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Client Account Executive

Employer
PwC
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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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

A career in our Assurance Transformation Centre of Excellence practice, within Assurance Transformation Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for developing functions in PwC that support audit engagement teams and audit quality efforts. You'll focus on enhancing our services related to data auditing, business analytics, visualisation and leveraging of analytic technologies to evaluating complex Enterprise Systems for audit and non audit services.As part of our team, you'll work with a broad and diverse range of clients, providing you with exposure to businesses of varying sizes, industries and complexity. You'll use cutting edge technology working virtually on various audit engagements. You'll develop specialist Assurance knowledge and play a key role in improving the quality and efficiency of our audits and lead innovation in a range of areas, with an initial focus on pensions assets and liabilities, share based payments, and the audit of Tax.
About the role

The focus of the CAE role is to deliver an efficient, high quality and responsive support service on all client engagements, adding value and maximising time for client staff to focus on engagements.

In addition to supporting and driving good commercial behaviours for reviewers the CAE role supports engagement teams with the non judgemental, administrative activities that need to be completed as part of delivering a successful client engagement

What we're looking for

The role would suit an administrator, project co-ordinator or experienced office administrator demonstrating confidence with number, analysis and budgeting. The candidate must also have excellent proven organisational skills, be able to multi-task and have the ability to build strong working relationships.

Core responsibilities

Administration and analysis: including requesting and obtaining client cash information, keeping business trackers updated, running/analysing financial reports, budget preparation and working with key stakeholders in order to meet business targets.

Attending internal meetings with senior leaders in order to provide insight into their business metrics and progress against targets, whilst making recommendations to improve metrics.

Coordinating projects with our client facing teams, including our Alternative Delivery Centres.

Common behaviours/requirements

The ideal applicant will be passionate about the role they play to help us achieve business priorities and provide excellent client service, taking the time to learn about our clients and the services we provide. They will demonstrate drive, flexibility and agility whilst enjoying the demands that come with working in a fast paced environment and exceeding KPIs.

The suitable candidate will also demonstrate leadership qualities to manage their own time and meet personal chargeable hours, whilst also being willing to learn new tasks and taking on new responsibilities. They will also be open to sharing ideas and best practice with colleagues and peers alike.

Essential skills and experience

  • Proven office work experience.
  • Work effectively under pressure with excellent organisation skills and ability to prioritise work, especially when there are conflicting demands.
  • Ability to interpret financial data and produce relevant reports.
  • Pragmatic in your approach to problem-solving.
  • Attention to detail and the personal motivation to perform your role to the highest standards.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Always punctual, flexible and responsive in how you approach your work.


Additional Information

  • This is a full-time role
  • Opportunity for working from home? Limited
  • Amount of time client based? 0-10%
  • Need to travel/overnight stays away from home? Some
  • Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? Limited
  • Amount of time PwC office based? 70-100%
  • Must be willing to travel to other offices both within the Region and outside as necessary.


Academic or professional qualifications needed

  • English and Maths GCSE at grades A to C (or equivalent).
  • Microsoft office suite experience is valued.
  • A degree is not essential for this role.
  • No professional qualifications are needed for this role


Training and development

Our training and development approach broadens and deepens your knowledge, and is focussed on the learning experience you get in doing the role (70%), learning from others around you (20%) and formal training courses (10%). We call this 70-20-10. That means you'll learn most from an outstanding variety of client work.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical & digital, business acumen, global & Inclusive and relationships.

Learn more here

Diversity

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, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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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