Finance Associate

PwC’s Operate business delivers large operational and managed service solutions for clients to meet regulatory, risk and compliance challenges. With over 1,400 staff deployed on large implementation and execution programmes. Operate brings together top talent with a distinctive mix of knowledge and skills. We support clients by providing staff augmentation services, delivering large scale operational programmes and managed solutions. 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 for some of the biggest brands worldwide.

About the role

We are looking for Finance focused Graduates who want to start their career in professional services as well as individuals who have gained some relevant experience. The specific roles and responsibilities are dependent on skills and experience, duties may include

  • Financial analysis

  • Financial reporting - detailed and summary analysis

  • Gathering/collation of financial information

  • Financial calculations - using various software tools and packages

  • Inputting financial information onto spreadsheets/databases

  • Quality-checking information and identifying anomalies

  • Research - collating and preparing reports for clients

  • Delivering client solutions

  • Working to tight deadlines

Requirements of the role


  • Minimum 2.2 degree in a Finance related degree (candidates who have relevant experience and/or qualifications, may also be considered)

  • Self-starter and motivated to succeed

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to apply a logical and analytical approach to work

  • Aptitude for learning new systems and IT applications


  • Relevant work experience, preferably in a corporate environment

  • Previous financial services work experience

  • Excellent excel skills

What is in it for you?

This is a challenging but rewarding role, directly influencing team members to achieve our strategic growth ambitions. You will also be given the opportunity to employ your skills across a broad range of client programmes. We’re also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally. You’ll therefore be included on our specific training framework, tailored to match your skills, needs and career aspirations. Fully funded by us, you’ll complete externally accredited qualifications that will benefit you in the role you are working in. Our training programme is further enhanced through a variety of softer skills training sessions focusing on your relationships right through to leadership skills.

In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment

  • Our dedicated internal Careers Service.

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package

  • A flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family’s) needs. Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC

Where will you be based?

The role will be based in Belfast; however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations within the UK and beyond for short, medium and long term periods of time. Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.