Audit Managers - Manchester

Greater Manchester
29 Sep 2020
29 Oct 2020
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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. 

Audit Managers - Manchester

The passion of our people, combined with access to the latest technology, helps us deliver the highest quality audits and build trust in society. We pride ourselves on our global reputation as a trusted place to do business, whilst giving our people access to the best opportunities and lots of variety through your home team, internal secondments and international assignments.

The role
You’ll work alongside senior members of the client’s management team in planning the audit process from beginning to end, ensuring completeness, accuracy, and fair presentation of our client’s information.

You'll have the opportunity to work across our large and exciting client base, which includes large multinational listed and internationally-headquartered businesses; entrepreneurial and family-owned firms; early-stage and fast-growth entities; companies operating in life sciences and cleantech and world-leading public, educational and not for profit organisations.

As an Audit Manager you'll play a vital role in the delivery of high-quality audits to our clients. Your role will include:

Overseeing 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 and understanding opportunities to assist with their issues.Reporting directly to the Assurance Partner and Director and having a number of direct team members report to you.Responsibility for the coaching and career development of the team members reporting directly to you.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.Being a key contact throughout the year for our clients, who range from FTSE-listed businesses through to owner-managed businesses in the infancy of their life cycle.Build strong relationships with other specialist teams within PwC to ensure that a full service offering can be provided to our clients. • Actively taking part in office-wide initiatives and teams, contributing to a strong overall team morale.
Skills and Experience required
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Essential Skills:CA/ ACA/ ACCA/ ICAS qualified (or international equivalent) or
equivalent work experience in Audit (international candidates who technically qualify in their home country by experience) Experience in auditing large organisationsExperience of IFRS, UK GAAP (including FRS 101/102) and international standards on auditingTeamworking skillsA proven track record of establishing client relationshipsThe ability to work on your own initiativeA desire for continuous improvementHighly developed listening and questioning techniquesAn ability to work to tight timelines and manage well under pressureExperience of coaching, supervising and managing staff membersLocation: Manchester
Salary: Competitive
Role Closing Date: 27th of 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.


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.

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