Assurance - South East - Audit Managers
Who we are looking for
The PwC South East Practice is currently looking to recruit experienced Audit Managers into our Reading office to complement our existing team as we enter a growth period.
PwC delivers across an extensive range of professional services to the local market. With a mix of recent University graduates through to a highly experienced, long serving senior team, and with a high international diversity of staff, the office creates a fantastic and collaborative working environment.
You'll have the opportunity to work across our large and exciting client base of businesses that include large multinational listed and internationally headquartered; entrepreneurial and family owned; early stage and fast growth across technology, life sciences and cleantech; and world leading public, educational and not for profit organisations. With a varied portfolio, you'll be able to gain experience and insight across these, as well as attend our local client events ranging from formal and technical seminars and dinners through to more relaxed, social networking.
Outside of our client work, the office has a great community and social programme. We pride ourselves on our community affairs activities which over the recent years have included various fundraising days and volunteering support for local charities. All our staff are actively encouraged to participate and are given the time to do so. We also provide numerous social events for staff including monthly drinks and nights out which helps to further bring the team together.
About the role
The role would incorporate:
A portfolio of external audit clients where you will be responsible for the day to day management, client liaison and technical issues management.
Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients of the firm, understanding opportunities to assist with their issues.
Reporting directly to the Assurance Partner and Director and having a number of direct team members report to you.
Responsibility for the coaching and development of the team members reporting directly into you taking responsibility for the career development of others.
Assisting with managing the staffing of the job, the financial performance and ensuring that key deadlines are met
Business development activities such as building relationships with target clients or involvement in pitch situations.
We are able to offer some flexibility in the role around those of the other managers on the team and can ensure that the role is suitable to your particular strengths.
As a Manager within the South East region you will be required to:
Be ACA or similarly qualified
Have experience of management of the audit from planning to supervision and review of the process
Have flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the team
Have the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels
Have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships
Take a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions
You will have experience of interacting with senior level clients and management to develop and maintain business relationships. Experience of IFRS, UK GAAP (including FRS 101/102) and international standards on auditing would be required.