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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.
To manage client portfolios, maintain sound client relationships and manage the audit team, including the coaching and development of staff in the Assurance division.
A. JOB PROFILE
Manage a portfolio of clients in respect of attest
Manage special projects
Develop our practice by targeting new clients
Monitors costs against budgets
Contribute to office management team
Contribute to development of staff
Business development and client relationship building
Manage Work In Progress and Debtors
Staff management and appraisals
Compliance with PwC audit Methodology
Must be a SAICA Assessor, or willing to be registered as one if not already.
Must be registered on the IRBA programme Audit Development Programme (ADP) as a Registered Candidate Auditor (RCA) and eligibility to register as a RA, or willing to be registered as one if not already.
Delivering quality audits and deliverables without compromise
Digitally fit/capable ito technology and technology driven solutions to audit
B. PERSON PROFILE
KEY KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Specialist industry knowledge
Display sound leadership skills
Computer literate with all PwC’s software
The ability to market our services and to establish contacts in the market place
Ability to work with and easily converse with all levels of management
Strong Intellectual curiosity and general scepticism
Pro-active, able to take responsibility and multi-task
Ability to work both as part of a team as well as independently
Good organisational skills, methodical and analytical approach
Able to prioritise work, work efficiently and accurately under pressure
Maintains high level of professionalism
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