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PwC Digital Assurance & Transparency - Data Analytics Senior Associate in Boston, Massachusetts

Specialty/Competency: Assurance

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 40%

A career in our Analytics Data Assurance practice, within Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics services, will provide you with the opportunity to assist clients in developing analytics and technology solutions that help them detect, monitor, and predict risk. Using advanced technology, we’re able to focus on establishing the right controls, processes and structures for our clients to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information and assure that information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and can be trusted.

Our team helps business leaders navigate evolving risks by staying ahead of uncertainty by developing smart infrastructure and harnessing data through analytics. As a part of the team, you’ll help us develop cost effective technology solutions that focus on delivering relevant, actionable intelligence that executives need to understand operations and manage critical risks.

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 Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting & Finance, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer Systems Analysis & Accounting, Computer Systems Analysis, Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, Management Information Systems, Information Technology & Accounting, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Accounting, Accounting & Technology

Minimum Years of Experience :

2 year(s) of consulting, data analysis, compliance, internal audit or risk experience.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master of Business Administration

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Understanding of Finance, Accounting or Auditing;

  • Effectively communicating (verbally and in written form) to articulate problems, make decisions and to independently engage with business stakeholders throughout various phases of the project;

  • Operating in a professional services firm or large enterprise as a consultant, auditor or business process specialist;

  • Performing on project teams and providing deliverables involving multiphase data analysis related to the evaluation of compliance, finance, and risk issues;

  • Evaluating business process, compliance and risk issues;

  • Building relationships between tables, grouping data, and producing cohesive analyses;

  • Leveraging data manipulation and analysis technologies inclusive of Alteryx, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, Oracle, or DB2;

  • Understanding IT architecture and solution development through the use of T-SQL, R, Python, Java, C#, Scala, Go or other programming languages;

  • Leveraging data visualization tools such as Spotfire, Qlickview Microsoft BI, Einstein Analytics and Tableau;

  • Identifying new service opportunities, including the following:

  • Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining extensive client relationships;

  • Assisting to generate a vision, provide input on direction, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation;

  • Working seamlessly in a virtual environment to complete projects with team members based in various locations, domestically, and globally;

  • Supervising staff, which includes creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team, respecting the work-life quality of team members, providing feedback in a timely manner, performing a critical review of other’s work, informally coaching staff, and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and understand the client's business;

  • Managing projects in relation to data management projects, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;

  • Thinking creatively, taking individual initiative, and being flexible in prioritizing and completing tasks;

  • Researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and technical matters; and,

  • Obtaining deep industry sector(s) expertise over time.

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Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.