Audit Senior Associate Financial Services -
PwC
Southampton
18h ago

Job description

In this position you will have a role on Audit assignments where you will utilise and further develop your knowledge and skills.

You will gain the opportunity to work on a wide variety of Financial Services (FS) clients and a wide range of work which will include external audit, but also some internal audit and financial due diligence.

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to :

Provide audit and business advice to a variety of clients

Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

Provide an on-site co-ordination role for audit clients including planning, day to day control of the audit team, liaising with clients and completing audit assignments

Build and maintain strong relationships with new and established clients

Work and liaise with other members of the audit team and colleagues in other parts of the firm as necessary to provide high quality clients service

Report directly to a partner, director, senior manager or manager

Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen

Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new / existing clients

You will deliver a range of audit 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.

Requirements

You will have strong technical knowledge, be an effective team player and have a track record in building and sustaining client relationships.

You have experience of executing assurance engagements from start to finish, and be used to working to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment.

Essential skills

  • ACA / ACCA (or equivalent) fully qualified or part qualified ACA / ACCA (or equivalent) and working towards your full ACA / ACCA (or equivalent) qualification or equivalent work experience in Audit
  • Experience in working as part of a large audit team, delivering work to large Financial Services institutions or clients

    Demonstrated team player

    Desire for continuous self-improvement

    Proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships

    A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions

    A demonstrated ability to take responsibility and use initiative, especially when working to tight deadlines

    Focussed and initiative driven (required to maximise growth potential)

    A passion for delivering an exceptional client service

    Proven ability in leading audit engagements, including planning, controlling and completing a diverse range of assignments

    Strong analytical and organisational abilities

    Experience of supervising and developing staff through coaching

    Strong project management

    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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    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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