External Audit Manager / Zürich
PwC
Zürich
vor 6 Tg.

Manager

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Non Financial Services Audit practice, 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.

Our team helps organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business.

While many of the rules of business have changed, the fundamentals haven’t. You’ll work alongside senior members of the client’s management team in planning the audit process from beginning to end, ensuring completeness, accuracy, and fair presentation of our client’s 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.
  • External Audit Manager

    Your tasks

  • You will audit clients in the Trade, Industries & Services area.
  • You are responsible for integrated audits of companies that prepare financial statements in accordance with United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) and file with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • You are responsible for the preparation of the audit file for Partner review and assisting in the presentation of the audit findings to management or Board of Directors.
  • You develop new and extend existing relationships with our clients and actively support the client in technical accounting matters.
  • You are in the driver seat of your own responsibility, flexibility and development.
  • You share your expertise and experience actively by teaching, coaching and mentoring others.
  • Your profile

  • You have more than 5 years demonstrable experience in a similar role at a Big 4 or an International Second Tier firm.
  • You are technically extremely strong with an excellent working knowledge of US GAAP, US GAAS, IFRS, SOX and PCAOB standards.
  • You completed the US CPA qualification or equivalent.
  • You have experience in managing a large multi-location audit and are very effective in your day-to-day management of clients and network PwC firms within the region.
  • You have experience in building and maintaining strong relationships with senior management at local, regional, and corporate levels.
  • You are a team player who has the ability to report upwards to Partners.
  • You have excellent English verbal and written communications skills German is a plus.

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    Travel Requirements

    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

    Government Clearance Required?

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