• Full Time
  • Windsor

PWC / PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Line of Service Internal Firm Services Industry/Sector Not Applicable Specialism IFS – Finance Management Level Specialist 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. The Billing Administrator ("BA") provides exceptional internal and external client service, working directly with clients and with partners, practice staff and partner assistants to provide key financial management tasks critical to the firm's financial performance. BAs are responsible for managing their partners' financial management activities including invoice preparation, WIP and accounts receivable management, and reporting. Important point(s) to consider Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future: The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients, and communities is our number one priority. Vaccinations have proven to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, PwC Canada requires all partners, staff, contractors and visitors to be fully-vaccinated when entering a PwC location, subject to applicable legal exemptions. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating. Read this press release for further details . Please note this is a 1 year full-time contract opportunity What you'll create and do As a Specialist, 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:  Maintain and build internal and external client relationships by providing exceptional client service ∙ Commit to outstanding client service by proactively connecting and building rapport with both internal and external clients   Assist with resolving complex client issues and suggest favourable solutions  Setup and maintain client codes in the firm's proprietary accounting software (iPower) based on information provided by the partner, manager and/or partner assistant.  Set up new client job codes in iPower, including all associated maintenance (e.g., budget rates)  Confirm invoicing arrangements with the client representative prior to issuing the first invoice to ensure high quality  Monitor WIPs, review engagement letters to determine fees to be charged, and liaise with managers to ensure out of pocket expenses are captured  Draft, finalize, and issue invoices to clients on a timely basis to support achievement of partners' monthly billing targets (i.e., NIDO)  Reconcile and relief of related time and expense charges in the firm's proprietary accounting software (iPower)  Liaise with managers to ensure internal revenue allocations are agreed in advance and billed as part of the progress billing cycle where applicable  Respond to client queries regarding invoices, including preparation of analyses and preparation of amended invoices when required (as directed by the partner/manager)  Prepare, finalize and issue credit notes ; Prepare bad debt request forms or cash transfer request forms with partner approval ; Update and manage fee schedules Prepare monthly detailed analysis of WIP (as required by the partner/manager) to ensure the WIP value reflects what is expected to be recovered in fees from the client. When it doesn't, prepare month-end WIP provisions for review with partner/manager  Monitor and/or manage the partner's overall financial investment, including WIP, A/R and cash collection actuals to target (i.e. NIDO)  Track fees against budget, and conduct global fee reporting as required  Generate reports using the firm's proprietary accounting software (iPower) to help monitor a partner's commercial performance  Monitor and maintain changes to project job budget rates as directed by partner/manager ∙ Update and maintain billing schedules   Respond to queries from LoS Finance Directors in relation to engagement financial performance  Monitor partners' monthly cash collection target and actual cash receipts to support achievement of target ; Respond to requests from Finance in regards to cash allocations to sub ledger ; Initiate reminders to clients and diligently follow up to ensure timely resolution, as directed by manager/partner  ; Generate monthly aged A/R reports and review with partner to determine actions required for aging accounts ; Provide collections with outstanding payment requests, as directed by manager/partner ; Maintain A/R notes against the bill record to describe any follow up activities performed ; Review the Electronic Funds Transfer database  Liaise between practice and Finance staff regarding any administrative problems  Prepare and maintain Year-to-Date fee summaries as required  Review and maintain billing information such as client codes, billing rate schedules, and other data    ​ What you'll bring to this role An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives Experience in accounting and/or relevant financial management. Experience working in a professional services firm is an asset; Client service experience is an asset . Experience supporting senior level staff High school diploma required. A post-secondary education is an asset Strong understanding of end-to-end financial processes including a numerical aptitude  Strong technical skills in Excel and Word. Strong knowledge of internal systems such as Google Mail, Google Hangouts, other Google applications and the firm's proprietary accounting software (iPower) Strong written and oral communication skills Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Ability to work independently and with minimal direction Proven interpersonal, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills Demonstrates a commitment to providing excellent client service, by building and maintaining productive relationships with both internal and external clients  Confidence to engage partners in billing, A/R management and collections activities An ability to work in an environment where performance goals are measured and tracked Demonstrates a professional attitude, discretion, integrity and tact at all times Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified) Degrees/Field of Study required: Degrees/Field of Study preferred: Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified) Required Skills Optional Skills Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified) Travel Requirements Not Specified Available for Work Visa Sponsorship? No Government Clearance Required? No Job Posting End Date PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply. Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC. PwC s'engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu'il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d'autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d'adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu'il nous fera plaisir d'examiner. Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l'essor des entreprises. Ce n'est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n'hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.

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