Asset & Wealth Management - Internal Audit - Senior Associates
About the team
Our Internal Audit service offering ranges from:
Advice on developing Internal Audit strategy and assistance in setting up functions
Helping clients deliver their annual audit plan either by enabling them to fully outsource their function or by using us as a co-source partner
Providing secondments to fulfil key Internal Audit roles
Performing effectiveness reviews of Internal Audit functions, including gap analysis
Transforming existing functions to ensure that they are truly relevant, cost effective and risk focused
Delivering training to Internal Audit teams on a variety of relevant topics, including emerging Internal Audit methodology, regulatory themes and industry issues.
This role provides a great opportunity for an individual with experience in Insurance, Asset & Wealth Management or Regulation to join our growing team and gain exposure to dynamic clients in these industries. We work with a broad range of clients from small organisations to large multinationals, specialist firms to complex businesses, spanning the wealth management, pensions, hedge fund and private equity sub-sectors.
About the role
As a Senior Associate you will be responsible for the delivery of work to several of our clients. Your responsibilities will include:
Delivering Internal Audit for Insurance and Asset & Wealth Management Internal Audit clients including ad hoc reviews or in response to an emerging risk area;
Leading and coaching junior staff members and their delivery to clients;
Building effective working relationships with clients
Helping to grow the existing Insurance and Asset & Wealth Management Internal Audit business by working alongside our leadership team on proposals and new opportunities;
Building a network of Insurance and Asset & Wealth Management contacts through attending both external industry events and PwC hosted events.
Essential skills and experience
An Accountancy or Internal Audit qualification;
Experience in auditing financial and operational controls within a wide range of business processes within the Asset Management sector;
Experience in evaluating and performing risk assessments at a task and organisation level;
Strong analytical and project management skills;
Identifying and effectively reporting any issues and recommendations for improvement to clients, as well as drafting the related sections of formal reports;
The ability to work effectively in different teams for varying periods of time building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels;
Experienced in supervising and developing junior staff;
Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels;
Flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the wider team.
An understanding of relevant regulatory issues;
The ability to contribute and create new initiatives and be responsive to change