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Client Account Executive - Insurance - More London - Audit

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Business services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-04-22-F2D4580F9A03

  • Published:

    about 13 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-26

  • Client:

    PWC

Job Description

A career in Administration and Secretarial Services, within Internal Firm Services, will give you with the opportunity to provide administrative support to PwC employees. You'll focus on using business software applications to prepare reports, receiving and directing incoming calls or emails to the appropriate parties, arranging business travel, tracking expenses, and coordinating meeting arrangements.

Our Client Administration - Client Services team supports clients in project organisation, finance system control and electronic administration. You'll help clients with project planning, communications, financial administration, budget preparation and data entry risk administration.

About the role

We have approximately 350 Client Account Executives (CAEs) sitting across each of our Lines of Service (Audit, Tax, Risk Assurance). The focus of the CAE role is to deliver an efficient, high quality and responsive support service on all client engagements, adding value and maximising time for client staff to focus on engagements.

In addition to supporting and driving engagement finances for billing managers the CAE role supports engagement teams with the non judgemental, administrative activities that need to be completed as part of delivering a successful client engagement, Financial administration and analysis: including creating client codes, raising invoices, issuing credit notes, chasing debts, keeping financial trackers updated, running/analysing financial reports, budget preparation and working with key stakeholders in order to meet financial targets.

Attending internal meetings with senior leaders in order to provide insight into their financial metrics and progress against targets, whilst making recommendations to improve metrics.

Coordinating projects with our client facing teams, including our Alternative Delivery Centres.,

  • Opportunity for working from home? Limited

  • Amount of time client based? 0-10%

  • Need to travel/overnight stays away from home? Some

  • Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? Limited

  • Amount of time PwC office based? 90-100%

  • Must be willing to travel to other offices both within the Region and outside as necessary.

Candidate Description

The role would suit a finance administrator, project co-ordinator or experienced office administrator demonstrating confidence with number, analysis and budgeting. The candidate must also have excellent proven organisational skills, be able to multi-task and have the ability to build strong working relationships., The ideal applicant will be passionate about the role they play to help us achieve business priorities and provide excellent client service, taking the time to learn about our clients and the services we provide. They will demonstrate drive, flexibility and agility whilst enjoying the demands that come with working in a fast paced environment and exceeding KPIs.

The suitable candidate will also demonstrate leadership qualities to manage their own time and meet personal chargeable hours, whilst also being willing to learn new tasks and taking on new responsibilities. They will also be open to sharing ideas and best practice with colleagues and peers alike.

Essential skills and experience

  • Proven office work experience.

  • Work effectively under pressure with excellent organisation skills and ability to prioritise work, especially when there are conflicting demands.

  • Ability to interpret financial data and produce relevant reports.

  • Pragmatic in your approach to problem-solving.

  • Attention to detail and the personal motivation to perform your role to the highest standards.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Always punctual, flexible and responsive in how you approach your work., Academic or professional qualifications needed

  • English and Maths GCSE at grades A to C (or equivalent).

  • Microsoft office suite experience is valued.

  • A degree is not essential for this role.

  • No professional qualifications are needed for this role

Employer Description

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., 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.

Diversity

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.

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