Finance Consulting Director (Government, Healthcare & Pharma)
Who we are looking for
PwC Consulting helps organisations to work smarter and grow faster. With plans to treble its revenues over the next four years, Consulting is the fastest growing area of PwC. We offer practical, far-sighted advice and exceptional delivery. That can mean improving the way an organisation operates, reducing costs, managing risks, making the most of talent or fundamentally changing the way a business works.
We are looking for a new Director within our Finance Consulting team with a particular focus on the Government & healthcare industry sector – but with an ability to apply their skills across other related industries. We are looking for people with skills in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance function and it’s impact in improving the performance of the business.
We deliver high value solutions, from strategy to execution, solving our clients’ complex business problems through technology enablement. These include in overview:
Finance transformation (vision, operating model, process change, shared services, Finance Business Partnering, planning and forecasting etc.);
Driving value from technology and operations;
Finance systems implementation (ERP, Reporting tools, planning and forecasting, Consolidation, RPA/AI, information models etc.); and
Achieving business insight and achiveing business growth
We are looking for dynamic Finance change leaders – the profile below is broad and we are interested in talking to all candidates who see themselves in this space. Of note, we are interested in both ‘process consultants’ (who focus on Finance Operating Model, Process, Shared Services etc.), as well as ‘technology consultants’, who are experienced in Finance systems and data architecture design and implementation.
About the role
This is a senior level appointment for a Director to be responsible for:
building relationships with the Finance leaders of our key Government & healthcare clients;
identifying client needs and proposing solutions to them;
leading the delivery of projects;
developing the careers of the teams working with and reporting to you;
being part of the leadership team in the Consulting Government, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals practice; and
maintaining a consistently high and leading edge market profile.
The following skills and experience are required for this role:
Must have extensive knowledge, experience & network in the pharmaceuticals industry
Previous consulting experience in a Big 4, systems integration, outsourcing or industry specialist consulting firm environment and a track record of sales and delivery within a similar environment
Finance Transformation Programme experience. Understand Finance change, ideally from strategy through to technology enabled delivery and developed solutions to Finance function challenges utilising significant knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
o Business solution architecture design and / or Process redesign
o Finance systems implementation
o Operating model design, including business partnership roles
o Shared Service Centres/ Outsourcing
Excellent interpersonal skills & networking ability to develop and nurture contacts and build strong sustainable relationships, and demonstrating the firm's values;
First class delivery skills of large, complex and multi-faceted projects;
Personal and Professional Development - committed to seeking and acting on feedback and learning opportunities; and
A track record of coaching and developing team members.