14 days ago
About the team
You don’t need to be an expert to join our team, just have the enthusiasm to get involved and a willingness to learn.
The Office of General Counsel (OGC) team is the firm’s in-house legal team and provides a great secondment opportunity for all staff, senior associate grade and above.
The team is made up of lawyers and specialist auditors; amongst other activities, we provide guidance and advice to engagement teams in relation to regulatory investigations, litigation and other Troublesome Practice Matters (TPMs).
About the role
OGC works on a wide variety of Assurance matters. We have a number of auditors based within our team who assist the lawyers in managing these TPMs.
You will be involved in various types of work, including assembly and production of documents, analysis of audit work, liaison with audit teams and responding to requests from regulators. You will work closely with the existing OGC team including both lawyers and auditors as well as other parts of the practice, e.g. forensics.
What would you get out of a role to OGC?
Widen your perspective – You will understand the firm from the inside and gain a different perspective. Discover and assist in delivering what goes on behind the scenes to enable the firm to deal with TPMs and manage the firm’s risk. No two days are the same.
Network outside of your peers and BU - Develop an extensive network of contacts across the firm.
Problem solving – Work on complex, one-off or difficult issues which are challenging and varied in nature.
Thought leadership – Assist the development of new processes and to manage TPMs
Practical mindset – Develop pragmatic solutions to overcome issues and manage risk.
Many of the projects are undertaken with exposure to Senior Partners in the firm, including Board Members, R&Q executive, large engagement teams or Global colleagues. Good communication skills are vital.
Essential skills and experience
ACA/ACCA/ICAS exam qualified
Good IT skills and experience of using Aura
A practical understanding of the PwC audit processes and an ability to critically evaluate the application
Good communication and influencing skills with both peers and senior individuals
Assertive, flexible, proactive and self motivated with a desire for learning.
Organised with an ability to manage own workload and supervise others
Who we’re looking for
We are looking for a self motivated auditor to join our team on a 6-9 month basis initially to assist the existing team in the management of TPMs.