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FS Finance Consulting - Senior Associate -Banking - FTOM (BB-03058)

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A career 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.A career 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.About the teamPwC is one of the world’s leading professional services firms and our Financial Services (FS) client base covers leading organisations spanning Insurance and Investment Management.The Finance Consulting within FS team advises leading FS providers on a wide variety of Finance Transformation programmes including performance management, shared services, outsourcing, process redesign and systems transformation. In particular, our clients are looking for ways to meet the current regulatory and reporting challenges. Our team includes both broad FS practitioners and specialists in Insurance, Banking or Asset management and candidates from all these areas are required.In support of our growth, we're currently recruiting Senior Associates with Finance Transformation experience within Financial Services.This role will be mainly client-based, developing teams and leading/ supporting transformational work and change engagements as well as some business development responsibilities.About the RoleFinance Consulting is a successful and fast growing team of over 200 people that has already established a strong reputation in the marketplace. We are helping organisations carve out a more influential and strategic role for Finance in the evolving world of modern business. We help to address the challenges of achieving increasingly demanding standards of control and reporting whilst continuously driving for efficiency and performance improvement.Our delivery work can includeFinance vision, strategy and operating modelsFinance and multi-function shared services /outsourcingFinance function process improvementSupporting cost reduction exercises, with robust benefit realisation planBenchmarking the finance functionEnterprise performance management including planning, budgeting and forecastingFinance IT strategy - including embedding applicable digital technologiesJoining our team as a Senior Associate, we would expect you to have experience of large change projects, preferably within a major blue chip or consulting environment.You will have been supporting decision making and be able to demonstrate a track record of implementation success, achieving savings and overcoming various challenges. Significant FS sector experience is essential.ResponsibilitiesAs a Senior Associate, 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 toProactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and aboveBe involved in the financial management of clientsBe actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clientsContribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumenDevelop strategies to solve complex technical challengesAssist in the management and delivering of large projectsTrain, coach, and supervise staffKeep up to date with local and national business and economic issuesContinue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brandRequirementsWe require experienced Senior Associates who have the following technical skills and experience:Preference will be given to candidates with well demonstrated external consulting experienceFinancial services experience specifically InsuranceA delivery track record of leading workstreams within complex Finance transformation projects,A consulting/professional services track recordAn understanding of standard Finance systems such as EPM and ERPExperience of leading and developing teamsDegree level with additional qualifications such as ACA/ACCA/CIMA/MBA;Demonstrated ability to advise senior management on alternative solutions and risks with experience of presenting and influencing at a senior level3-4 years of relevant experienceDesirable skills & experienceExperience of the impact of regulations on finance in FS. Candidates would ideally have exposure to one or more of IFRS 17, IFRS 9, Solvency II, Basel III, SOx, GDPRData architecture, data management, chart of accounts designSystems architecture for finance systemsExposure to Robotics process automation and other disruptive technologiesA formal accounting qualification or equivalent understanding of accounting principles.Experience of a Lean approach to process / cost optimisation;ConsultingIn Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.Not the role for you?Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work ( ie temporary or day rate contracting)?The skills we look for in future employeesAll our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.Learn more here Difference. Driving Inclusion.We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive

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