Audit Senior Associate

PwC
London, United Kingdom
Competitive
23 Feb 2024
23 Mar 2024
501643WD
Hybrid - mostly office
Competitive
Full Time
Within London Audit, you'll have the opportunity to work across a diverse portfolio of clients, from owner managed businesses, private equity backed companies, up to large multinational and listed groups. We work with well known clients across a broad range of industries including entertainment and media, pharmaceuticals, technology and communications, energy, utilities and mining, retail, hospitality and leisure, business services, construction and real estate. We also work across the third sector, spanning a number of government and public sector clients and charities. 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.