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Entity, Governance and Compliance, Senior Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Our Entity Governance & Compliance (EGC) business sits within our Tax & Legal Line of Service, and helps our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep Tax, Legal and Governance expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.The EGC team consists of 70+ members across London, Birmingham, Reading, Glasgow, Manchester and Belfast with a senior leadership team of 10. The EGC team is a market leading global practice and is part of a network of over 4,000 legal and governance professionals in over 150 countries led by Jonathan Gibson in the UK. The team specialises in supporting clients on all aspects of governance, transactions and compliance and are at the forefront of UK and global corporate governance reforms, providing market leading thought leadership in the industry. The EGC business is growing, driven by sustainability laws and regulations, global subsidiary governance transformation and global managed services
This role requires someone to take ownership and accountability for an existing portfolio of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 multinational clients across the spectrum of governance consulting and manager services, whilst also helping to grow the portfolio through business development activities. The senior manager will be part of the senior leadership team.

The successful candidate will:
  • Undertake and manage the delivery of governance and transaction projects (including entity restructuring and simplification mandates, design and implementation of corporate governance disclosures/reporting/frameworks, provision of director training, and more).
  • Manage, coach and support the team members.
  • Manage and develop client relationships across our clients as necessary.
  • Work with and develop relationships with the wider EGC global network to ensure the delivery of all work and services meets the SLAs/KPIs agreed with the clients.
  • Collaborate with and develop relationships with colleagues across the firm who are also working on and supporting the clients.
  • Take responsibility for and manage the budget and billing across the portfolio.
  • Consider better and innovative ways of supporting clients and the team.
  • For the right candidate there is the potential to develop a director business case as well as progress their career with PwC by developing new skills according to PwC's professional leadership development framework.
  • Coaching and mentoring will be provided.
  • Support with business development activities as required, including responding to competitive RFPs.

Essential skills:
  • Qualified Governance Professional from the ICSA in the UK.
  • Passionate about client service - a strong willingness to deliver excellent client service, add value and flexibly meet client requirements.
  • Ability to develop relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels.
  • Experience of managing and running a team.
  • Self awareness and open to personal development.
  • Experience in coaching and developing others.
  • Likes and enjoys business development, ideally with some relevant experience.
  • Commercial and risk aware, including experience of managing budgets and finances.
  • Creative thinker who enjoys problem solving.
  • Self organised.


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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