7 months ago
We're looking for qualified accountants to support our permanent teams across the UK during audit busy-season. This will be a four to six month placement starting in October. In addition to a competitive salary we'll offer you a bonus if you complete your contract.
About the team
The Assurance landscape is constantly changing - our knowledge helps high profile clients from multinational organisations to family run businesses, across multiple industries. Assurance helps deliver to clients a clear path to value through improved transparency with stakeholders, protecting and reporting on information for their business. We bring new perspectives and harness the talents of our people, coupled with the latest technology, to deliver insights and advice across organisations.
Our UK Assurance business is made up of 7,000 people based across the country, including over 300 Partners. Representing a diverse range of clients, it's a really exciting time to join us wherever you are in the UK.
We also have opportunities in a brand new Competency Centre in Bradford/Leeds managing a team delivering non-judgemental audit work (Cash and PP&E) . You’ll build and maintain relationships with a diverse mix of clients virtually. You’ll get the opportunity to work with some of the largest FTSE 100 organisations within the UK to small SMEs whilst working flexibly with no travel requirements.
About the role
As a Senior Associate in Assurance, you'll have the opportunity to work across our diverse and exciting client base of businesses that include large multinational listed and internationally headquartered; entrepreneurial and family owned; early stage and fast growth technology, life sciences and cleantech companies; 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 attending client events ranging from formal and technical seminars and dinners through to more relaxed, social networking
You’ll be expected 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
Essential skills and experience
ACA or equivalent qualification
Experience of external audit
US GAAP and/or UK GAAP experience
A flexible approach and passion for client service
A working knowledge of business development activity
A desire to further your career and personal development
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.