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School & College Leaver Operate My Financepartner Belfast 2021

Posted: 18 Nov 2020 Closes: 18 Dec 2020
Belfast, Northern Ireland Region UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_45295BR

Job description

Operate is the fastest-growing area of our business and supports the delivery of a range of client programmes across a variety of regulated market sectors. We deliver our client work from a range of locations, providing our clients with cost-effective delivery, access to subject matter expertise and operational excellence disciplines. We work with everyone from banks and insurers to oil and gas companies, pharmaceutical businesses, telecommunications companies and local governments. Operate delivers large operational and managed service solutions in one place. It's aimed at supporting clients with regulatory, risk and compliance requirements.

We bring together regulatory insight from our subject matter experts from across the firm, and combine that with highly skilled operational staff and innovative technology, to solve these complex operational problems.We drive an exceptional employee experience that's "people-focused". Our supported team structures, working patterns and technology, create an operating model and workforce that's fit for the future.


A position on our School and College Leaver programme is one of the best ways to kickstart your career with PwC. All of our apprenticeships are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career. PwC will provide you with support all the way. You'll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress your career. Just like our graduate joiners, you'll work on varied and challenging client and internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business. You'll be coached by our people, who are experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won't need to worry about paying for course and exam fees, textbooks or revision materials

My Financepartner

My Financepartner (MFp) is a PwC initiative where we will deliver a value added service enabled by a hosted accounting and management information system. Our model is based on best practice in shared services where finance partnering is now a well-established concept.

The structure is based on a single UK back office, supporting systems and processes and generating accounts and reports. A variety of opportunities exist both in the initial set-up of the solution at customer site and in the production of key deliverables including monthly management reporting packs.

Our overall objective is to work more collaboratively with our clients by complimenting their finance processes and working with senior management to enable them to run even better businesses.

The offering comprises a unique service that has a number of key components

Securely hosted accounting software that is user friendly and contains a full suite of management information available in real time.

A Finance service centre to provide system support to the systems, transactional support and to prepare accounts, analysis and to deliver basic compliance tasks

A local finance business partner who will work with client's business to interpret the historical information and help them to look forward and plan

An experienced business adviser. The finance partner will work closely with the client's management team and existing finance/book keeping teams to drive valuable knowledge and insight as well as deliver an independent view

What you'll do

You will play a key role in supporting the team with delivery of monthly MFp services to our clients. You will get experience across all aspects of producing monthly management accounts and information, including transactional posting, bank reconciliations, VAT, PAYE, month end accounting and regularly liaising with your clients. We will provide professional development and on the job training which will compliment your studies towards your accounting qualification. You will work on a range of SME and innovative start up companies operating across various different industries, such as hospitality, IT, financial services and retail.

You will get the opportunity to develop your digital capabilities, using technology where possible to make processes more efficient and connecting with your clients using digital platforms. You will get exposure to emerging digital technology, such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and management reporting tools to create visual management information packs.

What you'll gain

You'll study with Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) to become a qualified Accounting Technician. After two years in the role, and on satisfactory completion of all examinations, you may then have the opportunity to continue onto ACA examinations.

What you'll need

Minimum requirements are 112 UCAS tariff from up to three full A-Levels or equivalent (not including General Studies or Critical Thinking), and a Grade C or 4 or above in GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Mathematics.
Exams must have been taken in the same sitting and resits are accepted only where modules or papers have been retaken in the same academic year. If you have any extenuating circumstances related to your exam marks or the sequencing of your exams, please declare this on your application and this will be considered as we review your application.

Do you need a work permit?

Please note that PwC is unable to sponsor any candidates for the following graduate roles as the Home Office's eligibility criteria will not be satisfied. For more information. For more information visit our website.

When to apply

The deadline for completing your application form is 11 December 2020 at 11pm.
The deadline for completing your online assessments is 13 December 2020 at 11pm.
The deadline for completing your video interview is 3 January 2021 at 11pm.
Career Focus Days will take place on 26 & 27 January 2021.

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