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Financial Assurance - Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

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We are looking for an experienced External Auditor to join our Napier Financial Assurance team. This is a great opportunity with the added benefits of a quieter lifestyle, next to no commute and to work with a broad range of clients, with a particular focus on the Agricultural industry and private clients.

Who are we?

We're a team of trusted business advisors who work alongside our clients and build long lasting relationships that create value. Our people are what make us the leading professional services firm in New Zealand - full of energy, challenge, and opportunities. Our values are at the centre of who we are; it decides the way we think, who we employ and how we work.

What would you be doing?

As a 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.

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.

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:

  • It is expected that you will have 3+ years' work experience as an External Auditor and either have, or be well on the way to a professional accounting qualification

  • Have experience working with non-financial services clients

  • Experience with Agricultural, Farming, Import/Distribution, Manufacturing and Forestry clients would be preferred

  • 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

  • Proficiency with Microsoft suite and Google products is preferred

Why is PwC a great place to work?

Today's constantly changing commercial world requires us to be proactive with our professional and personal development. At PwC, you will have an 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 and a culture of self-disruption. 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 with an increasingly agile workforce drive flexible working to get the best out of our people. At PwC, we aim to inspire, motivate and reward our people to succeed in all areas of their lives.

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What next?

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. If you know anyone at PwC feel free to give them a call and ask what it's like, or click 'apply now'.

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.

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