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Paid Accounting Insight Week

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Pay: £ competitive
Job Type: Admin/Secretarial/Clerical, Other/General
Location: United Kingdom United Kingdom United Kingdom
Category: Gap/Temp And Parttime/Holiday
Available from: Jul 2020
Finishes on: Aug 2020
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor , Daytime Work
Job reference: E03323536
Admin/Secretarial, Financial Services 2019-11-13 2020-02-14

Job Description

Spend an action-packed, paid week in one of our offices during your summer holiday, and find out what it’s like to work at PwC and which skills you’ll need for a successful career as a Chartered Accountant.


The Accounting Insight Week will give you an insight into our Audit business, and the experiences that you gain should help you understand what we do at PwC, why we do it, and where you might fit. You’ll see how our accountants support household brands, governments, charities and global companies with everything from planning for the future, to how they can make the most of their technology and meet the challenges of the changing world of business.


During your Accounting Insight Week, we’ll welcome you with a day’s training so you can meet other students on the programme and staff at PwC. You’ll set up your PwC laptop and find out more about what we do, and we’ll help you prepare for the rest of your week before you get started with shadowing and workshops from your second day. You’ll have the opportunity to gain lots of valuable skills, build your network and learn more about our Flying Start Degree programmes in Accounting, which are available at the University of Reading, University of Nottingham, University of Manchester and Newcastle University. You’ll spend time with students who’ve completed the programme, experiencing the kind of work you’ll really do, learn more about the Chartered Accountancy qualification, as well as exploring what life could be like at uni on the Flying Start Degree.


Make the most of your summer and take the opportunity to develop new skills, meet new people, and pave the way for a future career in professional services. You will also have the opportunity to fast-track your Flying Start application following your week with us.



What you’ll need



  • You’ll need to be on track for at least 136 UCAS points from your BTEC, top three A-levels or equivalent qualifications. (Excluded subjects are General Studies and Critical Thinking)

  • You’ll need to have obtained a Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and GCSE English.


About PwC


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 Audit, Consulting, Deals, Tax and 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 20,000 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.


When to apply



  • The deadline for applications is 14th February 2020


How to apply


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