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Consulting, Finance Transformation, Director

Toronto, ON
Full Time
3 days ago

Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career in our Enterprise Performance Management 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 optimise and align financial planning, consolidation, reporting and analytics processes, systems and information to provide business insights that drive better decisions and actions.

To really stand out and m

ake 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.

What you'll create and do

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:
  • Work with PwC colleagues in other lines of services in support of client needs for Finance Transformation services
  • Team up with Industry and Market teams to identify, qualify and develop Finance Transformation opportunities
  • Lead proposal development process in Finance Transformation opportunities
  • Lead the delivery of medium to large scale Finance Transformation engagements, including
  • Finance technology enablement (ERP or similar implementation)
  • Financial process analysis, design and implementation
  • Alternative delivery model analysis, design and implementation (i.e. target operating models, such as shared services and outsourcing)
  • Performance management optimization (i.e. reporting and analytics, planning, budgeting & forecasting, etc.)
  • Finance vendor and software selection
  • Support the engagement partner in managing engagement risk and project economics
  • Prepare, review and ensure engagement deliverables meet PwC and client quality expectations
  • Perform role of coach and actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities
  • 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

  • What you'll bring to this role

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience, including more than 5 years in consulting firm(s)
  • Big 4 consulting background is an asset
  • Experience with ERP and/or Finance transformation implementation initiatives and projects
  • Understanding of financial applications (i.e. General Ledger, Consolidation and Business Intelligence systems)
  • SAP S/4HANA experience is an asset
  • Working expertise or strong understanding in many, if not all, of the core Finance areas of:
  • Order-to-Cash - order entry, customer credit, invoicing, accounts receivable, collections,
  • Procure-to-Pay - procurement, accounts payable, invoicing 
  • Record-to-Report - financial close, consolidation, financial reporting, Fixed Assets, Inventory, Payroll
  • Performance Management - management reporting, planning, budgeting & forecasting, analytics & decision support
  • Experience in process improvement or re-engineering initiatives and projects in the core back office accounting areas (see above) in a consultant role. 
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • MBA or related masters or a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA or CGA) is an asset

  • Why you'll love working for PwC

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