PwC Deals Contract Management - Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Specialty/Competency: Forensic Technology
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 40%
A career in our Deals Strategy practice, within Deals Transaction Services, will provide you the opportunity to help organisations realise the potential of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and capital markets. In short, we help some of the world’s leading companies originate, create, execute, and realise value from deals. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company.
Our team helps companies navigate the accounting and financial reporting challenges of business combinations. As part of the team, you’ll develop roadmaps of the driving economic objectives, determine the appropriate professionals needed, and consider financial reporting implications for deals.
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 Manager, 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:
Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Required Fields of Study :
Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Economics, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Computer and Information Science
Additional Educational Requirements :
Other relevant fields of study may be considered
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Accounting, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Business Administration/Management, Law, Supply Chain Management
Certification(s) Preferred :
Paralegal and/or legal background; database and programming certifications, such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, etc.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in managerial roles in business consulting projects, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas:
Having experience in Sourcing/Procurement process (reviewing client contracts with outside vendors, such as distributor, supply, logistics services and quality agreements) and Contracts Lifecycle Management (CLM);
Demonstrating use of analytics tools, such as Tableau, PowerBI, SQL, etc.;
Possessing proven data manipulation and technical skills;
Having experience in managing all aspects of a business transaction (divestitures, mergers and acquisitions), including sourcing, diligence, TSA setup and execution, through to deal close;
Understanding industry-specific business processes and accounting practices, such as Healthcare, Oil and Gas, Utilities, etc.;
Thinking analytically, strategically, and apply sound business judgment for purposes of identifying an entity’s or individual’s subtle risk features and/or identifying and addressing client needs;
Managing multiple engagement teams and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, cross-functional, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment;
Creating proposals and other business development activities as appropriate;
Fostering positive working relationship with clients and working effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services;
Identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials;
Communicating cogently when writing, speaking and/or presenting to client finance and technology personnel, client in-house and outside legal counsel, compliance personnel, investigators, vendors and internal team members;
Leading and training teams of 8-10+ people in the aforementioned activities, coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback and creating an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation;
Managing all aspects of client engagements including directing, reviewing, developing and managing technical staff;
Directing and reviewing the work of staff members and developing client relationships;
Coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback; and,
Multi-tasking and balancing time effectively, keeping a rapid pace without sacrificing quality
Selling consulting work and participating actively in industry events as a regarded leader.
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