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PwC Data Analytics Associate in Chicago, Illinois

Specialty/Competency: Benefits

Industry/Sector: Health Services

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: Yes

Travel Requirements: Not Specified

A career in our Benefits practice, within People and Organisation Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients reset their talent strategies and deliver extraordinary business results through their people. We focus on evaluating and managing their unique challenges so our clients can maximise their return on the overall investment in human capital. You’ll gain a tremendous depth of expertise in all aspects of human capital, including creating sustainable value through people culture and change, designing compensation and retirement strategies, and improving human capital operations. Our team helps our clients evaluate, redesign, implement and manage their health and welfare and retirement benefits programmes. You’ll help our clients with active and retiree plan performance management, vendor selection, provider strategy, financial reporting and cost driver analysis, private exchange and drug benefit evaluation.

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 an 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:

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.

  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.

  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.

  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.

  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.

  • Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.

  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.

  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.

  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

1 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Business Administration/Management, Business Analytics, Analytics, Finance

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team member in roles supporting functions or projects involving aspects of commercial and government programs and issues in a major consulting firm or corporate environment, emphasizing areas that include pharmacy pricing/underwriting, and data analysis.

Demonstrates some abilities and/or proven record of success with reviewing PBM claims audits and assisting with analytical and financial tasks on various PBM client engagements. Must have analytical thinking skills and be able to complete various assigned tasks related to the PBM contract auditing, claim pricing, and financial analysis as well as assist with the project management of such projects. Familiarity with SAS and PBM contracts a plus but not required.

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team member with:

  • Using Excel application skills and database/statistical analysis language (SAS) is a plus;

  • Using analytical thinking skills to evaluate analyses for communication to internal team or clients;

  • Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;

  • Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools to provide insights to clients;

  • Working independently and within a team;

  • Being client focused and results oriented;

  • Assisting with the preparation of the audit scope and data request and deliverables;

  • Reviewing pharmacy contracts for pertinent information related to the scope of the engagement;

  • Loading claims data and conduct analysis on claim pricing and benefit set-up accuracy;

  • Drafting client reports;

  • Possessing problem solving skills;

  • Having the ability to work both independently and as part of a team;

  • Having the ability to effectively manage time and prioritize projects in order to meet established deadlines; and,

  • Possessing verbal and written communication skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.