Managers - CASS - AWM
PwC
London, England, United Kingdom
1d ago
source : Experteer

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. Managers - CASS - AWMA career in our 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.

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.

CASS is a high profile and priority area of the FCA given failures such as Lehman Brothers in 2008 and other recent fines imposed on organisations.

The work we do plays an important part in ensuring our clients protect their customers through robust testing of their CASS control frameworks.

We have a large and high profile CASS audit client base across the banking and asset / wealth management sectors, including global investment banks, UK FTSE banks and asset managers, brokers, and a host of smaller or mid-cap clients.

A career in our team will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Audit services 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.

The work we do helps financial organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business.

You’ll work alongside senior members of the client’s management team in planning the audit process from beginning to end, ensuring completeness and accuracy of controls in place to ensure that our clients are adequately protecting client assets in accordance with the FCA rules.

About the roleProactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and aboveTrain, coach, and supervise staff with more junior staff having direct reporting lines to you on client engagementsContribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen, including responding to changes in CASS and other related regulationsDevelop strategies to solve complex technical challengesPersonally seek to, and enable your teams to, pursue enhancements to the way we work through the use of technologyAssist in the management and delivery of large projectsKeep up to date with local and national business and economic issuesDevelop internal and client relationships and take responsibility for helping to enhance the PwC brand through high quality, robust work in everything you doBe actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new / existing clients Be involved in the financial management of client engagements Essential SkillsFocussed and initiative driven (required to maximise growth potential)Proven ability in leading audit engagements (CASS or financial statements audits), including planning, controlling and completing a diverse range of assignmentsExperience of working with clients in either the Financial Services or more specifically Banking industriesA passion for delivering an exceptional client serviceStrong analytical and organisational abilitiesExperience in supervising and developing staffProven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationshipsExperience of supervising and developing staff through coachingStrong project management skillsProven ability to demonstrate a challenging mindsetA desire to learn more about technology and willingness to improve current processes through its useStrong communication skills, both written and verbalDesirable skillsACA or equivalent is preferredKnowledge of the CASS rules is preferred, but not essential for the right candidateExperience of understanding control frameworksStrong team-working skillsDesire for continuous improvementHighly developed listening and questioning techniquesSalary : CompetitiveLocation : LondonClose Date : Closing Date 27th of July 2020The locationFind out more about ourPwC office locations.

The skills we look forOur 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. DiversityWe 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. Learn more here.

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