Graduate scheme

County Dublin + 2

Our collective blend of expertise and experience makes PwC a great place to work. PwC Ireland welcomes top talent from all backgrounds to join us at the start of what will be your lifelong journey of development and discovery. Let's see where your talent could take you.

Why PwC?

From your very first day at PwC, your unique perspective will make a difference to some of the world’s biggest brands. You'll make a lasting impact on our clients’ success. You’ll learn from the most influential people in the professional services industry. And you'll transform the way you think about what a graduate programme can be.

We’re looking for a new generation of talent to bring their life skills and new ways of thinking to our business. We want the experienced beginners, the creative perfectionists and the process-driven visionaries to join us.

You’ll be part of a global firm of over 276,000 people in 157 countries with a reputation built on excellence with integrity.

Quantitative Risk Modelling and analytics are key enablers in the strategy development, business model execution and risk management of Financial Services entities including banks, insurance companies, asset managers and aviation lessors. The use of complex mathematical, econometric and statistical modelling techniques to measure, manage and control risks continues to grow in both use and importance across Financial Services sectors.

PwC’s Financial Services Risk Modelling professionals work on a variety of types of projects in the development, monitoring and assurance of and quantitative models and model environments serving Financial Services clients. Risk Modelling associates joining our team today get exposure to a very broad set of data analytics challenges and approaches as well as opportunities to work across multiple Financial Services sectors, clients and risk types (e.g. credit risk, market risk, model risk, operational risk, climate risk).

Associates joining as part of our graduate programme also receive support to complete a [relevant] part-time postgraduate programme - the combination of academic progression, technical training and [practical] on-the-job experience enables associates joining our team to develop the technical and [industry] skills and knowledge required on their career journey to becoming successful Quantitative Risk professionals.

Why join our team and work in PwC Financial Services Risk and Regulation?

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Our Financial Services Risk (FSR) team is doing exactly that. Our risk management, risk measurement and analytical skills and our insights help our clients to act decisively on the issues that matter.

We have never been busier! We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated people to join our FSR team, help us to deliver our services, and build a rewarding career.

At PwC, your progress and career are paramount. The work you do will be as varied and interesting as the clients you’ll work with. You can expect to work with the biggest Financial Services brands in Irish and international business, building strong relationships and getting the chance to work alongside the best. We will match your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities.

You will sit within our Banking, Insurance and Aviation Finance (BIA) department where you will join a team of over 200 professionals that is constantly evolving and growing. You will work with some of the leading companies in Financial Services industry sectors and you’ll be part of a highly talented and experienced PwC team.

Our clients face many challenges from the current and prospective economic climate and rapidly evolving regulation. We have highly skilled specialist teams across Actuarial, Credit Risk, Market Risk, Aviation Finance and Regulatory disciplines to help them meet these challenges.

Our BIA client base provides rewarding opportunities to work closely on interesting and topical areas to develop your understanding of the key issues facing these industries. This broad base provides our people with varied, challenging and rewarding career opportunities.


This is an ideal opportunity for a quantitative analyst looking to develop their knowledge of quantitative finance, predictive modelling, data science and risk management across a broad range of financial services clients. The role provides an excellent route for individuals who:

  • Are graduates of numerate or quantitative degrees who want to pursue a career in quantitative finance and have a desire to develop into a skilled risk professional in a financial services environment; or
  • Are looking to add practical experience to a predominantly academic background, e.g. MSc / PhD students looking for a role in industry; or
  • Want to significantly broaden their quantitative skills across a number of disciplines.

​We offer mobility across industries (banking, insurance, aviation finance) and clients, providing you with plenty of opportunities to expand your experience, your knowledge, and build your presence across this worldwide network.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Researching and solving technical queries posed by clients and our senior leadership;
  • Developing analytics tools, tests, documentation and related processes to meet and exceed the requirements of stakeholders in the various BIA quantitative modelling groups;
  • Playing an active role in auditing of clients’ models, including supporting the development and completion of model assurance reports;
  • Working with stakeholders on current and new regulatory compliance and model testing requirements.
  • Delivering innovative solutions across many aspects of our client engagements and internal initiatives utilising many aspects of data science and evolving practices: Financial Modelling, Data Engineering, Statistical Analysis, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics, and Machine Learning.

What you’ll need

  • We’re looking for a highly numerate candidate with an excellent academic record (minimum 2.1) in undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, physics, engineering, statistics or econometrics.
  • A good level of proficiency in data analysis – experience with programming languages (e.g. SAS, R, Python, MATLAB, etc.) and working with databases (e.g. SQL) would be an advantage
  • The ability to take initiative, work in a team-oriented environment along-side good general problem solving mentality, with the ability to pick up new technologies and approaches to modelling.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with different teams on solutions to a variety of different analysis & data related problems.
  • Some knowledge of financial markets and products would be an advantage but not a requirement.

Benefits & Flexibility

  • Be Well Work Well - our internal employee wellbeing initiative empowers you to achieve your personal goals
  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives and the opportunity to be part of our D&I Pillar Groups to make a true impact in building a diverse and inclusive workplace
  • On-site gym and shower facilities, fitness classes and wellbeing services
  • On-site restaurant, shop, dry cleaning service and great coffee in our excellent coffee shop
  • Holistic and beauty therapies (Dublin office only)
  • Physiotherapist and sports therapist (Dublin office only)
  • Time off in lieu of overtime
  • Flexible working arrangements:
  • “Hybrid working”: A blended arrangement that allows working from home and in the office depending on business, client and team needs
  • “Flexible Friday”: A 3pm finish on Fridays through the Summer and ahead of bank holidays
  • Commitment to digital transformation. All our employees attend our Digital Academy Training

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