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Job location: New York, NY

Line of Service: IFS
Industry: Finance
State & City: WA-Seattle
VA-Richmond
VA-McLean
TX-Houston
TX-Dallas
PA-Pittsburgh
PA-Philadelphia
NY-New York
NJ-Florham Park
NC-Raleigh
NC-Charlotte
MI-Detroit
MD-Baltimore
MA-Boston
IN-Indianapolis
IL-Chicago
GA-Atlanta
FL-Tampa
DC-Washington
CT-Stamford
CT-Hartford
CO-Denver
CA-San Jose
Travel Requirements: 21-40%
Position Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 43930BR-15

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the advantage of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.
At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

It takes talented people to support the US firm of the largest professional services organization in the world. Not all of us work directly with external clients. Some of our best people choose to apply their talents inside PwC.

As part of Internal Firm Services, you’re serving an organization on par with many of our external clients. Our Internal firm Services team consists of first-rate marketers, human resource professionals, computer technologists, knowledge managers, accountants, financial planners, administrators and leaders. Internal Firm Services staff are the people who make it work for the people who make it work for our clients.

Join our Internal Firm Services (IFS) team and help make PwC work even better.

Job Description:
US Finance and Operations plays a pivotal role in implementing the firm’s business strategy, drives our financial and operational performance excellence to sustain and strengthen the firm’s financial well being, and provides business analytics that help extend PwC’s market competitiveness. There are ten correlated groups within Finance and Operations:

Finance – Controller Operations, LOS Finance, Treasury, Partnership Tax, US Procurement, Internal Audit;
Operations – Meeting & Event Services, Real Estate, Travel, Security

These groups manage the firm’s capital monetary resources; drive budgeting, forecasting, reporting and engagement economics at the partner/business unit level; establish internal controls and processes for cost management; provide a safe and progressive workplace; and provide efficient travel and meeting space so our partners and people can profitably grow our firm.

Procurement is a centralized team responsible for the purchasing of capital, expensed equipment and services for the Firm. This team oversees vendor relationships with suppliers; reviews outsourcing arrangements; leads supplier diversity initiative; and works as a strategic advisor for other service arrangements (e.g., off-shoring, staff augmentation, etc.).

Position/Program Requirements:
Knowledge Preferred:

Possesses demonstrated extensive knowledge of:

Procurement principles and methodologies

Leading and or managing Procurement teams and budgets, including extensive negotiation skills to provide more specific information and influence others

Building end-to-end processes and procedures that benefit all stakeholders

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrated ability to:

Provide purchasing expertise to the rest of the firm

Develop audit-worthy policies and procedures and then communicates them throughout the firm

Operate business at a distinctive level and influence others within the Firm to operate within the appropriate policies and processes

Build clear, end-to-end processes and procedures that benefit both end users and each department of the acquisition stream

Identify and apply technologies and methodologies that support Procurement and best serve end-to-end processing needs

Where possible, place easy-to-access systems and programs in the hands of end users so they can sufficiently transact business and gain access to information

Maintain an organization model and plan to best address the key priorities outlined in the business plan. The model and plan should include:

Identification of staff skills and competencies required for success; collection of skill inventories to determine areas of strength and weakness; the appropriate metrics, measures, skills and experience required for each staff position; effective courses of action to address marginal or failing performance; periodic review of the organization to ensure that human resources are being applied optimally; development of talent and establishment educational and other means to ensure growth and professional development

Graduate Degree (e.g., JD, MBA) highly preferred

Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:

8

Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:

Undergraduate Degree (e.g., BA, BS)

Additional Requirements

Travel 20-40%

Job ID: 43930BR-15

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