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Job Description & Summary
A career in our Financial Operations 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.
To really stand out and make 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.
As a Senior Associate, 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 on engagements with multidisciplinary teams
Conduct organizational diagnostics on financial processes
Conduct analyses in support of process performance measurement and improvement initiatives (e.g. costing, cost-benefit, benchmarking)
Finance transformation (including within an ERP Cloud implementation)
Establish credibility with existing and new clients by demonstrating subject matter expertise and knowledge in finance
Sustainable cost reduction and resource optimization projects
Vendor and software selection (including business requirements gathering)
Alternate delivery models analysis, design and optimization (such as Target Operating Model, shared services and outsourcing)
Support the engagement manager / director / partner in managing engagement risk and project economics including planning and budgeting
Prepare deliverable content
Ensure the quality of deliverables meets with PwC and client expectations
Participate in aspects of the proposal development process
Contribute to proposal writing
Team with PwC colleagues in other lines of services in support of client needs for Finance Consulting services
Support the development of "thought leadership" and "point-of-view" documents
An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work.
Experience and working knowledge in the core finance areas of Procure-to-Pay, Order-to-Cash, Acquire-to-Retire, Record-to-Report, Financial Planning and Budgeting and Management Reporting
Three or more years of relevant Finance professional experience. A combination of Industry experience and consulting experience is considered an asset.
MBA or related masters; or a professional accounting designation (CPA) is required.
Previous experience working in Finance & Accounting areas is an asset.
Experience in process improvement or re-engineering initiatives and projects in the core back office accounting areas (see above) in either a consultant or internal role.
Understanding of or hands-on experience with financial applications and/or enterprise management solutions is preferred.
High level of client service orientation such as building solid relationships with clients; approaching clients in an organized manner, demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks
Excellent team player and an understanding of personal and team roles; contributing to a positive work environment and proactively seeking guidance and feedback.
Excellent communication skills – oral, written, presentation
Strong problem solving orientation and analytical skills
Travel within Canada will be required and occasionally international travel, including the US.
Why you’ll love working for PwC
We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there’s something for everyone.
Leading benefits for our permanent staff include:
A competitive compensation package
Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions
PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit
Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program
Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment
Health, wellness and fitness perks
Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work
Back-up child and elder care support
Career defining project work and international experience
Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to “Vantage” our digital learning system
Award winning programs including “Women in Leadership” and “Enhanced Pursuit Program”
A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations
See how you can create your future at PwC:
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We’ve embraced technology by using an innovative cloud-based online application platform for Administrative, Specialist, Associate and Senior Associate roles that includes on-demand video interviews. This platform provides you with a seamless, efficient and convenient application process, saving you time and giving you flexibility, and it’s configured for tablets, smartphones and laptops. Please be advised that we can only conduct video interviews in English or French. All communications will be in the language that you selected during application. For Manager positions and above, we set up pre-screen phone interviews.
For more information about the application process, please click here: https://www.pwc.com/ca/en/careers/experienced-candidates/applying-at-pwc.html
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PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.