A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients.
You’ll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth.
Our Information Technology Project Management team collaborates with PwC practice leaders to develop and deliver technology solutions.
We provide project management oversight and collaborate with various project resources and vendors to ensure the appropriate methodology is followed, deliverable quality is high, and satisfaction is achieved.
Simply put, you’ll solve business problems using technology, work with multiple teams concurrently, and be able to take pride in end to end ownership of a project.
As a Senior Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to
Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Directors and above
Be involved in the financial management of clients
Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new / existing clients
Develop project strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our clients
Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
Shape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria
Train, coach, and supervise team members
Continue to develop internal relationships and developing your PwC brand
Job Requirements and Preferences
Minimum Degree Required High School Diploma
Degree Preferred Bachelor Degree
Preferred Fields of Study Accounting, Finance
Preferred Knowledge / Skills
Demonstrates intimate knowledge and / or a proven record of success with managing financial performance, project management and / or operations, for a professional services firm, including the following areas
Deep level of knowledge of the firm’s financial policies and operations, reporting systems and engagement economics;
In-depth understanding of the annual budget process, manpower planning and reporting, monthly hours and headcount projections reporting; and
Deep technical financial knowledge to extract and analyze financial data, and prepare meaningful commentary around results.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and / or a proven record of success in the following areas
Perform financial analysis and operations, lead and coach a team, and execute policies and procedures;
Proficient in PwC’s annual budget, monthly forecast and operations activities;
Proficient working knowledge of PwC business operations across engagement win, engagement creation, engagement management, revenue generation and financial reporting.
Experienced with driving change in operations through information, process and solution standardization.
Knowledge of the Assurance profitability strategy to the engagement team level by working with teams to achieve maximum profitability;
Drive completion of the Partner Demand Budgeting process and reconcile team commitments to the market budget;
Develop and drive industry-leading practices across the market;
Participate actively in market leadership discussions on issues and communicate results and action plan to respective Finance Director; and
Participate (and may lead) in National and X-LOS special projects bringing functional expertise to the project and opining on strategic direction of the project as well as propose solutions to problems encountered.
Act as a global SME with proficient working knowledge of PwC business operations across engagement creation, engagement management, revenue generation and financial reporting.
Drive the further standardization across a global set of engagement management and finance business & systems processes, data standards and KPI’s.
Help to develop and deliver a coherence continuous improvement functionality and finance operations productivity roadmap both internally and with our core cloud solution providers.
Ability to develop, document and review business process requirements and functionality specification for leverage by solution delivery teams and our strategic vendors.
Review and assess vendor’s quarterly functionality releases to assess opportunity for leverage within PwC engagement and finance operations.
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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.