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Director Insurance External Audit

Location: Not Specified, Not Specified All
Salary/Rate: Negotiable
Benefits: Competitive
Type: permanent
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Description

A career in PwC's 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.

PwC is looking for exceptional performers at Director level to take a key leadership role within its assurance team based in Leeds/Manchester, with a focus on the Insurance sector. This is a significant growth priority for PwC both locally and nationally, and you will work with both local leadership and national FS leadership to help serve existing high profile clients, as well as help growth

You will have strong technical auditing knowledge, have strong leadership skills and be a good all round team player with a proven track record in building and sustaining client relationships. You will be ACA qualified (or equivalent), have extensive experience of leading assurance engagements and be used to working to tight deadlines and handling pressure. As an RI (Responsible Individual), you'll be responsible for the leading the delivery of your audit engagements and ensuring the high quality of your team's audit work and reporting. You will also lead and coach your team members, and manage relationships with senior level clients. More broadly, you will also contribute to the running of our national business unit, including business and people development.

About the role

Insurance is a fast growing market sector within PwC. The assurance practice within this is a unique 100m+ division offering a broad range of services, tailored to assisting Insurers to grow and overcome the complex challenges they face. Our client base varies - Global multinationals, through to private equity backed businesses and start-ups. Our team is mainly based in London, Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds and Manchester. You will gain experience across a wide variety of markets and industry sectors including life insurance, general insurance and insurance broking.

As part of the assurance team you will work primarily on audit engagements, however the insurance sector is experiencing unprecedented change through the impact of ongoing regulatory demands, changes to the market, Brexit and the introduction of IFRS 17. There will be opportunity for strong candidates to broaden their experience and be involved in projects to support clients on a wide range of change programmes.

Our Assurance services, including external and internal audit, use the latest technology and offshore delivery centres, to reduce the level of manual testing required by our teams in the UK, ensuring our people focus on the most valuable areas of client service. We have a diverse client base and work as a diverse team, welcoming people from a range of backgrounds. We are an inclusive organisation who celebrates difference.

Essential skills and experience required

  • ACA or equivalent
  • Have significant experience of leading engagement teams, from planning to supervision and review of the process
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • Focussed and initiative driven (required to maximise growth potential)
  • Experience of working with clients in either the FS or more specifically Insurance industries
  • A passion for delivering an exceptional client service
  • Strong analytical and organisational abilities
  • Experience in supervising and developing staff
  • Proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Take a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions
  • Experience of supervising and developing staff through coaching
  • Strong project management

Desirable skills required

  • Knowledge of International Accounting Standards and/or US GAAP would be an advantage
  • Strong team-working skills
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Highly developed listening and questioning techniques

Assurance

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.

Diversity

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.



Director Insurance External Audit Jobs Not Specified
Recruiter: PWC-1
Added: 15-03-2019
Source: Agency
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