Senior Audit Associate - Financial Services

PricewaterhouseCoopers Servicii

14-10-2016 | EXPIRA LA 13-11-2016

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We are currently looking to strengthen our Financial Services Assurance team with talented senior associates professionals.

The Opportunity

Our Financial Services Assurance Practice, based in Bucharest and Cluj Napoca, brings together specialists across the financial services industry to provide audit and non-audit services to a broad range of clients. Our clients include some of the most prestigious institutions in the banking, insurance, investment management and other non-banking financial institutions. We now have an opportunity for individuals to join our Financial Services Assurance practice at Senior Associate level.

As a Senior Associate within the Financial Services Assurance practice you will have responsibility for:

•Work on Audit/ Financial Services engagements;
•Coordinate audit teams and act as a senior specialist of junior staff;
•Contribute to the development and growth of our practice and service operations;
•Develop existing and new client relationships;
•To have a broader perspective of potential issues and strategies to overcome them encountered when managing diverse teams and audit engagements; have a clear understanding of the firms commitment to creating value through quality.


To qualify for the role you must have:

•Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Economics/Polytechnics with focus on accounting - part or completed ACCA is a plus;
•At least 2-3 years professional experience as a financial auditor or in a financial institution;
•Knowledge of the Romanian Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards;
•Good knowledge of the Romanian financial market and the Romanian business environment;
•Ability to produce quality work under pressure while meeting tight deadlines;
•Excellent written and spoken English and Romanian - other European languages will be considered a plus;
•Good team management skills with experience in supervising and developing junior staff;
•Strong analytical skills and organizational abilities;
•Self-motivated person, eager to acquire experience and build a career in a professional environment and with a strong team-work spirit.

Additional desirable experience includes:

•The ability to work under own initiative and in different and challenging environments;
•A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions;
•Specific banking or insurance sector experience;
•International experience beneficial but not essential;
•Knowledge of International Standards of Auditing.

Joining as a Senior Associate you can expect to be involved in a variety of interesting and challenging work. Your responsibilities would include:

•Providing audit and accounting advice to a variety of clients in the Financial Services industry;
•Building and maintaining strong relationships with new and established clients;
•Working as part of a team, liaising with both client and other specialist staff in the PwC practice to provide high quality client services;
•Providing an on-site coordination role for audit clients including the coaching and training of junior staff;
•Supervising teams and reporting directly to mangers.


•Strong focus on career development options and diverse assignments;
•A professional and team-oriented work environment;
•Great colleagues to work with;
•Up-to-date technologies and methodology;
•Professional development and training opportunities;
•Full ACCA support;
•International mobility and short term projects abroad.


PricewaterhouseCoopers is the largest professional services firm in the world with over 146,000 staff and a presence in 150 countries. We provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to clients that range from the world¿¿¿s largest multinationals to some of its most innovative entrepreneurs.

PricewaterhouseCoopers has a regional partnership which means that across Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) we act as one firm. This increases our ability to provide seamless service for our clients and means greater international exposure and mobility for our staff across our 25 countries.