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Opportunities are at the heart of a career with PwC. Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients, helping them tackle business challenges and improving how they work. We have school and college leaver opportunities in Assurance, Consulting, Deals, Tax or Technology.

Our aim is to be ‘the leading professional services firm’, and to achieve this we must be innovative, responsible and attract outstanding people. With almost 18,000 employees at offices UK-wide, attracting the right talent continues to be paramount and, as a progressive employer, we continue to develop a diverse and agile workforce who feel empowered to be the best they can be. This includes supporting different ways of working, with ‘Everyday Flexibility’ allowing our people to better balance work and life, and ‘dress for your day’, where employees decide what’s appropriate to wear given their daily responsibilities.

At PwC, you can expect to be part of a stimulating environment working on challenging projects where you’ll have access to a world of opportunity and experiences, in a culture that embraces difference. No matter what your background, PwC have a range of roles to suit everyone. Here at PwC, we look for talented people eager to learn, with business awareness, intellectual and cultural curiosity, and the ability to build strong relationships. Trainees can develop and grow within a supportive and nurturing learning environment - in some business areas, this could mean working towards a degree or professional qualification.

Whatever the route, we are focused on our people achieving their full potential, where hard work and accomplishments are recognised and rewarded with a competitive salary and a tailored, flexible benefits scheme.

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PwC Nationwide
11 Oct, 2019
Advanced Apprenticeship
Flying Start degree programmes If you want to go to university but are also keen to begin your career, our Flying Start degree programmes offer the best of both worlds. You’ll get to meet our world-class clients and be part of our highly skilled teams. Studying at university you’ll get to experience the full-time student lifestyle but with paid placements, you’ll have some money to enjoy it too. You’ll gain a degree, and hopefully impress us enough to secure a job with us after you graduate. Accounting Our four-year Flying Start Accountancy programme can be studied at Newcastle University Business School, Henley Business School at the University of Reading, Nottingham University Business School and new for this year,we are launching our fourth programme with Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester. It will put you on track to becoming an Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Chartered Accountant – you’ll complete 80% of your exams, and will be just over a year away from qualification once you graduate. You’ll have three term-long paid work placements with us, built into the university’s academic year, so you’ll still have the whole summer off to enjoy. As well as earning a competitive salary, you could have some of your living costs supplemented. Which universities offer this degree programme Henley Business School at the University of Reading Newcastle University Business School Nottingham University Business School Alliance Manchester Business School at The University of Manchester What you’ll need You’ll need to have at least a 136 UCAS tariff (excluding General Studies) Each university has their own admissions policy to consider applications. Please refer to the relevant policy from our partner universities to determine your eligibility should you feel your circumstances impact on your application. How to apply To apply to our Flying Start degree programme you need to apply directly through UCAS using the codes below: Henley Business School at the University of Reading UCAS code : NN41 Newcastle University UCAS Code : NN14 Nottingham University Business School UCAS code : N410 Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester UCAS code: N403 Find out more pwc.co.uk/flying-start
PwC Belfast, UK
11 Oct, 2019
Advanced Apprenticeship
Flying Start degree programmes If you want to go to university but are also keen to begin your career, our Flying Start degree programmes offer the best of both worlds. You’ll get to meet our world-class clients and be part of our highly skilled teams. Studying at university you’ll get to experience the full-time student lifestyle but with paid placements, you’ll have some money to enjoy it too. You’ll gain a degree, and hopefully impress us enough to secure a job with us after you graduate. Business Our Business Flying Start programme at Queen’s University Belfast lasts four years. You can join this programme alongside one of seven business-related degrees offered by Queen’s University Belfast. As part of the Business route, you’ll complete work experience during your summer holidays, with a Talent Academy in your first year, a Summer Internship in your second year, and a Work Placement in your third year. Open to students on the following courses: BSc Hons Business Management BSc Hons Business Economics BSc Hons Finance BSc Hons Accounting BSc Hons Economics BSc Hons Economics and Finance BSc Hons Economics and Accounting  What you’ll need You’ll need to be on course for a 2:1 or above and apply during your first year of study. Each university has their own admissions policy to consider applications. Please refer to the relevant policy from our partner universities to determine your eligibility should you feel your circumstances impact on your application. Find out more If you’re planning to study at Queen’s University of Belfast on one of the eligible courses mentioned above, and you are also keen on the Flying Start route, please register your interest for the programme  here If you’re in your first year of an eligible course, please speak to your faculty about applying Take the opportunity of a lifetime pwc.co.uk/flying-start
PwC Nationwide
11 Oct, 2019
Advanced Apprenticeship
Flying Start degree programmes If you want to go to university but are also keen to begin your career, our Flying Start degree programmes offer the best of both worlds. You’ll get to meet our world-class clients and be part of our highly skilled teams. Studying at university you’ll get to experience the full-time student lifestyle but with paid placements, you’ll have some money to enjoy it too. You’ll gain a degree, and hopefully impress us enough to secure a job with us after you graduate. Technology Our innovative Technology Degree Apprenticeships and Data Science Graduate Apprenticeships have been specially designed in partnership with each university: Queen’s University Belfast, the University of Birmingham, the University of Leeds, and the University of Edinburgh. On these fully funded degree apprenticeship programmes, you’ll gain a blend of work experience with our Tech teams, working on cutting-edge digital and technology client projects, whilst studying towards a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Data Science, depending on which university you choose. You’ll undertake three placements throughout your degree, giving you a broad insight into a range of our technology areas. What’s more, as a PwC apprentice you’ll be paid throughout the programme, whilst still having the university experience. Which universities offer the degree apprenticeship programmes Computer Science: University of Birmingham or the University of Leeds Software Engineering: Queen's University Belfast Data Science: University of Edinburgh What you’ll need Please visit the website for specific entry detail Each university has their own admissions policy to consider applications. Please refer to the relevant policy from our partner universities to determine your eligibility should you feel your circumstances impact on your application. How to apply To apply to our flying start degree programme at you need to apply directly through UCAS using the codes below: University of Birmingham UCAS code : G402 University of Leeds UCAS Code : G404 Queen's University Belfast UCAS code : G606 University of Edinburgh UCAS code: DS01 Find out more pwc.co/uk/flying-start
PwC Nationwide
11 Oct, 2019
Advanced Apprenticeship
School and College Leaver programme A position on our School and College Leaver programme is one of the best ways to kickstart your career with PwC. All of our apprenticeships are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career. PwC will provide you with support all the way. You’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress your career. Just like our graduate joiners, you’ll work on varied and challenging client and internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business. You’ll be coached by our people, who are experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won’t need to worry about paying for course and exam fees, textbooks or revision materials. Audit Audit is about so much more than number crunching. You’ll get the opportunity to work with clients in a range of different industries; projects can range from calculating the value of a football player through to checking how much stock a fashion company has in their warehouse. We help clients make sure they’re sustainable and environmentally friendly, provide business advice to help them achieve their goals, and focus on the total contribution of organisations to their customers, people, suppliers, community and the wider economy. There’s never been a more exciting time to join the profession. You’ll be hands-on straight away, working at client sites or virtually from one of our PwC offices. You’ll interview key contacts such as financial controllers or finance directors, check that data is accurate and highlight and question any differences. It’s investigative work where you’ll regularly speak with clients, using in-person meetings or cutting-edge collaborative technology. What you’ll gain You’ll start your journey towards gaining a nationally recognised professional qualification, the ACA, with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). You’ll also gain a Level 7 Apprenticeship across the four year School and College Leaver Programme. What you’ll need Minimum requirements are 112 UCAS tariff from up to three full A-Levels, and a Grade C or 4 or above in GCSE (or equivalent) English Language  and  Mathematics. Please check our website for specific requirements. 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 we review your application.
PwC Nationwide, UK
07 Oct, 2019
School Leaver Programmes
School and College Leaver programme A position on our School and College Leaver programme is one of the best ways to kickstart your career with PwC. All of our apprenticeships are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career. PwC will provide you with support all the way. You’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress your career. Just like our graduate joiners, you’ll work on varied and challenging client and internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business. You’ll be coached by our people, who are experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won’t need to worry about paying for course and exam fees, textbooks or revision materials. Deals In Deals we manage a wide range of challenges and opportunities. We guide public and private sector clients through major deals, changes and decisions. We help different organisations tackle business problems, increase value and reduce risk. You could help our clients handle any financial situation. You could work on anything from major mergers or international takeover bids, to economic crime investigations, or business crises and cases of insolvency. In Transaction Services you will support private equity firms, investment funds and corporate clients through mergers, acquisitions and disposals. What you’ll gain You’ll gain a Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB). It’s the first stage of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Chartered Accountancy qualification and it’s nationally recognised. What you’ll need Minimum requirements are 112 UCAS tariff from up to three full A-Levels (or equivalent) and a Grade C or 4 or above in GCSE (or equivalent) English Language  and  Mathematics. Please check our website for specific requirements. 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 we review your application.
PwC Nationwide, UK
07 Oct, 2019
Higher Apprenticeship
School and College Leaver programme A position on our School and College Leaver programme is one of the best ways to kickstart your career with PwC. All of our apprenticeships are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career. PwC will provide you with support all the way. You’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress your career. Just like our graduate joiners, you’ll work on varied and challenging client and internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business. You’ll be coached by our people, who are experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won’t need to worry about paying for course and exam fees, textbooks or revision materials. Consulting Most things in life change. And the world of business is no exception. Governments change. Exchange rates change. Technology changes. Competition changes. Consulting helps our clients meet their goals by understanding them, listening to them and helping them work out how they could make a few changes of their own – whether they want to grow, help their people to learn new skills or improve the way they do things. As a Management Consultant, you’ll come up with answers to all sorts of important business questions. Like what makes the world’s leading brands so successful that customers are happy to pay a premium and keep coming back? How can businesses, their suppliers and networks operate in an environmentally friendly way? How can they make sure their staff feel happy at work? You’ll help clients look at things in new ways, make suggestions and change things when needed. And as every client is different, the work is really varied and projects can last from a few days to a few years.  Our consultants have the opportunity to work on projects for our own business too. Amongst other things, they keep us up to speed with the latest business developments and provide the systems that support the complex work we do. What you’ll gain You will complete PwC’s Junior Management Consulting programme and you’ll also gain a Level 4 apprenticeship. We’ll support you to study for these qualifications whilst also learning the ropes by working with our internal teams. What you’ll need Minimum requirements are 112 UCAS tariff from up to 3 full A-Levels (or equivalent qualifications),  and  a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent). 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 we review your application.
PwC Nationwide
07 Oct, 2019
School Leaver Programmes
School and College Leaver programme A position on our School and College Leaver programme is one of the best ways to kickstart your career with PwC. All of our apprenticeships are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career. PwC will provide you with support all the way. You’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress your career. Just like our graduate joiners, you’ll work on varied and challenging client and internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business. You’ll be coached by our people, who are experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won’t need to worry about paying for course and exam fees, textbooks or revision materials. Tax Every time you buy a packet of crisps, go to the cinema, download an app or get paid for your part-time job, some of your money gets paid to the Government in tax. And it gets spent on schools, the NHS and a host of other public services. But it’s not straightforward. As individuals, we pay different rates of tax. So imagine how tricky it is as a business when you’re employing staff, making millions of  School and College Leaver programme A position on our School and College Leaver programme is one of the best ways to kickstart your career with PwC. All of our apprenticeships and programmes are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career. PwC will provide you with support all the way. You’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress your career. Just like our graduate joiners, you’ll work on varied and challenging client and internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business. You’ll be coached by our people, who are experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won’t need to worry about paying for course and exam fees, textbooks pounds in profits or relocating to another country. And if you don’t get it right, there are penalties. That’s why it’s essential our clients understand their tax obligations and how to manage them effectively, ethically and within legislation. You could work in the following teams: Corporate Tax Indirect Tax People and Organisation From day one you'll start to build a promising career, specialising in the ever-changing field of tax.  Your responsibilities will include a range of tasks which will vary depending upon the area of Tax you join. However generally this will involve: technical research attending meetings with senior staff establishing and developing third party relationships such as with the Inland Revenue drafting client correspondence general office duties. What you’ll gain You'll enjoy plenty of practical, on-the-job training while studying for a professional qualification with the ATT (Association of Tax Technicians) as a core part of your apprenticeship. What you’ll need Minimum requirements are 96 UCAS tariff from up to three full A-Levels (or equivalent), and a Grade C or 4 or above in GCSE (or equivalent) English Language  and  Mathematics. Please check our website for specific requirements. 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 we review your application.
PwC Nationwide, UK
07 Oct, 2019
School Leaver Programmes
School and College Leaver programme A position on our School and College Leaver programme is one of the best ways to kickstart your career with PwC. All of our apprenticeships are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career. PwC will provide you with support all the way. You’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress your career. Just like our graduate joiners, you’ll work on varied and challenging client and internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business. You’ll be coached by our people, who are experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won’t need to worry about paying for course and exam fees, textbooks or revision materials. Operate Operate is PwC’s operational delivery business. We help some of the world’s biggest brands when they need more than just advice. We deliver large scale, challenging projects for our clients, combining operational disciplines, technology, subject matter expertise and top talent to help them deal with a range of issues. The majority of our work is delivered from our purpose built delivery centre in Belfast although we also deliver client work from their premises. Operate’s teams are currently: helping compensate customers affected by mortgage miscalculations and other financial product mis-selling helping banks fight financial crime supporting large change and transformation programmes ensuring regulated businesses protect customer data getting businesses through Brexit by helping their employees obtain permanent residency. As a growing part of PwC we need to further strengthen our team by recruiting people with a diverse range of skills and experiences. We offer a defined career path, a supportive working environment and access to our unique skills academy so you can keep learning while working. Whatever your background, whether you’re at school or college, have recently graduated or you’re looking for a new challenge, we want to hear from you. What you'll gain We’ll support you as you study for a Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB). This is a nationally recognised professional qualification with Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Or study towards your Accounting Technician qualification from Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) which is a nationally recognised qualification with Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI). What you’ll need Minimum requirements are 112 UCAS plus a grade C or 4 or above in GCSE English Language  and  Mathematics (or equivalent). Please check the job description for specific requirements when applying. 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 we review your application.
PwC Belfast, UK
07 Oct, 2019
School Leaver Programmes
School and College Leaver programme A position on our School and College Leaver programme is one of the best ways to kickstart your career with PwC. All of our apprenticeships are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career. PwC will provide you with support all the way. You’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress your career. Just like our graduate joiners, you’ll work on varied and challenging client and internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business. You’ll be coached by our people, who are experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won’t need to worry about paying for course and exam fees, textbooks or revision materials. Tax Every time you buy a packet of crisps, go to the cinema, download an app or get paid for your part-time job, some of your money gets paid to the Government in tax. And it gets spent on schools, the NHS and a host of other public services. But it’s not straightforward. As individuals, we pay different rates of tax. So imagine how tricky it is as a business when you’re employing staff, making millions of pounds in profits or relocating to another country. And if you don’t get it right, there are penalties. That’s why it’s essential our clients understand their tax obligations and how to manage them effectively, ethically and within legislation. You could work in the following teams: Corporate Tax Indirect Tax People and Organisation From day one you'll start to build a promising career, specialising in the ever-changing field of tax.  Your responsibilities will include a range of tasks which will vary depending upon the area of Tax you join. However generally this will involve: technical research attending meetings with senior staff establishing and developing third party relationships such as with the Inland Revenue drafting client correspondence general office duties. What you’ll gain You'll enjoy plenty of practical, on-the-job training while studying for a professional qualification with the ATT (Association of Tax Technicians) as a core part of your apprenticeship. What you’ll need Minimum requirements are 96 UCAS tariff from up to three full A-Levels (or equivalent), and a Grade C or 4 or above in GCSE (or equivalent) English Language  and  Mathematics. Please check our website for specific requirements. 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 we review your application.
PwC Belfast, Birmingham
07 Oct, 2019
School Leaver Programmes
School and College Leaver programme A position on our School and College Leaver programme is one of the best ways to kickstart your career with PwC. All of our apprenticeships and programmes are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career. PwC will provide you with support all the way. You’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress your career. Just like our graduate joiners, you’ll work on varied and challenging client and internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business. You’ll be coached by our people, who are experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won’t need to worry about paying for course and exam fees, textbooks or revision materials. Tax Every time you buy a packet of crisps, go to the cinema, download an app or get paid for your part-time job, some of your money gets paid to the Government in tax. And it gets spent on schools, the NHS and a host of other public services. But it’s not straightforward. As individuals, we pay different rates of tax. So imagine how tricky it is as a business when you’re employing staff, making millions of pounds in profits or relocating to another country. And if you don’t get it right, there are penalties. That’s why it’s essential our clients understand their tax obligations and how to manage them effectively, ethically and within legislation. Compliance Services Working within the Compliance Services (CS) team you’ll have the opportunity to work with our high profile clients, whether on corporate, individual or expatriate tax returns. What you’ll do Deliver clean data for preparation activities. Work with our clients for data to gather information for data exchange Responsibility for requesting data from client and taxpayers. Make sure that any non-standard activity is captured and shared in advance of undertaking the work Prepare tax works/calculations, making any necessary amendments based on instruction from the reviewer, client portfolio leader, client or taxpayer What you’ll gain You'll enjoy plenty of practical, on-the-job training while studying for a professional qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) to secure a Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) as a core part of your apprenticeship. What you’ll need Minimum requirements are 96 or 112 UCAS tariff* from up to three full A-Levels (or equivalent) and a Grade C or 4 or above in GCSE (or equivalent) English Language  and  Mathematics. Please check our website for specific requirements. 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 we review your application. *The UCAS tariff varies depending on the team and the professional qualification.