PwC School Leaver Programme, Operate Finance Solutions, Belfast In person opportunity

Important dates

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Opportunity locations

  • Belfast

Opportunity details

Who are PwC?

PwC is a professional services firm. Their purpose is to solve important problems and build trust in society. They help their clients solve business-related problems through the use of their people who are experts in a range of fields such as audit, consulting, tax, deals, legal, risk and operate. They work with clients in a huge variation of industries from retail to financial services, manufacturing to oil and gas, and clients of all sizes. 


Operate - Finance Solutions

Finance Solutions is a team of finance professionals who operate elements of clients’ finance functions. PwC's model is based on best practice and technology in shared services, operating in the spirit of partnership with clients to minimise the burden of their staff and structures.

Based in Belfast, PwC work with a range of local and global clients, across various industries, supporting systems and processes and generating accounts and reports.


What you’ll do

Initially, your role will involve running the various elements of the client’s accounting functions and supporting the production of interactive monthly Management Information packs. You will be trained in accounting principles and software, and get hands-on experience of how this relates to a business’s finance functions. As you develop, you will take on more responsibility, get to interact with clients, and coach new team members. You could be working on a portfolio of medium sized businesses, or be dedicated to one client, and there is the opportunity to get a variety of experience.


What you’ll gain 

You'll develop technical and business skills through studying towards the Accounting Technician qualification from Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) with Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI). Through this you'll develop a formal understanding of business and develop finance, accounting and taxation. Along the way, you'll also learn through doing, building your communication, relationships, project management and personal skills.

If you successfully complete the Accounting Technician qualification, you will have the opportunity to progress to complete the full Chartered Accountancy qualification (with Chartered Accountants Ireland).

What you’ll need 

Minimum requirements are 112 UCAS tariff from up to three full A-Levels or equivalent (not including General Studies or Critical Thinking), and a Grade C or 4 or above in GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Mathematics.

Exams must have been taken in the same sitting and resits are accepted only where modules or papers have been retaken in the same academic year. If you have any extenuating circumstances related to your exam marks or the sequencing of your exams, please declare this on your application and this will be considered as PwC review your application.


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