Digital Audit Advanced Analytics Manager Vacancy Details


Digital Audit Advanced Analytics Manager

United Kingdom

BCom+ ACCA students

Quality is at the heart of what we do. Combining passionate people with leading technology, we work together to build trust in society. We put the team first and solve important problems by challenging the organisations we audit and being open to challenge ourselves. We take pride in our work and the profession, recognising audit as a deep specialism.


Hear from our UK Head of Audit about the evolution of the Audit and what opportunities PwC could have for you.


It's a really exciting time to be joining us. We’re growing our teams across all areas of our Audit practice and investing a huge amount in our people, their skills and the technology available, as we continue to radically modernise our business and the way we serve our clients.

Learn more about The Future of Audit. 

As a Manager, you will be managing engagements and will be responsible for designing and developing ways to automate and reimagine audits. You would develop audit solutions by implementing innovative technologies, such as Alteryx, SQL. Python, R, Power BI, Process Intelligence. You will build a strong understanding for the role data and analytics plays in the modern day audit.


You’ll get to work on technical assignments enabling you to develop skills in a range of data analytics and visualisation. As well as developing business and soft skills around the topic of data and analytics within the audit which our clients are demanding today.


Day to day responsibilities will include:Day to day coaching of junior staff members to help them progress


Owning and delivering client engagements


Data management, including data extraction and data cleansing processes;


Analytics and reporting, including visualisation of data to help organisations manage business risk establish the right controls, processes and structures to ensure that information can be trusted and improve decision-making;


Advanced analytics, where we use data science techniques to help our clients navigate future risks and opportunities through predictive and prescriptive analytics.


Essential Skills and Experience

  • Strong market credentials in data & analytics working with large organisations and an ability to demonstrate knowledge and insight in data management, data cleansing and data analytics within the audit process;

  • Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, including communication with senior stakeholders of a non-data background (being able to communicate technical issues in simple business terms) and excellent reporting writing skills;

  • Solid experience in managing projects, including developing project plans, budgets and deliverables schedules;

  • Experience of managing people both in terms of managing delivery teams and providing coaching to individuals;

  • Experience of the full engagement delivery lifecycle including risk and stakeholder management;

  • Proven analytical and problem solving capabilities on complex engagements; and

  • Desirable Skills
  • Basic finance process knowledge (Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay etc) and how ERPs manage and structure the data;

  • Audit experience, and experience of applying data analytics within the external audit process; and

  • Use of technology in data & analytics including for use in providing managed services

  • Technical SkillsKnowledge and experience of at least three of the following:


  • Data extraction from financial accounting systems

  • Data clearing techniques and tools

  • A vision of how data analytics are going to be applied and development in the external audit practice

  • Understanding of key accounting principles and process cycles including revenue to receivables, purchase to cash

  • Data analytic technology such as Alteryx, SQL, Python, R, Snaplogic

  • SQL (preferably SQL Server) and data manipulation; and

  • Machine learning techniques

  • Use of visualisation technologies such as Power BI and Tableau

  • Qualifications
  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree or demonstrable experience working with Data

  • At least 6 years' experience working in data analytics or data related environments; and

  • A technical background in Computer Science, Data Analytics, Accounting or similar is desirable

  • The location

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The skills we look for

Our people are curious and put quality first and foremost. They are inclusive and invest in themselves and their teams. They adapt to new challenges with flexibility, agility and intelligence. They speak up, role modelling constructive challenge whilst also being open to challenge themselves. They take pride in their profession, their work and their passion to deliver to the highest quality.


Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

6 years

finance and accounting - others


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