How can my career progress?

At PwC we’re constantly looking to develop and challenge our people. Our review and performance development process is designed to guide you through your career at the pace that works best for you.

The PwC environment is such that coaching managers and partners welcome the opportunity to discuss your career goals. They can then help you find the opportunity which is right for you. If you’re interested in overseas opportunities, our exceptional Global Mobility programme will support you in your application for an overseas secondment to ensure you find an opportunity that suits your development needs.

This is our typical career pathway for client-facing staff. We’re happy to explore with you at interview where your skills and experience best fit.

Intern

An opportunity to develop hands-on work experience before the forthcoming defence of a graduation paper, to determine future career paths, and to familiarise yourself with PwC’s audit, advisory or tax areas.

Associate/Consultant Assistant

You’ll be recently graduated or have a couple of years’ experience and have the organisational and technical skills to assist in meeting key objectives.
 

  • Advisory Consultant Assistant
    An entry-level position for graduates with little or no work experience, or those having completed their internship programme. This level implies that the employee understands the underlying framework of the advisory business operation. Works as part of a team and masters efficient team-work and delegation skills.
  • Tax Consultant Assistant
    Prepares core advisory letters in accordance with the firm’s standards, and drafts of the principal advisory solution; participates in audit activities related to a project’s tax component.
  • Audit Associate
    Participates in audit activities performed for a range of the client’s business operations, assists in developing recommendations designed to improve the client’s accounting and internal control system; participates in international and statutory audit engagements.

Senior Associate/Consultant

Your level of technical proficiency is now maturing and in addition to coaching and supervising junior members of the team, you may have experience in managing pieces of work autonomously.
 

  • Advisory Consultant
    advises and assists in the incorporation, take-over and financing of businesses, in all management and control processes, performance improvement, crisis management and reorganisations. Prime aim: sound positioning of the business in a dynamic market.
  • Tax Consultant.
    Independently performs tax-related audit assignments and leads a group of associates. Participates in client discussions and proposes potential solutions for a range of tax-related issues. Takes responsibility for the tax opinion and preparation of tax reporting for the client, and represents client interests before tax authorities.
  • Audit Senior Associate.
    Participates in managing statutory and international audit assignments, discussions with the client’s management; proposes solutions to complex accounting issues, takes responsibility for audit of the most challenging areas of the client’s business.

Manager

With a number of years’ experience in your chosen field, you’d be used to managing teams or clients and ensuring that strategic objectives are met. You’ll have strong project management, leadership and influencing skills.
Takes responsibility for a group of key accounts (client portfolio) and for maintaining efficient relationship with the client’s management; actively participates in expanding the client base and promoting new business areas; takes responsibility for the professional development of staff, participates in preparing and conducting presentations. Manages key projects.

Senior Manager

You may now be managing larger teams or clients; you’ll have responsibility for account management and some business development. You’ll be accountable for strategic deliverables and demonstrate leadership capability.
Participates in formulating corporate business, service offering and personnel development strategies, manages particularly challenging projects; takes responsibility for expanding the client base, promoting new business areas, establishing and developing relationship with management of existing and potential clients.

Director

you may be responsible for large teams or an area of business. You may also be responsible for business development and account direction and have built market expertise in your field.

Partner

A co-owner of the firm who manages its practice and is responsible for business and personnel development in Latvia and abroad.