Financial Services -Finance Consulting-Financial Operations-Associate

Employer
PWC
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 17, 2021
Ref
145193368
Hours
Full Time
Specialty/Competency: FinanceIndustry/Sector: FS X-SectorTime Type: Full timeTravel Requirements: Up to 80%A career in our Financial Operations practice, within Finance Consulting services, will provide the opportunity to work alongside CEOs, CFOs, controllers and treasurers to optimize 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 transform their finance function by executing strategies to reduce functional and operational complexity through streamlined processes, optimise d use of technology, and efficient use of resources to deliver cost effective, high quality services to all stakeholders. 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 an Associate, 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: Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.Share and collaborate effectively with others.Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.Follow risk management and compliance procedures.Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.Build and maintain an internal and external network.Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Preferred Knowledge/Skills:Relevant experience in cost accounting methods including, activity-based costing, unit costing, standard costing methods with variances and residual analysisProven experience cost study design and oversight, including the use and maintenance of standard cost frameworks for the integration of cost studies with existing model methodologiesProven experience in a Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) setting in Banking and Capital Markets, Asset Management and/or InsuranceDemonstrated ability to run and update cost modeling systems (data, hierarchy, rules, etc.) supporting Standard and Forecast unit costs, variance reporting, cost maintenance, operational metrics and scorecardsDemonstrated abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:Understanding of the functionality of financial systems, such as Oracle (EPM Suite - PCMCS/EBPCS), SAP (PaPM), Workday (Adaptive Insights / Prism), Anaplan, OneStream, Tagetik, SAS ABM, MyABCMUnderstanding common issues facing clients in their industry from a performance measurement perspectiveLeveraging business intelligence tools (PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik) to support the reporting and monitoring of performance metricsLeveraging digital tools to manage data such as Alteryx, UI Path, Blue Prism among othersManaging efforts with identifying and addressing client needs by 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.For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryassociate.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-PolicyFor 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. 217045

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