PwC firms help organizations and individuals create the value they are looking for. We are a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 180,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services
Job Title: Finance and Accounting-Advisory - Assistant Consultant
Finance, Accounting, Audit
PwC firms help organizations and individuals create the value they are looking for. We are a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 180,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services.
Job Summary & Purpose
To ensure effectiveness in engagement delivery and practice management through the application of technical know-how and general project management expertise required to engage and satisfy client needs.
Provides team leadership on small-to-medium size projects involving the coaching & development, motivation and support in staff appraisal
Maintains sound client relationships
Communicate relationships to appropriate partners or leaders
Provides technical guidance in applying PwC’s finance and accounting methodology in all engagements
Monitors costs against budgets, prepares and follows-up ob bill collections
Provides honest and timely feedback to staff
Prepares high quality reports
Participates in business development initiatives that will involve identifying appropriate opportunities for the firm
Assists in the preparation of proposals that are consistent with the firm standards
Requirements, Academic Qualification
Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field
Minimum of 2 years work experience in the Finance, Treasury, Accounts function in a reputable organisation.
Key Skills and Competencies
Strong accounting technical skills
Strong knowledge of both local SAS and International Financial Reporting Standards IFRS
Skilled in corporate finance methodologies, financial risk management, forecasting and control
Good knowledge of best practice finance policies and procedures
Good knowledge of accounting systems and practices
Excellent interpersonal and people management skills.
Excellent team building skills.
Strong analytical and decision making skills as well as good interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong reporting writing and presentation skills.
Strong project management skills.
Proficiency in the use of financial spreadsheet applications.
Ability to work within tight schedules and timelines.
Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple engagements and tasks.
Intuitiveness and attention to detail
Comfortable at dealing effectively with senior management and managers/staff.
Must be self motivated, able to work independently and willing to “roll-up their sleeves” to get the job done.
Must be an individual with a sound knowledge of finance and accounting who is also ready to broaden their skills in other solution sets.
Must be willing to travel.