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Finance Operations | Senior Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

About The Team
We're a team of finance professionals who deliver bespoke and standard finance solutions to our clients on an insourced, outsourced or co-sourced basis. We use our tech-enabled platforms to deliver a first class service to our clients which include running all or part of their finance function, or handling their compliance. Our service is flexible and scalable to help meet changing business needs in a complex environment - and it's powered by our highly skilled people.

Skills and Experience
  • Qualified in either ACA | ACCA | CIMA or equivalent
  • Proven track record solutioning, mobilising and delivering finance transformation projects and transitions / managed service transitions, ideally managed service to managed service transition.
  • Experience of shared service | finance managed service | professional services or | outsourced finance | functions.
  • Detailed knowledge around finance function processes (R2R | P2P | O2C).
  • Financial management experience including financial planning and analysis, and scenario modelling
  • Experience in documenting | testing financial processes and experience of a range of ERP systems | accounting packages.
  • Leadership / Management Experience of large scale teams including performance management and coaching teams.
  • Strong project management skills including process systems hypercare.

About The Role
Finance & Tax Solutions consists of a team of finance professionals at all levels providing operational delivery for our clients.

We are responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and evolving, providing you with an opportunity to work with a wide variety of high profile clients across sectors.
As a senior manager within the team, you will be responsible for ensuring we provide a high standard of delivery to our clients, as well as being responsible for building, growing and developing the team as our business scales.

Therefore the role could involve management and oversight in the following areas:

Key Responsibilities:
  • Operational finance including: accounts payable | receivable review and management, bank reconciliations, general ledger accounting
  • Management accounting - actuals, budgets and rolling forecasts
  • Financial control including oversight of balance sheet reviews
  • Involvement in period/ year end close processes
  • Financial accounting - involvement in preparation of financial statements under applicable Reporting Standards
  • Collaborating with the client delivery teams in tasks and activities that span across operational finance and financial reporting
  • Managing and coaching our managers and senior associates in their roles in delivery
  • Scoping and understanding the client's current system and reporting requirements
  • Contributing to the creation and providing best practice challenge to finance processes
  • Working with Technology solution team on set up of accounting system
  • Implementation of workflow and work management tools
  • Communication with client and internal stakeholders
  • Coaching and mentoring and the ongoing development of the team


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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