PwC Deals Technology & Data Solutions - Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 40%
A career in Technology and Data Solutions practice, within Deals Transaction Services, provides the opportunity to help organizations realize the potential of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and capital markets. You will have the opportunity to leverage technology and data to drive better Deal decisions and execute transactions more effectively, helping companies originate, create, execute, and realize value from deals.
Our team consists of well-rounded creative professionals who have a passion and aptitude for building technology driven solutions and pushing the boundaries of innovation in Deals. We are industry leaders in embedding technology, leveraging data analysis, machine learning, and artificial intelligence for a broad range of Deal-focused solutions.
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 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:
Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
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, Economics, Engineering, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Computer and Information Science, Business Administration/Management, Management Information Systems
Additional Educational Requirements :
Other relevant fields of study may be considered
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Certification(s) Preferred :
Certifications in database programming such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, etc. and/or data visualization certifications such as Tableau and PowerBI
Certifications within cloud technology platforms such as AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.
Certifications within predictive modeling and/or machine learning platforms such as Python, SAS, etc.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader with business consulting projects, preferably for a global network of professional services firms by the following:
Possesses analytics & problem solving capabilities;
Possesses extensive experience and proficiency with relational database models and writing SQL queries;
Possesses extensive experience with data visualization tools (e.g. QlikView, Tableau, Power BI);
Possesses experience using analytics tools and/or programming languages to derive insights and to effectively communicate those business insights to key stakeholders;
Demonstrates a knack for learning new technologies, innovating creative solutions, and pushing the boundaries on how we use technology to solve our clients' most complex problems;
Demonstrates the ability to interact and communicate effectively with external clients and internal firm leadership;
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs including building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflows, budgets, billing, collection; and, preparing or coordinating complex written and verbal materials;
Possesses a fundamental understanding of key financial statements and accounting principles (e.g. accounting or finance formal education and/or related experience);
Demonstrates the ability to think critically about problems at hand and apply analytics strategy to solve problems and/or identify relevant observations for reporting;
Demonstrates the ability to clearly document work performed and observations identified while effectively communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; and,
Demonstrates a curiosity to dive headfirst into business needs, ask probing questions to unpack and explore a problem space, and collaborate with stakeholders to design technical solutions to those problems.
Demonstrates teaming capabilities by the following:
Demonstrates the ability to navigate and lead multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, cross-functional, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment;
Possesses experience leading analytic teams to solve complex business problems;
Demonstrates the ability to own self work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance;
Encourages teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seeks diverse views for improvement and innovation; answering questions and providing direction to staff; coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback; and,
Possesses experience in a collaborative teaming environment working on analytics engagements while managing stakeholder and leadership expectations, preferably in a consulting or business analyst role.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.
PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.
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