Consulting - Oracle Planning & Budgeting Manager
PwC Recruitment Team
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A career within Oracle Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations use enterprise technology to achieve their digital technology goals and capitalise on business opportunities. We help our clients implement and effectively use Oracle offerings to solve their business problems and fuel success in the areas of finance, operations, human capital, customer, and governance, risk and compliance.
Who we are looking for
The PwC Technology Consulting (Oracle) practice is looking to recruit exceptional individuals with a proven track record in planning and budgeting technology and/or process (5 years relevant experience).
As a Manager within our Oracle Technology Competency you’ll work with the latest technologies and big-name companies on projects that are driving the future of those organisations. You could be brainstorming with the client at the outset of a project, so that you learn how their business works before devising the right strategy. Equally you could be involved in agile delivery - designing, testing or launching the technology that will make the difference. You’ll be a part of PwC’s Technology Consulting practice which has a breadth of capability across all of the Emerging Technologies, with our one Firm approach you’ll be joining forces with likeminded individuals to develop truly unique and differentiated solutions for our clients.
Being mobile is essential as you’ll work on client projects that could be anywhere in the country - or even the world. The same goes for your skill set - intellectually curious, dynamic and the ability to challenge the traditional approaches to deliver real transformation. Ultimately, an open mind to take advantage of all of the opportunities on offer is essential.
About the role
As part of PwC’s Technology Consulting practice, we have the privilege of acting as trusted advisors to a diverse and expansive client base, spanning multiple geographies and industries. This means that we have a real opportunity to enhance and refine our clients’ businesses through the use of ever evolving technology. Of course, this will only be possible if we have the right people, with the right skills and the ability to push the boundaries of how new technologies can support future business models. That’s where you come in.
As a Manager, you will blend a natural interest in technology and finance to develop creative ideas into solutions. Your primary focus will be on planning and budgeting technology, therefore a proven understanding of the FP&A process is crucial. Our industry leading methodologies play a major part in finance transformation programmes for our clients, and we’re always looking to stay one step ahead. This means you’ll be working alongside other experts in emerging technologies (e.g. Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation, ChatBots) to deliver innovative solutions to solve important business problems for our clients.
In particular, you will be expected to be responsible for
Delivering Integrated Business Planning aspects of a Finance Transformation project/programme as a key PwC member of mixed PwC/ client teams
Leading the delivery of projects or workstreams within larger programmes
Embedding sustainable change across all levels of the finance function
Accountability for the sustainability of project benefits;
Identifying further service opportunities, while client side
Contributing to our continued Digital Finance thought leadership, working closely with colleagues in Strategy, Finance and Technology Consulting
Mentoring and coaching other team members
Developing new ideas, new ways of working with an unlimited creativity license
Building and maintaining deep and long lasting relationships with all levels of stakeholders
Opportunity for working from home? (Yes)
Amount of time client based (At least 80%)
Opportunity for job sharing? (No)
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Yes)
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? (Yes)
Amount of time PwC office based (20%)
One of the following (or both) -
Proven, demonstrable planning and budgeting system implementation experience, preferably at large, complex multinationals, and are considered an expert and leader in your field;
A track record in implementing finance process change enabled by technology, either as a consultant or within a finance function
A strong understanding of how digital technology is changing finance over the short, medium and long term
Refined leadership qualities with a focus on team enhancement and growth
Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) with a focus on the ability to influence and drive change through complex organisations
A creative and inquisitive mind-set that challenges the status quo
Educated to Degree level as minimum
Preference will be given to candidates that have a thorough understanding of accounting and finance, especially those who hold a Professional Accounting designation (ACA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent)
Experience of working with Oracle EPM Cloud products such as EPBCS, PBCS, FCCS, TRCS, EPBCS and Essbase Cloud
Experience of working with other emerging technologies (e.g. Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation, Blockchain, AI etc.)
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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