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North - Assurance Senior Associates - LeedsReference AS03769Location LeedsService AssuranceSpecialism AuditIndustry Who we are looking for
The PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Leeds office forms an integral part of our Northern practice which, as a whole, has an annual fee income of over £160 million and employs around 2,000 people across all the main business streams. There are circa 500 Assurance client service staff.
The office client base is growing and is represented in a diverse number of sectors, with particular specialisms in retail, construction and property investment, financial services and technology. We are passionate about growing our business and look forward to working with people who share our vision for exceptional client service and market facing activities.
We are now recruiting for Senior Associates (i.e. Assistant Manager grade) to join our Northern Assurance practice. The role will be based in Leeds, although travel to other PwC offices and client sites across the North region and potentially the wider UK will be required.
About the role
The West Yorkshire area, once famous for its focus on textiles, has undergone a major metamorphosis and is now a prosperous, commercial, industrial and manufacturing city, as well as the cultural and sporting centre for much of the region. Leeds has been nicknamed the 'Knightsbridge of the North', and was recently voted the UK's favourite city.
Leeds has one of the fastest growing economies in Europe and the city is now the UK's largest centre for business, legal and financial services outside London. Its retail and media sectors are also very strong. Leeds has the third highest population in the UK, after London and Birmingham.
Joining as a Senior Associate, you will work in teams of varying size. You are likely to work across a range of different sectors and you can expect to be involved in a variety of interesting and challenging work. Your responsibilities will include:
• Providing audit and business advice to a variety of clients • Building and maintaining strong relationships with new and established clients • Working as part of a team, liaising with both client and other specialist staff in the practice to provide high quality client services • Providing an on-site coordination role for audit clients including the coaching and training of junior staff • Supervising teams and reporting directly to senior staff • Working as part of our business development strategy team in the local marketplace
Additional Information:
• Amount of time office based: 30-40%
• Amount of time at client sites: 60-70%
• Need to travel/overnight stays away from home: Yes
• Opportunity for flexible working (hours)?: No
• Opportunity for working from home?: Occasionally
• Opportunity for job sharing?: No

We are seeking candidates with the following skills and qualifications:

• ACA / ACCA qualified or equivalent • Experience of working with IFRS and/or UK GAAP • Experience of audit work from the planning stages onwards • Audit experience within the Financial Services industry • Flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the team • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels • A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions • It is essential that candidates have audit experience within a Financial Services client base • You will have experience of interacting with clients at all levels and developing/maintaining business relationships, ideally in the areas of retail banking services, life insurers and intermediaries • Experience of financial reporting and in particular IFRS, UK GAAP, SOX and international standards on auditing will be important • Candidates will also be required to demonstrate an awareness of Business Development activities and how they could contribute to such initiatives • A reasonable degree of flexibility in relation to travel will be expected to serve the regional nature of our client base
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'.

The PwC Professional focuses on five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities,
business acumen, global acumen and relationships. We use this
framework to recruit, develop and assess our people, at all grades and all
areas of our business, because we expect all of our people to be leaders.

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.

As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.Link megjelenítése" width="0" height="0" />
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Aktiválás időpontja 2014.10.24.
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