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External Audit Senior Manager - Flexible Contracts

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
Belfast Competitive
Permanent & Part-time PwC_215945WD-int

This role is open specifically for people who are looking to work flexibly.

We know everyone's lives are different and that traditional working patterns may not be quite right for you. Whether you've taken a career break, had time out to support family or are looking to balance your career with another passion of yours, we can offer you a flexible contract.

Upon joining the firm you will have access to various training to give you the opportunity to upskill yourself on our various systems. You'll also benefit from a programme specifically designed to support flexible workers integrate into the firm and introduce you to other people across our networks.

We can offer this role as 4 days a week or annualised days.

PwC's Northern Audit practice is a powerhouse of UK regional offices including Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Belfast. Together we service clients of all sizes, in a diverse range of sectors, delivering high quality External Audits and Audit related services. Understanding our clients needs and the risks they face is at the heart of what we do and is key to performing high quality audits.

Our Audit practice is growing rapidly and we have a number of opportunities for passionate people who are keen on shaping the future of Audit. A career with us will ensure you have exposure to an unparalleled breadth of client exposure, the very best technology and fantastic opportunities for career development.

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.

As a Senior Manager in Northern Audit, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Taking action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all
  • Establishing the root causes of issues and tackling them, rather than just the symptoms
  • Initiating open and honest coaching conversations at all levels
  • Moving easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail
  • Anticipating stakeholder needs, and developing and discussing potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required
  • Developing specialised expertise in one or more areas
  • Advising stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area
  • Navigating the complexities of global teams and engagements
  • Building trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation
  • Upholding the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Be a Chartered Accountant / ACA / ACCA / ICAS qualified (or international equivalent)
    Or have equivalent work experience in Audit (you're an international candidate who technically qualifies in your home country by experience)
  • Have experience of management of the audit from planning to supervision and review of the process
  • Have flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the team
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • Have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships
  • Take a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions
  • You will have experience of interacting with senior level clients and management to develop and maintain business relationships
  • Experience of IFRS, UK GAAP (including FRS 101/102) and international standards on auditing would be required
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