Junior Finance Administrator - Birmingham
The key role of the finance administrator is to provide financial transaction support to the business. Working closely with the local finance team you will be responsible for the financial processing relating to assignment or project; including time, expenses, costs and billings.
The finance administrator will work in a National team within the Deals and Consulting business which is developed centrally as one team to ensure a consistent standard of development and support.
As part of the finance administrator team you will work with the wider local finance team within the Deals and Consulting business.
You will support the teams by delivering project and financial transaction services. You will act as a key communication point between members of staff and partners with regard to engagement related financial transactions. Training will be given and the necessary coaching to develop your skills to enable you to fully meet the demands and needs of the role.
Main areas of responsibility
- Engagement related transactions
- Support the process of creating and maintaining new clients within the contacts database.
- Creating job codes in the local finance system.
- Under guidance from your finance team process time transfers, provisions, allocations and code housekeeping.
- Prepare draft bills, billing analysis, correspondence and final bills, liaising with overseas offices as necessary.
- Produce reports from our system to enable the business to understand if bills have been issued and cash collected.
- Analyse work in progress time and expenses costs as required.
- Time related transactions
- Monitor timesheet completion and send out reminders as appropriate.
- Chase any missing time.
- Produce utilisation reports from our finance system.
- Opportunity for working from home? No
- Amount of time client based 0%
- Opportunity for job sharing? No
- Need to travel/overnight stays away from home – No
- Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? Within reasonable office hours
- Amount of time PwC office based 100%
The role requirements
- Prior work experience is preferable with experience of dealing with people, but this is not a pre requisite. It would also be advantageous to have an administrative/analytical background.
- You should have the following skills and qualifications:
- Educated to A level standard and have GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above.
- IT skills - ideally in the following systems: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google.
- Strong numerical and analytical skills.
- Proven prioritisation, time management and organisational skills.
- Able to deliver accurate and thorough work.
- Reliability in customer service and problem solving skills.
- Proactive, self-motivated and able to take responsibility for own work.
- Able to work to deadlines and be flexible with regard to hours (as overtime may be required) as priorities may change at short notice.
- Strong team working skills, able to build and maintain trusted relationships with both clients and colleagues.
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to liaise confidently and professionally at all levels.
Internal firm services
In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.
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.
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.