BRS - Working Capital Manager - London
|Job Title:||BRS - Working Capital Manager - London|
|Contact Name:||PwCRecruiting Team|
|Job Published:||June 11, 2019 19:02|
About the Team
Our specialist Working Capital team sits within our broader Operational Restructuring team. We work closely with our clients to develop sustainable solutions to free up cash from our client’s balance sheets. Our skills and knowledge are applied and gradually transferred to improve working capital management, leaving clients with sustainable performance improvement.
About the role
As a Manager within the Working Capital team you will work with cross-functional stakeholders across many different Industries. You will be responsible for the assessment of current performance and leading change and transformation efforts. You will lead specific work-streams of projects and manage operational client stakeholders on a day to day basis.
You will focus mainly on working capital improvement areas matching your previous experience and expertise, including
Review the operational and financial performance of Inventory, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
Understand key business processes and operational working capital challenges
Financial analysis of opportunities for working capital reduction, within context of commercial requirements of business
Assessment of operational and management teams within an organisation, identifying skill gaps
Working alongside management to implement and support project plans
Hands-on implementation of improved working capital processes
Leading the operational project delivery to drive cash generation from working capital
Essential skills and experience
Previous experience in Supply Chain and Procurement roles, or working capital consulting experience in the UK or continental Europe
Experience in engagements to improve supply chain management, inventory reduction or general working capital optimisation
Good end to end understanding of flows of goods and services, information and money and how all different functions internally and externally cooperate.
Sound financial analysis skills
Strong commercial awareness and business analysis skills
Proficiency in analytics and visualisation tools, such as Alteryx, Tableau or Power BI is beneficial (but not necessary)
Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable communicating with all levels
Proven project and client management skills
Ability to lead and motivate others, where required in the role
Other European languages beneficial (but not necessary)
You’ll be joining a team who welcome your outlook and knowledge, whilst developing your skill set further within one of the world’s leading professional organisations. With an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working requirements where appropriate and have many successful arrangements currently in place.
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