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FS Finance Change & Controls - Manager

Employer
PwC
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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Salary band
Competitive
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

About the Team

A career within our Finance Change and Controls team will provide you with the opportunity to help companies on their risk and control frameworks, general accounting and finance advisory,  managing finance change programmes. We form part of a big team with over 90 people and offer a broad range of services. The team are self-starting, agile and thrive on bringing past experiences to new and diverse challenges. They are happy to work as individuals or as part of multi-disciplinary teams to provide hands-on, client facing services to our clients across the Insurance, banking, brokerage, and several other financial sectors - depending on your previous skills and experience.

About the Role

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 manager, 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:
 

  • Develop new skills outside of your comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

The essentials
 

  • Significant experience of working within established professional services/consulting organisations of financial services, specifically focussed on regulatory/business change and/or governance, risk and controls.

  • Technical knowledge and practical experience of controls design, implementation and testing

  • A proven track record of successfully supporting work-streams within change/client engagements

  • Strong client relationship, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, with a good track record of dealing with stakeholders

  • Possession of strong teamwork and leadership skills

  • ​A willingness to learn new skills and help develop and innovate new client propositions

  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels

  • Strong report writing skills

  • The ability to apply sound judgement during engagements and to support and articulate any conclusions reached to more senior level personnel both internally and externally

  • Very strong attention to detail

  • Agility – an interest in working in a dynamic environment and on different types of projects across the financial services industry

Preferred Skills
 

  • A strong understanding of SOx compliance requirements and internal control frameworks (i.e. COSO);

  • Demonstrable experience of working on multiple projects, managing your time effectively to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines;

  • Commercial acumen and an interest in how complex organisations operate; and

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • A chartered or certified accountancy qualification (ACA or equivalent)

  • Project management skills


Risk
Risk is all around us and in our complex world, is changing all the time. Our teams bring people from diverse backgrounds together, using their skills and cutting-edge technology, to help solve complex problems. We are pioneers in a world of changing risk and our market leading services build resilient organisations. Join us and together, we can support our clients to rethink risk.


Not the role for you?
Did you know PwC offers flexible career arrangements and contract work? Learn more.

The skills we look for
The PwC Professional is our global framework for defining and encouraging leadership at all levels. Learn more.

The Deal
‘The Deal’, our firmwide Employee Value Proposition’ empowers our people to be the best they can be. Learn more.

Our commitment to you
We’re committed to building a culture that empowers all of our people to thrive and feel a sense of belonging at PwC. Learn more.

Application support
If you’re a person with a disability, if you’re neurodivergent, or if you have a condition that you believe may affect your performance during our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes for you. Learn more.

Company

Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

Stay safe and stay connected in this rapidly changing world.

PwC

Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.

 

The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.

 

What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.

 

 

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