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PwC Deals Transformation Finance Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Specialty/Competency: Delivering Deal Value

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career within Delivering Deal Value will provide you with the opportunity to help clients achieve maximum value on their deal transactions by solving transformational and other complex challenges. We focus on all operational aspects of a transaction, pre and post completion. We conduct pre deal and confirmatory due diligence, execute large-scale enterprise wide integrations, and support complex divestitures and separations on a wide range of functional and cross-functional areas.

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 Manager, 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:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

This role supports the Finance function within mergers & acquisitions (M&A) supporting the transformational agenda of the CFO and all of the finance sub-functions in the exploration and execution of mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. DDV’s Finance Pillar is uniquely positioned and equipped to design and deliver cross-functional and functional solutions across the entire deal continuum: from diligence and negotiations to deal signing to deal close and beyond.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master of Business Administration

Preferred Fields of Study :

Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Operations Management/Research, Information Technology

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in Integrations and Divestitures with the finance function, including pre-deal operational due diligence, integration and separation planning and execution, synergy and cost savings analysis and TSA development with extensive knowledge of and experience in some or all of the following Finance & Accounting areas: FP&A, Controllership, Financial Consolidation & External Reporting, and Finance Operations. Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of one or more key business process areas, such as: order-to-cash, procure-to-pay, make-to-ship, record-to-report, etc.

Demonstrates proven success in developing client relationships, organizing and managing high performing teams, leading large teams across multiple workstreams, and providing the highest quality client service, which includes the following:

  • Planning and oversee integration and separation projects, including Day One readiness and execution, business process and systems integration and separation, and dependency and risk management;

  • Demonstrating ability to coach, develop and grow team members, including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback;

  • Building proven, collaborative relationships with team members and fostering a productive teamwork environment;

  • Seeking diverse views to encourage innovation and high performance;

  • Developing a business vision and leading complex projects while functioning as a trusted advisor at the highest levels of client organizations;

  • Delivering significant business results that reflects strategic and creative thinking, problem solving, individual initiative;

  • Supporting new business development and project extensions, including client lead maturation, proposal development, and closing new business opportunities;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs: build, maintain, and utilize networks of trusted client relationships;

  • Effectively managing engagement scope, resource requirements, project workflow, engagement economics, and status updates;

  • Contribute to solution development, including sales and delivery content, thought leadership, and client qualifications;

  • Actively taking initiative and working with ambiguous, changing requirements and constraints in a fast paced environment;

  • Communicating complex material effectively in written and oral formats to various audiences;

  • Facilitating working sessions of medium to large sized groups; and,

  • Managing and conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of complex data.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

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.

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