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PwC Finance Transformation - EPM - Director in Portland, Oregon

Specialty/Competency: Finance

Industry/Sector: HI X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our Enterprise Performance Management practice, within Finance Consulting services, will provide the opportunity to work alongside CEOs, CFOs, controllers and treasurers to optimise the structure of their finance functions and improve their contribution to the business. We support our clients by addressing the challenges of achieving appropriate standards of control, efficient back office opportunities and support to the business through insight and challenge.

Our team helps clients optimise and align financial planning, consolidation, reporting and analytics processes, systems and information to provide business insights that drive better decisions and actions.

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 Director, 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:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

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

  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.

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

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting, Finance

Minimum Years of Experience :

8 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master of Business Administration

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts.

Demonstrates leading practice knowledge and proven experience across the EPM landscape including but not limited to:

  • Having experience with Close, Consolidation and External/Regulatory Reporting;

  • Having experience with Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting including driver-based planning, capital and workforce planning, rolling forecasts and integrated planning;

  • Having experience with Management Reporting including dashboarding and predictive analytics;

  • Having experience with Costing and Profitability Management;

  • Having experience with Key business drivers and metrics that provide performance insights;

  • Having experience with Data Model and Chart of Accounts;

  • Having experience with Data Management and Integrations and Governance;

  • Demonstrating proven experience with consulting engagements pertaining to the requirements and design (functional and technical), configuration, testing and deployment of EPM solutions

  • Having experience with Experience developing the EPM Business Case to quantify and demonstrate the business value and return on investment;

  • Demonstrating capabilities of designing and implementing holistic solutions including process optimization and organization structure design to augment EPM technical solutions;

  • Demonstrating knowledge of the industry including common issues facing clients;

  • Having the ability to work with ambiguity while addressing the clients' needs and delivering top-level results;

  • Showcasing communications skills and the ability to simplify complex information and influence stakeholders;

  • Demonstrating ability to create a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues;

  • Demonstrating ability to work collaboratively with a global team and all levels of an organization.

  • Demonstrating knowledge of technologies that support collaboration, automation and data-driven story-telling including: Microsoft Products (Teams, PowerBI, MS Office), G-Suite (Google), and business intelligence tools;

  • Demonstrating proficiency and/or willingness to learn digital technologies and the impact on Finance and Accounting including analytical tools. E.g. Alteryx, PowerBi, Tableau, Snaplogic and RPA technologies (UiPath, Automation Anywhere, PowerAutomate, etc), and machine learning/Artificial Intelligence

  • Demonstrating proven and thorough knowledge of operational metrics to support strategic plans, dashboard design and benchmarking/standard industry practices;

  • Demonstrating considerable knowledge and understanding around organizational design and operational metrics.

  • Demonstrating knowledge and success in advising global organizations through transformations from strategy through execution;

  • Having experience with Core Finance system implementation and optimization (e.g. ERP, EPM, etc);

  • Having experience with Finance strategy and transformation;

  • Having experience with Shared service and outsourcing;

  • Having experience with Cost management; and,

  • Having experience with Talent management.

Demonstrates success with analyzing detailed finance and accounting processes to identify improvement opportunities in the following areas;

  • Process improvement (Record to Report, Order to Cash, Source to Pay, etc);

  • Internal and external reporting;

  • People and organization structures;

  • Performance management, budgeting and forecasting;

  • Cash flow optimization and the use of capital; and,

  • Maintenance and building of cost-effective controls;

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:


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.