Assurance - External Audit - Senior Associate - Aberdeen
About the Team
You’ll discover a uniquely diverse and continually expanding range of work within Assurance – with clients from almost every sector including retail, construction and property investment, manufacturing, media, financial services and technology. There are plenty of opportunities to take on early leadership roles and to make a mark on areas that specifically interest you.
We are currently recruiting Assurance Senior Associates into our Aberdeen office. Aberdeen is a dynamic and forward thinking city and a great place to live, do business and invest. With over 120 people based in our new Capitol office, working across areas such as tax, audit, risk assurance, business recovery, mergers & acquisitions, our team has grown to meet the needs of what is now a diverse client base. This ranges from oil and gas producers – independents, new entrants and oil majors - to family-run international oilfield service corporations and entrepreneurial businesses across a range of sectors. Our expertise in the energy sector stems from our ‘Oil & Gas Centre of Excellence’ in Aberdeen from where we’re continually moving with the industry and your career will give you the opportunity to develop your own outstanding expertise.
Naturally, we enjoy a great social scene, and you’ll be welcomed into this by your local social committee. We have a great social calendar which you’ll be invited to join and you can take up to 6 days to volunteer in your local community too. Scotland is at the heart of PwC.
About the Role
As a Senior Associate in Assurance, you’ll be exposed to a wide range of sectors – providing audit and business advice to our clients. Your learning and growth within the business will be continuous and varied.
Within Assurance you will work with a huge variety of clients and gain great business acumen. You will have the privilege of being an “outsider working on the inside” and unfettered access to senior stakeholders.
You will take on a true team leader role where your opinion counts. You’ll not only build and maintain strong relationships with our existing client base, you’ll work with our business development team to establish new relationships within the local marketplace. At the same time, you’ll play an essential part in coaching and training junior staff and supervising audit teams. You will report directly to senior stakeholders so plenty of opportunity for on-the-job learning and exposure to our leadership team from day one.
You will deliver a range of assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients of all sizes, providing an excellent opportunity to embed both your project management and leadership skills. You will be responsible for ensuring we deliver the highest standards of service to our clients from engagement planning, day-to-day supervision of the audit team, client liaison through to audit completion.
Essential Skills and Experience
An ACA/ACCA qualification or equivalent
IFRS, UK GAAP, and SOX experience
A flexible approach and passion for client service
A working knowledge of business development activity
A desire to further your career and personal development
Who We Are Looking For
You will have strong relationship building skills with both clients and other internal teams and a proactive approach to problem solving. You will also need a reasonable degree of flexibility to travel to meet the needs of our national client base.