Utilities Asset Accounting Associate
Location:
Chicago, IL
Posted:
January 23, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Reference:
89868BR
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

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Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description
Across industries, our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Consumer Industrial Products and

Services industry team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. CIPS includes multiple sectors: Automotive, Energy, Industrial Products, Retail and Consumer, and Utilities.

Our Finance consultants help clients optimize all elements of their finance organization, including operating model design, sustainable cost reduction, financial planning and analysis, management reporting, financial systems architecture, and full scale finance transformation. This high performing team helps CFOs identify, design and implement programs that transform their finance function to meet today’s demanding requirements while continuing to provide value added insights to the business.

The Advisory Financial Management team possesses knowledge of core operating environments of finance functions for a wide range of companies
- start-ups through large multi-international organizations.

Individuals typically have experience with improving companies' transactional and decision support processes, enhancing underlying technologies, and refining organizational designs required to make each individual process more effective and operate in an efficient matter.

Other core competencies include strong written and presentation skills as well as change management capabilities.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 1


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Degree Preferred: Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administratio


Certification(s) Preferred: CPA


Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates some proven knowledge and success in roles providing finance and accounting processes in transaction processing, close and consolidation, budgeting and forecasting, and internal and external reporting, which includes the following:
- Process improvement in, industry knowledge, and applications of at least one of the following focus areas: shared service and outsourcing, finance transformation, performance management, financial systems optimization, and talent management
- Managerial cost accounting, financial modeling and industry systems/processes,
- ERP systems, including Hyperion, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Info/Ed


Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates some proven abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor. Demonstrates some proven abilities and success as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff


This position will engaged in Transformational Finance Effectiveness solutions dealing with Enterprise Asset Accounting & Management, plus for PwC's Utility clients

A little about us:
PwC is a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

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