Financial Specialist


Line of Service






Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Acceleration Centre is the natural extension of PwC’s leading class global delivery capabilities. We provide premium, cost effective, high quality services that support process quality and delivery capability in support for client engagements.


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 Senior Associate, 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:


Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.




Main Duty


Performing financial statement disclosure checklists. This includes financial statements prepared using IFRS, IFRS for SMEs and other relevant reporting frameworks.


Assisting with Financial Statement Quality Checks (FSQCs) on financial statements may also be required from time to time.

FSQCs include for example: – Agreeing comparative figures to prior year financial statements – Checking mathematical accuracy – Checking internal consistency i.e. between the face of the statements and the notes thereto; page references; note references – Sequence checks i.e. page numbers; note numbers – Agreeing current year figures to supporting documentation – Checking changes across multiple drafts.

Qualification required

Completed SAICA or SAIPA articles with relevant degree
Chartered Accountant (SA)
Minimum years experience required

None, but relevant work experience (accounting or audit related) after articles will be advantageous
Key competencies

Strong sense of responsibility
Willingness to learn
Computer literate – Good knowledge of Excel
Accurate and organised, with strong attention to detail
Good verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to work under pressure
Fluent in English (Fluency in Afrikaans and English will be preferable)
Additional application notes

Independence from all PwC clients will be required. Financial interests will need to be declared and scrutinised.
Education(if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:


Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications(if blank, certifications not specified)


Desired Languages(If blank, desired languages not specified)


Travel Requirements


Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


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