We help our clients deliver when it comes to operational programmes. We help some of the world’s biggest brands providing advice and industry insights

Help our clients to meet regulatory, risk and compliance challenges

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Working in Operate

We’re an experienced team of over 4,000 people who get hands on and make things happen. All backed up by tried-and-tested technology, processes and infrastructure for efficient, consistent results. We can work whenever and wherever our clients need us, for as long as they need us. So they can quickly get the right people in the right places, getting on with the job.

We work with clients across a number of industries and sectors. Many of our clients are in Financial Services, but we also work in Oil and Gas, Utilities, Retail, Pharmaceuticals and Local Government.

We bring together highly skilled people to deliver for our clients. Our Operate teams are listed below:

Compliance Testing, Customer Management, Business Operations, Legal Operations, Financial Crime Operations,Cloud, Digital and Data, Finance and Tax Solutions, Enablement, Change Managed Services, Change Managed Capacity and Supply Chain and Operations.

Joining Operate, you’ll benefit from access to some of the industry’s top professionals across execution managed solutions and as you progress in your career, you’ll be part of a business that offers breadth and depth in delivering execution programmes.

The Operate experience

You’ll experience working on-site at our clients’ offices, our own PwC offices or even remotely, supporting our clients to navigate complex operational and regulatory activities. We’ll work with you and spend time to help you develop your skills, knowledge and expertise through the academy at Operate.

This could mean you’re: 

  • supporting our clients counter financial crime by carrying out due diligence and helping clients comply with Know Your Client and Anti Money Laundering regulations; or 
  • you could be supporting our clients deal with complicated claims resulting from unexpected events or crisis, or supporting them while they remediate their customers with historic mis-selling issues (like unsuitable investment advice, for example); or 
  • testing and monitoring compliance across a wide range of regulatory, technology and operational risk areas for our clients; or 
  • helping our global clients manage multiple projects, implementing and delivering solutions, in a fast paced and dynamic environment; or
  • you could find yourself supporting other PwC teams implementing various client onboarding and compliance processes so we’re keeping our business and our clients safe.

Joining as a School or College Leaver

You can join one of our two School and College Leaver pathways in Operate - our Compliance Testing team, or our Finance Solutions team. On joining our Compliance Testing team, we’ll support you as you study for a Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB). This is a nationally recognised professional qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Or if you join our Finance Solutions team you’ll study towards your Accounting Technician qualification from Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) – a nationally recognised qualification with Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI).

The 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.

Life in Operate

Life at Operate is fast-paced and client-focused. It’s also highly rewarding. You’ll have the opportunity to work with some of the biggest global brands and develop yourself through our unique skills academy. If you’re a natural problem solver, capable of using your judgement to help our clients stay on the right side of regulation, then Operate could be for you.

As a growing part of PwC, we’re looking to strengthen our team by hiring people with a diverse range of skills and experiences. We offer a defined career path, a great culture and continuous learning.

The future of Operate

Operate is where the passion of our people, their technical expertise and cutting-edge technology all combine to provide market leading operational solutions and programme delivery. Joining our team, you’ll see first hand the impact we make for our clients every day. We’re there when they need us, for as long as they need us, delivering quality, consistency and solutions they can trust.