Audit Manager
PwC
Newcastle
6d ago

Job description

A 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.

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.

The role

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.

  • You'll have the opportunity to work across our large and exciting client base, which includes large multinational listed and internationally-headquartered businesses;
  • entrepreneurial and family-owned firms; early-stage and fast-growth entities; companies operating in life sciences and cleantech and world-leading public, educational and not for profit organisations.

    As an Audit Manager you'll play a vital role in the delivery of high-quality audits to our clients. Your role will include :

    Overseeing 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 and 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 career development of the team members reporting directly to you

    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

    Being a key contact throughout the year for our clients, who range from FTSE-listed businesses through to owner-managed businesses in the infancy of their life cycle

    Build strong relationships with other specialist teams within PwC to ensure that a full service offering can be provided to our clients

    Actively taking part in office-wide initiatives and teams, contributing to a strong overall team morale

    Skills and experience required

    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.

    As a Manager you’ll be required to demonstrate :

    A suitable qualification (e.g ACA, ACCA, or ICEAW equivalent )

    Experience in auditing large organisations

    Experience of IFRS, UK GAAP (including FRS 101 / 102) and international standards on auditing

    Team-working skills

    A proven track record of establishing client relationships

    The ability to work on your own initiative

    A desire for continuous improvement

    Highly developed listening and questioning techniques

    An ability to work to tight timelines and manage well under pressure

    Experience of coaching, supervising and managing staff members

    Audit

    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, we are inclusive and work together to put the team first.

    We role model and empower challenge and are open challenge ourselves. We take pride in audit as a deep specialism and give our people access to the best opportunities and lots of variety through secondments and international assignments.

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    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.

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