Audit Senior Manager Aberdeen
Job descriptionA career in our Non Financial Services Audit practice, within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you'll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients' information.Our team helps organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business. While many of the rules of business have changed, the fundamentals haven't. You'll work alongside senior members of the client's management team in planning the audit process from beginning to end, ensuring completeness, accuracy, and fair presentation of our client's information.To really stand out and make us ﬁt for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future. As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all.Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms.Initiate open and honest coaching conversations at all levels.Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required. Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas.Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area.Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements.Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation.Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.About the teamOur Scotland external audit business is growing. Now is a great time to join our teams across our offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh & Glasgow offering you the opportunity to work on our diverse range of commercial clients in a range of sectors. Our proximity to big businesses means that you'll get to work on some of the largest and most complex projects across the firm, whilst maintaining an unparalleled breadth of client experience.The passion of our people, combined with access to the latest technology, helps us deliver the highest quality audits and build trust in society. We pride ourselves on our global reputation as a trusted place to do business, whilst giving our people access to the best opportunities and lots of variety through your home team, internal secondments and international assignments. By joining us you'll work in an environment that inspires you and gives you an active role in designing and shaping the future of Audit. You'll have an exceptional career experience working with and learning from the best. We embrace diversity both in our people and the work you'll do. We drive change through innovation, and imagination and creativity alongside the calibre of our staff that gives you the opportunity to deliver the very highest quality audit to the world's leading companies and leverage our global network.About the roleThe role will incorporate A portfolio of our larger and more complex external audit clients where you will be responsible for the day to day management, client liaison and technical issues management. This may include responsibility for managing and coordinating the audits of listed and higher-profile companies.Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients of the firm, understanding opportunities to assist with their issues.Reporting directly to the Assurance Partner or Director and having a number of direct team members, including audit managers, 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.Leadership roles within the firm, for example leading the roll-out of new innovations in audit technology, new ways of working, or initiatives that positively impact our people. Leadership in business development activities such as identifying and building relationships with target clients or supporting partners and directors in leading pitches to win new work.We are able to offer some flexibility in the role around those of the other senior managers on the team and can ensure that the role is suitable to your particular strengths.Required Skills and experienceAs a Senior Manager you will;Be CA, ACA or similarly qualified Have experience of management of the audit from planning to supervision and review of the process, including complex and higher profile engagementsDemonstrate absolute commitment to delivering quality, in all aspects of your workHave 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 relationshipsHave experience of leadership roles, with responsibility for leading teams including other managersTake 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.