We are PwC’s Internal Audit Team and provide independent, objective assurance and consulting activities to help support the firm’s operations and to improve the effectiveness of its governance, risk management and internal control. We report to the Executive Board and to the Audit and Risk Committee of the Supervisory Board.
We focus on helping the firm look deeper and see further. In short, we seek to address the key risks and ultimately deliver value to the firm. It is work that really does matter and can make a difference to the firm, its partners and employees.
Our Summer Internships offer high calibre students the opportunity to experience work and life at PwC, and gain a valuable insight into our business and culture. You’ll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting client projects. You will be doing real work on real clients so be prepared to get stuck in.
What you'll do
A career in the Internal Audit Team will give you a unique insight into the workings of the firm and an opportunity to gain an understanding of PwC’s strategic objectives, regulatory and risk management environment and the diverse needs of its critical stakeholders.
As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team with extensive audit experience and a broad knowledge of the firm. You will work to deliver a wide range of assignments from the annual assurance plan, both risk based audits and consultancy activities. You will enjoy a wide variety of work in terms of nature and scope, including audits focussed on operational, IT, financial or regulatory risks. You will also have the opportunity to engage with different clients from across all areas of the firm and with our internal audit colleagues at a global and network level.
You will be based with the team in One Embankment Place. Some travel to other sites will be needed and occasional overnight stays away from home, but this is limited in comparison to a traditional client facing audit role. There is also scope for flexible working and working at home. Depending on your performance and successful progression through a professional qualification, there will be future promotion opportunities within the team to Senior Associate level and beyond.
Specific responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
· Proactively contribute to the delivery of IT and operational audit assignments (in accordance with our audit methodology and standards), while reporting to managers and above
· Completion of audit documentation, including audit scopes, working papers and audit reports
· Establishing and sustaining effective working relationships with clients and colleagues
· Keeping up to date with local and national business and economic issues that may impact upon the operations of the firm and its risk profile
· Being an active team member and contributing to the team’s development activities to help identify and research opportunities to improve our operational effectiveness and quality of our work
· Contributing to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
What you'll gain
Discover what a career with us is all about, and boost your employability. You’ll find out first-hand if this is the career for you - do well, and you could be offered a graduate job. Working alongside specialists, you’ll work on client projects to give you the best insight into what we’re about. You’ll have the opportunity to build networks with your colleagues and peer group.
What you'll need
You’ll need to be in your penultimate year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree; or You’ll need to be in your final year of an undergraduate degree with a one year postgraduate place confirmed; and You’ll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject. We determine whether you're on course for a 2.1 based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study.
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 visit our website .
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
Internal Firm Services
Summer internships in Audit
Entry Route Group