Frequently asked questions

You're likely to have a few questions that you may not yet have found the answer to. Here are some of the questions we get asked most frequently. If you can't find what you need to know, please write to us.

Application process

1. Where can I learn about open opportunities with PwC?
You will need to go to the job opportunities section and browse the list of openings at PwC. Once you’ve found a suitable job position, you will need to submit your details to the relevant mailbox. If your application meets our requirements, we will contact you via phone or e-mail and advise you that you have been shortlisted for an interview. For further information on the process, please visit the Hiring process section.

2. What should I do if I cannot find a job opportunity that matches my skills?
You should make a note to come back and check our website for open opportunities on a regular basis since new job opportunities may appear at anytime.

3. Should I submit my CV/resume for every position in which I am interested?
Yes – every position is recruited for separately, so you should submit a CV/resume for every opportunity for which you’d like to be considered.

4. If I submit my CV/resume for a specific position, how long will it be before I find out if I’m being considered?
Shortlisted candidates will be notified 3-4 weeks after the application submission date. Regretfully, due to the high volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

5. If I have been declined, can I apply again?
If you have been declined previously, you may apply for another position by submitting your resume for the relevant job posting (you will need to follow the instructions in the job description).

6. What should I do if I’m not a Singaporean citizen or hold a Singaporean PR?
Given our diverse culture, we’re always looking for people from overseas to join our firm which means that should you be successful for an offer with us, we will assist you in getting a work permit..

Interview

1. Is it possible to sit through a phone interview or video conference if I am unable to arrive in Singapore for the interview process?
This depends on the interviewers’ preferences and availability and also the circumstances and constraint of the applicant. You need to inform us in advance that you are unable to physically attend the interview.

2. What should I do when I arrive at PwC?
Know who to ask for on arrival – this will be communicated to you if you are invited for an interview.

3. What will be assessed during the interview?
At PwC, all of our people need to demonstrate certain core competencies which we assess throughout the recruitment process.  Amongst other things, we’re looking for people with strong personal drive and motivation, who are able to contribute to team success and can communicate with impact and possess commercial awareness and technical expertise.  

Once you start with us

1. What are the job benefits like?
At PwC, you’ll get to enjoy a number of benefits, including financial rewards, sponsorships of professional qualifications, ongoing career support and development, travel and secondments, opportunities for involvement in corporate responsibility activities, PwC Experience awards and lifestyle allowances.

2. What activities are there outside work?
Our Sports Club actively organises activities for everyone to promote interaction and wellness. Inter-firm and inter-department games are also held regularly so you can meet other professionals in the industry.  As part of our Corporate Responsibility commitment, we also encourage you to participate in community and charity projects throughout the year.  And of course, within your different teams, there will be many networking activities held through the year.

3. What sort of training can I expect as a PwC employee?
We run specific in-house courses for all our professional staff to help you meet the performance standards of your grade, and prepare you to take on the responsibilities of the next grade.

4. Will I be given the chance to work in PwC firms overseas?
Yes - once you’ve demonstrated potential, you’ll be given the chance to work in PwC firms around the world. There are both short-term (3-9 months) and long-term (2-3 years) opportunities for staff from the senior associate and above grades.What are the job benefits like?