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Senior Associate / Manager Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services - Insurance - 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.

The FS team is looking for Senior Associates/ Managers to join the team. You have strong knowledge of insurance accounting, and are a good all round team player with a proven track record in building and sustaining client relationships. As Senior Associate / Manager, you will work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients with complex business and accounting issues.

As part of the FS team, you will work primarily on accounting change engagements, with a focus on the insurance sector. The insurance sector is experiencing unprecedented change through the impact of IFRS 17.

Who are you?
You are a passionate accountant with experience in the financial services industry. You are familiar with IFRS 17, and you would like to acquire more in-depth knowledge of insurance accounting consulting. Furthermore: 

  • You hold a university degree in accounting (RA/ ACA or equivalent);
  • You have 5 to 8 years of experience working with clients in either the FS sector, or more specifically the insurance industry, or have been working in an insurance company;
  • You would like to continuously deepen your knowledge in technical accounting and stay abreast of the latest developments in insurance accounting and reporting;
  • You work well under pressure and are committed to meet deadlines;
  • You are a team player and stimulate a pleasant atmosphere at work;
  • You enjoy working on various assignments and building your internal and external network; and
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, both in speech and writing.

What the job entails
As an insurance accounting advisory professional, you will focus on providing specialist accounting advice to international and local insurance clients. You will be responsible for advising clients in the area of IFRS 17 implementation, reporting, 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 also form important parts 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.

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

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 regular working hours on Corporate Responsibility, different networks, diversity, innovation and / or recruitment;
  • A lot of coaching and an eye for your personal development;
  • Lease car, laptop and iPhone; and
  • At least 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. CMAAS is committed to help these clients deal with all these changes and complexity. Working in our CMAAS practice, means working together with more 120 highly motivated and culturally diverse professionals, embracing an open and informal culture, in a very pleasant working environment.

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 matters in banking and insurance. Our daily job entails advising and supporting our clients on complex matters, including implementation of accounting standards and accounting implications of complex insurance related transactions and deals.

Apply now!
Are you interested in this vacancy and do you fit the profile we are looking for? Apply directly by completing the form below.

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 / Manager Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services - Insurance 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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