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External Audit- Senior Associate

Employer
PwC
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 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

Within London Audit, you'll have the opportunity to work across a diverse portfolio of clients, from owner managed businesses, private equity backed companies, and large multinational and listed groups. We work with well known clients across a broad range of industries including entertainment and media, pharmaceutical and consumer products, technology and telecoms, energy, utilities and resources, retail, hospitality and third sector (education and charities), business services, construction and real estate and industrial products. You'll also have the opportunity to work on global projects, collaborating with PwC colleagues and clients all over the world.
The role:
As a Senior Associate, you'll gain in-depth knowledge into how businesses run, gain direct access to internal stakeholders and clients and work with an unrivalled range of organisations we audit. A rewarding career path awaits, join our team to develop yourself as a professional and benefit from the wide range of development opportunities available at PwC.


The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Using your team and relationship management skills to ensure that your's and the audit team's documentation - from planning to completion of an Audit, meets PwC and regulatory standards;
  • Completing a variety of areas of audit work which includes the identification of issues, analysis of data, articulation of findings and the ability to draw informed conclusions;
  • Building meaningful relationships and demonstrating curiosity that will allow you to have insightful conversations and provide visible challenge during the Audit;
  • Delegating to others to provide learning opportunities and coaching to help deliver the most effective audit approach;
  • Building connections across teams and specialist areas within PwC, managing a variety of views and consulting where appropriate;
  • Developing new insights and proposing innovative solutions to help enhance audit quality; and
  • Put the team first by coaching with purpose, being present with the team and openly communicating expectations.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Be Chartered Accountant / ACA / ACCA / ICAS qualified accountant (or international equivalent)
  • Experience of IFRS and/or UK GAAP and international standards on auditing;
  • Strong organisational skills, experience of undertaking audit from planning to completion and a track record of challenging yourself and others to complete high quality testing and documentation;
  • Ability to establish and nurture relationships which includes communicating clearly with colleagues and organisations we audit;
  • Ability to review the work of others', providing commentary and feedback to support the teams technical development and enhance audit quality;
  • Takes pride in their work and in the Audit profession. Shows resilience and demonstrates dedication to self development including being agile and innovative in the digital world.
  • Part qualified ACA/ACCA/ICAS at point of application and working towards your full qualification (you will need to be time and exam qualified prior to your start date)


The skills we look for

Our people are curious and put quality first and foremost. They are inclusive and invest in themselves and their teams. They adapt to new challenges with flexibility, agility and intelligence. They speak up, role modelling constructive challenge whilst also being open to challenge themselves. They take pride in their profession, their work and their passion to deliver to the highest quality.

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

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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