Finance Consultant
PwC
Johannesburg
3d ago

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services

Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in Finance, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help PwC in all aspects of our Finance internal function including financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with overall strategy.

You’ll focus on recording and analysing financial transactions, paying and receiving invoices, maintaining financial statement ledger accounts, and preparing analysis and reconciliations of bills to detect fraud.

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 an Associate, 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 :

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and / or opportunities arise.
  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.
  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.
  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
  • Purpose of Job

    To provide administrative support to the Line of Service Finance Lead on financial performance management, decision support and business budgeting, planning and forecasting.

    Responsibilities :

    Support with and resolve complex Oracle queries (Projects, Contracts & Invoicing).

    Support LoSFL with generation & distribution of Business Unit, Network (Competency / Industry), Regional & Country Schedules.

    Support with WIP & AR Management (Set up meetings with EPs / EMs)

    Support with Timesheet management (Outstanding timesheets, Charge out Rates, etc.).

    Load and maintain project budgets in Oracle.

    Support with Days in Investment Management.

    Monitor and report on collections & Billings.

    Support with on-boarding Basic Oracle Training.

    Support with completion of bulk upload templates.

    Assist with Business Support (Finance) - Projects, contracts, Invoicing, Payment requisitions and over / under recoveries.

    Support with General Ledger Management (Entries, recons, accruals).

    Support with compliance to Month end procedures (GL, Accruals, Provisions, write offs, etc.).

    Support with Client & Employee Data Quality & Maintenance (Peoplesoft, Salesforce, Oracle and rate card management).

    Quality review of ServiceNow Submission Forms once completed by the business.

    Maintenance of Contracts and Projects as part of the clean up exercise.

    Maintenance of the Client Contract Data until SalesForce interface is in place.

    Work with Finance SSC and IT SSC to resolve business queries e.g. User Access, Time and Expense queries, Project and Contract Setup and invoicing.

    Initiation and Quality review of Self Service Purchase Requisitions and Receipting to ensure accurate accounting.

    Conduct ad-hoc tasks / projects to support business requirements.

    Initiating, obtaining approval and processing of charges between chargeable and non-chargeable project codes where relevant.

    Resources and Accountabilities

    Specific Country

    Key Competencies and Attributes

    Knowledge, skills and abilities

    Excellent analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

    Proficiency with financial software systems (knowledge or previous experience of Oracle).

    Excellent computer literacy skills, including advanced MS Office skills

    Ability to liaise and widely communicate (written and verbal) with internal and external stakeholders and network.

    Qualification & Experience

    Requirements

    Minimum of 3 years’ experience in financial accounting in a professional services environment.

    Minimum of Advanced certificate and / or Diploma in accounting is required.

    First degree (Hons) in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any related discipline is advantageous.

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