Finance Associate

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1390796

 Job Description

PwC is investing in the further expansion of its Operate and Augment businesses based in Belfast. Both businesses are experiencing significant growth and we are seeking to recruit strong candidates who can support our client projects.



PwC Operate is an established business which provides skilled staff members to clients, supporting their Business As Usual (BAU) and / or exceptional projects. Our staff predominately work from client office locations, focusing on supporting clients to implement and execute their specific projects.

With over 450 staff, we are a growing business with continued expansion plans following widespread success and demand. We know that our employees make us successful, which is why we are committed to providing career development opportunities, promoting employee wellbeing while also encouraging a culture of innovation and a place where our people can “be the best they can be”.

About the role

We are looking for finance focused professionals who have experience in Financial Services as well as graduates who want to start their career in professional services 

The specific roles and responsibilities are dependant on skills and experience, the role 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
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving and delivering client solutions
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Requirements of the role


  • Minimum 2:1 degree in a Finance related degree
  • Candidates with 2:2 degrees, or 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


  • Candidates should ideally possess relevant work experience, preferably in a corporate environment
  • Previous financial services work experience
  • Excellent excel skills would be an advantage


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 roles 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 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, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy 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