Finance Transformation Director


Cairo, Egypt

Ref: HP639-3134

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Line of Service


Management Level

Job Description & Summary
A career within Finance Consulting services, will provide the opportunity to work alongside CEOs, CFOs, controllers and treasurers to optimise the structure of their finance functions and improve their contribution to the business. We support our clients by addressing the challenges of achieving appropriate standards of control, efficient back office opportunities and support to the business through insight and challenge.

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 Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

Responsible for large scale finance transformation programs such as:
- Finance Operating Model design
- Finance Shared Services Operating Model design
- Finance managed services enablement (finance operations)
- Enterprise Performance Management
- Strategic Planning, Financial Planning & Analysis
- Budgeting & Forecasting
- Working capital and cost optimization
- Cost Allocations / Profitability and Spending Reviews
- Treasury, cash, and liquidity management
- Finance Operations - build new finance functions, operate and transition to managed Services
- Financial and Management Reporting
- Finance changes due to sector un-bundling
- Finance Transformations enabled by Technology

Work closely with PwC's priority accounts in Egypt covering:
- Family Business Conglomerates
- Financial Services
- Telecom
- Public Sector
- Energy, Power, Water & Utilities

Working knowledge of Public Finance Management agenda covering the following will be a plus:
- Multi-year budgeting
- Performance based budgeting
- Budget execution control
- Spending review
- Work closely with PwC's ERP+ platforms (SAP, Oracle) to identify Finance Transformation enablement opportunities
- Develop propositions and impart this knowledge to Consultants and Senior Consultant
- Keep up to date with current trends in Egypt
- Develop propositions and impart this knowledge to Managers, Assistant Managers, Consultants and Senior Consultant


- Bachelors' degree in Finance or Accounting 
- MBA or Masters' degree in Finance or CMA / CPA/ACCA is a plus

- Knowledge of IFRS and Egyptian GAAP is a plus
- Knowledge of SAP / Oracle from CFO agenda is a plus
- Years of Experience: 12+ years of experience
- Prior Experience - Big 4
- Minimum 3 years of experience within a professional services environment
- Middle East experience - Previous experience within Egypt is a plus
- Language Skills: Excellent bilingual communication skills (verbal and written). 
- The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East where the project dictates
- Strong ability to manage large project/ consulting teams (5+)
- Ability to understand client context (across a variety of problem areas), structure the issue and develop the fit-for-purpose solution 
- Should have a track record in relationship management and business development
- Should have gained previous experience in managing staff and the ability to demonstrate leadership skills

In addition to various qualitative goals on leadership, global acumen, collaboration and demonstrating one firm and Consulting Line of Service thinking, typical Director Goals also include generating sales and managed revenue.

About the Company

At PwC Middle East, we’ve set out an ambitious purpose and strive to live it everyday: to solve important problems and build trust in society.

We’re a community of solvers that come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustained outcomes. We solve important problems, support one another as we grow, develop and build fulfilling careers.

PwC provides industry-focused services for public and private clients across Assurance and Audit, Deals, Consulting, Tax and Legal. We draw on our development legacy that brings together the collective experience of over 7,000 people in our region with offices across 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.

We’re striving to consistently deliver innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustained outcomes. And we’re proud of the strength that comes from all our different backgrounds and experiences and we value everyone’s uniqueness. We thrive in uncertainty, operate with integrity and leverage the diverse perspectives of our teams.

If you’re looking for a place that fuels your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagines ways of working to enable you to lead a more balanced life, then you’re a future PwCer.

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