PwC Strategy& and Deals Strategy Associate - Summer/Fall 2023 in Chicago, Illinois
Time Type: Full-time
Travel Requirements: Up to 80%
A career in our Strategy and Transaction Services Deals Consulting practice, within General Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world’s largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.
Mergers and Acquisitions is a fundamental part of how companies seek to win in their markets and we help clients make the right decisions. With us, you’ll get to know a company from the inside out, and combine razor sharp analysis with creative problem solving. Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions go hand in hand, so while we are often assessing companies and markets in the context of a transaction, many of our projects go beyond Mergers & Acquisitions, helping clients develop innovative strategies to deliver revenue and profit growth.
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 :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Accounting, Accounting & Finance, Accounting & Technology, Actuarial Science, Advertising, Aerospace Engineering, African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering, American History, American Literature, American Studies, Analytics, Ancient Studies, Applied Mathematics, Automotive Engineering, Banking and Insurance, Banking and Finance, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Science, Business Administration/Management, Business Application Programming, Business Analytics, Business Education, Business Communications, Business Leadership, Business Studies, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classics, Commerce, Communications Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer Applications, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Computer Programming, Computer Management, Computer Systems Analysis, Computer Systems Analysis & Accounting, Consumer Studies, Corporate Finance, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Economics, e-Business, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Electrical Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Engineering Physics, Engineering and Business, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering, Event/Meeting Management, Finance, Finance & Investment Analysis, Finance & Technology, Financial Advising, Financial Markets, Financial Mathematics, Government, Graphic Design, History, Hospitality, Human Biology, Human Development, Human Resources Management, Humanities, Industrial and Operations Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Industrial Relations, Information Technology, Information Technology & Accounting, International Business, International Finance, International Relations, International Studies, Internet Technology, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Logistics Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Management of Technology, Marketing, Managerial Economics, Mathematical Economics, Mathematical Statistics, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine/Health, Microbiology, Operations Management/Research, Organizational Behavior Studies, Organizational Management, Other, Philosophy, Physics, Physiological Psychology, Political Science, Politics, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Project Engineering & Management, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy Analysis, Quantitative Finance, Social Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, Statistics, Supply Chain Management, Systems Engineering, Systems Engineering & Accounting
Additional Educational Preferences :
Preferred Cumulative GPA: 3.3
Preferred Major GPA: 3.3
Client service associate positions are entry-level roles and job seekers have completed or are in the process of completing their final academic year of educational requirements.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates some level of abilities and/or proven record of success through experience, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, and/or progressive coursework in the following areas:
Success in relevant industry or functional experience showing progressive and academic achievement;
Developing strategic analyses and client deliverables;
Building solid and collaborative relationships with team members and fostering a productive teamwork environment;
Collecting and utilizing relevant business and industry trend information and analyzing this information effectively by applying numerical and strategic analysis techniques;
Communicating complex material effectively in written and oral formats to various audiences;
Utilizing the Microsoft suite of applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint; and,
Multi-tasking and balancing time effectively, keeping a rapid pace without sacrificing quality.
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
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.
For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryassociate .