Finance Operations, Director

Published
August 5, 2022
Location
San Jose, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Specialty/Competency: Finance

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 60%

A career in our Financial Operations 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 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 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

Minimum Years of Experience :

8 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Accounting, Business Administration/Management, Finance

Certification(s) Preferred :

CPA

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

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

  • Demonstrates proven expertise and success with advising global organizations on improving efficiency and effectiveness in transaction processing, close and consolidation, budgeting and forecasting, and internal and external reporting, which includes the following:

  • Demonstrates leading teams and project management engagements in a professional business services environment in at least two of the following focus areas: shared service and outsourcing, finance transformation, performance management, financial systems optimization, and talent management;

  • Demonstrates utilizing business intelligence and performance management software tools.

  • Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities and success with developing strategy; as well as leveraging PC applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project to write, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently; to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management, including development and delivery of business proposals, conferences and whitepapers.

  • Proven track record of success and expert-level ability to maintain relationships with key executives and a network of professional organizations or affiliations and the ability to turn these relationships into additional sales.

  • Demonstrated proven expert-level abilities and direct success with identifying, obtaining and processing critical data (e.g. benchmarks) to challenge the status quo through innovative thought leadership in the application of standard industry practice solutions for high performing finance functions, including the following: internal and external reporting; people and organization structures; performance management, budgeting and forecasting capabilities; cash flow optimization and the use of capital; and, building and maintaining cost-effective controls.

  • Demonstrates proven expert-level ability and direct success with contributing to the development of a business vision and manage implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities.

  • Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs: 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.

  • Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities and success as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback

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/coloradoadvisorydirector.

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