At PwC our financial services business units operate nationally from key UK hubs. Our market leading Insurance practice provides audits to a significant number of insurance companies, including listed companies and global groups, across all areas of insurance - Life, Non-Life, Lloyd’s and Broking. Joining our team will give you the opportunity to work with a variety of teams in a sector that has a strong focus on innovation. Our commitment to global relationships means our teams are well-positioned to meet the future needs of audit and will provide you with fantastic opportunities to learn and develop.
Central Commercial Audit:
The Central Practice consists of five networked offices in Birmingham, East Midlands, Milton Keynes, Bristol and Cardiff. With a rapidly growing, dynamic marketplace, more than 500 clients and some 600 partners and staff in the region, the Central Audit practice is a great place to build your career. We audit a wide variety of clients from entrepreneurial start-ups through to major public sector organisations, FTSE100 members and large global businesses. You’ll have the opportunity to work on global projects, collaborating with PwC colleagues and clients all over the world to deliver high quality deliverables for our clients.
Banking and Capital Markets:
Banking and Capital Markets (B&CM) Audit is our market leading banking audit practice, with an extensive portfolio of flagship clients ranging from global banks to brokers, challenger banks and FinTechs. Joining our team will give you the opportunity to deliver audit services on both large and smaller audits and across a broad range of client roles that align to your interests or give you a new challenge. You’ll be given the opportunity to help many of these clients enhance or transform existing operations and uphold the highest levels of audit quality.
Centre of Excellence
Our Audit Centre of Excellence (CoE) teams are based in four locations - Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow, all providing innovative solutions for our clients across the UK. As part of our CoE you’ll utilise cutting edge technology to work closely with our Audit teams from across the country, improving the quality, efficiency, and innovation in the more complex areas of an audit. Our CoE teams primarily focus on Pensions Assets and Liabilities, Share Based Payments and the Audit of Tax. Joining the CoE, you’ll develop specialist Audit knowledge and gain exposure to a wide range of clients from FTSE 100 to owner managed businesses across a variety of industries.
Our graduate training programme is underpinned by a development framework that broadens and deepens your knowledge. You'll learn from hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work, picking up business, personal and technical skills you can use across the network, and throughout your career.
What you'll do
You’ll be providing market leading audit services to an unprecedented range of clients including one of the largest shares of FTSE 100 companies of any UK audit firm. Our clients range from leading multinational companies to start-ups, from family businesses and governments, to charities and private individuals. Within financial services our clients cover industries within banking and capital markets, private equity, insurance, and consumer finance. Our audit helps organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business.
You’ll also study for your professional chartered accounting qualification. You’ll have a lot of support from your team, career coach and buddy to help you achieve this. It’s the variety and opportunity we offer that allows you to develop a broad range of effective business skills and enables our people to excel across the breadth of work Audit offers, both on the training schemes and further on in your career.
What you'll gain
During our three year programme, you will also study towards the Chartered Accountant (ACA or CA) qualification.
What you'll need
You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject. We determine whether you're on course for a 2.1 based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study.
Do you need a work permit?
Please note that PwC is unable to sponsor any candidates for the following graduate roles as the Home Office's eligibility criteria will not be satisfied. For more information visit our .
When to apply
The deadline for applications is DATE
The deadline for online assessments is DATE
We’ll let you know the outcome of your application on DATE
Assessment centres will take place on DATE
Final stage assessments will be held on DATE
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