Finance Lead - Sr Manager

Jun 01, 2024
Jul 15, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable


Managed Services

Management Level

Senior Manager

& Summary

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.

Our Financial Analysis and Reporting team is responsible for managing PwC's financial risk through financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and tactical consulting. As part of the team, you'll help with budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting, shared services and financing.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Description

Senior Manager - AC Operations - Finance Lead

Join our AC Operations team as a Senior Manager and play a crucial role in transforming our AC finance operations. This position is ideal for a driven and experienced leader passionate about creating transparency in the costing of our AC resources. You will be at the forefront, working within a dynamic team of problem solvers focused on sustainable, outcome-oriented strategies to advance our AC operations objectives.

  • Act as the communication bridge, conveying the financial impacts and changes to stakeholders effectively.
  • Engage directly with AC to anticipate and understand shifts in resource rates, deepening transparency in resource costing.
  • Conduct thorough reviews of reconciliations between AC invoices and budgetary expectations.
  • Oversee the alignment of AC resources accurately within the appropriate cost centers, ensuring standard costing practices are applied efficiently.
  • Analyze grade codes for accuracy and manage actual costs versus budget, providing clear explanations for variances.
  • Partner with the AC Operations reporting team to forecast future AC expenses and
  • Collaborate with the onshore finance team for precise month-end accruals of AC resources.
  • Collaborate with the onshore finance team to oversee the financial aspects of our AC recognition program, ensuring alignment with our strategic goals.
  • Collaborate & coordinate with the TIF Owners and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and onshore finance team to manage quarterly and annual reporting on our various Territory Investment Funds (TIFs).
  • Support the review of business cases and economic models which are submitted as part of the annual TIF approval process and bring insights and recommendations to TIF leadership to support strategic decisions.
  • Provide recommendations to support the improvement of the TIF process overall, including how we track and measure Return on Investment (ROI) and other relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and how the TIFs are generating value for the firm.

  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA)/ Chartered Accountant (CA) designation is recommended.
  • Demonstrated expertise in financial operations, with a strong focus on standard costing and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of the unique challenges and complexities of AC finance operations an asset.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with and lead diverse teams across various geographies.
  • Skilled in stakeholder engagement, with a proven track record of effective communication.
  • Strategic and analytical thinker with robust problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable analyzing financial models and understands finance and investment concepts.
  • Familiarity with PowerBI dashboards would be an asset.
  • Willingness to learn and spend the time with the onshore and AC finance teams to understand the internal workings of the PwC financial and reporting methodologies & systems (eg: standard cost, operating units, Salesforce Opportunities etc.)
  • Exceptional communication abilities, capable of simplifying complex financial concepts for a broad audience.
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion, valuing diverse perspectives and fostering an inclusive environment.
  • Self-motivated individual with a strong sense of initiative and a passion for collaborative work.
  • Outstanding multitasking and project management capabilities.

If you are enthusiastic transforming how we deliver our work and thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you. Take the next step in your career and join our team as a Finance lead - Senior Manager in AC Operations team.

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