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Senior Associate Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services – Banking and IFRS - PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam

A career within Capital Markets Accounting Advisory Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for complex financial reporting issues around deals and other transformational events. You’ll tackle client’s needs with a solution oriented approach that creatively addresses complex financial reporting problems for high profile transactions and you’ll have significant interaction with senior company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisers.

PwC’s Financial Services (“FS”) team within the Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory Services (“CMAAS”) business unit is growing rapidly through the services being provided to banks and insurers in risk, regulatory and accounting. This growth creates interesting functions for accountants and risk professionals acting as advisors in the area of complex IFRS and prudential regulatory matters.

We are expanding our CMAAS FS practice and looking for talented accounting professionals with a technical IFRS accounting focus. As part of the FS team, you will be focused on advising clients on financial reporting matters as well as complex IFRS accounting questions.

You are a passionate technical accountant interested to build a more in-depth knowledge of financial reporting and accounting consulting, particularly in relation to IFRS 9. You would like to further improve your consulting skills and develop relationships with the clients. Furthermore: 

  • You hold a university degree in accounting (RA/ ACA or equivalent);
  • You have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience as an accountant or a finance professional in a financial institution or consultancy firm;
  • You have robust knowledge on application of IFRS technical accounting, including IFRS 9. You would like to continuously deepen your knowledge in technical accountancy and stay abreast of the latest developments in accounting and financial reporting;
  • You work well under pressure and are committed to meet the deadlines;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English;

What the job entails
As an accounting advisory professional, you will focus on providing financial reporting and accounting advice to international and local banks. You will be responsible for advising clients in the area of financial reporting, implementation or application of accounting standards, and solving complex accounting issues in financial statements.

Together with the team, you will be responsible for the entire process from first contact with the client until the project evaluation. The areas below will form important part of your tasks: 

  • You will closely collaborate with clients when processing complex transactions under the applicable accounting standards;
  • You will proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above;
  • You will be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients;
  • You will contribute to the development of your own and your team’s technical acumen;
  • You will develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges; and
  • You will supervise and coach your team members and ensure that they are able to continue developing; both professionally and personally.

What we are offering
You will be working in a dynamic environment with plenty of development and growth opportunities within one of the world’s largest financial services firms. We pay close attention to coaching, both internal and external education, and career development.

Being part of the FS team, you will be working with inspiring, technically skilled and experienced colleagues, who are dedicated to work as a team in order to solve our clients’ challenges and important problems.

Our employee benefits are:

  • A competitive salary;
  • An open working atmosphere, where you can share and receive feedback;
  • An organisation where you can learn from, and grow into, a top specialist;
  • Flexible work;
  • Team events;
  • The possibility to work abroad after a number of years;
  • Many trainings, both focused on soft skills and subject matter;
  • The opportunity to work within the regular working hours for Corporate Responsibility, diversity, innovation and/ or recruitment;
  • A lot of coaching and an eye for your personal development;
  • Lease car; laptop, iPhone; and
  • 30 holiday days.

Who are we?
We are PwC, established in 1849. Through various mergers, we now are a worldwide business service provider with activities in the fields of Digital Technology, Assurance, Tax and Advisory. We operate in these fields across a broad range of sectors and clients.

PwC employs 223,000 people, across 157 countries. PwC Nederland employs more than 5,000 professionals. Our purpose is to ‘build trust in society and solve important problems’. This manifests itself in the way we work and who we are, guided by our values – Act with integrity, Make a difference, Care, Work together and Reimagine the possible. For more background information about us, visit our website.

PwC’s Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services business unit is one of the fastest growing business units of PwC. Our clients are mostly international, listed companies and/or regulated institutions. The huge changes and complexity in the regulatory and IFRS world pose significant challenges to our clients. Different teams within CMAAS focus on valuations, financial instruments and deals. CMAAS is committed to help these clients deal with all these changes and complexity. Working in our CMAAS practice, means working together with more than 120 highly motivated and culturally diverse professionals, embracing an open and informal culture, in a very pleasant working environment.

The Financial Services team specifically focuses on providing financial reporting, accounting and regulatory advice to banks and insurance companies. We are experts on both accounting and regulatory matters in banking and insurance business. Our daily job entails advising and supporting our clients on complex matters, including application of IFRS 9, implementation of changes in banking regulation (e.g. Basel III/IV, CRR/CRD), credit risk modelling, and advising on regulatory and accounting implications of complex transactions and deals.

As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist the team in various aspects of the project
  • Prepare deliverables
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Ensure you are adhering to compliance matters
  • Work on developing internal relationships and your PwC brand

Apply now!
Are you interested in this vacancy and do you fit the profile we are looking for? Apply directly filling the form below. After you submit your application, including CV, motivation letter, we will provide you with our feedback within two weeks on your application's progress.

We would like to receive the following documents:

-          Resume;
-          Cover letter;
-          (OPTIONEEL) Grade list(s) Bachelor and Master.

Note: Your resume can be uploaded in the first step of the application form. You can upload the other documents (grades and cover letter) all together, in the third step of the application form.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Senior Associate Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services – Banking and IFRS at PwC in Amsterdam including your resume and cover letter via our website.

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Job posted

28 mei 2019
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More information:

If you have any questions pertaining to this vacancy, do not hesitate to call me or send me an e-mail.

Gabriella Khohonggiem
t. +31 (0)88 792 61 50

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

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