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    Hi,

    I've been made an offer for a graduate scheme for data and analytics in assurance where I will be joining their IT risk assurance team. I'm aware that, having done a graduate scheme at one of the big 4, you're in a great position to move to other jobs also. I was wondering if this is only the case when you're doing accountancy and completing the ACA exams. I don't complete the ACA exams in my graduate scheme so I was wondering how this will impact my employability later on? Furthermore, I was thinking about paying for and completing the exams myself anyway, is this a realistic idea (I'm not sure how much it would actually cost me)? I'm probably not going to want to move into investment banking anyway, but it is always nice to know you have options.

    Thanks in advance.
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    Hi Aiden,I am also very interested in hearing an answer to this question. Maybe if you find any answers elsewhere or have asked PWC I would love it if you would let me know ! My application is also in data and analytics for assurance.Thanks, Alex.
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    (Original post by Aiden223)
    Hi,

    I've been made an offer for a graduate scheme for data and analytics in assurance where I will be joining their IT risk assurance team. I'm aware that, having done a graduate scheme at one of the big 4, you're in a great position to move to other jobs also. I was wondering if this is only the case when you're doing accountancy and completing the ACA exams. I don't complete the ACA exams in my graduate scheme so I was wondering how this will impact my employability later on? Furthermore, I was thinking about paying for and completing the exams myself anyway, is this a realistic idea (I'm not sure how much it would actually cost me)? I'm probably not going to want to move into investment banking anyway, but it is always nice to know you have options.

    Thanks in advance.
    Hi Aiden. Are you interested for a career in data/ IT or accounting? If the former, then a masters in an appropriate subject may work better. If you get interested in accounting perhaps PWC will put you on an ACA pathway.
 
 
 
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