Internal Finance Deals Finance Manager
PwC
London
2h ago

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.

About the team

Our Finance Business teams are an integral part of the internal Finance function. They align to business units and work closely with the business unit’s leadership teams to help drive business performance.

They provide a platform to support well-informed and high quality financial decision making.

The Finance Business team provides objective financial advice and opinions that positively impact the future choices of a business unit.

They identify and drive financial improvements whether through pricing, efficiency, resource allocation or cost management.

They prepare financial plans, targets, budgets and forecasts for the business unit and report on financial and non-financial performance against these.

Who we are looking for

An opportunity has arisen for a Manager to provide support across the Deals business units and will report to a Senior Manager.

You will work across a team of c30 finance professionals providing advice to client facing professionals in line with PwC policies and accounting standards.

The individual should have :

Previous experience in a business decision role, preferably within a professional service organisation

Strong technical and commercial skills

Strong influencing skills with the confidence to challenge management where appropriate

Evidence of building and sustaining strong relationships with senior stakeholders

Experience of Business Intelligence software such as Tableau, Qlik or PowerBI

Ability to work with various systems and databases

Experience of delivering solutions, from the scoping phase through to embedding processes and outputs

A relevant finance qualification such as CIMA or ACCA preferred, but not essential

About the role

The Deals business consists of four business units with an annual turnover of £600m. The business units cover a variety of products and services involving large high profile engagements with 170 Partners and 2,000 staff.

It is one of the fastest growing areas in PwC both within the UK and globally.

  • The Finance Manager will play a key role in the design and implementation of initiatives, working alongside or within one of the Deals business units to collate and analyse information and trends;
  • providing solutions to financial and commercial issues. The individual will have ownership of month end reporting including interpretation of both financial and non-financial information;
  • flagging areas of concern.

    A key role will be to interact and liaise with the business unit operations teams to collate and analyse information, consolidating this and presenting insightful interpretation that will inform decision making.

    The individual will work in collaboration with other finance departments, developing a network of key finance contacts across the PwC.

    The Finance Manager will have the opportunity to build strong relationships; developing new skills.

    The Finance Manager will have a primary focus on financial control and compliance but will play a key role in the following areas :

    Business strategy and planning

    Budgeting and forecasting

    Performance management and improvement

    Coaching and development of others

    Requirements

    Commercially minded with a deep business understanding

    Able to demonstrate application of accounting standards, including IFRS 15

    Strong analytical and problem solving skills with good attention to detail

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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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