Finance Transformation - Manager

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Job Description & Summary

PwC Ireland- Bring Your Talent, Grow Your Skills, Unlock Your Potential!

Are you looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to support teams delivering a variety of interesting projects with the most successful Irish and international organisations?
We are planning significant growth and expansion to our Finance Transformation team over the next few years and we are looking for capable and energetic people to join us on this journey. We are currently seeking to recruit Consultants at the Manager level for the PwC Financial Transformation team within the Advisory Consulting Practice.
As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.
This team delivers and manages finance transformation projects in one or more of the following areas:
Developing Finance Operations strategies that align with the corporate strategy for the business including business case development and benefits realisation
Designing, building and implementing finance operating models e.g. finance organisation design, shared services design, outsourcing, processes and technology
Digital transformation and intelligent process automation - assessing, designing and implementing technology interventions such as RPA, Process Mining, OCR, ChatBOTs, etc.
Finance function maturity assessments and benchmarking
Implementing digital dashboards using advanced digital and analytic tools to monitor key operational parameters and facilitate insightful business decision making
Delivering solutions from EPM strategy to implementation across technologies
Advising on strategies and competency assessments to create a Finance workforce of the future
Project management on strategic finance programmes including cost optimisation, divestitures planning, post merger acquisition / integrations, legal entity rationalisations, payroll optimisation, ERP implementations, etc.

About PwC

PwC is more than a place to work, it's a place to think, grow and be inspired. At PwC, your progress is our priority. You'll be working with a wide range of clients, learning from and leading in your team and sharing your unique perspective.

The work that you will do is about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You will work with leading Irish and Global companies across a diverse range of industries including, Financial Services, FMCG, Retail, Pharma, Government, Tech and Utilities.

About The Finance Transformation Consulting Team

We are a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

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.

We work with an exciting and diverse range of clients from local start-ups to global multinational organisations across all industry sectors e.g. technology, phama, retail & consumers, professional services and public sector.

Our work includes:

  • Implementing a modern finance vision and strategy.

  • Shared Services & Outsourcing Optimisation

  • Rapid Finance Assessment

  • Finance Process Excellence

  • Payroll Optimisation

  • Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Strategy

  • Zero Based Reporting

  • Talent Secondments

  • Finance Projects PMO

How we have helped our clients:

  • We coordinated the HSE’s supply chain operations in support of the COVID19 vaccine rollout

  • We programme managed the European integration of two market leading consumer brands

  • We reconfigured the sales & manufacturing planning operations for an Irish Pharmaceutical company

  • We developed the procurement synergy plans in support of a global merger in the entertainment industry

  • We developed the future operating model for a national Insurance company

About You

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and meaningful recommendations.

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

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

  • Build and maintain strong client relationships.

  • Effectively plan and manage a project workstream to time and to budget in support of the overall project plan.

  • Resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

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

Experience and Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a finance or operations role

  • Qualified accountant with ACA, CIMA or other accounting qualification is desirable

  • Experience:

  • In leading or key roles in Finance Transformation projects, ideally within a professional services / consulting organisation or within a progessive organisation

  • Of successfully shaping compelling proposals for clients, architecting and then leading delivery across the end to end project lifecycle from strategy to execution

  • In finance process optimisation and automation

  • With Digital Finance tools (automation, process mining, dashboarding)

  • With Finance/EPM systems and ERPs through implementation or as users

  • In Financial Data, Management and Financial Reporting

  • Self starter with strong leadership and influencing skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Curious and analytical mindset

Unlock your potential with PwC Ireland

We believe that challenges are better solved together! We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams encouraged to collaborate and innovate in a way that creates powerful solutions and makes a positive impact. This purpose-led work, and our continuous development and encouragement, will help unlock your potential and take your career to the next level.

Enjoy PwC’s perks

We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive employee benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at Life@PwC. (

Being appreciated for being you

Our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  We believe this so much that we have signed up for the Business in the Community Elevate Pledge. (

You can learn more about our culture of belonging and explore our range of inclusive programmes, initiatives, employee resource groups and more at

Avoid the confidence gap; you do not have to match all the listed requirements exactly to apply, we’d love to hear from you!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please email us for more information.

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Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin