Performance Assurance Managers - Asset & Wealth Management

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London (Greater)
18 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
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Performance Assurance Managers - Asset & Wealth Management

This role will see you working on a variety of challenging, career-advancing risk, controls and non-audit assurance assignments. You will work with a wide range of financial services clients. You’ll be constantly learning and your ideas will be welcomed in an atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork. In your role you will help grow the business, while being responsible for supervising and coaching a team.

PwC's Performance Assurance team provides services related to enhancing the trust and transparency within non-financial reporting as well as providing adhoc assurance services in similar areas including Governance, Risk and Control and Internal Audit. This requires an understanding of an organisation’s objectives, risks, risk management priorities, regulatory environment, and the diverse needs of critical stakeholders. In particular, the ability to gain a detailed understanding of our client’s customer requirements and applying these to non-financial assurance standards.

PwC Performance Assurance professionals bring the right mix of assurance experience, industry-specific knowledge and highly technical specialised skill sets to bear on a client’s risk and control, compliance and reporting functions. Our approach provides flexibility with the right knowledge to deliver relevant and focused results. We provide a full range of assurance services which include pre-assurance assessments and reporting to such standards such as ISAE3000, ISAE3402, AAF and SOC2 as well as assignments of a more consultative nature.

Your role involves:
    Understanding complex client processes to provide advice and help develop non-audit assurance solutions to meet client needsPlanning and delivering non-financial assurance assignments and other similar reviews of a diverse range of governance, risk, regulatory, operational and financial activities, to set deadlinesWorking with and managing expectations of client stakeholders across a number of functions within our clientsWorking with project teams to deliver solutions including scoping, testing, and reporting to provide the required level of transparency and confidence to key stakeholdersWorking with Senior Manager and Directors to develop and support new opportunities, identifying and developing opportunities within risk advisory / non-audit assuranceControls Reporting: Provide independent assurance on clients’ internal and outsourced controls.Conducting work to the relevant standard and in accordance with PWC’s Quality Assurance standardsCorporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CSR): Provide internal and external stakeholders with comfort over a client’s corporate responsibility and sustainability measuresRegulatory Assurance: Working with clients to help them report with confidence to stakeholders on regulation compliance and the management of regulatory data

    A passion for Governance, Risk & Control and Performance AssuranceExperience gained in Non- financial assurance along with experience in relevant assurance standards to include ISAE3000, 3402, AAF and SOC2Experience of identifying and effectively reporting issues and recommendations for improvement to clientsYour audit skills will be matched by an ability to create new initiatives, respond to change and be flexible in your approach to meeting team goalsExperience gained in Non- financial assurance over the professional services industryBusiness/market development including experience of leading/involved with tenders/significant client pitchesYour audit skills will be matched by an ability to create new initiatives, respond to change and be flexible in your approach to meeting team goalsTesting of processes and controls such as review and recommend including the evaluation of design and operating effectiveness of controlsAbility to challenge and escalate issues effectivelyWriting skills to summarise work and reportsStrong project and analytical skillsAbility to work across multiple projects, prioritise and manage time effectively, along with a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutionsA strong foundation in governance, risk and control across people, process and technology.Versatility and agility to simultaneously work with a range of clients with differing challenges across a range of industriesWell-developed listening and questioning techniquesAble to work autonomously without the need for day to day direct managementAwareness/experience in Information security standards such as ISO 27001 or NISTAwareness of current/emerging market trends and issuesExperience of developing new business in a professional services firm or the credibility and drive to do soDegree level and/or have attained an ACA qualification or equivalent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Closing date: 15th February 2019


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