Assurance - External Audit - Senior Associate, Flexible Talent Network
About the team
The Assurance landscape is constantly changing - our knowledge helps high profile clients from multinational organisations to family run businesses, across multiple industries. Assurance helps deliver to clients a clear path to value through improved transparency with stakeholders, confidently protecting and reporting on information for their business. It brings new perspectives and harnesses the specialised knowledge of people, from client, industry and regulatory perspectives, couple with the latest technology to deliver deep insights and advice across organisations.
Our UK Assurance business is made up of 7,000 people based across the UK, including over 300 Partners. Representing a diverse range of clients, it's a really exciting time at the moment.
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. Within Assurance you will work with a 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 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’re 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 have had previous experience of Financial Audit within a Professional Services firm.
Assurance is a dynamic place to be right now, and the variety of opportunities on offer is unprecedented. It’s work that really does matter. It matters for businesses, governments and society at large. Our team provides confidence on the most complex decisions companies have to take and this provides a wealth of opportunities to everyone who joins us and works with us.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity