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Audit Senior Associate

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
Reading Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_156121WD-int

The South-East region Audit business at PwC is one of the largest within the UK firm and a strategic priority for growth. And we're growing. Fast.We provide external audit and audit related services to a broad range of clients, from large multinationals to tech start-ups, from five offices with over 850 staff and Partners. Our clients are from an incredibly diverse mix of sectors; from engineering to financial services and gaming to pharmaceuticals. Our proximity to big business means that you'll get to work on some of the largest and most complex projects across the firm, whilst maintaining an unparalleled breadth ofclient experience.
The role:

As a Senior Associate, you'll gain in-depth knowledge into how businesses run, gain direct access to internal stakeholders and clients and work with an unrivalled range of organisations we audit. A rewarding career path awaits, join our team to develop yourself as a professional and benefit from the wide range of development opportunities available at PwC.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Using your team and relationship management skills to ensure that your's and the audit team's documentation - from planning to completion of an Audit, meets PwC and regulatory standards;
  • Completing a variety of areas of audit work which includes the identification of issues, analysis of data, articulation of findings and the ability to draw informed conclusions;
  • Building meaningful relationships and demonstrating curiosity that will allow you to have insightful conversations and provide visible challenge during the Audit;
  • Delegating to others to provide learning opportunities and coaching to help deliver the most effective audit approach;
  • Building connections across teams and specialist areas within PwC, managing a variety of views and consulting where appropriate;
  • Developing new insights and proposing innovative solutions to help enhance audit quality; and
  • Put the team first by coaching with purpose, being present with the team and openly communicating expectations.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Be Chartered Accountant / ACA / ACCA / ICAS qualified accountant (or international equivalent) or have equivalent work experience in Audit (including international candidates who technically qualify in their home country by experience);
  • Experience of IFRS and/or UK GAAP and international standards on auditing;
  • Strong organisational skills, experience of undertaking audit from planning to completion and a track record of challenging yourself and others to complete high quality testing and documentation;
  • Ability to establish and nurture relationships which includes communicating clearly with colleagues and organisations we audit;
  • Ability to review the work of others', providing commentary and feedback to support the teams technical development and enhance audit quality;
  • Takes pride in their work and in the Audit profession. Shows resilience and demonstrates dedication to self development including being agile and innovative in the digital world.
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