Advisory – Regulatory – Senior Associate

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Line of Service



FS X-Sector



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

About PwC
Reimagine your career at PwC Ireland.

Opportunity is at the centre of a career within PwC Ireland, helping you achieve your goals is at the heart of what we do PwC is a diverse organisation and one of the largest employers in the world.

• Are you ambitious, innovative, forward thinking high achiever seeking continued growth and progression?
• Are you looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to support teams delivering variety of interesting projects with the most successful Irish and international organisations?
• Are you dedicated to delivering high-quality outcomes?

If so, PwC can help you match your professional aspiration. We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Consultant for the PwC Financial Services Risk and Regulatory Team within the Advisory Consulting Practice.

Job Description & Summary

As part of the FS Consulting team, you will have the opportunity to work with like-minded, high-performing individuals as well as collaborating with colleagues from the wider Consulting team and global PwC network. Our multi-disciplinary teams are structured to best meet our clients’ requirements, with appropriate skills, expertise and levels ranging from in-depth technical knowledge through to hands-on practical experience.

Our Financial Services (‘FS’) Consulting team is a team of 80 professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experience across the insurance, banking and E-Money sectors. Our Risk and Regulatory team within FS Consulting have a range of skills spanning from regulatory engagement to upstream risk which support our clients in solving complex problems, many of whom are global financial institutions to providing support. This team is part of the wider Consulting team of 450 people, who work in PwC Ireland’s Advisory Line of Service.

Successful candidates will demonstrate an inner drive to deliver the best outcomes for our clients, will collaborate effectively within our team and use their experience and skills to provide best-in-class services to our clients. The scale of potential growth within the FS sector in Ireland, particularly the risk and regulatory landscape, presents a significant opportunity for successful candidates to become part of high performing team building trusted relationships with our clients.

As an experienced professional, you'll be exposed to a wide array of high-profile projects across all financial services sectors. You'll play a lead role in the scoping, execution, and delivery of a variety of risk and compliance advisory projects, where you will provide vision and technical expertise to our clients including:

  • Designing or enhancing Compliance and Risk Frameworks, including policies and procedures to support our client’s regulatory agenda
  • Supporting our clients on strategic initiatives linked to existing and new regulation
  • Interpretation and implementation of upcoming regulations
  • Supporting our clients with regulatory engagement and commitments, such as large-scale remediation & transformation projects
  • Reviewing client documentation relative to our client’s regulatory environment
  • Supporting and guiding our clients throughout the market entry authorisation process
  • Supporting PwC senior management across various business development initiatives
  • Supporting the Financial Services Risk and Regulatory consulting team in developing go to market thought leadership publications on a variety of compliance topics such as AML, Consumer Protection etc.

Our Commitment to you

You’ll be empowered by a career that’s flexible, human-led, tech-powered, and purpose-driven.

  • We help you build a tailor-made career to suit you as an individual, with targeted on- and off-the-job coaching and training to help you grow on a personal and professional level
  • We support you in your personal growth through attractive career opportunities, stretch assignments, as well as through interdisciplinary collaboration within our company
  • You'll work with the best teams to add value for our clients on challenging national and international projects
  • We count on you to contribute to building and developing a world-class consulting team dedicated to the success of both national and multinational organisations
  • We enable you to develop an international professional network, tap into our global network of 225,000 specialists, more than 2,500 colleagues in Ireland

Essential skills required

  • Have the desire to work as part of high performing team, in a dynamic, challenging environment
  • Have the technical compliance knowledge including application of regulatory rules and guidance
  • You can turn complex compliance regulations into a language that others can understand
  • You have strong organisational, planning, and problem-solving skills, can multi-task and demonstrate flexible thinking
  • You are good with people, develop supportive relationships and can work in a team
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills including report drafting and delivering presentations
  • You can prioritise your work and manage stakeholder expectations - both internally and client work
  • You have a positive and ambitious attitude, with the ability to work on your own initiative
  • You have a critical and analytical mindset and combine technical expertise with a drive for business development.

Education / professional qualifications:

  • 3rd level degree, grade achieved at least 2.1.
  • MBA or further studies would be desirable
  • Recognised compliance qualification would be desirable
  • Recognised project management qualifications would be desirable

Experience required:

  • Minimum 4 years’ industry or consulting experience in Compliance environment, with a strong understanding of the Irish regulatory landscape for example, AML and various Conduct regulations including CPC, SME, CCMA, GDPR, F&P, MiFID etc.


  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, problem solving and organisational skills with a highly agile approach to work
  • Experience of working in and / or with financial service organisations
  • A strong attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Strong analytical and report-writing skills
  • An ability to build strong networks, both externally and within the firm
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office tools i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Word.

Create your future with us. 

The world of work has changed and we are changing with it! At PwC, we believe that challenges are better solved together. A career with us means joining a purpose led and diverse, global community where you will do meaningful work with our amazing clients.

Our culture is unique and what sets us apart. Our people really are at the very heart of our business. So, when you join us, you will be empowered to work flexibly in a way that works for you, your clients and the teams around you, supporting your wellbeing.

We work tirelessly so that you can unlock your full potential and give you everything you need to take your career where you want it to go. We appreciate what you bring to our culture,our team and our clients and we recognise and celebrate you for it.  

Our tech-powered and global capabilities  come together so that  you can make an impact not only to clients and our teams but on the world around us too.  Find out more about Life@PwC 


PwC Perks

Of course, we also offer all the perks you would expect from a leading employer for every stage of your journey with us. 

From everyday flexibility to working from abroad, learning and development or reward and recognition. We have best in class inclusive and family friendly perks and policies that meet you where you are- in your life and in your career.  Check out a sample of them here 

Inclusion Statement

PwC is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we believe passionately in employing a diverse workforce so much that we have signed up for the  Business in the Community Elevate Pledge.  

We recognise that confidence and the imposter syndrome can sometimes hold you back from applying for your dream job. Whatever your path is or however you identify, please don’t hesitate to apply - we would love to hear from you! 

You can learn more about how we are driving a culture of belonging at PwC, and explore our range of inclusive programmes, initiatives, employee resource groups and more, by visiting

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin


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