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Finance Business Partnering Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Closing date
9 Apr 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Are you a finance professional looking for an exciting opportunity to join a high-performing internal finance team? We are currently seeking a Finance Business Partnering Manager to support the Workforce Market within the Tax Business at PwC.

About Us:

At PwC, our Business Partnering teams work hand-in-hand with employees across the business, informing our leaders on key decisions that drive the business forward, and shape their engagements. We entrust our Business Partnering teams to be proactive and honest, to build relationships and influence, to understand, challenge, and hold a mirror to the business, and to translate the numbers into a business story.

Our Finance Business Partnering teams are an integral part of the internal Finance function and are aligned with business units. They work closely with the business unit's leadership team to help drive business performance and provide a platform to support well-informed and high-quality financial decision making. Business units can vary in size, but can be as large as 1,000 talented professionals who provide services within specific markets, industries, geographies, or products.

About the Role:

Our Workforce Market Finance Business Partnering team provides objective financial advice and opinions that positively impact the future choices of the business unit. We identify and drive financial improvements, whether through pricing, efficiency, resource allocation, or cost management. We prepare financial plans, targets, budgets and forecasts for the business unit and report on financial and non-financial performance against these.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Business strategy and planning
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Interpretation and reporting of the monthly financial results; recommending actions
  • Performance management and improvement
  • Financial control and compliance
  • People management and development of others

About You:

As a Finance Business Partnering Manager, you will utilize your strong business, technical, analytical, and commercial skills to provide advice to our client-facing professionals in line with PwC policies and accounting standards. To excel in the role, you should be forward thinking and able to develop innovative solutions to support the business growth and profitability targets.

Reporting to the Finance Lead, you will work in a team of finance professionals, collaborating with other finance functions to build strong relationships and develop new skills.

Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Relevant finance qualification such as CA, ACA, CIMA or ACCA
  • Commercially minded with a deep understanding of business operations
  • Proactive and takes personal responsibility for delivering tasks from start to finish in a timely manner
  • Action-oriented, with a focus on continuous improvement in all areas of work
  • Demonstrates high energy, productivity, and the ability to deliver quality results with a challenging but positive and influencing style
  • Strong relationship builder with a reputation for integrity, trust, and openness
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills as well as proficiency with data analytics and visualization tools
  • Committed to developing mutually supportive relationships with the wider Finance team and effectively utilizing available expertise

If you are a talented finance professional with a passion for driving business performance and supporting growth, we want to hear from you. Join our collaborative and innovative team and be part of a company that values your expertise and supports your professional development.


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.


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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