PwC Financial Services Workday Finance Manager & Lead in Dallas, Texas

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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description

The Financial Services industry is operating in a challenging environment due to global economic pressure, increasing regulatory demands and capital requirements, and significant operational and technology changes. Our growing Financial Services Advisory team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help major financial institutions around the world respond to their most complex business challenges. The Financial Services Advisory practice is composed of three industry sectors: Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets, and Insurance.

Our certified Workday consultants help clients transform and migrate their Human Capital and Financial Management functions to Workday's Cloud platform. Leveraging big data, industry expertise, deep functional experience and Workday, we take clients from strategy through execution, identifying and solving business issues and ultimately transforming business through Workday.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Years of Experience: 6

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration

Certification(s) Preferred: Workday Services functional certification and/or engagement manager certification, CPA

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates prior proven success in a role utilizing the Workday environment for at least one year

Demonstrates proven success and extensive knowledge of assisting large companies with improving the performance of their finance organizations. This includes improving the delivery of finance services, implementing finance technologies, aligning finance strategy with business strategies, streamlining and standardizing finance policies, practices, and processes, transforming the finance organization to be more effective in supporting the business.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and proven success with serving on several cloud-based financial system implementations (e.g., Workday, NetSuite, Fusion, Intacct), acting as the project manager or lead.

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success to contribute to the development of a business vision and manage implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities.

Demonstrates proven success and thorough abilities with advising global organizations on improving efficiency and effectiveness in transaction processing, close and consolidation, budgeting and forecasting, and internal and external reporting, which includes the following:

-Process improvement in, industry knowledge, and applications of at least one of the following focus areas:

-Shared service and outsourcing, finance transformation, performance management, financial systems optimization, and talent management

-Business intelligence and performance management software tools

-Strategy development

as well as leveraging PC applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project) and business levels of fluency in multiple languages

to write, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently; to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management, including development and delivery of business proposals, conferences and whitepapers.

-Identification, obtainment and processing of critical data (e.g. benchmarks) to challenge the status quo through innovative thought leadership in the application of standard industry practice solutions for high performing finance functions, including the following:

-Internal and external reporting;

-People and organization structures;

-Performance management, budgeting and forecasting capabilities;

-Cash flow optimization and the use of capital; and,

-Maintenance and building of cost-effective controls

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and/or success with identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and proven success as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback