PwC Careers – Accounting Project Manager

Website PwC

Job Description:

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating engagement and deliverables with the joint auditor and client stakeholders such as Internal Audit.
  • Attending internal meetings with senior leaders in order to provide insight into their financial metrics and progress against targets, whilst making recommendations to improve metrics.
  • Coordinating component teams on large complex multinational engagements to ensure that all deadlines are strictly adhered to.
  • Financial administration and analysis: including creating client codes, raising invoices, issuing credit notes, chasing debts, keeping financial trackers updated, running/analysing financial reports, budget preparation and working with key stakeholders in order to meet financial targets.
  • Drafting and driving the completion of key documentation for review by senior management
  • Facilitate internal team meetings such as weekly taking stock/huddle meetings, planning meetings, phase review meetings, debrief meetings etc.
  • Coordinate project debriefs and closure to certify best practice and ensure lessons learned are implemented throughout and logged.
  • Coordinating projects with our client facing teams, including our Alternative Delivery Centres.
  • Assist the Engagement Performance and Quality (EPQ) champion with establishing frameworks and protocols in order to ensure that EPQ principles are embedded within the engagement.
  • Updating and maintaining the Risk, Actions, Issue and Decisions Log
  • Ensure that client meetings are planned in the diaries and that the agenda is drafted and shared well in advance and then minutes and actions shared right after the meeting. Managing actions till completion.

Job Requirements:

  • Attention to detail and the personal motivation to perform your role to the highest standards.
  • Always punctual, flexible and responsive in how you approach your work.
  • Pragmatic in your approach to problem-solving.
  • Ability to interpret financial data and produce relevant reports.
  • Strong skills in creating and maintaining risks, actions, issues, decisions logs.
  • Successful time management skills, including the ability to manage own time but also the ability to schedule and manage others’ time.
  • Experience of managing the complete lifecycle of a project from start to completion.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Grade 12 with English, Maths and Accounting
  • Microsoft office suite experience is essential
  • Project Management Certification/BCom Accounting or Finance-related Degree is advantageous
  • Honours Degree in Finance (advantageous)
  • Experience of project management using AGILE or PRINCE2 methodology
  • Project management experience
  • Proven office work experience.

Job Details:

Company: PwC

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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