6 months ago
About the team
You’ll work with a diverse range of clients at local, national and global level which is great way to develop your career. Our region is an important part of the UK economy, with some of the UK’s most successful companies being represented here – we also have an active base of smaller businesses who thrive under an entrepreneurial spirit. We have a great team spirit and you’ll be invited to take part in many social activities as work in the local community too. You’ll feel right at home.
Recent developments in internal auditing and corporate governance have contributed to continued growth in PwC’s Internal Audit practice. Our Internal Audit service offering ranges from:
Advice on developing Internal Audit strategies and assistance in setting up functions
Assisting clients to deliver their annual audit plan either by enabling them to fully outsource their function or by using us as a co-source partner
Providing secondments to fulfil key Internal Audit roles, from subject matter experts to Head of Internal Audit/Chief Internal Auditor positions
Performing effectiveness reviews of Internal Audit functions, including gap analysis against best practice and benchmarking against industry peer
Transforming existing functions to ensure that they are truly relevant, cost effective and risk focused
Delivering training to Internal Audit teams on a variety of relevant topics, including emerging Internal Audit methodology, regulatory themes and industry issues
We work with a broad range of clients across the health, central government, insurance, utility and manufacturing industries.
About the role
We are looking for Senior Associates to join our Internal Audit team. As a credible candidate you will have developed core skills in a number of disciplines such as internal audit, risk evaluation and project governance. Our people are expected to be capable of applying these core skills in a variety of business situations.
As a Senior Associate you will be responsible for the delivery of work to several of our clients. Your responsibilities will include:
Delivering Internal reviews.
Supervising work of junior staff members and delivery to clients.
Managing day to day client relationships.
Helping to grow the existing business by working alongside our leadership team on proposals and new opportunities.
Essential skills and experience
Experience in auditing financial and operational controls within a wide range of business processes.
Experience in evaluating and performing risk assessments at a task and organisation level.
Strong analytical and project management skills.
Identifying and effectively reporting any issues and recommendations for improvement to clients, as well as drafting the related sections of formal reports.
The ability to work effectively in different teams for varying periods of time building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels.
Experienced in supervising and developing junior staff.
Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels.
Flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the wider team.
Excellent report writing and communication skills.
The ability to contribute and create new initiatives and be responsive to change.
An Accountancy or Internal Audit qualification.
An aptitude for learning about new sectors and risks
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.