Careers in Assurance

As one of the world’s leading audit and assurance firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers audits many of the world’s best-known companies.
Companies which include many of the top-performers on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) as well as thousands of other large, medium-sized and small organisations. If information is important enough to be relied upon, it’s important enough for assurance.

Our Assurance division provides audits to clients on their financial performance and operation, in addition to helping them improve their external financial reporting and adopting of new regulatory requirements.
Other services PricewaterhouseCoopers provide include accounting and regulatory advice as well as attest and attest-related services.
The Assurance division provides services across a broad range of industries. These industries are broadly categorised as follows:

Consumer and Industrial Products and Services (“CIPS”)
Our global CIPS practice focuses on the companies and related suppliers within the sectors of automotive, retail, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, industrial products, transport and logistics and higher education.

Private Company Services (“PCS”)
PCS focuses on a segment of our market which falls between highly regulated companies and SMEs. We are involved in all aspects of their business and become a Trusted Business Advisor throughout their respective business lifecycles.

The Global Mining Industry
PricewaterhouseCoopers works with the majority of mining explorers, producers and related service providers. We audit 8 of the 10 top international mining companies. With a number of our major multinational, South African, mining companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, the South African Mining Group is involved in controlling large multinational assignments and deals with foreign stock exchange requirements / filings and interaction with the PwC Global Capital Markets Group based in London and New York.

Our Financial Services Industry Group
PricewaterhouseCoopers provides services to some of the biggest players in the economy. We provide services to three of the top four South African banks, the majority of the insurance companies, and most of the top asset managers. In addition PricewaterhouseCoopers publishes much sought -after annual industry surveys.
Our Financial Services professionals have in-depth knowledge into the various sectors of the financial services industry. Besides imparting technical knowledge, we strive to shape our people in all facets of business.

Technology, Information Communication, Entertainment & Media, Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure (“TICE”) industries.
TICE holds the unparalleled position as leading provider of services to TICE companies in South Africa and around the world. TICE has a unique perspective on the most compelling industry issues as well as extensive experience in developing and implementing strategies to anticipate and overcome industry change. Our services include financial statement audits, accounting and business advisory services, risk and control reviews, computer systems assurance and compilation as well as attest services