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Business Operating Solutions Finance Director

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Line of service
Internal Firm Services
Grade
Director
Specialism
Global team - Internal Firm Services
Industry
Across all industries
Position type
Full Time
Job ID
25946BR

Job description

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

  • simplify

  • 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.


Key Responsibilities
  • 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.


Location
National


Internal firm services

In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.

The skills we look for in future employees

All 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 www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

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, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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