4 months ago
Who we are looking for
The PwC St Albans Practice is currently looking to recruit experienced Audit Senior Associates to complement our already existing team as we enter a growth period.
PwC delivers across an extensive range of professional services to the local market. With a mix of recent University graduates through to a highly experienced, long serving senior team, and with a high international diversity of staff, the office creates a fantastic and collaborative working environment.
You'll have the opportunity to work across our large and exciting client base of businesses that include large multinational listed and internationally headquartered; entrepreneurial and family owned; early stage and fast growth across technology, life sciences and cleantech; and world leading public, educational and not for profit organisations. With a varied portfolio, you'll be able to gain experience and insight across these, as well as attend our local client events ranging from formal and technical seminars and dinners through to more relaxed, social networking.
Outside of our client work, the office has a great community and social programme. We pride ourselves on our community affairs activities which over the recent years have included various fundraising days and volunteering support for local charities. All our staff are actively encouraged to participate and are given the time to do so. We also provide numerous social events for staff including monthly drinks and nights out which helps to further bring the team together.
About the role
Providing audit and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large corporate entities;
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;
As a Senior Associate within our St Albans Practice you will be required to:
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.
Experience in auditing large organisations
US GAAP and/or UK GAAP
Demonstrated team player
Proven track record of establishing client relationships
Ability to work to work on your own initiative
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.
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.