PwC Deals Strategy Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois

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.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Preferred skills

  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of, and/or proven record of success in commercial due diligence or corporate strategy roles, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, private equity or corporate organizations, including in the following areas:

  • Understanding of various facets of mergers, integrations, spin-offs and/or divestiture transactions, including options analyses and recommendations;

  • Understanding and analyzing company financials; and,

  • Assisting clients with strategic planning and business reviews; growth, market entry and international expansion and market opportunity sizing.

  • Demonstrates thorough abilities, and/or proven record of success with developing strategic analyses and client deliverables, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, private equity or corporate organizations, including in the following areas:

  • Building solid and collaborative relationships with team members and fostering a productive team work environment;

  • Collecting and utilizing relevant business and industry trend information and analyzing this information by applying numerical and strategic analysis techniques;

  • Planning and delivering discrete sections of work against tight deadlines;

  • Assisting with new business development and pursuit activities;

  • Gathering data and ramp-up including interviewing, surveying, and secondary market research

  • Executing quantitative and qualitative analyses;

  • Understanding of Tableau and other advanced business analytics softwar;

  • Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently; to and/or for all levels of audiences, clients and internal staff and management;

  • Utilizing firm-sponsored technology, including the Microsoft Office suite of applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access; and,

  • Balancing time, multi-tasking and keeping a rapid pace without sacrificing quality.

Degree Preferred : Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

  • Accounting, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Business Administration/Management

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.

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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.