Finance Consulting - NHS Transformation Manager

19 Mar 2017
22 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for

In response to strong business growth, PwC's Consulting practice is currently
recruiting a Manager into its Finance Consulting team
This role can be based in London, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester or Birmingham

Finance Consulting

Our Finance Consulting group provides knowledge and experience to enable the
Finance Department to respond to the changing needs and expectations of the
business and to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of finance operations
whilst addressing the ever-increasing challenges of new regulatory
requirements. We provide full lifecycle support to CFO's on Finance function
redesign including advising on optimal organisation, process and systems
design and providing end-to-end support for subsequent implementation.

We help clients with a diverse range of issues which include:Assessing and
improving the role, organisation and effectiveness of finance
functions;Delivering on a Shared Services or outsourcing agenda, including
set-up, design and implementation;Finance function strategy and design,
including assessing and improving key finance processes;Implementing or
optimising their investment in Enterprise Resource Planning;Working to
implement and improve Enterprise Performance Management processes;Developing
feasibility studies and business casesDeveloping business models;Supporting
cost reduction exercises, with robust benefit realisation plans;Embedding
regulatory change;Optimising Corporate Treasury;Benchmarking the finance
function;Finance IT strategy.The Government & Healthcare Industries team
focuses on supporting clients, across this sector, in the following areas
:Developing Finance vision and strategy;Assessing and improving the role,
organisation and effectiveness of finance functions;Designing and implementing
the target operating model (TOM);Feasibility studies for multi-functional
shared service centres;Implementing and optimising shared service
centres;Outsourcing advisory services from strategy through to
execution;Scoping and delivering sustainable cost reduction;Process design and
optimisationAbout the role

As a Manager you are expected to primarily work on client engagements,
contributing to and leading finance change projects (‘delivery'), although you
will also spend time supporting the development of operational finance
solutions (‘development'). As a member of the Finance Consulting Group you
will be closely working with and reporting into Senior Manager, Director and
Partner Grades.

In particular you will be expected to be responsible for:

DeliverySuccessfully managing projects with PwC and client teams for the
NHS;The quality and timeliness of project deliverables;The sustainability of
project benefits;Managing the project economics through on-going review and
communication with the project team;Providing general advice to clients on
core areas of Operational Finance;Identifying further service opportunities,
while client side, based on good understanding of the client's needs, combined
with a knowledge of PwC's capabilitiesNeed to travel/overnight stays away from
home (Yes)Essential Skills Required:Experience and working knowledge of the
NHSManaged change projects or single workstreams within complex change
projects;Led and managed teams of people;Ability in stakeholder management and
relationship building;Supported the development of solutions to Finance
function challenges in the following areas:Shared Service Centres /
OutsourcingProcess redesignCost reduction solutions such as systems
implementations to automate processesOperating Model, including business
partnership roles;Previous experience in senior positions either in Finance
Departments or consulting to them;Education to degree level plus either formal
accounting qualification or equivalent understanding of accounting
principles.Desirable skills required:A track record in consulting or
professional servicesGood understanding and knowledge of the finance function
and the key issues and challenges;Understanding of back office transformation
approaches outside of pure finance such as HR, IT or Procurement
transformationUsed a Lean approach to process / cost optimisation;This role
can be based in London, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester or Birmingham About Us
About PwC

We're one of the world's leading professional services organisations. From 158
countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on
the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private
businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and
enhance the things that matter most to them.


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.

Learn more here


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.

Learn more here
Salary: . Date posted: 10/02/2017