Stakeholder Assurance Senior Associate - Asset Wealth Management
7 days left
- Full time
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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.
PwC's Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) practice is the market leading AWM audit business. Our business is a national practice comprising over 600 staff with a presence in 12 offices across the UK, and comprises both financial audit and non-audit assurance businesses.
Working in AWM will provide opportunities to gain experience working across a variety of clients including FTSE listed, global private companies, private partnerships, funds and Private Equity and Venture Capitalist backed companies. You'll work across a wide variety of industry sectors including, Real Estate, Hedge Funds, Pensions, Private Equity, traditional Asset and Wealth management, as well as technology and asset servicing businesses. This breadth of client base gives our people an unmatchable opportunity to gain deep understanding and experience across the whole AWM sector.
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 Associate in the Asset Wealth Management Stakeholder Assurance team , you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.
This role will see you working on a variety of challenging, career-advancing risk, controls and non-audit assurance assignments. You will work exclusively in the asset and wealth management industry, with a wide range of asset and wealth management clients, from boutique UK based asset managers to global organisations. You’ll be constantly learning and your ideas will be welcomed in an atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork. In your role you will deliver engagements, coach and supervise teams and work with our management team to help us grow the business,
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Using feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas
Understanding complex client processes to provide advice and help develop non-audit assurance solutions to meet client needs and issues.
Planning and delivering assurance assignments or other similar types of reviews for a diverse range of governance, risk, regulatory, operational and financial activities, within set deadlines.
Some opportunities to get involved in regulatory assurance work with clients to help them report with confidence to stakeholders on their compliance
Delegating to others to provide stretch opportunities and coaching to help deliver results
Developing new ideas and proposing innovative solutions to problems
Using a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in the business area
Reviewing your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance
Sharing relevant thought leadership
Using straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others
Ability to read situations and modify behaviour to build quality, diverse relationships
Upholding the firm's code of ethics and business conduct
Essential Skills and Experience:
Designing and testing internal controls, gained within the asset and wealth management sector
Planning and delivering complex non-financial assurance engagements, and reviewing and directing controls testing plans
Some knowledge of assurance standards such as ISAE3000, ISAE 3402, AAF 01/06, AT-C 205 / SSAE 18, and SOC2.
Controls Reporting experience
The ability to learn quickly
Strong project management skills
The ability to work effectively in a team, building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels
Experienced in coaching junior staff
Passion for quality
Experience of working to client deadlines
This role can be based in London , Leeds or Edinburgh
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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.