Finance Consulting Benchmarking - Manager - Private Sector

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Scope of Work / Role
  • Supporting the redesign of PwC's Finance and SG&A benchmarking approach and the tools used to deliver our assessments in line with the organisation's evolving digital finance transformation approach.
  • Helping design and deliver finance assessment at the beginning of programmes/projects.
  • Understanding client requirements, mapping client orgs, running customer surveys, activity analysis.
  • Project delivery given some of team management activities and housekeeping programme management.
  • Supporting BD activity on weekly basis.
  • Involved in client meetings, interviews, facilitating workshops with clients, providing training - senior clients (CFO / COO) presenting analysis to clients - cross sector clients. More focused on sell-design-deliver.

Skills Required
  • Strong interest and understanding of Finance function operating models and the impact of emerging technologies.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Experience of successfully using a range of analytical and presentation tools to assess organisational performance and help clients develop performance improvement plans.
  • Confidence with data analysis and presentation.
  • Consulting skills.
  • Interest in new tools, presenting and analytics tools.
  • Curious / continuous improvement mindset.


In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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