PwC Ireland

Assurance - Asset & Wealth Management - Manager

Recruiter
PwC Ireland
Location
Kilkenny
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
20 May 2024
Closes
20 Jun 2024
Ref
390030WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager
Description

Our collective blend of expertise and experience makes PwC a great place to work. PwC Ireland welcomes top talent from all backgrounds to join us at the start of what will be your lifelong journey of development and discovery. Let's see where your talent could take you. 

Job Description & Summary

Our specialist asset and wealth management group is the largest in Ireland with over 391 professionals and 15 Partners, who work with our extensive global network to provide you with world-class support. Our integrated approach offers market insights and experience that are second to none across all kinds of asset managers, fund service providers and products. Our expertise extends to hedge funds, private equity, UCITS, ETFs, money market funds, real estate funds, Islamic funds and more.

Whether our clients focus is on growing revenue, integrating successfully, operating globally, improving efficiency or reducing costs, our cross-functional asset management advisory, assurance and tax services we are sure to be able to assist our clients.

As a Manager in the Asset Management industry group, you will be responsible for a portfolio of audit clients and will report directly to the audit partner of each engagement. You will oversee every aspect of a client engagement, from planning to execution to completion and in this respect be responsible for reviewing and monitoring the work of more junior staff on the engagement. As Senior Manager you would also be responsible for the overall relationship with the particular service provider/client. This would involve liaising with the other managers in relation to resourcing, timetables, cross fund testing, client entertainment, and allocating space to audit teams etc.

Responsibilities include:

  • Liaison with lead partner on service provider keeping him/her informed of issues
  • Ensure that all jobs and fees are included in the staff requisitions by liaising with other managers and/or administrators
  • Review of staff allocation and comparison with original requisition and budgeted fees.
  • Agreeing timetable with administrator and individual managers.
  • Consider if PwC staff need training on the administrator systems and arrange as needed.
  • Organisation and review of cross funds work (delegation as agreed with lead partner). Allocations of costs to be done by the lead manager on a timely basis and managers informed of basis of allocation and costs before costs hit codes.
  • Keeping on top of movements in outstanding jobs as a result of changes in client timings/staff allocations
  • Attendance at manager meetings
  • Discussing workload with the staff on a bi-weekly basis
  • Organisation of weekly conference calls where deemed necessary (useful during busy season to keep on top of o/s lists)
  • Organising regular meetings - getting to know management and administrators and staying on top of what new clients are coming on board.
  • Organising partner visits/reviews on site
  • Circulate the template financial statements for the administrator’s pre-year end and update them on any changes in GAAP

Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA or equivalent from a recognised international accounting institution
  • Minimum of 6 years practice accounting experience in a Big 4 firm or other international accounting firm.
  • Investment Management experience is essential
  • Detailed understanding of Irish GAAP
  • Knowledge of US GAAP/ SEC and International Accounting Standards would be an asset
  • Leadership skills with a passion to coach, mentor and encourage others to achieve and progress
  • Business Acumen - use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in the market and utilise this information to assist your clients in making innovative business decisions.
  • Relationship management - ability to read situations and modify behaviour to build quality, diverse relationships.
  • Creative - demonstrate an ability to contribute to new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ambitious – demonstrate strong commitment to personal learning and development.

Unlock your potential

We believe that challenges are better solved together! We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams encouraged to collaborate and innovate in a way that creates powerful solutions and makes a positive impact. This purpose-led work, and our continuous development and encouragement, will help unlock your potential and take your career to the next level.

Enjoy perks

We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive employee benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at Life@PwC. ( https://www.pwc.ie/careers-ie/life-at-pwc.html).

Being appreciated for being you

Our most valuable asset is our people, and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe this so much that we have signed up for theBusiness in the Community Elevate Pledge. (https://www.bitc.ie/the-leaders-group-on-sustainability/inclusive-workplace-pledge/)

You can learn more about our culture of belonging and explore our range of inclusive programmes, initiatives, employee resource groups and more at www.pwc.ie.

Avoid the confidence gap; you do not have to match all the listed requirements exactly to apply, we’d love to hear from you.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Pleaseemail usat ie_experiencedhireteam@pwc.com for more information.

Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

No

Government Clearance Required?

No

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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