Senior Associate-Finance Transformation

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • As a team member, 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 areas of focus include but are not limited to:
    Finance Strategy & Vision: Assist the finance function to define the finance vision, outline clear-set of value proposition, define sustainable cost reduction model, prepare a roadmap for finance transformation strategy, define and develop a finance target operating model
  • Shared Services: Define finance service delivery model, perform feasibility study including location assessment, conduct FTE/volume analysis, activity & process split, develop business case to support implementation and program manage transitions
  • Business Process Re-engineering: Performing current state assessments, conduct gap analysis, identify areas of improvements in efficiency and effectiveness, remediate control gaps, build transformation roadmaps, design future state by streamlining / standardizing the processes to enable cost effective operations.
  • Performance / KPI Management - define an effective set of performance measures and KPIs which will focus the business on the delivery of strategy and business plans
  • Deals related services: Post-merger integration and transaction support, assist with acquisition support / Day-1 readiness for finance & accounting functions
  • Financial Planning & Analysis: Assess the existing planning function, develop the vision for the end-state planning cycle with a clearly articulated process and system improvement roadmap including key milestones, expected benefits and impact of technology
  • Close & Reporting: Optimize financial close process, design future-ready and regulatory compliant reporting models, design models for cash flow reporting
  • Working Capital Optimization: Analyze and define strategies for cash management, define cash management process, enable transactional process efficiency to optimize cash flow and liquidity, evaluate investment alternatives and make recommendations, drive the development of cash forecast
  • Digital in Finance: Digital in finance including automation assessments, robotics process automation, Finance Workforce of the future etc.
  • Design and implement digital finance platforms and provide functional expertise in implementations that enable higher efficiency, effectiveness and productivity among leadership.

Knowledge required

  • An ideal candidate for the Finance Transformation practice of PwC Advisory Acceleration Center should be proficient in one or more of the below:
  • Demonstrate working knowledge in any of the areas of finance, management accounting, reporting, shared services and / or knowledge in any sector
  • Have strong business acumen, with an ability to understand how business processes and decisions impact people and organization
  • Ability to conduct walkthroughs, workshops and meetings involving various business stakeholders
  • Good to have exposure to one of technology being ERPs / financial systems such as Oracle, SAP, Workday, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products such as PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, Word etc.
  • Working knowledge of any Digital Tools and accelerators such Alteryx, PowerBI, Tableau, UiPath etc. would be an added advantage

Desired Skills

  • Strong analytical and numerical skills, and domain knowledge
    Effective storytelling and communication skills to various audiences (written and verbal)
  • Strong work ethic, proactive and professional behavior
    Strategic and creative thinker, problem solver
  • Supports engagement manager in delivering engagements by identifying and addressing client needs
  • Exhibits strong ability to work independently as well as in a highly collaborative team environment

Educational Background

  • MBA from a premium B-School / Qualified CA / CPA / ICWA / CMA with relevant consulting experience

Additional Information

  • Travel Requirements: Travel to client locations may be required as per project requirements.
  • Line of Service: Consulting Solutions
  • Horizontal: Finance Transformation
  • Past Experience: 4- 7 years of prior relevant post - qualification work experience.

Key Skills

Management accounting; SAP; CMA; Financial planning; Consulting; Cost reduction; Cash flow; Cash management; Oracle; Operations

About Company

Pricewaterhouse Coopers Private Limited

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