Audit - Senior Associate - Asset Wealth Management - Birmingham

  • PwC UK
  • Birmingham, UK
  • Dec 03, 2019
Full time Accounting

Job Description

A 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.

Our team helps financial organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business. Our clients cover industries within banking and capital markets, private equity, insurance, and consumer finance. 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.A career in our Financial Services Audit practice, within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of 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 financial organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business. Our clients cover industries within banking and capital markets, private equity, insurance, and consumer finance. 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.

Our team helps financial organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business. Our clients cover industries within banking and capital markets, private equity, insurance, and consumer finance. 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.
ResponsibilitiesAs 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

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

Train and lead staff

Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

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

Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

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

Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Essential skills

ACA or equivalent

Focussed and initiative driven (required to maximise growth potential)

Experience of working with clients in the UK Financial Services industry and more specifically Asset & Wealth Management industries

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 in supervising and developing staff

Proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships

Experience of supervising and developing staff through coaching

Strong project management

Knowledge of International Accounting Standards and/or US GAAP

Desirable skills

Strong team-working skills

Desire for continuous improvement