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Digital Audit Senior Associate - Innovation

London (Greater)
Closing date
4 Feb 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. 

In Digital Audit you'll spend time working on the technology enabled side of the audit, focussing on engaging, training and supporting the audit practice on latest technology developments and releases for implementation at scale.  You’ll have the opportunity to work with a variety of teams, industries and technologies.  You’ll need to be people focussed, tenacious and resilient. The role will provide exposure to contacts such as key Digital Audit and core Audit stakeholders and also a variety of internal teams such as technology risk, audit methodology, Digital Lab, Tech Central.  You’ll be part of a wider team, taking real responsibility for the work you do and will have an important role in the development and governance of new technologies for the benefit of the UK Audit practice.
We are a national team, with people across different locations - therefore base location is flexible, with some travel required for face-to-face meetings.
As a member of the innovation team in Digital Audit, you'll work as part of a team driving change in Audit via technology.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Assessment and evaluation of new innovative ideas and contributing to the decision making process of which projects to take forward.

  • Building Digital Lab assets on existing technology such as Alteryx to enhance audit quality and create efficiencies.

  • Reviewing Digital Lab asset submissions to ensure they are fit for purpose, including discussing enhancements and associated guidance with asset authors.

  • Developing Document Bot templates, including working closely with ARQ on the content

  • Establishing effective working relationships with key contacts across Digital Audit, the wider audit practice and with x-los teams where needed.

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

  • Keeping up to date with developments in Audit and using this knowledge in the assessment of new technologies and to contribute your own ideas.

  • Supporting the Audit practice with queries or issues with our existing innovation tools which are widely used.

  • Taking ownership of a portfolio of work and managing your own time effectively.

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

  • Core Audit experience (any industry)

  • Experience with core Audit tools (e.g. Aura, Halo etc.)

  • Good knowledge of using Alteryx and other Digital Lab technologies such as Tableau.

  • A willingness to learn and an enthusiasm for new technology.

  • Good communication and presentation skills.

Please note that this role is offered as a secondment opportunity for 12 months, and we're flexible about base office location.

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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