Assurance Senior Associate Glasgow job in Glasgow at Jobg8 Limited

Assurance - Senior Associate - Glasgow

Company: Jobg8 Limited

Location: Glasgow UK

Date Posted:Oct 11, 2014

Assurance - Senior Associate - GlasgowReference AS03837Location GlasgowService AssuranceSpecialism AuditIndustry Who we are looking forPwC's busy and successful Scotland Assurance practice is looking to recruit audit Senior Associates in Scotland. PwC is the leading practice in tax, assurance and advisory in Scotland and offer a diverse range of services and therefore opportunities for newcomers to our organisation.This current opportunity has arisen due to the success and growth of the practice which presents further career progression and development potential for the successful applicants.As a Senior Associate you will have a key role on audit assignments. You will be reporting directly to a Manager/Senior Manager and ultimately to a Director/Partner within the audit practice. As a result, this role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop your personal and technical skills.In addition to developing your personal and technical skills, the role will offer you: • Experience of working on prestigious accounts and pieces of work • Opportunity to work with multinational clients across all sectors • Exposure to senior management and partners of the firm • Exposure to current thinking in Corporate Governance and Risk Management • Leading implementer for International Accounting StandardsYou will have the opportunity to progress to your career to manager level and beyond.About the roleJoining as a Senior Associate, you can expect to be involved in a variety of interesting and challenging work. Your responsibilities would 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 As you will be joining as a Senior Associate in Core Assurance, a large part of your role will be within Audit but a growing piece of our business is around risk advisory, transactions and non-audit assurance and we would look to be challenging our assurance Senior Associates to help develop this in the market and execute the work. Our work is more than just the major clients in the region - we work on private equity, growing local businesses, crown jewels, Research & Development, start ups, independent/ listed E&P; companies etc.There are also a number of additional areas that Senior Associates can get involved in. Some of these include: • Graduate and Experienced Recruitment interviewing • Tutoring on a variety of courses • Champion for various initiatives RequirementsEssential requirements: • ACA/ACCA/CA qualification is essential • Experience of financial reporting frameworks such as UK GAAP or IFRS and auditing frameworks such as UK ISAs • Extensive experience of the audit from planning to completion, across a diverse range of assignments • 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 and providing exceptional client service • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions • Candidates will also be required to demonstrate the ability to contribute to new initiatives, whether building relationships with target clients or other business development activities • A reasonable degree of flexibility in relation to travel will be expected to serve the regional nature of our client base • Demonstrable strong analytical skills and organisational abilities • Well developed listening and questioning techniques • Action oriented with a strong desire for continuous improvementDesirable requirements: • Commitment • Enthusiasm to contribute to the growth of the businessWeare also recruiting for individuals tojoin our Financial Services practice at Senior Associate level;Our PwC Scottish FinancialServices (FS) Assurance practice brings together specialistsacross the financial services industry to provide audit and non-audit servicesto a broad range of clients. Our clients include many of the mostprestigious institutions in the banking, insurance and investment managementsectors, based across Scotland. 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. DiversityWe 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. View full job description
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