Finance Operations and Strategic Initiatives Director


: $87,220.00 - $178,020.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

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A career in Finance, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help PwC in all aspects of our Finance internal function including financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with overall strategy. You'll focus on recording and analysing financial transactions, paying and receiving invoices, maintaining financial statement ledger accounts, and preparing analysis and reconciliations of bills to detect fraud. As a part of our Internal Firm Services, you'll provide strategic oversight, manage operations, and develop policies for all aspects of the Finance team.


As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Proactively lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines
* Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
* Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
* Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
* Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
* Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
* Responsibility for management of engagement financials
* Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

10 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in overall project management including successful client engagement management including the following areas:

* Maintaining relationships with key executives, companies, clients, and a network of professional organizations;
* Preparing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting complex written and verbal materials to and/or for executive-level audiences and clients;
* Marketing and managing client visits with a focus on client experience and loyalty;
* Identifying products or services for potential go-to-market opportunities;
* Generating and communicating shared vision;
* Assisting with the leaders of teams to generate a vision, establish direction, and motivate members to create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation;
* Combining strategic thinking with tactical execution as well as a passion for project management;
* Participating in various staff recruitment and retention activities;
* Coaching staff including providing written and verbal feedback;
* Generating new business, proposal writing and delivery, collaborating across business units;
* Designing and directing research methodologies that lead to consumer and market insights; and,
* Leveraging knowledge of the U.S. market, business practices, and the technology sector.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in a professional services environment utilizing automation & digitization in a professional services environment, including but not limited to:

* Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;
* Transforming the business by creating capacity and delivering an enhanced employee and client experience;
* Understanding of governance, commissioning and presenting business cases;
* Establishing SOW's which are understood and followed, timelines, budgets and commitments are met and client work is conducted under a broader business or strategic context;
* Taking technology to market;
* Researching and implementing emerging technologies such as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, cognitive interfaces, Internet of Things, and emerging business practices such as data-driven and mobile business models; and,
* Developing digital projects, release planning, creating roadmaps, and managing and creating backlog/requirements utilizing prioritization planning.

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.
Associated topics: chief financial officer, controller, director finance, finance director, manage, operation, recruit, senior director, staff, supply * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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