PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is hiring more than 100 new staff after enjoying 7% turnover growth in Finland during its financial year ending July 2011. According to Kim Karhu, PwC’s managing director in Finland, the company’s growth in Finland was based on management consultancy services, commissions related to mergers and acquisitions, and the increasing demand for tax advice in the market.
Compared to the year before, PwC’s turnover in Finland increased by 20% for both management consultancy and services for mergers, acquisitions, disposals and restructuring. Turnover from tax consultancy increased by 7% and auditing services grew by 2%. PwC now has 36.6% market share as the auditors for companies listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange.
PwC currently has 739 employees in Finland and is planning to recruit about 60 trainees and 80-100 new experts in Finland. According to Kim Karhu, PwC is a pioneer in providing corporate responsibility services in Finland and is also committed to operating responsibly as a company. He also believes that corporate responsibility will have an increasingly important role in future recruitment.
Globally PwC employs almost 169,000 people in 158 countries. The company’s turnover in the financial year ending in July 2011 was USD 29.2 billion.
Source: Taloussanomat, PwC