12 days ago
Who we're looking for
The successful applicant will be responsible for providing finance decision-support to the Technology and Investments (T&I) finance and operations team. ). T&I is a XLoS (cross Line of Service) team at the forefront of PwC’s ambition to be the leading technology-enabled professional services firm. It is led by Jon Andrews who is on the Executive Board, and its Chief Operating Officer – Sunil Patel. T&I brings technology to life in a very real and practical way by working with PwC partners and staff and their clients, offering innovative and creative tech led solutions to help address challenges, be they seemingly straightforward, or more complex. The T&I team is made up from our emerging technology groups. These groups are focused on new and emerging technologies, exploring opportunities and bringing these to bear for our own business and also for our clients. T&I houses cutting edge capabilities including AI, Blockchain, Disruption, Innovation, Drones, and Virtual/Augmented Reality.
The role provides an opportunity to gain commercial insight into firmwide support costs as well the wider technology reporting landscape of the firm. Internal finance is led by the PwC Finance Partner and is made up of c330 finance professionals across a broad range of specialisms.
Good IT skills (Excel spreadsheets and data manipulation) are required to make efficient use of the Firm’s financial systems.
The role will report to a finance manager.
Day to day role:
Being responsible for monthly journals (preparing and processing accruals, prepayments, recharges and allocations)
Assisting in the preparation of value-added financial analysis and reports for functions/XLoS, including explanations for major variances
Supporting the Functions Finance leaders on the preparation of budgets and forecasts and development of cost and ROI reporting for T&I.
Providing ad hoc support to Finance leaders on day to day financial management, as required. This includes:
Project code maintenance - Cost centre/financial structure/staff changes
Invoicing – sundry billing
Time analysis reporting
Transactional review, analysis and reporting on the Firm’s Financial systems
Qualifications not essential, but ideally the candidates should be studying for an accounting qualification. Need to be financially competent.
A clear personal pride for delivering high quality services to clients, including the ability to consistently manage their expectations and anticipate their needs.
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Sound accounting and analytical skills
Strong organisational skills, including multi-tasking and prioritising effectively
Being proactive in identifying, flagging and offering solutions to potential issues or problems.
Ability to prioritise and adapt within a dynamic working environment.