External Audit Senior Manager

Employer
PWC
Location
Sydenham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
29 Sep 2020

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job descriptionQuality is at the heart of what we do. Combining passionate people with leading technology, we work together to build trust in society. We put the team first and solve important problems by challenging the organisations we audit and being open to challenge ourselves. We take pride in our work and the profession, recognising audit as a deep specialism.Hear from our UK Head of Audit about the evolution of the Audit and what opportunities PwC could have for you.It's a really exciting time to be joining us. We're growing our teams across all areas of our Audit practice and investing a huge amount in our people, their skills and the technology available, as we continue to radically modernise our business and the way we serve our clients.Learn more about The Future of Audit.

Northern AuditPwC's Northern Audit practice is a powerhouse of UK regional offices including Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Belfast. Together we service clients of all sizes, in a diverse range of sectors, delivering high quality External Audits and Audit related services. Understanding our clients needs and the risks they face is at the heart of what we do and is key to performing high quality audits.Our Audit practice is growing rapidly and we have a number of opportunities for passionate people who are keen on shaping the future of Audit. A career with us will ensure you have exposure to an unparalleled breadth of client exposure, the very best technology and fantastic opportunities for career development.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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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.Our office is situated at the heart of Belfast's business district, which is appropriate, as we advise 80 of Northern Ireland's Top 100 companies. Joining our award-winning team, you'll kick-start your career working across a variety of sectors. And, as we advise more family companies and owner-managed businesses than our competitors, it's an unmatched experience for any External Auditor.The roleAs a Senior Manager in Northern Audit, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.Responsibilities include but are not limited toTaking action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from allEstablishing the root causes of issues and tackling them, rather than just the symptomsInitiating open and honest coaching conversations at all levelsMoving easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detailAnticipating stakeholder needs, and developing and discussing potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are requiredDeveloping specialised expertise in one or more areasAdvising stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business areaNavigating the complexities of global teams and engagementsBuilding trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversationUpholding the firm's code of ethics and business conductEssential Skills and ExperienceBe CA / ACA / ACCA / ICAS qualified (or international equivalent)Or have equivalent work experience in Audit (you're an international candidate who technically qualifies in your home country by experience)Have experience of management of the audit from planning to supervision and review of the processHave flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the teamHave the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levelsHave a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationshipsTake a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutionsYou will have experience of interacting with senior level clients and management to develop and maintain business relationshipsExperience of IFRS, UK GAAP (including FRS 101/102) and international standards on auditing would be requiredThe location Find out more about our PwC office locations. The skills we look for Our people are curious and put quality first and foremost. They are inclusive and invest in themselves and their teams. They adapt to new challenges with flexibility, agility and intelligence. They speak up, role modelling constructive challenge whilst also being open to challenge themselves. They take pride in their profession, their work and their passion to deliver to the highest quality. DiversityValuing Difference. Driving Inclusion. 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 because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.
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