PwC Deals Transformation IT Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois
Specialty/Competency: Delivering Deal Value
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 80%
A career in Delivering Deal Value will provide you with the opportunity to help clients achieve maximum value on their deal transactions by solving transformational and other complex challenges. We focus on all operational aspects of a transaction, pre and post completion. We conduct predeal and confirmatory due diligence, execute large-scale enterprise wide integrations, and support complex divestitures and separations on a wide range of functional and cross-functional areas.
The IT Due Diligence team, within Delivering Deal Value, assists clients with large-scale, cross-functional business process and systems integration, separation and transformation changes. This includes Day One readiness and execution, developing and reviewing financial models for IT, synergy savings, one time costs, stranded costs, and recommending enterprise architecture, solutions and systems based on industry leading practices. You will experience the complete deal cycle, from due diligence to negotiations, Day One planning, systems integration and separation, synergy analysis, and stranded cost optimization.
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 :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Master of Business Administration
Preferred Fields of Study :
Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Information Technology, Operations Management/Research
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success including:
Assisting the team across the deal spectrum (due diligence, integration, separation, etc.) proactively;
Planning and overseeing integration and separation projects, including Day One readiness and execution, business process and systems integration and separation, and dependency and risk management;
Developing financial models for IT, including synergy savings, one-time costs, and stranded costs;
Recommending enterprise architecture, solutions, and systems based on industry leading practices and past experiences;
Building relationships and communicate effectively to positively influence peers and stakeholders;
Supporting engagement leaders with engagement scoping, planning, management, and economics; and,
Contributing to solution development, including sales and delivery content, thought leadership, and client qualifications.
Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs by:
Demonstrating proven analytical skills and systematic problem solving ability;
Taking initiative and working with ambiguous, changing requirements and constraints in a fast paced environment actively;
Leveraging prior M&A experience;
Possessing thorough project management skills and ability to structure work;
Having robust interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work well with others effectively in teams; and,
Communicating effectively in written and oral formats to various situations and audiences.
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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