What's PwC's Assurance Academy
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's PwC's Assurance Academy different?
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 it mean on an everyday basis?
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.
Meeting PwC's Assurance academy members
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 Academy
How long will I spend in PwC's Assurance Academy?
From one to four years, depending on your experience and entry level.
can i work in just one industry
Can I work in just one industry?
Yes, in certain cases. However, this option must be clarified in a personal discussion.
How many people are in the Academy
How many people are in PwC's Assurance Academy?
will i still be able to earn my diploma
Will I still be able to earn my diploma as a Swiss Certified Public Accountant?
Yes, you can do the following diplomas and certificates:
- Swiss Certified Public Accountant (SCPA)
- Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
And naturally we'll help - by giving you any time and financial support you need.
Who is responsible for PwC's Assurance Academy?
Philippe Bingert is PwC's Assurance Academy leader.
can i do an internship in the academy
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.