PwC to open new office in Bradford creating up to 285 jobs

Professional services giant PwC is opening a new office in Bradford as part of an ongoing transformation of its operating model.

PwC have chosen a 9,000 sq ft space in the city centre’s Godwin Street for their new Assurance Centre, scheduled to open in March 2019.

The centre will be focused on providing client services in key areas of PwC’s engagements, and allow the firm to standardise their processes using automation technology.

In preparation for the opening the company have already hired 60 members of staff from the region to be based in the new office, with an ambition to create a further 225 jobs at the site over the next few years.

PwC Leeds office senior partner, Will Richardson, said: “Our new PwC Assurance Centre is one of our key priorities in delivering a best in class proposition as one of the world’s leading professional services firms.

“Bradford is one of the largest cities in the UK, and the youngest city, offering a large and talented workforce that has so much to offer not just Northern Powerhouse growth but the UK’s economic growth too.”

(c) Bdaily News, 2019