Quality 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.
PwC's Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) practice is the market leading AWM audit business. Our business is a national practice comprising over 600 staff with a presence in 12 offices across the UK, and comprises both financial audit and non-audit assurance businesses.
Working in AWM will provide opportunities to gain experience working across a variety of clients including FTSE listed, global private companies, private partnerships, funds and Private Equity and Venture Capitalist backed companies.
You'll work across a wide variety of industry sectors including, Real Estate, Hedge Funds, Pensions, Private Equity, traditional Asset and Wealth management, as well as technology and asset servicing businesses.
This breadth of client base gives our people an unmatchable opportunity to gain deep understanding and experience across the whole AWM sector.
As a Manager in AWM 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 to
Pursuing opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone
Acting to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty
Coaching others and encouraging them to take ownership of their development
Analysing complex ideas or proposals and building a range of meaningful recommendations
Using multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations
Addressing substandard work or work that does not meet firm's / client's expectations
Developing a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients
Managing a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties
Focusing on building trusted relationships
Upholding the firm's code of ethics and business conduct
Essential Skills and Experience
Be 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 process
Have 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 relationships
Take 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
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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.
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.