The financial Services industry is an important and growing client industry for the Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory Services (“CMAAS”) practice. Our services to banks and insurers have increased vastly, creating interesting functions for accountants and risk professionals acting as advisors in the area of complex IFRS and regulatory reporting matters. The Accounting Advisory practice offers a logical next step for accountants aiming to build on and expand their knowledge further, but also for experienced professional that have the goal of deepening their skills and taking on interesting challenges.
Who are you?
You are a passionate professional and are ready for a new career step. You want to grow, build relations, make impact and get the most out of yourself and your colleagues.
- You have an academic degree in a relevant financial or economics field, and are willing to participate / are currently following / have completed a post-graduate course (e.g. RA)
- You have 2-7 years of relevant experience, preferably with a focus in the Financial Services industry
- You are ambitious, curious, and willing to continuously develop yourself
- You have a decisive and vigorous personality and communicate in a powerful and comprehensive way
- You are a team player and stimulate a pleasant atmosphere at work
- You are fluent in Dutch and English, both in speech and writing
What will your work look like?
As a Senior Associate / Manager in the Accounting Advisory Financial Services practice you will be responsible for advising clients on the interpretation and implementation of (upcoming) accounting standards (e.g. IFRS) for financial institutions. We are looking for specialists in both the banking and insurance industries. You will be working in teams and you act as a key contact for our clients during projects. Continuous professional development is important in this role, so you will be given time and support to build or strengthen your technical knowledge. Relevant areas include IFRS 9 and IFRS 17.
During projects, you will mostly be working in small teams and be involved in the entire process from first contact with the client up until project evaluation. You will assist clients with their issues and you will be involved in presenting our solutions to the clients. You will also be responsible for coaching less experienced team members and making sure that they have the opportunities to develop themselves on a personal as well as technical level. Having open discussions on technical aspects and approaches, where everybody’s input is highly valued is key to the success of our team.
What do we offer?
When you work at PwC, you can count on a varied job in a dynamic environment with plenty of development and growth opportunities within one of the world’s largest financial services providers. We pay close attention to coaching, both internal and external education and career development. During your career within PwC, you will be supported by your own coach. Together with him or her you will track your development and you will discuss your personal objectives and ambitions.
We combine a professional and fun working environment with room for personal development. Because of the diverse services, branches and international offices, growing into different directions is possible. Secondments abroad from 3 months to 2 years are possible.
Our employee benefits are:
- An open working atmosphere, where you can practice a lot of feedback and receive feedback;
- A knowledge organization where you can learn from, and grow into, a top specialist;
- Flexible work;
- Team events;
- The ability to work abroad after a number of years;
- Many trainings, both focused on soft skills and subject matter;
- A coffee bar for relaxing (with colleagues)
- The ability to employ you within the regular working hours for Corporate Responsibility, different networks, diversity, innovation and / or recruitment;
- A lot of coaching and an eye for your personal development;
- Lease car;
- Laptop, iPhone;
- At least 32 holiday days;
Who are we?
We are PwC, established in 1849. Through various mergers, we have now become a worldwide business service provider with activities in the field of Digital Technology, Assurance, Tax and Advisory. We operate in this field within a large range of sectors and clients.
We employ 223,000 people, across 157 countries. PwC Nederland employs a total of over 5,000 people. Our relevance and purpose is ‘building trust in society and solving important problems’. This manifests itself in the way we work and who we are, guided by our values – Act with integrity, Make a difference, Care, Work together and Reimagine the possible. For more background information about us, visit our website.
You will be part of the Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services practice, which is part of the Audit & Assurance line of service. CMAAS is one of the fastest growing business units in PwC. Our clients are mostly international, listed companies. Because of changing organisations and changes in IFRSs and regulatory reporting requirements, our clients need help with the accounting issues that they face. CMAAS is a team of approximately 120 professionals working together. The culture within our team is open and informal. Working together as a team is of crucial importance to us, as is a pleasant working environment and self-development.
Different teams within CMAAS focus on valuations, financial instruments and transactions. The Financial Services team specifically focuses on providing regulatory and accounting advice to banks and insurance companies. We are experts on both accounting and regulatory issues for banks and insurance companies as well as banking supervisors. Our daily job is to advise and support clients on complex matters such as implementation of Basel III (CRD IV) and Solvency II but also adoption of IFRS 9 and IFRS 17.
Are you interested in this vacancy and do you meet all the requirements? Apply directly via the form below. After you submit your application, including CV, motivation letter and lists of marks, we will be in touch within two weeks to report on your application's progress.
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