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Audit Senior Associate

PwC New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
NZD $86,000 - $95,000
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

Job Details

When you start a career at PwC, you’re joining a community of solvers who are encouraged and empowered to respond to the fundamental changes we see in the world today.  We’re investing in you and you’re investing in us. That’s why we’re extremely active in motivating and supporting our staff by offering a flexible working culture, endless learning and development opportunities and competitive, inclusive benefits all designed to help you work and live your best. An empowering and diverse environment starts with you. Are you ready to get started?


Ngā Kōrero mo tēnei tūranga / About the role

We are looking for experienced auditors to join our Financial Assurance team in Wellington at Senior Associate level. From our offices at the centre of our vibrant capital city, you will be responsible for working on various external audits with our clients. 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' on external audit client engagements across a variety of the industries including financial services, banking, insurance, manufacturing, retail, property, professional services, and much more.
  • Assisting more senior staff on audit engagements from the planning stage through to finalisation and review.
  • Supervising staff and helping to develop our junior staff and graduates.
  • 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.
  • Adhering to PwC audit methodology and required auditing standards.


Ngā pūkenga kei a koe / Skills and experience

This is an excellent opportunity to build on your existing external audit experience which will ideally come from a globally known professional services firm. We are looking for an experienced external auditor who can bring the following competencies and experience to the role:

  • 3+ years of work experience as an external auditor for a large, global auditing firm.
  • Previous experience acting as an audit in-charge on external audit engagements.
  • You must be either qualified, or working towards qualification of a relevant professional accounting such as, but not limited to, CAANZ, CPA , ACCA or ICAEW.
  • Proven experience working on external audit engagements and coaching junior staff.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Opportunities, training resources and in-role time to contribute to solving community and societal issues through the PwC Foundation's core programmes aimed at child wellbeing through education (Toitoi and FLiP) and governance roles for not for profit organisations (On Board).
  • Rainbow tick certified - we are a progressive, inclusive and a dynamic organisation that reflects the community we are based in.


Mo te aha tāu e tatari ana? / What are you waiting for?

Click the Apply Now button! If you still need some convincing and want to learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, visit our careers website.


PwC New Zealand has a Financial Assurance team of over 450 staff across the country, covering areas such as audit and assurance, sustainability reporting, accounting advisory, financial instrument valuations, IT and data audit, and more.

With offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton and Napier, PwC New Zealand is dedicated to solving the complex problems businesses are facing in today's changing marketplace. If you're looking to advance your career in audit and assurance and also make a lifestyle change by living in beautiful New Zealand, please apply for one of our open roles today.

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