NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced it was positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Global Financial Management Consulting Services" report, which assesses global financial management consulting services for North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Japan and Latin America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100917/NY66894LOGO) "PwC is proud to be recognized as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Global Financial Management Consulting Services. We believe this recognition underscores our core mantra and focus of solving clients' most complex business problems in a holistic way -- from strategy through execution," said Scott Hefter, principal and PwC's U.S. Management Consulting Leader. "Today's business environment requires that the finance function understand the full breadth of implications of a strategic business decision. The depth of management consulting services we provide clients, in addition to finance management, enables us to create efficient and effective finance management solutions that help manage costs without sacrificing long-term success." Leaders, as defined in this Magic Quadrant, "are performing well today, with a clear vision of market-building competencies to sustain their leadership position in this space. The consultants in this quadrant generally share superior market understanding, vision, holistic and comprehensive methodologies and road maps. They have the extensive global geographic reach to support their on-site clients and have globally well communicated and well-marketed sales offerings. They are also in the position to advise regulators and assist financially stricken leading businesses in crisis. Furthermore, they have a sizable performance management and BI/analytics capability." Chosen as a Leader in Gartner's "Magic Quadrant for Global Financial Management Consulting Services" report, PwC advises companies on financial effectiveness and provides peer group benchmarking of financial metrics to help understand where performance gaps are. PwC also helps to identify and develop a roadmap for achieving medium and longer term opportunities including process, organization, and system improvements. For more information about PwC's Finance Management Services, visit www.pwc.com/finance.