Assurance - Midlands - Senior Associate - FS/Banking

Recruiter
PWC 1
Location
West Midlands
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

About the team



Following success in the marketplace and a number of high profile moves into the region from key clients, we are looking to grow our financial services team in the Midlands.Our financial services team is located predominantly in our Birmingham and Milton Keynes offices and we boast brand defining clients across both the banking and insurance sectors, making PwC in the Midlands an excellent place to build a financial services career. The local FS market is growing so offers an excellent opportunities for a personal growth and development at an exciting time of change in the industry. We are looking for individuals to join the team with experience in either banking or insurance financial audit.



About the role



As a Senior Associate within the Midlands you will:





    Provide audit and business advice to a variety of clients




    Provide an on-site co-ordination role for audit clients including planning, day to day control of the audit team, liaising with clients and completing audit assignments




    Build and maintain strong relationships with new and established clients




    Work and liaise with other members of the audit team and colleagues in other parts of the firm as necessary to provide high quality clients 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




    Some assignments may require travel and staying away from home.





    Essential skills and experience





      ACA qualification




      Experience in auditing large organisations




      US GAAP and/or UK GAAP experience




      Demonstrated team player




      Proven track record of establishing client relationships




      Ability to work to work on your own initiative



      Experience of auditing in a PCAOB environment is preferred for those looking to specialise in banking.




      Please note - There are requirements to be personally independent of the key clients of the office in order to work on these engagements.



      Location

      Birmingham or Milton Keynes




      Assurance



      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.



      Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply



      Diversity



      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.



      Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity



      Assurance


      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.


      Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply


      Diversity


      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.


      Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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