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Internal Finance - Finance Leader - Senior Manager

Posted: 29 Oct 2020 Closes: 28 Nov 2020
London, London Region UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_45954BR

Job description

A career in Finance, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help PwC in all aspects of our Finance internal function including financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with overall strategy. You'll focus on recording and analysing financial transactions, paying and receiving invoices, maintaining financial statement ledger accounts, and preparing analysis and reconciliations of bills to detect fraud.
Who we are looking for

We are looking for a London based experienced Senior Manager to lead an internal finance team, providing decision support to business units within the Deals Line of Service. The Deals business units work across a broad spectrum of products advising clients often around buying/selling businesses and other services before/after deals including Due diligence, Valuations and Data & Analytics.

You will need to draw on commercial and technical knowledge and have excellent interpersonal skills to drive, influence and challenge the business to achieve short and long term financial objectives.

About the role

You will head up a team of c6 finance professionals and report to the Director of Finance for Deals as well as the relevant business unit Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Business Unit Leader (BUL).

Working closely with the business unit leadership team, you will provide commercially focused solutions and insight in support of the business unit's financial strategy. You will participate in local leadership meetings to provide support and where appropriate, challenge to the business from a financial perspective. You will oversee the financial aspects of a large portfolio including complex assignments, understanding the risks involved, the expected cash flows and opinion on the appropriate valuation of WIP.

The Finance Senior Manager will collaborate with wider Operations teams, working closely with the Human Resource, Resourcing and Business Development leaders, to provide congruent operational support to the business unit leadership.

As a Finance Senior Manager you will work alongside other finance functions, developing a network of key finance contacts across the firm. PwC internal finance is made up of c300 finance professionals across a broad range of specialisms. You will have the opportunity to build strong relationships; developing new skills. You will also play a key role in change management, leading on projects where required.

The Senior Manager will play a key role in the design and implementation of the following areas:
  • Business strategy and planning
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Interpretation of the monthly financial results; recommending actions
  • Performance management and improvement
  • Financial control and compliance
  • People management and development of others

  • ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified.
  • Experience in a professional services organisation desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Commercially minded with a deep business understanding
  • Action orientated and a self-starter
  • Focused on continuous improvement in all areas of their work
  • A strong relationship builder who builds trust in their key stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate with impact and empathy - both written and verbal.
  • Takes responsibility for their own personal development
  • Intermediate to advanced excel and an early adopter of new technologies
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The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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