Business Operating Solutions Finance Director
Overview of Role:
Globally, we've embarked on a journey to create the capability to work as ‘One Network’ and make it easier to bring the best of our collective thinking to each other and our clients. Aligning, streamlining and standardising many of our business operating processes and technologies across the Network is going to take a concerted effort but will help us achieve our Vision. Given the pace and speed in which PwC is investing in initiatives to drive our Vision, our ability to manage change for our business and our people is more critical than ever.
To bring the best of our talent, the best of our collective thinking to each other and our clients the Business Operating Solutions (BOS) programme will create the capabilities we need to achieve our business objectives.
Through the BOS programme, using today’s technology and enhancing our processes enables us to make tangible changes and connect our ecosystem. It allows us to evolve in ways that we haven’t been able to do so before. The seven projects under Business Operating Solutions (Salesforce, Ignite/ Workday, EM/FI, Google, Risk and Independence, Information, and Business Process Alignment) will enable us to change how we...
engage in the market
support our people
collaborate and work together
manage our profitability
improve decision making
The BOS Finance Director will be part of the Network’s Finance Operations team and will report to the Global Information Finance Operations Director with a dotted line to the BOS Programme PMO Lead. In this period of unprecedented change at PwC, this Finance Director role is critical in ensuring proper financial control and governance.
Build and maintain effective working relationship with the BOS Programme Leader, BOS PMO Lead, BOS Workstream Leaders and their teams.
Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with theBOS Programme Board, NLT COOs, BOS BV Operating Committee and BOS BV Directors.
Build and maintain effective working relationships with BOS shareholder territories and other territories providing resources to the BOS programme.
Provide reporting to support decision making by BOS leadership and governance groups
Responsible for ensuring that controls are in place and operating effectively across all BOS financial processes
Lead and develop the BOS finance team - in multiple locations
Manage the relationship with PwC Netherlands who provide bookkeeping and other accounting services to the BOS programme. Manage and monitor fees and SLAs.
Ensure budget and forecast processes are carried out and reviewed.
Take ultimate responsibility for BOS BV cash management.
Present annual financial statements to the BOS BV Operating Committee and Directors.
Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met.
Experience and Knowledge:
Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification
Commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal) at all levels
Strong executive presence to work with senior leaders in the firm
High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.
Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence
Location: Ideally, we’d like this candidate located in the US, UK, Netherlands or Germany
The role is open as a Permanent opportunity or a 2 year FTC / Secondment for the right candidate.