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External Audit - Banking and Capital Markets CASS

Charing Cross, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Full Time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified, CIMA
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Banking and Capital MarketsSpecialism

AssuranceManagement Level

Senior AssociateJob Description & Summary

A career in our Financial Services Audit practice, within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you'll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients' information.
Our team helps financial organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business. Our clients cover industries within banking and capital markets, private equity, insurance, and consumer finance. While many of the rules of business have changed, the fundamentals haven't. You'll work alongside senior members of the client's management team in planning the audit process from beginning to end, ensuring completeness, accuracy, and fair presentation of our client's information.About the roleYour role will be to assist our teams in providing services to our B&CM clients. You will work within teams, reporting to a Manager and/or Senior Manager, to deliver reviews across a range of CASS audit engagements, the potential for some advisory engagements, as well as assisting with wider engagement activities including budgeting, resource management, strategy and market insights/business development.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Delivering CASS audits with potential opportunities on CASS advisory projects over a diverse range of our clients within set deadlines.
  • Conducting fieldwork in accordance with PwC's CASS audit methodology and quality assurance standards, communicating findings to clients and preparing written reports.
  • Building effective working relationships with clients and team members.
  • Leading and coaching junior staff.
  • Assisting with wider day-to-day engagement delivery including planning, budget management and periodic reporting to clients.
  • Participating in team and firm activities to contribute to the broader B&CM strategy, and strengthen the CASS proposition.
  • Proactively develop technical knowledge through self-study, training, qualifications and industry reading.
  • Promoting CASS insights by running client Webex, conference and helping to support our social media campaigns; and
  • Helping us transform and change our approach to CASS work including the development and use of technology.
For the right individual, the role provides an outstanding opportunity to progress, develop and be rewarded for achievement as part of a successful and high profile part of the PwC business."Skills requiredYour audit skills will be matched by an ability to create new initiatives, respond to change and be flexible in your approach to meeting team goals.
  • Experience in delivering audit reviews.
  • A passion for delivering value and insight to clients through our audit services.
  • Experience of risk and control identification and performing controls testing.
  • Strong analytical and engagement management skills.
  • 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.
  • Experience in providing coaching and feedback for junior staff and identifying development opportunities to build upon the strengths of team members.
  • Experience of identifying and effectively reporting issues and recommendations for improvement to clients.
  • Ability to adapt and re-prioritise quickly in dynamic circumstances and deliver under tight deadlines.
  • Previous experience in working with a variety of large to medium sized clients within professional services.
  • Ideally, an audit, internal audit or risk/controls background.
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