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Graduate, Audit, Centre of Excellence, Glasgow, Spring 2023

It’s an exciting time to join us in Audit. Quality is at the heart of how we build trust in society. We bring passionate people together to work inclusively and celebrate our successes. We put the team first and pride ourselves on our global reputation as a trusted place to do business. We recognise Audit as a deep specialism and give our people access to the best opportunities and lots of variety. Our people challenge and are open to challenge themselves as we work to solve important problems for the organisations we audit. They take pride in their work and profession, working together with flexibility, agility and intelligence.They put the team first and are passionate about quality in everything that they do.

By joining us you’ll work in an environment that inspires you and gives you an active role in designing and shaping the future of Audit. We drive change through innovation, imagination and creativity. We embrace diversity both in our people and the work you’ll do. You’ll have an exceptional career experience working with and learning from the best.

Business Area:
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.

Programme:
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:
Our CoE teams are specialists in some of the most complex areas of an Audit. You’ll begin your specialist learning pathway from the very start and will soon find yourself discussing pensions reporting and financial statements with Finance Directors of some of our biggest clients. Your knowledge will develop at pace. You’ll learn on the job, taking responsibility early on.

Engaging with colleagues within our Audit practice and, as an Audit specialist, you’ll be the person providing advice and support as a subject matter expert, often to Management level and above.

As you progress through your early career, if you choose to, you may have the opportunity to work within our wider Audit business, or you can continue to develop deeper expertise as you progress within our Centre of Excellence team. Either way, you’ll benefit from a quality training programme and gaining your Chartered Accountancy qualification.

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 achieved or be on track to pass an undergraduate degree or above in any subject. We determine whether you’re on course to pass based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study.

Work permit:
Please take some time to confirm your eligibility for the role. We welcome applications from all candidates but there are restrictions to some areas of our business and some points you should note on our website.

Please note that PwC is unable to sponsor any candidates for some roles as the Home Office’s eligibility criteria will not be satisfied. For a list of these roles, please review the ‘Important information’ section of the work permit page on our website.