Assurance Hub - External Audit Senior Associate - Birmingham
Posted on Jan 22, 2019 by PWC-1
Fulcrum staff are integral members of the client-facing teams, physically located in our Birmingham office. The team use cutting edge technology we've developed to support our ability to stay connected with our clients, and wider PwC colleagues, wherever we are. Our new way of working breaks the assumption that all members of audit need to be based in the same place and in close proximity to our clients.
With us you will
Be at the forefront of the future vision and delivery of assurance services.
Be part of a growing team of highly-skilled auditors working on London audit engagements based in a modern central office in Birmingham.
Enjoy the experience and opportunities that come with working on high profile London clients, but with the flexibility that comes with a regional office, with only occasional travel expected.
The Fulcrum team is a key part of our Future of Assurance programme and of great strategic importance to the firm. It provides the unique opportunity to work on high profile London clients and the flexibility that comes with a regional office. You will utilise cutting edge technology so you stay connected with the client and London team. You'll gain exposure to working on a wide variety of clients and a wide range of work.
You'll be involved with
Providing audit and business advice to a variety of clients
Supporting the co-ordination for audit clients including planning, day to day control, liaising with clients and completing audit assignments;
Building and maintaining strong relationships with new and established clients;
Working and liaising with other members of the audit team, and colleagues in other parts of the firm as necessary to provide high quality client service;
Report directly to a Partner, Director, Senior Manager or Manager
Have supervisory responsibility for teams of up to 10 people
Coach and train other staff
Essential skills and experience
As a Senior Associate you'll be required to
- Be ACA, ACCA, or similarly qualified
- Have experience in auditing large organisations
- Experience of IFRS, UK GAAP (including FRS 101/102) and international standards on auditing would be required.
- Be a demonstrated team player
- Have a proven track record of establishing client relationships
- Have the ability to work on your own initiative
Amount of time office based approximately 90%
Amount of time at client sites or in London approximately 10%
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home Yes - occasional travel required.
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? Yes
Opportunity for working from home? Yes, dependant on business need. We encourage flexibility to allow people to commit to out of work interests and responsibilities.
Opportunity for job sharing? No
Assurance is a dynamic place to be right now, and the variety of opportunities on offer is unprecedented. It's work that really does matter. It matters for businesses, governments and society at large. Our team provides confidence on the most complex decisions companies have to take and this provides a wealth of opportunities to everyone who joins us and works with us.
The skills we look for in future employees
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.
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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, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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