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Cass Audit Senior Associate - Asset Wealth Management

Posted: 18 Nov 2020 Closes: 18 Dec 2020
Leeds, North Region UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1219378494

Job description

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.

Learn more about The Future of Audit.

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.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

The Role:

As a Senior Associate in the Asset Wealth Management Cass team, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

The role involves working directly with clients to deliver high quality CASS audits, other assurance and advisory services, helping to drive our ambitious technology agenda and supporting the build out of our national CASS team across the UK.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Using feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas
  • Delivering CASS audit and advisory projects over a diverse range of our clients within set deadlines
  • Conducting fieldwork in accordance with PwC's CASS audit methodology and quality assurance standards,communicating findings to clients and preparing written reports
  • Conducting fieldwork in accordance with PwC's CASS audit methodology and quality assurance standards,communicating findings to clients and preparing written reports
  • Delegating to others to provide stretch opportunities and coaching to help deliver results
  • Developing new ideas and proposing innovative solutions to problems
  • Using a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in the business area
  • Reviewing your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance
  • Sharing relevant thought leadership
  • Using straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others
  • Ability to read situations and modify behaviour to build quality, diverse relationships
  • Upholding the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Essential Skills and Experience:
  • CA / ACA / ACCA/ICAS qualified (or international equivalent)
  • Experience of Cass Audits or Risk & Control would be desirable .
  • Experience of financial accounting and reporting
  • The ability to learn quickly
  • Strong project management skills
  • The ability to work effectively in a team, building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels
  • Experienced in coaching junior staff
  • Passion for quality
  • Experience of working to client deadlines

The location

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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.
Diversity

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

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 because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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