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Digital Audit Manager - Financial Services

Employer
PwC
Location
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Sector
Accounting - practice
Salary band
Competitive
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

We combine passion and humanity with the latest technology. As our world continues to evolve, so do we. Having a responsive and bold technology strategy is key to remaining relevant with our clients. But we don't just invest in the latest technologies, we help to create them with our unique ecosystem of technologists, working together to solve complex business problems in ways that benefit clients and society. It's work with purpose and it drives us to innovate. We're at the forefront of change, driving technology and skills and investing in our people and our purpose.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 rapid pace of change and to deliver trust that is deeper, broader and more forward looking.
In Digital Audit you'll have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients across financial services. You will focus on enabling audit teams to understand financial data flows and the supporting IT systems and controls.

You'll need to be a people person, tenacious and resilient. You'll need to be able to flex your style and the level of detail you discuss with different audiences in IT and finance, as for example you'll have exposure to a range of contacts such as heads of IT or finance controllers and directors to understand the financial data flows and test IT systems and controls. You'll be checking IT systems to ensure they are appropriately controlled by management and to check that data produced is accurate, highlighting and questioning any differences. It's investigative work where you'll regularly speak with clients, using in-person meetings or leading-edge collaborative technology. You'll be part of a variety of teams, taking real responsibility for the work you do.

Above all, your work is client focused, which can mean travelling to client sites and will involve working to deadlines. This often requires working longer hours to meet the needs of the client. It's hard work but rewarding.

Working with our prestigious clients, you'll develop the business skills, knowledge and relationships you need to do well in a career that's about so much more than numbers. You'll go beyond the obvious and develop real insights into a client's markets, technology, people and management, as well as its finances.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
  • Training, coaching and leading junior staff
  • Establishing effective working relationships directly with clients
  • Contributing to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
  • Keeping up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continuing to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand
  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct


Requirements:
  • Experience in evaluating technology that supports financial & operational application systems and related business processes
  • Experience in auditing IT systems
  • Experience in managing junior colleagues and an interest in developing others
  • Experience in working in complex environments with large organisations
  • Strong time management skills, including flexibility to work with shifting priorities and client needs
  • Project management and analytical skills
  • Client relationship-building and management skills
  • Strong verbal, presentation and report writing skills
  • Leadership qualities


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).
  • Financial Services Industry experience is preferable (e.g. Banking )

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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