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Senior Associate / Manager Accounting Advisory Financial Services – Banking & Insurance - PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam

As a Senior Associate / Manager in the Accounting Advisory Financial Services practice you will be responsible for advising clients on the interpretation and implementation of (upcoming) accounting standards (e.g. IFRS) for financial institutions.

The financial Services industry is an important and growing client industry for the Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory Services (“CMAAS”) practice. Our services to banks and insurers have increased vastly, creating interesting functions for accountants and risk professionals acting as advisors in the area of complex IFRS and regulatory reporting matters. The Accounting Advisory practice offers a logical next step for accountants aiming to build on and expand their knowledge further, but also for experienced professional that have the goal of deepening their skills and taking on interesting challenges.

Who are you?
You are a passionate professional and are ready for a new career step. You want to grow, build relations, make impact and get the most out of yourself and your colleagues.

  • You have an academic degree in a relevant financial or economics field, and are willing to participate / are currently following / have completed a post-graduate course (e.g. RA)
  • You have 2-7 years of relevant experience, preferably with a focus in the Financial Services industry
  • You are ambitious, curious, and willing to continuously develop yourself
  • You have a decisive and vigorous personality and communicate in a powerful and comprehensive way
  • You are a team player and stimulate a pleasant atmosphere at work
  • You are fluent in English, both in speech and writing (preferably also fluent in Dutch)

What will your work look like?
As a Senior Associate / Manager in the Accounting Advisory Financial Services practice you will be responsible for advising clients on the interpretation and implementation of  (upcoming) accounting standards (e.g. IFRS) for financial institutions. We are looking for specialists in both the banking and insurance industries. You will be working in teams and you act as a key contact for our clients during projects. Continuous professional development is important in this role, so you will be given time and support to build or strengthen your technical knowledge. Relevant areas include IFRS 9 and IFRS 17.

During projects, you will mostly be working in small teams and be involved in the entire process from first contact with the client up until project evaluation. You will assist clients with their issues and you will be involved in presenting our solutions to the clients. You will also be responsible for coaching less experienced team members and making sure that they have the opportunities to develop themselves on a personal as well as technical level. Having open discussions on technical aspects and approaches, where everybody’s input is highly valued is key to the success of our team.

What do we offer?
When you work at PwC, you can count on a varied job in a dynamic environment with plenty of development and growth opportunities within one of the world’s largest financial services providers. We pay close attention to coaching, both internal and external education and career development. During your career within PwC, you will be supported by your own coach. Together with him or her you will track your development and you will discuss your personal objectives and ambitions.

We combine a professional and fun working environment with room for personal development. Because of the diverse services, branches and international offices, growing into different directions is possible. Secondments abroad from 3 months to 2 years are possible.

Our employee benefits are:

  • A competitive salary
  • A partial contributory pension
  • Senior Associate: 30 paid leave days (with overtime) / Manager: 32 days
  • A laptop and smartphone
  • The possibility to participate in the company car scheme

Who are we?
You will be part of the Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services practice, which is part of the Audit & Assurance line of service. CMAAS is one of the fastest growing business units in PwC. Our clients are mostly international, listed companies. Because of changing organisations and changes in IFRSs and regulatory reporting requirements, our clients need help with the accounting issues that they face. CMAAS is a team of approximately 120 professionals working together. The culture within our team is open and informal. Working together as a team is of crucial importance to us, as is a pleasant working environment and self-development.

Different teams within CMAAS focus on valuations, financial instruments and transactions. The Financial Services team specifically focuses on providing regulatory and accounting advice to banks and insurance companies. We are experts on both accounting and regulatory issues for banks and insurance companies as well as banking supervisors. Our daily job is to advise and support clients on complex matters such as implementation of Basel III (CRD IV) and Solvency II but also adoption of IFRS 9 and IFRS 17.

At PwC Nederland over 4,300 people work closely together from 12 offices. We offer you plenty of opportunities, both professionally and personally, allowing you to get to most out of yourself and your career. Discover, connect to others, develop yourself and make impact. We guarantee you a varied job in a pleasant and collegial atmosphere. In doing so, we are aware of our responsibility to society and act accordingly. We do this with attention to personal differences and the development of your specific talents.

Location: Amsterdam

Information and application:


Please send your application for Senior Associate / Manager Accounting Advisory Financial Services – Banking & Insurance at PwC in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

When you apply, you will receive a message regarding the progress within two weeks.

Job posted

07 december 2018
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More information:

When you have questions regarding this position within CMAAS, please call or e-mail me.

Marieke Swaneveld
t. +31 88 7922129

Please do not approach us regarding this vacancy if you represent an agency.

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