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PwC Workday Financials PSA - Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Specialty/Competency: Workday

Industry/Sector: FS X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our Workday Finance practice, within Workday Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients leverage Workday technology as a tool to enhance and unify Human Resources, talent management, and finance. We focus on understanding the forces shaping their business and developing industry tailored solutions that support our clients through the entire lifecycle of the Workday implementation.

In joining, you’ll be a part of a team that helps our clients reinvent their financial management capabilities and drive change across their businesses. Acting as a true business partner, we get to know their business so they can achieve business process optimisation and gain access to a full range of financial capabilities, relevant analytics and metrics, and fully auditable process management that delivers accurate and timely financial information for confident decision making with Workday.

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 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:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

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

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

2 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Business Administration/Management, Finance, Accounting

Certification(s) Preferred :

CPA, Workday Financials, Workday Order to Cash, Workday Project, Workday Project Billing, Workday Services functional certification(s) and/or engagement manager certification, Workday Pro functional and/or technical training

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in Project Billing, Customer Accounts and the Workday environment for at least two years including the following areas:

  • Leading implementation, optimization and / or administration of Workday Financials and / or PSA (Professional Services Automation) functionality, including design, build, configuration, and testing;

  • Assisting large companies with improving the performance of their finance organizations, including improving the delivery of finance, project estimation and delivery services, implementing finance and/or Project Billing and Customer Accounts technologies, aligning finance strategy with business strategies, streamlining and standardizing finance and Project Billing & Customer Account policies, practices, and processes, transforming the finance and/or Project Billing & Customer Account policies, technology to be more effective in supporting the business;

  • Serving on several cloud-based financial system or Project Billing & Customer Account policies, application implementations or support teams (e.g., Workday, NetSuite, Fusion, Intacct, FinancialForce, Microsoft Dynamics, Changepoint PSA, Mavenlink), acting as the project manager or lead; and,

  • Advising global organizations on improving efficiency and effectiveness in Project and Customer Contract set up, Project Billing and revenue recognition processing.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

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

  • 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.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisorymanager .

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.

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

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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