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Internal Audit - Senior Associate - Assurance

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Line of service
Assurance
Grade
Senior Associate/Senior Consultant
Specialism
Assurance - Risk Assurance - Audit
Industry
Across all industries
Position type
Full Time
Job ID
23722BR

Job description

Job Description


A changing risk landscape means organisations are facing new and unfamiliar challenges. While being ready to respond is essential, it’s not easy. Internal Audit has emerged as a key means of giving Boards the confidence to deal with the demands of a dynamic marketplace.

About the Team


The London Region Assurance (LRA) Risk Assurance business group at PwC is looking for a Senior Associate to join their Internal Audit 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.

About the Role


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 help mid-sized and entrepreneurial clients, grow and overcome the complex challenges they face. Our client base varies from FTSE listed, AIM listed, Private companies to Private Equity and Venture Capitalist backed companies.

We take pride in helping clients to identify, measure and manage their risk profile more effectively. Our specialists offer knowledge and expertise, which extends to clients’ internal controls (including IT systems), technology, non-financial reporting, corporate sustainability and regulatory compliance.

In addition to supporting our Internal Audit clients, we also provide a variety of assurance and advisory services. Our capabilities support a wide range of businesses and industry sectors, on each and every project we undertake the advice and assurance we deliver is tailored and focused on the individual needs of that client.

As a Senior Associate you will be responsible for the delivery of work to several of our Internal Audit clients. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering Internal Audit to our London Region Assurance clients including ad hoc reviews or in response to an emerging risk area;

  • Supervising work of junior staff members and delivery to clients;

  • Managing the day to day client relationships;

  • Helping to grow the existing business by working alongside our leadership team on proposals and new opportunities;

  • Building a network of contacts through attending both external industry events and PwC hosted events.

Essential skills and experience


Must have a relevant professional qualification;

  • Provide Internal audit and business advice to clients;

  • Have an understanding of engagement economics, including budgets and taken ownership for meeting these on your engagements;

  • Manage client relationships at different levels;

  • Strong analytical and organisational abilities;

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with new and established clients;

  • Manage the work across multiple audits delivering exceptional client service;

  • Experience in coaching and develop other staff and excellent people management skills;

  • Strong business awareness, project management and the ability to work under your own initiative;

  • Take responsibility for quality.

Desirable skills
  • Exposure to current thinking in Corporate Governance and Risk Management;

  • Exposure to high profile, complex and judgement issues;

  • Desire for continuous improvement;

  • Highly developed listening and questioning techniques.

Location
London


Assurance

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

Diversity

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

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