PwC's Assurance Academy is an innovative development programme that gives you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and expand your networks. Thus your auditor training allows you to gain experience before deciding on your preferred area of expertise, such as asset management, banking, insurance or IT-auditing.
We want you to make the most out of your time in PwC's Assurance Academy and to help you make the best choice that suits your personal preferences as well as market demands. That is why we will continue to provide you with coaching and guidance throughout your career.
Assurance Academy members have a wealth of opportunities at their disposal in terms of training and specialisation. Check out our training opportunities here.
What is PwC's Assurance Academy?
PwC's Assurance Academy is almost 500 PwC employees - including 24 different nationalities - at 15 locations across Switzerland. Most are in their mid-to-late twenties, with one to four years' work experience.
How is PwC's Assurance Academy different to a traditional development programme?
Graduates who join PwC's Assurance Academy define three areas they want to explore as part of their assurance career. Once promoted to senior level, an individual will then focus on one or two areas.
What does this mean on an everyday basis?
You spend a minimum of 50% of your working time on your first preference, and your remaining time is then allocated flexibly.
What about personal development in PwC's Assurance Academy?
Our comprehensive training and professional development programmes can be found here.
Are there events where I can meet PwC's Assurance Academy members and learn more about it?
Yes, you will find all events here.
How long will I spend in PwC's Assurance Academy?
From one to four years, depending on your experience and entry level.
How many people are in PwC's Assurance Academy?
Almost 500 people.
Can I work in just one industry?
Yes, in certain cases. However, this option must be clarified in a personal discussion.
Will I still be able to earn my diploma as a Swiss Certified Public Accountant?
Yes, you can do the following diplomas and certificates:
And naturally we'll help - by giving you any time and financial support you need.
Can I do an internship within PwC's Assurance Academy?
Yes, these are generally available from October to April. This is when we have the greatest amount of work, so it's an ideal chance to learn a lot. Find out more here.
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