Senior Assocaite - Risk Assurance - Internal Audit - Insurance

Recruiter
PwC
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Jul 2019
Closes
28 Aug 2019
Ref
38802BR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A career within Internal Audit services, will provide you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of an organisation’s objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. We focus on helping organisations look deeper and see further considering areas like culture and behaviours to help improve and embed controls. In short, we seek to address the right risks and ultimately add value to their organisation.

We’re a leading provider of trust in the digital world - in the eyes of our people, our clients and our stakeholders. Today's business environment is different. More complex. More connected. Companies not only face new and unknown risks, but also new and untapped opportunities. Our team is at the forefront of this change, join us to be a part of transforming how risk is perceived and capitalised on.

A career within Internal Audit services, will provide you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of an organisation's objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. We focus on helping organisations look deeper and see further considering areas like culture and behaviours to help improve and embed controls. In short, we seek to address the right risks and ultimately add value to their organisation.

Responsibilities


As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to
  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

This role provides a great opportunity for an individual with experience in Insurance or Regulation to join our growing team and gain exposure to dynamic clients in these industries. We work with a broad range of clients from small organisations to large multinationals, specialist firms to complex businesses, spanning the wealth management, pensions, hedge fund and private equity sub-sectors.

Essential skills and experience

  • An Accountancy or Internal Audit qualification;

  • Experience in auditing financial and operational controls within a wide range of business processes within the Insurance sector;

  • Experience in evaluating and performing risk assessments at a task and organisation level;

  • Strong analytical and project management skills;

  • Identifying and effectively reporting any issues and recommendations for improvement to clients, as well as drafting the related sections of formal reports;

  • Experience in using data analytics tools in internal audit engagements;

  • 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;

  • Experienced in supervising and developing junior staff;

  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels;

  • Flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the wider team.

Desirable skills

  • An understanding of relevant regulatory issues;

  • The ability to contribute and create new initiatives and be responsive to change


Risk Assurance

We’re a leading provider of trust in the digital world - in the eyes of our people, our clients and our stakeholders. Today's business environment is different. More complex. More connected. Companies not only face new and unknown risks, but also new and untapped opportunities. Our team is at the forefront of this change, join us to be a part of transforming how risk is perceived and capitalised on.

Not the role for you?

Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work ( ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

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.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

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.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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