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  • Posted: Sep 27, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 4, 2021
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  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) helps organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com. In Africa we're the largest provider of prof...
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    Manager - Financial Services

    Job ID: 206696WD
    Line of Service: Assurance
    Industry / Sector: FS X-Sector
    Specialism: Assurance
    Management Level: Manager

    Job Description & Summary

    • A career 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.
    • To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
    • As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
      • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
      • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
      • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
      • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
      • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
      • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
      • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
      • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
      • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
      • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
      • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Supervise and manage financial audits of medium and large scale Organisations e.g. Banks, insurance companies and Pension funds using International Standards on Auditing (ISA)
    • Supervise and manage financial audits of multinational Organisations e.g. banks, insurance companies and pension funds using International Standards on Auditing (ISA)
    • Manage accounting advisory and other assurance engagements
    • Manage teams on the field during Assurance engagements, typically coordinating more than one engagement team at a time.
    • Support PwC’s training and risk management functions
    • Involve in Practice management and business development activities
    • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working even during times of change and uncertainty.

    Requirements

    • Must be working in a consulting / Audit firm - 6 - 8 years professional experience in external audit of organisations in the financial services sector (e.g. Banks, insurance companies and Pension funds).
    • ACA / ACCA qualification (or equivalent)
    • Have deep technical knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant International Financial Reporting Standards
    • Demonstrate an understanding of regulatory pronouncements that are applicable to banks, Investment companies and other Financial services companies
    • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone
    • A passion for delivering an exceptional client service and building trusted relationships.
    • Ability to analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
    • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
    • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations.
    • Focus on developing a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
    • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties
    • Focus on upholding the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
    • A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients
    • Effective communication skills when working at all levels
    • Possess the ability and maturity to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
    • Ability to coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
    • Ability to perform and deliver on multiple commitments concurrently with ease and professionalism.

    Travel Requirements:

    • Up to 20%.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on www.pwc.co.za to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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