PwC Public Sector Finance Senior Associate in McLean, Virginia
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PwC's US Finance organization is a strategic business advisor responsible for managing the firm's financial risk, including: financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with strategic and tactical matters. Services include: budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, data and analytics, shared services and financing. Finance works daily with US Leadership, engagement partners and managers on managing the profitability of engagements. Finance has assisted other PwC Network firms regionalize their financial operations. Finance also analyzes potential acquisitions, assisting with the integration (including system needs) and educating partners/managers on how to navigate our various financial systems. LoS Finance, which is comprised of Vertical, Regional and Business Unit (BU) teams,Â is the primary interface to partners and client service staff.Â They are responsible for working closely with their Leaders inÂ developing, improving, and driving financial and operational processes for the business.Â This will include developing and executing budgets and forecasts, asset management (i.e. billings and collections activities), and overseeing engagement economics for individual partners, clients, verticals, markets, BUs, and regions.Â They will manage portfolios at the various reporting levels as well as identify opportunitiesÂ for the Firm to gain competitive advantages.Â The Finance and Accounting Team leads the Public Sector Practice's (PSP) financial management and accounting activities by driving accuracy, compliance, and consistency in alignment with PwC policies and Federal contracting regulations. The Team has an in-depth understanding of the PSP's financial systems, policies, procedures and processes and is able to team with operational and client service partners and staff to provide relevant financial support services and business advisory support to those key stakeholders.
Basic Qualifications: Demonstrates prior success in an auditing and/or government contract compliance role. Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 3 Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or other business field of study or 4 or more years of direct finance experience in a professional services organization. Knowledge Preferred: Demonstrates proven thorough financial knowledge and government contract compliance requirements to manage deliverables, which include the following areas:
Preparing detailed projections, budgets and forecasts, and managing financial metrics through-out engagement life cycle;
Conducting financial analyses and preparing financial metrics reporting;
Auditing internal engagement team and subcontract staffing to confirm adherence to contract requirements; and,
Developing and analyzing manpower and hours projections. The following additional area is highly preferred:
Prior success with using Deltek Costpoint in conjunction with Federal Financial Reporting requirements. Skills Preferred: Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or proven success in serving as the focal point for project and/or engagement financial metrics and contract compliance requirements, which include the following areas:
Facilitating engagement team project kick-off meetings;
Developing and implementing controls and procedures to facilitate the timely and accurate processing, analysis and reporting of financial data;
Assisting in preparing contract briefs; preparing and presenting contract briefs for small contracts;
Overseeing development of labor category mapping and Excel burn charting;
Develop and analyze manpower and hours projections used in the budgeting and forecast process;
Analyzing Estimate at Complete or EAC;
Working with the Federal Centralized Billing group on invoicing issues;
Auditing subcontractor invoices and resolving issues; and
Developing and conducting training on Time & Expense polices for engagement team members and subcontractors.
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.