PwC Management Consulting Finance Effectiveness Director in Chicago, Illinois
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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.
Our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Industrial Products and Services industry team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. This industry vertical team includesâ€‹ clients within theâ€‹â€‹ Industrial Productsâ€‹ and â€‹Energyâ€‹, Utilities & Mining sectors.
Our Finance consultants help clients optimize all elements of their finance organization, including operating model design, sustainable cost reduction, financial planning and analysis, management reporting, financial systems architecture, and full scale finance transformation. This high performing team helps CFOs identify, design and implement programs that transform their finance function to meet todayâ€™s demanding requirements while continuing to provide value added insights to the business.
The Advisory Financial Management team possesses knowledge of core operating environments of finance functions for a wide range of companies
- start-ups through large multi-international organizations.
Individuals typically have experience with improving companies' transactional and decision support processes, enhancing underlying technologies, and refining organizational designs required to make each individual process more effective and operate in an efficient matter.
Other core competencies include strong written and presentation skills as well as change management capabilities.
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 8
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
Degree Preferred: Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
Certification(s) Preferred: CPA
Demonstrates proven expertise and success with advising global organizations on improving efficiency and effectiveness in transaction processing, close and consolidation, budgeting and forecasting, and internal and external reporting, which includes the following:
Leading teams and project management engagements in a professional business services environment in at least two of the following focus areas: shared service and outsourcing, finance transformation, performance management, financial systems optimization, and talent management
Utilizing business intelligence and performance management software tools.
Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities and success with developing strategy; as well as leveraging PC applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project to write, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently; to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management, including development and delivery of business proposals, conferences and whitepapers. Proven track record of success and expert-level ability to maintain relationships with key executives and a network of professional organizations or affiliations and the ability to turn these relationships into additional sales. Demonstrated proven expert-level abilities and direct success with identifying, obtaining and processing critical data (e.g. benchmarks) to challenge the status quo through innovative thought leadership in the application of standard industry practice solutions for high performing finance functions, including the following: internal and external reporting; people and organization structures; performance management, budgeting and forecasting capabilities; cash flow optimization and the use of capital; and, building and maintaining cost-effective controls. Demonstrates proven expert-level ability and direct success with contributing to the development of a business vision and manage implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities. Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs: 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. Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities and success as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback
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.