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PwC Private Equity/Portcos Lead Analyst in Rosemont, Illinois

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Clients & Markets

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in National Special Functions, within Business Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support service, sector, and market leaders to deliver the unique PwC client experience to our clients. You'll play an important part in continuously innovating and improving Firm operations so that we can continue to provide the highest quality of services to our current and prospective clients.

Our PwC Intelligence team is responsible for serving as a strategic business partner for an assigned customer to identify and pursue new opportunities, conduct market analysis, and prepare revenue projections. You'll also develop new service offerings and solutions, enhance existing delivery capabilities, and support the delivery of solutions on engagements.

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 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:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

PwC Intelligence is a team of high-performing analysts that enables the firm’s partners and teams to bring sophisticated insights to clients on issues that impact their business. Insights Factory, part of PwC Intelligence, focuses on performing x-competency company analysis to recommend opportunities to help PwC’s clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

6 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader:

  • Identifying key priority growth areas for a company and recommend potential transformational initiatives that would result in margin improvement;

  • Drawing insights from a company’s commercial strategy across multiple other inputs including cost and operating model, valuation, talent and culture, digital & cyber, ESG, macro and geopolitical, risk and regulatory, and deals;

  • Having experience with banking and capital markets, asset and wealth management, insurance, and private equity;

  • Defining the total addressable market, growth forecasts, competition and interactions, and value exchanges of the industry / sector value chain for all segments;

  • Identifying key market trends and what investments are required to align with market trends and strategic priorities;

  • Leading diverse teams across multiple capabilities and competencies;

  • Leading and coaching subsector team through scoping, execution, and delivery of company analysis and recommendations (annual, quarterly, and ad-hoc updates);

  • Ensuring analysis and recommendations are complete, accurate, and actionable;

  • Embedding knowledge transfer and daily coaching in interactions with assigned team;

  • Ensuring best practices, methods, new data sources, tips & tricks are captured and catalogued centrally;

  • Developing and sustaining relationships with client teams on assigned companies;

  • Staying current on insights and themes from x-capability teams and ensure they inform analysis;

  • Tracking, monitoring, and following up with client teams on feedback;

  • Participating in relevant client engagements, recognized as a subject matter specialist, and able to manage a team of analysts in delivering knowledge based deliverables;

  • Developing and presenting market making differentiated points of view;

  • Creating and contextualizing analytic modeling and monitoring of key sector drivers;

  • Generating forward-looking, client-centric analysis to drive strategic conversations and specific growth opportunities targeted to the client service team's needs;

  • Managing daily activities around client support and risk mitigation on a product, deliverable and project basis, and the quality of delivered products by adhering to the unit's quality review protocol;

  • Interacting with stakeholders and practice groups to develop new products and solutions; and,

  • Building a personal knowledge base through proactive industry research and analysis activities and efforts to build product deliverables either individually or with client service teams.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:

  • Using business software, including Microsoft Office applications; analytic/visualization tools like Alteryx and Tableau, and basic financial analysis packages;

  • Leveraging comprehensive analytics methodologies and tools within a professional services environment;

  • Establishing personal networks relevant to the industry;

  • Exhibiting team commitment and the willingness to support the team in the attainment of organizational goals;

  • Guiding and developing others in the group and across the Insights Factory organization and the Firm who are new to the industry or subject matter;

  • Possessing written and verbal communication skills;

  • Possessing reporting and communicating implications of analysis with a focus on analytic quality and fusion, and;

  • Troubleshooting project issues with the broader Insights Factory team and elevating to leadership as appropriate.

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