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Consumer Markets - Finance Transformation - Manager

Company: PwC
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

A career in our Financial Operations practice, within Finance Consulting services, will provide the opportunity to work alongside CEOs, CFOs, controllers and treasurers to optimise the structure of their finance functions and improve their contribution to the business. We support our clients by addressing the challenges of achieving appropriate standards of control, efficient Back Office opportunities and support to the business through insight and challenge. Our team helps clients transform their finance function by executing strategies to reduce functional and operational complexity through streamlined processes, optimise d use of technology, and efficient use of resources to deliver cost effective, high quality services to all stakeholders.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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 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:* Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone.* Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.* Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.* Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.* Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.* Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.* Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.* Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties* Focus on building trusted relationships.* Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.Preferred Knowledge/Skills:Demonstrates some proven knowledge and success in roles providing finance and accounting processes in transaction processing, close and consolidation, budgeting and forecasting, and internal and external reporting, which includes the following:* Process improvement in, industry knowledge, and applications of at least one of the following focus areas: shared service and outsourcing, finance transformation, performance management, financial systems optimization, and talent management;* Managerial cost accounting, financial modeling and industry systems/processes;* ERP systems, including Hyperion, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Info/Ed.Demonstrates proven abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.Demonstrates proven abilities and success as a Manager of a team: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.Basic Qualifications:Minimum Degree Required:Bachelor DegreeMinimum Years of Experience:5+ year of Advisory Client Facing Consulting experiencePreferred Qualifications:Degree Preferred:Master DegreePreferred Fields of Study:Accounting, Business Administration/Management, FinanceCertification(s) Preferred:CPA helpful, but not required.Travel Required:75% to 85% Travel Required.

Keywords: PwC, Detroit , Consumer Markets - Finance Transformation - Manager, Executive , Detroit, Michigan

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