The PwC benefit program supports and rewards our staff through:
Personal Holiday Entitlement (Vacation Time)
Depending on the position with the company, our employees are entitled to 20-25 days of personal holiday per year.
Office closing for Christmas and New Year
Office will generally close for the period between the New Year and the Orthodox Christmas holiday. Some staff will be required to work because of unavoidable professional commitments. Annual leave will be used to cover those days which are not public holidays, and these will be announced each year.
Time Off in Lieu
On occasions staff may be required to work during week-ends and public holidays, to meet client work emergencies. These worked hours are compensated with time off in lieu.
The Firm bears the costs of medical insurance for each staff member. The medical insurance program covers but is not limited to the following items:
A lump sum of two times base salary is payable to the nominee(s) of any member of staff who die while employed
Insurance for money, travellers cheques, credit cards, damage/loss of baggage and personal belongings while you are travelling on business outside of Ukraine
According to Ukrainian legislation the company pays contributions to Social Fund.
Staff are encouraged to obtain professional qualifications appropriate to their career path in PwC. ACCA is at present the recommended qualifications in Assurance and Tax and Legal Department. The firm will cover all costs.
All local employees in Assurance department employed at the level of Senior Auditors and above are required to study for, and obtain the statutory audit license. The firm covers all costs and study time relating to this course (obtaining the certificate/ upgrading it).
All Partners, Managers and staff are responsible for their own development within the firm. In order to identify their development needs staff should assess these needs in conjunction with their individual counselors/supervisors. Any courses taken in addition to the core courses listed in the Learning & Education database must be identified as essential to an individual's team role or must be linked to a specific responsibility on a specific job assignment in order for the additional hours of training to be undertaken.