PwC UK

Senior Managers External Audit Birmingham

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PwC UK
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2020
Closes
08 Oct 2020
Approved employers
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Job role
Audit
Hours
Full time
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. 


Senior Managers External Audit Birmingham

In this position you will have a key management role on Audit assignments where you will utilise and further develop your knowledge and skills. You will gain exposure to working on a wide variety of clients and a wide range of work including external audit and financial due diligence. In addition you will also be involved with training, managing and appraising staff.

You will be expected to provide a range of Audit services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large corporate entities. Our clients are often well known brands, covering most industry areas, and many have broad international reach.

Our Audit services use the latest technology and offshore delivery centres, to reduce the level of manual testing required by our teams in the UK, ensuring our people focus on the most valuable areas of client service.

We have a diverse client base and work as a diverse team, welcoming people from a range of backgrounds. We are an inclusive organisation who celebrates difference.

ResponsibilitiesAs a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above

  • Be involved in the financial management of clients

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects

  • Train, coach, and supervise staff

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand


  • About the roleThe role will incorporate

  • A portfolio of external audit clients where you will be responsible for the day to day management, client liaison and technical issues management.

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients of the firm, understanding opportunities to assist with their issues.

  • Reporting directly to the Audit Partner and Director and having a number of direct team members report to you.

  • Responsibility for the coaching and development of the team members reporting directly into you taking responsibility for the career development of others.

  • Assisting with managing the staffing of the job, the financial performance and ensuring that key deadlines are met.

  • Business development activities such as building relationships with target clients or involvement in pitch situations.

  • We are able to offer some flexibility in the role around those of the other managers on the team and can ensure that the role is suitable to your particular strengths.


  • Essential skills and experienceAs a Senior Manager within the Central region you'd be required to

  • Be ACA or similarly qualified

  • 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.


  • Location: Birmingham
    Salary: Competitive
    Role closing date: 6th October 2020


    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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