External Audit Senior Associates - Financial Assurance

Wellington (NZ)
Salary + excellent employee benefits
15 Dec 2020
19 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Kia ora,

As a team of trusted business advisers, we partner with our clients to build long lasting relationships and solve important problems. Our people and values are what make us a leading professional services firm in New Zealand.

Our ways of working together mean we strengthen our well being by using the best tech, collaborating effectively, and work flexibly in order to be well and work well.

What would you be doing?

You’ll be part of the Financial Assurance team based in Wellington. As an Associate or Senior Associate within Financial Assurance you will be taking an in-charge role with audit teams on engagements across a variety of industries. You will be an integral part of maintaining the trust and confidence in your clients’ systems or financial information. You will work directly with clients and teams, understanding clients’ businesses, checking compliance with policies and procedures, testing internal controls and substantiating financial information. 

The successful candidate will experience a range of Financial Services and non-Financial Services clients. You’ll be at ease interacting with people at all levels in our firm and demonstrate a solid commitment to providing exceptional client service. You will be encouraged to really get to know the people you are doing business with making it easy to form meaningful, valued client relationships. We’ll help you develop and broaden your skills, with the opportunity to take on more responsibility and advance your career.

In our highly skilled environment, you’ll be enabled by cutting-edge technology and a culture of self-disruption, allowing you to do your very best and most innovative work.

What do you need to bring to the role?

This is an excellent opportunity to build on your existing audit experience; ideally this includes tenure in a globally known professional services firm. It is also expected that you will bring the following competencies and experience to the role:

  • Curiosity and enthusiasm to learn
  • Proactivity and strong time management and organisation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience in producing high quality reports
  • The ability to critically analyse and explain complex information with clients and colleagues in a way which is easy to understand
  • Strong business acumen and personal ambition, drive and initiative to develop a successful career with the world’s leading professional services firm
  • It is expected that you will have 3+ years’ work experience as an Auditor and either have, or be well on the way to a professional accounting qualification
  • Proficiency with Microsoft suite and Google products is preferred

Why is PwC a great place to work?

At PwC, you’ll have an unrivalled level of access to industry expertise and ongoing professional development both locally and through our global network of member firms. You will learn to work together with your teams in a way that is cutting edge. We aim to inspire, motivate and reward our people to succeed in all areas of their lives. We pride ourselves on creating a fun, respectful and inclusive culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths.

Visit our website below to find out more about the perks of the job and diversity & inclusion at PwC. 

What next?

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Send us your application via the ‘Apply’ button. 

We have similar opportunities available across other locations in New Zealand, please view our careers page for more information. 

Candidates outside New Zealand: Please note that due to current border restrictions, applicants who are currently located outside of New Zealand cannot be considered unless you hold New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency, or are otherwise able to currently enter NZ e.g Partnership with NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident.  

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