8 days ago
A career in our Operational Restructuring practice, within Deals Business Recovery Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our clients survive an imminent crisis or simply fix gaps in their organisation. In joining, you’ll help clients, among other things, reduce balance sheet stress, generate cash and reduce costs or refinance to find the best source of capital to support their business objectives. Whatever the solution, we help them manage road blocks until the job is done.
Our team provides organisations with pragmatic solutions for operational restructuring and resource management for a swift recovery and sustained future success. You’ll work on performing short term cash flow reviews, advising on capital management, and assisting with stakeholder negotiations and restructuring methodologies.
About the Team
Our specialist Working Capital team sits within our broader Operational Restructuring team. We work closely with our clients to develop sustainable solutions to free up cash from our client’s balance sheets. Our skills and knowledge are applied and gradually transferred to improve working capital management, leaving clients with sustainable performance improvement.
About the role
As a Senior Manager within the Working Capital team you will work with cross-functional stakeholders across many different Industries to assess and benchmark current performance, identify areas for improvement and lead change and transformation efforts.
You will focus mainly on working capital improvement areas matching your previous experience and expertise, including
Review of working capital cycles in a business
Understand key business processes and working capital requirements
Financial analysis of opportunities for working capital reduction, within context of commercial requirements of business
Develop action plans addressing opportunities
Working alongside management to implement and support project plans
Post implementation reviews and monitoring of performance improvement
Assessment of operational and management teams within an organisation, identifying skill gaps
Tracking and evaluation of working capital performance
Working with other PwC teams in the UK and abroad
Presentations and/or Reports to key stakeholders (e.g. Board level/management)
Active contribution to the teams marketing efforts (both internal and external) is expected and encouraged.
Company, sector and market research and analysis
Essential skills and experience
Experience of running working capital improvement / cost reduction programmes in either public or private sector
Good end to end understanding of flows of goods, information and services and how all different functions internally and externally cooperate.
Previous experience in Purchasing, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Credit Control or Procurement
Proven project and time management skills
Sound financial analysis skills
Strong commercial awareness and business analysis skills
Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable communicating with all levels
Experience of a range of sectors or specific expertise in a broad market sector
Other languages beneficial (but not necessary)
Ability to lead and motivate others, where required in the role
Ability to work to tight deadlines in a pressurised working environment
You’ll be joining a team who welcome your outlook and knowledge, whilst developing your skill set further within one of the world’s leading professional organisations. With an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working requirements where appropriate and have many successful arrangements currently in place.