PwC China and Hong Kong plan to hire about 15,000 graduates and experienced staff in the next five years.
PwC Asia-Pacific human capital leader Nora Wu said the firm will recruit people from a variety of educational backgrounds, including those who do not have an accounting degree.
PwC’s graduate recruitment programme begins in Hong Kong with the first campus recruitment talk on 6 September. The recruitment drive will then move to Shanghai on 19 September, Beijing on 27 September and Guangzhou on 28 September, with the aim of a hiring more than 2,000 recruits for mainland China and Hong Kong in the coming intake.
The firm said an associate employee receives on average 120 hours of training in their first year and in 2010 PwC invested more than 1.2 million hours to teach and develop staff people.
PwC China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan work together on a collaborative basis with 620 partners and 14,000 people.