Our Business Restructuring Services practice is one of the UK’s largest. We work with businesses to create great outcomes; finding the best solutions to financial and operational challenges by reducing risk and protecting value. We advise under-performing UK and European companies on restructuring, refinancing, accelerated mergers and acquisitions and insolvency – finding the best way forward for the business and its stakeholders. We work with people from right across the organisation, from Tax and Audit to other Deals teams, so this gives our clients the specialist knowledge they need to make the right decisions. Whether clients are after advice, restructuring or refinancing, we can help. Our services include: - Financial, operational and strategic advice - Turnaround implementation - Working capital management - Optimised exit services - Accelerated mergers and acquisitions - Chief restructuring officer and interim leader appointments - Pension advisory - Solvent restructuring reconstructions - Insurance company run-off - Receivables management - Formal insolvency arrangements
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 School and College Leaver programmes 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.
What you'll do
In your first couple of years, you’ll get as much exposure to different clients and challenges as possible.This can involve liaising with creditors and all kinds of stakeholders, which calls for tact, sensitivity and assertiveness. And you'll see more than just the finance side of things too. We often have to look at all the factors which may affect the business, both internal and external, and how these can affect a company’s recovery.
Whether you're researching, modelling, writing reports, analysing data or developing options and recommendations, your work could well help rescue a business - perhaps saving jobs and ensuring the company can meet its financial obligations. We’ll also give you opportunities to assist the administrators in trading insolvent businesses where you’ll get a chance to take an active role in managing customer, supplier and employee relationships.
What you'll gain
You’ll gain the Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB). It’s the first stage of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Chartered Accountancy qualification and it’s nationally recognised.
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.
When to apply
Although there is no application deadline, each year we have only a small number of Graduate roles available. We therefore advise applying early, but please be prepared for a short wait in processing your application at each stage of our process while we consider your application alongside others.
Line of Service
School & college leaver opportunities in Deals
Entry Route Group
School leaver opportunities