Deals provide an opportunity for faster growth, development of stronger capabilities, accelerated operational transformation, value realisation and protection. We draw upon our deals experience across many industries to support and partner with our clients. The insight we create, coupled with the Intelligent Digital tools and methodologies which we use to get to and evaluate the data that matters, and contributes to the success of our clients in all Deals situations. Here you’ll put together major mergers and acquisitions and resolve business crises. You’ll work on anything from international take-over bids to economic crime investigations and cases of insolvency.
Our Valuations team are diverse and collaborative. They work alongside clients to support them in making key commercial and strategic valuation decisions on business deals or restructuring, disputes, tax regulation and financial reporting. Valuing a business involves a blend of technical and industry knowledge, commercial and market insight and an inquisitive mind.
These eleven-month placements are for students who need to complete a placement as part of their degree. You could sit a selection of professional accounting exams and leave with a graduate job offer to fast track into a second year role upon graduation. You’ll work alongside graduate trainees and experienced professionals on live and interesting client projects. So you’ll get a good insight into working life at PwC.
What you’ll do
In Valuations, you'll typically work as part of a small, highly focused project team. The project manager will rely on you for effective support from start to finish. You could be responsible for researching a specific market and industry sector or analysing the financial track record and projected performance of a company. You will also conduct financial modelling and analysis of comparable companies/transactions and aid in the preparation of client reports and pitch documents.
What you’ll gain
When you join the Deals Valuation team you’ll receive training and coaching in a wide range of technical and non-technical skills. This can include researching and evaluating financial risk, forecast analysis, and financial modeling. These skills will assist our teams in providing fair and accurate valuation advice in a deals or regulatory environment.
At PwC, you can expect to be part of a stimulating environment, working on challenging projects where you’ll have access to a world of opportunity and experiences and in a culture that embraces difference – no matter what your degree or background. We’re focused on our people achieving their full potential, where hard work and accomplishments are recognised and rewarded with a competitive salary and a tailored, flexible benefits scheme.
By experiencing life inside one of the world’s largest professional services organisations, you’ll have a fantastic opportunity to build and work on your commercial and personal skills. 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 – factors which will make a real difference when you return for your last year at university. You’ll also have the opportunity to study towards the Chartered Accountant (ACA or CA) qualification while on placement.
What you’ll need
You’ll need to 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
You'll need to be a second year undergraduate university student on a four-year degree expecting to do a work placement in your third year
When to apply
Although there is no application deadline, each year we have only a small number of 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.