PwC Business Services Finance Manager in Irvine, California
Specialty/Competency: IFS - Finance
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in Finance, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help PwC in all aspects of our Finance internal function including financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with overall strategy. You’ll focus on recording and analysing financial transactions, paying and receiving invoices, maintaining financial statement ledger accounts, and preparing analysis and reconciliations of bills to detect fraud.
Our Financial Analysis and Reporting team is responsible for managing PwC’s financial risk through financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and tactical consulting. As part of the team, you’ll help with budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting, shared services and financing.
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.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge of, and/or success in managerial roles involving, key business and strategic priorities leveraged to support the areas of financial analysis, reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and cost control for a global network of professional services consulting firms.
Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success with performing on teams that provide financial support to the operations, and infrastructure related functions, or consolidated firm operations - for a global network of professional services consulting firms, emphasizing the following areas:
Analyzing financial data, identifying reporting needs, and preparing recommendations to management;
Owning the budgeting/forecasting process for the assigned specialty areas/consolidated firm, or key firm initiatives that may arise;
Developing business plans and forecasts, budget comparisons, ad hoc financial analysis for the specialty areas/consolidated;
Confirming the integrity and accuracy of the financial reporting and analysis provided;
Providing independent decision-making and problem-solving on issues affecting individual functions/firm, influencing leadership in the execution/implementation of programs, initiatives, and strategy;
Participating and, at times, driving Finance and cross-functional projects;
Providing input in decisions related to the strategic and technical direction of the department, Finance leadership and projects;
Interacting with and influence the highest levels of leadership;
Providing coaching and development to support personnel on the Finance Team;
Serving as a key member of the Business Services Finance team, supporting, budgeting, planning and financial analysis team and provide critical support to Finance and leadership;
Making decisions and solving problems affecting individual functions/the firm and to influence leadership in the execution/implementation of programs, initiatives, and strategy independently; and,
Demonstrating proficiency with Excel, Access, Essbase and data visualization/automation tools such as Tableau, Alteryx, UI Path, and Power BI, Thought Spot or other visualization tools, Agile concepts.
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.
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.
For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoifsmanager.