Workday Financials Consultant Senior Associate
PwC
London, GB
12h ago

Job description

A career in our Technology Consulting practice, within General Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities.

We work with some of the world’s largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment.

We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.

As a member of the team, you’ll work with clients to define their vision and plan how to get there. We deliver the technological solutions organisations need to compete and grow and build a lasting legacy of improvement and performance, partnering with best in class technologies and solution sets.

In joining, you’ll help our clients understand and evolve the way they align Information Technology with their business strategy, create integrated end to end solutions, and use enterprise applications to solve complex business problems.

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 Associate, 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 :

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
  • Job Description & Summary

    PwC are celebrating a decade of successful Workday project delivery with major UK and global clients. To capitalise on this success, we are currently looking for candidates with a strong Finance and technology consulting background, who are looking to cross-train into Workday Financials.

    Workday Financials is a hot skill in the market, so if you want to take your career to the next level and apply your skills to challenging and business-focussed customer transformation programmes, then this could be for you.

    PwC do not simply configure Workday, but treat Workday as a fundamental element of our business transformation services.

    Our team members create and apply Workday and broader solutions that re-imagine the possible, bringing business value and improved user and customer experience.

    Successful applicants will enjoy working for prestigious multinational organisations offering exposure to the latest industry trends and fulfilling projects, as part of our collaborative and supportive team.

    As a consultant in our team, you'll have :

    Essential skills : ·

    One of the following (or both) : -

    proven, demonstrable EPM system implementation experience

    a track record in implementing finance process change enabled by technology, either as a consultant or within a finance function

    Plus :

    a strong understanding of how digital technology is changing finance over the short, medium and long term

    exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) with a focus on the ability to influence and drive change through complex organisations

    a creative and inquisitive mind-set that challenges the status quo

    Desirable skills : ·

    preference will be given to candidates that have a thorough understanding of accounting and finance, especially those who hold a Professional Accounting designation (ACA / CIMA / ACCA or equivalent)

    experience of working with EPM products such as Oracle HFM, Oracle FCCS, OneStream, Tagetik or Anaplan

    experience of working with other emerging technologies (e.g. Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation, Blockchain, AI etc.)

    Consulting

    In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster.

    You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

    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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