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PwC Public Sector - Chief Financial Officer

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Job Category:   Public Sector or Federal
Line of Service:   IFS
Location(s):   DC-Washington
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Level:   Managing Director
Job ID:   106997BR
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.

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional (http://pwc.to/pwcpro) provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

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.

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.

Job Description
In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation`s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit www.pwc.com/baldrige or view our winner profile on the NIST website.



It takes talented people to support the US firm, including PwC Public Sector, 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 PwC Public Sector LLP 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

Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

PwC's Public Sector business is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to be a strategic business advisor responsible for managing financial risk including: financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with strategic and tactical matters. CFO responsibilities include: budget management, cost benefit analysis, transaction analysis, forecasting needs, data and analytics related to portfolio performance, shared services and financing. The CFO will report to the CEO.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 10 years of experience in progressive finance/accounting leadership roles


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree or Master's degree Accounting, Finance or MBA


Certification(s) Preferred: Active CPA license


Knowledge Preferred:

Proven thought-leader level of knowledge and success in roles involving financial and operational leadership, preferably for a consulting firm or business, emphasizing the following areas related to involving federal, state, local and multilateral government contracting:

- Federal Acquisition Rule and comparable state regulatory requirements relating to 1) financial operations, financial systems, policies and procedures, and 2)statutory, compliance and regulatory reporting;
- Proven experience with leading financial operations for a business or professional services firm that is a government contractor


Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates abilities and success with developing policies and driving finance operations initiatives, preferably for a growing government contracting firm, emphasizing the following areas:
- Strategizing and implementing financial operations vis-a-vis Federal Acquisition Rule and comparable state regulatory requirements relating to 1) financial operations, financial systems, policies and procedures, and 2)statutory, compliance and regulatory reporting
- Leading the Controller Operations organization to oversee budgets/forecasts, and monitor and manage financial metrics of the firm;
- Interacting with other senior corporate leadership on all finance matters;
- Demonstrating fiduciary responsibilities;
- Influencing others through leadership and interactions across functional areas;
- Developing a consistent approach to Finance/operations and implementation of Finance programs and initiatives; and
- Coaching and developing Finance Directors and Managers to facilitate succession planning.




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