London Region Assurance, Performance Assurance, Senior Manager
About the team
We're a fast growing business unit with a unique assurance division offering a broad range of services, including Audit, Risk Assurance and Transaction Services (TS), which are tailored to assist mid-sized and entrepreneurial clients, grow and overcome the challenges they face. Our client's vary from FTSE listed, AIM listed, Private companies to Private Equity and Venture Capitalist backed companies.
The Risk Assurance team here takes pride in helping clients to identify measure and manage their risk profile more effectively. We offer knowledge and expertise, which includes clients’ internal controls (including IT systems), technology, non-financial reporting, corporate sustainability and regulatory compliance.
In addition to supporting the external financial audit, we also provide a variety of internal audit and advisory services. We support a wide range of businesses and industry sectors, and on every project we undertake the advice and assurance we deliver is tailored to the individual needs of that client.
About the role
Understanding complex client processes to develop non-audit assurance solutions to meet client needs and issues.
Growing our proposition through business development and building reputation in the market.
Taking ownership of senior client relationships, leading conversations to maximise opportunities and cross-selling where appropriate.
Playing an active role in the strategic leadership of the Performance Assurance proposition.
Working with and managing expectations of client stakeholders across a number of functions within our clients.
Managing project teams to deliver solutions including scoping, testing, and reporting against non-audit assurance standards.
Identifying and developing opportunities for new non-audit assurance business.
Essential skills and experience
A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions.
Experience providing assurance against formal methodologies and standards such as ISAE3000, ISAE3402, SSAE16, SOC 1/2 etc.
Proven track record of successful business development and leading proposals.
Experience in performing assurance / audit work either as an external auditor, internal auditor, or through controls reviews / initiatives.
Strong project management and coaching skills.
Well-developed listening and questioning techniques.
Excellent verbal skills and report writing capability.
Able to work autonomously without the need for day to day direct management.
Proficient networker and relationship builder.
Experience of reporting against other assurance standards e.g. ISAE3410 for assurance engagements on greenhouse gas statements.
Awareness of current/emerging market trends and issues.
Experience of developing new business in a professional services firm or the credibility and drive to do so.
Team player with the ability to motivate, manage and inspire internal teams.
Strong desire for personal continuous improvement.
Opportunity for working from home? Minimal - project dependent
Amount of time client based - 50%
Opportunity for job sharing? No
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home? Yes - project dependent
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? Yes
Amount of time PwC office based - 50%
Who we’re looking for
Are you interested in working with a diverse and exciting group of clients in one of the fastest growing teams in Assurance?
In the London Region Risk Assurance business unit, we've an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager to join the Performance Assurance team. In joining us you'll be part of a unique client proposition, helping our clients build trust in in their systems, processes and controls to their customers and regulators in the form of independent assurance reporting.
You'll have a proven track record of delivering complex non-audit assurance engagements against standards such as ISAE3000, ISAE3402, SSAE16, and SOC1/2. and the ability to work well with client stakeholders who potentially span all functions within their organisations and across a number of different industries.
Our people are expected to be capable of applying these skills in a variety of business situations to maximise our impact over Performance Assurance arrangements.
In addition you'll also have strong project management skills to be able to deliver multiple projects at once, and the ability to coach and develop teams.