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PwC Deals Tech & Data - Sr. Associate in Houston, Texas

Specialty/Competency: Deals

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

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 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 :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting, Economics, Engineering, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Computer and Information Science, Finance, Business Administration/Management, Management Information Systems

Additional Educational Requirements :

Other relevant fields of study may be considered.

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

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 thorough 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 significant experience and proficiency with relational database models and writing SQL queries;

  • Possesses experience with data visualization tools (e.g. QlikView, Tableau, Power BI);

  • Possesses a general / basic 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;

  • Identifies and addresses client needs including building relationships with clients, developing an awareness of Firm services, communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner, delivering clear requests for information, demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor;

  • Possesses experience using analytics tools and/or programming languages to derive insights and to effectively communicate those business insights to key stakeholders;

  • Demonstrates critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems;

  • 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 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; and,

  • Possesses ability to navigate multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, cross-functional, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.

Demonstrates teaming capabilities by the following:

  • Reviews self work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance;

  • Uses feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas;

  • Manages aspects of client engagements including directing, reviewing, developing and managing technical staff;

  • Directs and reviews the work of staff members and developing client relationships; and, coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback;

  • 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; and,

  • Effectively delegates to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

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/coloradoadvisoryseniorassociate.

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