Senior Manager - Finance Effectiveness - Transformation

Job Description

As a Senior Manager, youll work as part of a team of problem solvers, leading to solving complex business issues
from strategy to execution. You will have the opportunity to work alongside CEOs, CFOs and Controllers to optimize
the structure of their finance functions and improve their contribution to the business. You will support clients by
addressing the challenges of achieving appropriate standards of control, efficient back-office opportunities, and
support to the business through insights. You would help clients transform their finance function by executing
strategies to reduce functional and operational complexity through streamlined processes, optimized use of
technology, and efficient use of resources to deliver cost effective, high quality services to all stakeholders. Specific
responsibilities 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 and financial consolidation
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
Other Responsibilities:
Participate in and lead aspects of the proposal development and writing processes, drive business
development activities, develop point of view and contribute to overall thought leadership
Lead the delivery of Finance Transformation engagements and provide strategic direction across the account /
project to deliver a superior client experience
Support the engagement team in managing engagement risk and project economics
Adopting and developing assets and products, usually technology enabled, to accelerate business
development and delivery
Prepare, review, and ensure engagement deliverables meet PwC and client quality expectations
Develop new skills outside of comfort zone
Actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities
Coach others, recognize their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development

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 finance business processes including
Record to Report, Order to Cash, FPA etc. and decisions impact people and organization
Ability to conduct walkthroughs, lead 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:
Proven intimate levels of knowledge and success with identifying, obtaining, and processing critical data to
challenge the status quo through innovative thought leadership in the application of standard industry
practice solutions for high performing finance functions
Extensive ability and success to contribute to the development of a business vision and manage
implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities
Proven ability and/or success with identifying and addressing client needs. communicating value
propositions, managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, and preparing and/or
coordinating complex written and verbal materials
Extensive 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
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to motivate and lead a team with
enthusiasm, drive and effectiveness
Proven ability 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

Educational Background:
MBA from a premium B-School / Qualified CA / CPA with relevant Big 4 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: 8 - 12 years of prior relevant post - qualification work experience

Key Skills

Management accounting; SAP; Project management; Financial planning; Consulting; Back office; Cash flow; Oracle; Forecasting; Recruitment

About Company

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Were a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at In India, our highly qualified and experienced professionals listen to different points of view to help you solve business issues and identify and maximise the opportunities you seek. Our industry specialisation allows us to help co-create solutions with our clients for their sector of interest.

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