Overview

Job Locations:
CA-Irvine
CT-Stamford
GA-Atlanta
IL-Chicago
US-Remote
TX-Dallas
CA-Los Angeles
CO-Denver
MA-Boston
NY-New York
CA-San Diego
CA-San Francisco
TX-Fort Worth
CA-San Jose
PA-Philadelphia
WA-Seattle
CT-Hartford
TX-Houston

Industry/Sector

FS X-Sector

Specialism

Finance

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

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 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.

Additional Job Description and Summary

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:
Accounting, Finance

Minimum Years of Experience:
3 year’s of External Consulting experience

Degree Preferred:
Master of Business Administration

 

Travel Requirements:

When traveling resumes, will need be open to travel 75% to 80%.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

  • Relevant experience in cost accounting methods including, activity-based costing, unit costing, standard costing methods with variances and residual analysis

  • Proven experience cost study design and oversight, including the use and maintenance of standard cost frameworks for the integration of cost studies with existing model methodologies

  • Proven experience in a Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) setting in Banking and Capital Markets, Asset Management and/or Insurance

  • Demonstrated ability to run and update cost modeling systems (data, hierarchy, rules, etc.) supporting Standard and Forecast unit costs, variance reporting, cost maintenance, operational metrics and scorecards

  • Demonstrated abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

    • Understanding of the functionality of financial systems, such as Oracle (EPM Suite – PCMCS/EBPCS), SAP (PaPM), Workday (Adaptive Insights / Prism), Anaplan, OneStream, Tagetik, SAS ABM, MyABCM

    • Understanding common issues facing clients in their industry from a performance measurement perspective

    • Leveraging business intelligence tools (PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik) to support the reporting and monitoring of performance metrics

    • Leveraging digital tools to manage data such as Alteryx, UI Path, Blue Prism among others

    • Managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs by building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and, preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.

Travel Requirements

Up to 80%

Job Posting End Date

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniorassociate.