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Viewpoint Librarian Associate/Senior Associate

Closing date
12 Feb 2023

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Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Quality is at the heart of what we do. Combining passionate people with leading technology, we work together to build trust in society. We put the team first and solve important problems by challenging the organisations we audit and being open to challenge ourselves. We take pride in our work and the profession, recognising audit as a deep specialism.

Hear from our UK Head of Audit about the evolution of the Audit and what opportunities PwC could have for you.

It's a really exciting time to be joining us. We’re growing our teams across all areas of our Audit practice and investing a huge amount in our people, their skills and the technology available, as we continue to radically modernise our business and the way we serve our clients.

Learn more about The Future of Audit. 

About Viewpoint

Viewpoint is PwC’s online resource for finance professionals, used by our Audit practice globally as well as our clients and other entities, with several levels of subscription available to meet their requirements. The site provides an online, searchable and easy-to-navigate research tool, with comprehensive authoritative accounting/auditing pronouncements and applicable law/regulation, alongside the firm’s interpretative guidance, publications, tools and practice aids.

About the team

PwC’s Viewpoint has a dedicated team that oversees all site operations, incorporating content management, sales and marketing, and knowledge management, and is owned by the firm’s Audit practice. This role will primarily sit in the content management sphere; the successful applicant will work alongside several other associates and senior associates, and report directly to the content senior manager. The Viewpoint team is part of the Audit Risk & Quality Business Unit (ARQ).

About the role

The role of the Viewpoint team librarian is to perform a variety of support tasks to update and maintain PwC’s flagship technical website Viewpoint ( They predominantly use the site’s content management system to process internal and external content, producing a professional output that is consistent with the PwC brand and reflects the excellence that the firm aspires to in all aspects. The Viewpoint librarian also ensures that all pages are populated with accurate metadata, in order to optimise the site functionality and enable users to quickly find materials most relevant to them. 

A key part of the role will be project managing the content updates of major publications like the Manuals of accounting, illustrative financial statements and quarterly year end reminders, and landing pages.  Another key role is ensuring all the Viewpoint content is continually reviewed and refreshed in a consistent manner.The nature of the role means that time allocation to these tasks will fluctuate based on the team’s current obligations.


  • Create, update and maintain website content as required, including metadata, formatting, linking and transformation from other sources.

  • Maintain the Viewpoint taxonomies, policies and guidance regarding tagging and archiving of content

  • Collate content from Viewpoint into email formats to be shared with various audiences, and submit for review by their relevant stakeholders.

  • Assist with testing of new system features and enhancements.

  • Support the wider Viewpoint team and respective Audit practice in their production of accounting and auditing publications.

Required skills and experience

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and communicate with staff at all levels, with a strong focus on quickly developing new relationships and understanding business needs.

  • Clear organisation and flexible approach, being able to balance several tasks concurrently and prioritise their respective completion.

  • Determination and self-drive to work diligently on significant repetitive tasks, finding motivation in their collective impact.

  • Basic understanding of Google G Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Drive, Meet), as well as Word, Excel and PDFs.

  • A keen interest in websites and technology, or knowledge of XHTML/Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) is desired but not essential.

  • At PwC, empowered flexibility means our people can decide their most effective working pattern, and the times they work on any given day. Our expectation is that on average between 40-60% of time will be spent co-located with colleagues in an office, as part of a blended working approach.

This role is a 12 month secondment


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Our commitment to you
We’re committed to building a culture that empowers all of our people to thrive and feel a sense of belonging at PwC. Learn more.

Application support
If you’re a person with a disability, if you’re neurodivergent, or if you have a condition that you believe may affect your performance during our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes for you. Learn more.


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We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

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Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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