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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • PwC - Biggest provider of audit, accounting and tax services to the companies listed in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Also provides internal audit, forensic audit, corporate finance, corporate governance services, sustainable assurance services and others.
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    Finance Consultant

    Job Description & Summary

    A career in Finance, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help PwC in all aspects of our Finance internal function including financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with overall strategy. You’ll focus on recording and analysing financial transactions, paying and receiving invoices, maintaining financial statement ledger accounts, and preparing analysis and reconciliations of bills to detect fraud.

    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.

    As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:


    • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

    • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

    • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

    • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

    • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

    • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

    • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

    • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

    • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

    • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


    Job Description & Summary

    A career in Change and improvement , within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying best practice business processes flows that enable our people to work more efficiently with less disruption.You'll focus on managing the design and updating of the business process models. Identifying and addressing gaps. As a part of the team, you'll help optimise opportunity cost, document the right requirements to create solutions that meet user needs, improve efficiency by reducing rework, and shortening project timelines


    Role Description

    As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this  level include but are not limited to:Creating a detailed business analysis, outlining problems, opportunities and solutions for a business

    • Work on solutions supporting multiple business areas, integration points and a large number of affected components

    • Gather and interpret requirements from the business

    • Participate in the solution design process

    • Prepare the requirements specifications

    • Define the success criteria for solution testing

    • Analyse and decompose relevant business processes

    • Performing business analysis and process improvement within assigned solution project

    • Provide assistance to solution delivery on implementation and training.

    • Assist (when necessary) with systems testing

    • Ensure that proposed test solutions cover all aspects of delivered business specification


    Resources and Accountabilities

    Geographical span

    • x- Africa


    Key Competencies and Attributes

    Knowledge, skills and abilities

    • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of, and/or proven record of success in, roles as a Business Analyst working on software development projects, preferably for a global network of professional services firms.

    •  Understanding of requirements from the business or stakeholder's perspective and translating the requirements into the appropriate deliverables in an Agile/Scrum delivery model;

    •  Understanding of all phases of applications systems analysis and the System Life Cycle Development methodology and Business Process Modeling

    •  Analyzing business and user needs, establishing clear business value objectives, documenting requirements, and revising existing system logic or business process difficulties to select, build or modify large, complex or mission critical information systems to achieve business value;

    •  Performing Business Analyst responsibilities working on large and complex software development, infrastructure, SaaS and/or Cloud solutions;

    •  Applying analytical skills to evaluate and document accurate business requirements and present these requirements in a manner that is concise, measurable and flexible enough to meet project and stakeholder needs;

    •  Developing and guiding the documentation of requirements and test cases so that the requirements and test cases are unambiguous, aligned, consistent and not in contradiction with each other;

    •  Working collaboratively within a delivery team at all levels including stakeholder management, with considerate ability to take ownership of tasks and complete them with minimal direct supervision



    Preferred Fields of Study: Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent;

    Information Technology; Computer Systems Analysis;  Management Information System

    Business Administration



    Certification(s) Preferred:

    • Business Change Life Cycle

    • System Development Life Cycle (Waterfall, Agile, RUP)

    • Quality Management

    • Risk Management

    • Business process flows( Visio,  and Lucidchart and Casewise

    • Business Process Analysis certifications



    • Experience with Business process mapping and business flows

    • 3 - 4 years’ experience as Business Analyst

    • Experience in communicating with clients and facilitating workshops

    • Business Process Modeling/Engineering based on BPMN/Lucidchart/Visio

    • Business Writing Skills

    • Presentation and Facilitation Skills

    • Data Modeling based on Entity Diagram Mapping

    • Experience with ERP systems processes

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PwC on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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