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www.pwc.com. Opportunities at PwC. 2011 and beyond. www.pwc.com. Who am I?. George Acquah University of Leicester Physics BSc Found PwC almost by chance Enjoy music, football, tennis (and have recently started playing golf!). Agenda. Who are PwC and what do we do?

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who am i
www.pwc.com

Who am I?

George Acquah

University of Leicester

Physics BSc

Found PwC almost by chance

Enjoy music, football, tennis (and have recently started playing golf!)

agenda
Agenda
  • Who are PwC and what do we do?
  • What skills do you need to work with us?
  • What opportunities do we have?
  • Next Steps.
professional services
Professional Services

Tax

Assurance

PwC Services

Actuarial

Consulting

Financial Advisory

about assurance
About Assurance
  • Commonly known as Audit
  • Professional qualification training path with Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW or ICAS)
  • Globally recognised professional qualification
  • 3 years to qualification
  • Blend of classroom and on the job learning
  • 4 training programme routes to choose:
about tax
About Tax
  • Professional qualification training path with Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW or ICAS)
  • Globally recognised professional qualification
  • 3 years to qualify
  • Blend of classroom and on the job learning
  • 3 training programme routes to choose:
about actuarial
About Actuarial
  • You’ll study to become fellow of the Institute of Actuaries
  • Globally recognised professional qualification
  • 4 years to qualify. The average outside is 6 years.
  • Blend of classroom and on the job learning
  • There are 2 training programmes:
about consulting
About Consulting
  • No exam path
  • Straight into working on client projects
  • Formal structured development programme for 2 years
  • You can join
          • Management Consulting and enjoy cycles of experience before then specialising.
    • Or you can specialise early and join:
about financial advisory
About Financial Advisory
  • Professional qualification training path with Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW or ICAS)
  • Globally recognised professional qualification
  • 3 years to qualify
  • Blend of classroom and on the job learning
  • Corporate Finance, Infrastructure & Govt doesn’t follow a professional exam route
  • There are 5 training programmes :
about technology
About Technology
  • No exam path
  • Expert training and the chance to specialise in a sought after discipline
  • 4 different areas of specialism to choose from
  • Expertise covers everything from IT Strategy, design, enterprise applications, sourcing project management
at pwc it s not all about number crunching it s about working with your clients
At PwC it’s not all about number crunching…It’s about working with your clients
  • Multi-national organisations
  • Large UK companies
  • Household names
  • Small & medium sized business
  • Public Sector
  • Individuals
  • Range of industry sectors
  • Work can take you places – UK & beyond
our clients
Our Clients
  • Closer links with a fashion label
  • Scrutinise the rock star life style?
  • Risky Business.
  • And the winner is….
  • Winning Numbers?
  • Global
  • Multinationals
  • National
  • Utilities
  • Public Listed Companies
  • Private Owned Businesses
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Construction companies
  • Local
  • Engineering
  • Financial Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Financial Services
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Farming Businesses
where are we
Where are we
  • 35 offices in the uk
  • 153 countries worldwide
what do we offer you
What do we offer you?

Insight programmes

    • Open Day
    • Academy
    • UK Internship
    • Business Placement
    • Partner Shadowing

Teach First

  • Internship or full time position

School & college leaver programmes

    • Practical alternative to a traditional degree

Graduate positions

  • Full time graduate roles

UPDP

  • Partnerships with Newcastle University, Henley Business School at the University of Reading and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • 4 year degree programmes with paid placements

China sourcing initiative

  • Full time graduate roles in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong
our brand promise
Our brand promise
  • “We’re passionate about making a difference for our clients and each other, constantly creating and adding value. That’s our brand promise.”
  • It’s the experience that stays with you
  • The skills you develop stay with you.
  • Being able to shape your own future stays with you
  • Being able to make a difference stays with you
  • The relationships you build stay with you.
  • Joining PwC is being part of something special
selection process 2011 12
Selection process 2011-12

INSPIRED Talent

Mainstream entry route

Register

On-line testing

Situational Talent Questionnaire, Occupational Personality Questionnaire,Numerical and Logical (verbal for Actuarial)

Application Form

Competency Question

Application Form

Competency and Inspired Talent Questions

Telephone/Face to Face Interview

Assessment Day

Tests, written and group exercise

Final Interview

Offer

On boarding

what do you need
What do you need?
  • Don’t need accountancy related subjects
  • Just need to have a passion for business
  • Get some work experience- Saturday job in a shop
  • Demonstrate employability skills.
business champions
Business Champions

‘Live’ business skills development programme

Get support and advice to put your business idea into action

Seed funding available for short-listed teams

Develop key employability skills

A range of prizes available for the winning team

Teams must be between 2 – 4 people and from the same university

Enter by 18th November at:

  • www.bright-futures.org.uk/businesschampions
how have you developed these skills
How have you developed these skills?
  • Work experience: it doesn’t have to be relevant work experience
  • GAP year
  • Voluntary work
  • Vacation work
  • Charity work

Any other ideas?

selection process 2011
Selection Process 2011

INSPIRED Talent

Mainstream Entry Route

Register

On-line testing

Situational Talent Questionnaire, Occupational Personality Questionnaire,Numerical and Logical (verbal for Actuarial)

Application Form

Competency Question

Application Form

Competency and Inspired Talent Questions

Telephone/Face to Face Interview

Assessment Day

Tests, interview, written and group exercise

Offer

Onboarding

insight days
Insight Days
  • Interactive days
  • Improve your Commercial awareness
  • Learn about the firm through business games
  • Employability Skills sessions
  • Recruitment Advice
  • FUN!!!
  • Apply on line
  • www.pwc.com/uk/careers/
find out more
Find out more

www.pwc.com/uk/careers