholders and building confidence around key dependencies.

Your role

This role will see you working on a variety of challenging non-audit assurance assignments. We use established assurance standards (e.g. ISAE 3000, ISAE 3402, SOC1 and SOC2) to audit ‘other information’. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of clients, from established global banking clients to emerging FinTechs and start-ups looking to disrupt the traditional financial markets. Our clients are seeking our assurance over a growing range of topics in the Banking & Capital Markets sector, including:

  • Service providers and financial market infrastructure

  • Technology providers and platforms (including FinTech)

  • ESG KPIs and metrics

  • Benchmarks and indices

  • Cyber security

  • Crypto

  • Payments and emoney

  • Regulation

You’ll be constantly learning and your ideas will be welcomed in an atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork. In your role you will deliver engagements, coach and supervise teams and work with our management team to help us grow the business, 


  • Understanding complex client processes to provide advice and help develop non-audit assurance solutions to meet client needs and issues.

  • Planning and delivering assurance assignments or other similar types of reviews for a diverse range of governance, risk, regulatory, operational and financial activities, within set deadlines.

  • Building effective working relationships with clients.

  • Managing the expectations of client stakeholders.

  • Managing teams to deliver a project both on time and on budget.

  • Taking a role in leading and coaching junior staff.

  • Building a network of industry contacts through attending external industry events and PwC hosted events.

  • Conducting work in accordance with the relevant industry standard and PwC’s Quality Assurance standards.

  • Developing and supporting new opportunities and propositions.

Required experience

  • Chartered accountancy qualification or equivalent

  • SOC1, SOC2, ISAE 3402 and/or ISAE 3000 standards

  • Financial services sector

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.


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.


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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