Frequently asked questions

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions. If you can’t find what you need to know or should you encounter difficulties in your online application, please write to us at: hr.recruit@sg.pwc.com

Kindly note that CV applications to this mailbox will not be taken into consideration as all applications must be submitted via our recruitment portal.

Application process

1. Where can I learn about open opportunities with PwC?
You will need to go to the job opportunities section and browse through the list of openings. Once you’ve found a suitable job position, you will need to submit your details via our recruitment portal. If your application meets our requirements, we will contact you via phone or e-mail with information on next steps. For more details, 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 regular look out on our website for future opportunities. Alternatively, create a profile in our recruitment portal and sign up for our job alerts.

3. Should I submit my CV/resume for every position in which I am interested?
Yes – every position is recruited for separately, so please apply for the various roles via our recruitment portal.

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 application for the relevant job posting via our recruitment portal.

6. What should I do if I’m not a Singaporean citizen or hold a Singaporean PR?
Should you accept our offer, we will assist you in getting a work pass. Do note that all work passes are subject to approval by the Ministry of Manpower.

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?
Yes – if you are located overseas, we may be able to organise a FaceTime/phone interview.  You will need to inform us in advance that you are unable to attend the face-to-face interview so we can make the necessary arrangements.

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 the attributes of our PwC Professional model: Whole Leadership, Business Acumen, Global Acumen, Technical Capabilities and Relationships.

Throughout the recruitment process, candidates will be assessed against these attributes so be prepared to cite relevant examples which demonstrate your strengths in these five key areas.

Once you start with us

1. What are the job benefits like?
At PwC, you’ll get to enjoy a number of financial and non-financial benefits, including recognition rewards, sponsorships of professional qualifications, ongoing career support and development, opportunities for cross-Line of Service or overseas secondments and involvement in corporate responsibility activities.

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 throughout the year.

3. What sort of training can I expect as a PwC employee?
We run specific in-house courses for all our 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?
Depending on host and home firm requirements and your performance, you may be given the opportunity to work in one or more of our global firms. There are both short-term (3-9 months) and long-term (2-3 years) opportunities for staff from the experienced associate and above grades.