Audit, Senior Associate or Manager - New Zealand

Christchurch, New Zealand
Competitive + Benefits
24 Mar 2023
23 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

It’s a great time to be joining PwC NZ! We have been working collaboratively to develop guides on our ara (path) where our people are at the heart of our decisions. PwC’s purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems, however our mission is to create an environment where people can do their very best work, while ensuring their wellbeing (along with their family & whanau) is the top priority.

Ngā Kōrero mo tēnei tūranga / About the role

We are looking for an experienced external auditor at Senior Associate or Manager level to join our audit team in Ōtautahi / Christchurch - the bustling, revitalised city of Aotearoa’s South Island. From PwC’s vibrant offices overlooking the Avon River, you will never be too far from both the hotspots of the central city and the stunning natural landscapes of Canterbury and beyond. There are not many cities in the world where you can visit snowy mountains and the sea on the same day! If you are an experienced external audit professional looking to advance your career and enjoy everything Ōtautahi / Christchurch has to offer, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

This is a full-time opportunity, minimum 37.5 hours per week. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as the 'audit in charge' or managing audit engagements across a variety of the industries including manufacturing, agriculture, utilities, professional services, property and much more. 
  • Supervising junior staff and coaching them on audit methodology and best-practice. 
  • Becoming an integral part of building the public's trust and confidence in our clients by delivering high quality audits of  financial statements.  
  • Working directly with clients and teams, understanding our clients' needs, checking compliance with policies and procedures, testing internal controls and substantiating financial information. 
  • Using cutting-edge technology to deliver exceptional external audit work.

Ngā pūkenga kei a koe / Skills and experience       

  • 3+ years work experience as an external auditor for a large, global auditing firm.
  • Proven experience supervising, coaching and leading junior staff members on audit engagements. 
  • Experience working with globally recognised financial reporting standards such as IFRS 
  • A relevant Bachelor's or Master's qualification in accounting or a closely-related subject.
  • You must be a studying towards or a qualified member of relevant professional accounting such as, but not limited to, CAANZ, CPA , ACCA or ICAEW
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Ngā āhuatanga hirahira o te mahi ki PwC / Highlights of working at PwC NZ

  • Unrivalled level of access to industry expertise, both locally and through our wider global network of member firms, where you’ll be enabled by cutting-edge technology.
  • Dress for your day and flex your schedule in alignment with team and client needs 
  • Inclusive 18 weeks paid parental leave policy for all parents - mums, dad’s, caregivers with no minimum service!
  • Digital upskilling through our Digital Academy
  • Enhanced leave capabilities - an opportunity to purchase additional leave with 2 staff recognition days available each year
  • Paid volunteer days available through our PwC Foundation - help to resolve the societal issue of “children’s welfare” in New Zealand through ToiToi and FliP
  • Rainbow tick certified - we are a progressive, inclusive and a dynamic organisation that reflects the community we are based in

Mana motuhake / Independence

Maintaining independence is fundamental to demonstrating that PwC has not been influenced by any relationships or situations that undermine our objectivity. If hired at Manager level, this role requires an independence review process.

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