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Digital Audit - Digital Audit Experience - Manager

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_202705WD-int

A career 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.
Digital Audit

Digital Audit is a global programme working towards a vision that is bold and ambitious. Our aims are making PwC truly distinctive in the market and taking our audit to a new level, offering ground-breaking features through the use of data and new technology. We provide practitioners with tools and technologies that simplify working, increase productivity, and add value and insight for our clients.

Digital Audit is at the heart of our firm's strategy. At PwC, we are driving audit innovation, with technology at its heart. The ability to merge market-leading technology with the skills of our people and a robust audit approach is now central to our global audit strategy and delivery. It is the fusion of these three elements that defines our value and drives the audit. The result is quality, efficiency and insight, delivered in equal measure, to the highest standard.

Digital Audit Tools & Innovation

The Digital Audit Experience team performs many important functions as set out below. There may also be opportunities to work on other Tools & Innovation projects and applications.

Digital Audit provides a dynamic and exciting work environment, where you'll work with a highly motivated and capable team. You'll gain a big picture appreciation of our Assurance business and have a chance to make a real difference. You'll develop a mixture of business and technology skills that will provide you with excellent career progression opportunities.

We're looking for the following person to join our Digital Audit Experience team within Tools & Innovation:
  • A high performing Manager with specific experience in audit and using technology (e.g. Aura, Connect, Digital Lab, DA3 solutions)
  • To help users realise the benefits of sing technology through;
    • promoting digital audit behaviours;
    • engaging with Champs and Digital Accelerators;
    • facilitating technology workshops and other events;
    • sharing best practice across the network;
    • innovating to find new ways to deliver our digital audit strategy.
  • Someone with a real interest in helping deliver the firm's strategy of exploiting new technology and promoting greater automation

You will work as part of the UK Tools & Innovation team, which itself is part of the wider Digital Audit team. You will report to the team Senior Manager and ultimately to the Digital Audit Tools & Innovation Partner.

You will be expected to work with limited supervision in your base office and periodically visit the London office for team meetings and wider offices to deliver workshops and presentations.

Your role

You'll be responsible for supporting the business use of Tools & Innovation. In this role, you'll:
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of best practices for use of Tools & Innovation solutions
  • Liaise with T&I subject matter experts and support the business with practical solutions to complex queries
  • Help troubleshoot any major T&I operational issues including developing communications plans for users
  • Work with AT to ensure implementation plans are aligned to T&I priorities
  • Work with the AT Champions and Digital Accelerator networks in the business to provide assistance, deliver presentations etc.
  • Work with the global developers and implementation teams in other PwC territories
  • Produce guidance for end users
  • Support other Digital Audit initiatives and technology as appropriate
  • Work with L&D to ensure Audit training is up to date and aligned with the Digital Audit behaviours
  • Support and coach more junior members of the team

The key capabilities/experience you'll need for this role are:
  • Practical experience of carrying out an audit and using technology (e.g. Aura, Connect, Digital Lab, DA3 solutions)
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Awareness of and interest in other PwC Assurance applications (e.g. Halo for Journals, Smart Budget).
  • Intellectual curiosity and agility
  • A problem-solving and innovative mind-set, while being able to maintain a focus on commercial outcomes
  • Interest in, and ability to, embrace new technologies and apply them to improving our processes
  • Good project management and time management skills
  • A good understanding of PwC's audit methodology
  • An ability to work independently with limited supervision once initial familiarisation and training is completed
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