Assurance

A key part of our purpose is to build trust in society. We provide decision makers with information they can depend on and give investors confidence.

In an ever changing world, there's an increasing focus on the total contribution from businesses to their customers, people, suppliers, community and the wider economy. We provide decision makers with information they can trust and give investors confidence.

In Assurance, we use cutting edge, collaborative technology to provide market leading services to our clients, both in person and virtually. We get right to the heart of business. With a continued demand for better corporate governance, accountability and transparency, we work with organisations to identify and manage their risks to best position them for the future.

Assurance is so much more than numbers. From assessing the sustainability of a supply chain, to the carbon footprint of a business, to compliance with their own internal governance policies, we help our clients to better understand their organisations’ culture and performance to help to achieve their true potential.

Our role impacts everyone’s lives and it’s work that really matters. In this constantly evolving environment, Assurance offers you a diverse career working with a wide range of businesses and industries. A career in Assurance gives you opportunity and challenge – we do work longer hours in busy season, and have to be flexible to meet the needs clients - often spending time on site with them.

You’ll also learn to juggle your time to study for your professional chartered accounting qualification. However, you’ll have a lot of support, from your team, people manager and buddy to help you achieve this.  It’s the variety and opportunity we offer that allows you to develop a broad range of effective business skills and enables our people to excel across the breadth of work Assurance offers and further on in their careers.

You can join us in our mainstream Assurance business where you’ll be providing market leading audit services to an unprecedented range of clients including the largest share of FTSE 100 companies of any UK audit firm. Joining our mainstream Assurance business will expose you to a variety of areas including External Audit, Risk Assurance and our Government & Public Sector clients.

Or you can choose a specialist areas within Assurance: In Technology Assurance, which is part of our risk assurance practice, specialists work with clients to help them anticipate, manage and mitigate risks to their IT systems and support them with their IT security and controls. In the Centre of Excellence where you’ll use cutting edge technology to work virtually on various audit engagements across the UK developing specialist Assurance knowledge and play a key role in improving the quality and efficiency of our audits. 

A career in Assurance

Daniel shares what it's like working in External Audit and Risk Assurance

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PwC is a great place to work, with exposure to large clients, it offers a huge amount of variety. There is the opportunity to work in teams with plenty of like minded people as well as the chance to study for the ACA qualification. You work and study alongside your graduate intake which provides a good platform for the future and friends for life.

Thomas ICAEW award winnerAssurance Milton Keynes

The regions are at the heart of our growth strategy and represent some of the most dynamic and resilient parts of our business.

Growth in the economy, improvements in Technology and regained trust in business has meant more activity across our network and the executive board plans to double our regional footprint over the next five years. This means unprecedented career opportunities to help our clients tackle complex business problems and social challenges across the private, government and public sectors. In fact, two thirds of our clients are served by our regional offices – that’s over 9100 clients!

Joining a regional office means an opportunity to work within centres of expertise across the country, with global household names, and businesses celebrated in their home towns. You’ll have a varied portfolio to build the breadth of your experience and you’ll develop key leadership skills as you work towards promotion. So whether you decide to work in London, or the regions, you’ll have access to some of the best opportunities and clients on offer.

To learn more about our regional footprint, do visit our regional webpages.

All the best opportunities are in London... or are they?

Find out about the exciting opportunities in PwC's regional offices.

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