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Senior Associate | Financial Services Strategy&

PwC Australia - Melbourne, VIC

Executive & Strategic Management
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JOB DESCRIPTION



Line of Service
Advisory

Industry/Sector
Not Applicable

Specialism
Corporate and Business Strategy

Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary
With PwC, you’ll ignite a meaningful career while being supported by a flexible working culture, innovative learning and development opportunities and progressive policies and benefits, such as 18 weeks paid parental leave for mums, dads and foster carers (no minimum service!)

What will you create?

You’ll help Australian businesses, not-for-profits and governments create value and improve the way they work. From digitising healthcare, to creating smarter cities and igniting our start-up industry, together we build trust in society and solve important problems.

Consulting brings this to life by helping clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent, or fundamentally change the way they do business. Your work here will help organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster.

Strategy& is a global community and is within the Strategy consulting arm of PwC, with more than 3500 consultants in 50 offices around the world. We work with the C-suite of the world's leading institutions on their most critical strategic issues. We are known for turning our big ideas into action, reshaping businesses and creating lasting impact. As a member of the Strategy& community you will benefit from both the first-class PwC Consulting proposition as well as specific value proposition elements commensurate with working in a leading strategy consulting team.

As a Senior Associate in our Financial Services Strategy& team your impact will be seen by:

  • Analytical strength with the ability to solve problems accurately and quickly
  • Ability to perform sophisticated hypothesis-driven analyses accurately with only broad oversight.
  • Understanding implications and the ability to prove more deeply when confronted with inconsistent or interesting findings
  • Ability to discern fact from opinion and offer proof
  • Communicates meaningfully in both formal and informal settings
  • Communicates ideas and conclusions clearly and concisely in writing
  • Actively listens and responds to input of others
  • Ability to present ideas and information at CEO and Board level and explain conclusions drawn


About you
 

As part of our team, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to
  • Ability to draw well-integrated conclusions and insights from analyses
  • Ability to identify creative and useful additional analyses required and suggest new paradigms for recommendations
  • Generates key hypothesis and identifies data requires for hypothesis testing
  • Generates efficient and realistic individual work plans
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively, raise issues and likely points of controversy in a timely fashion
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to the client's agenda, perspectives and culture
  • Ability to build productive relationships with client team
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with client team both at the junior and senior level
  • Ability to establish responsive yet realistic deadlines and manage the expectations around them
  • Accept clients work schedules and manages against them
  • Ability to build consensus and trust among client team members
  • Demonstrates appreciation of alternative ideas and approaches
  • Demonstrates basic respect for others
  • Values diversity
  • Remains balanced and calm in stressful or confrontational situations
  • Ability to handle difficult clients and team members effectively without damaging relationship
  • Maintains ongoing contact with client staff during and after assignments
  • Brings personal contacts to bear when useful
  • Ability to bring ideas on opportunities to leverage capabilities to the attention of senior staff


Essential skills
  • Degree qualified
  • Exceptional academic record and achievements
  • At least 2 years industry experience


Personality characteristics
  • Confident, creative, curious, self motivated individuals
  • A strong personal desire to succeed
  • A track record of excellence in teaming
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal

Passionate about being at the forefront of change, you’re ready to help our Consulting team deliver practical advice that speaks straight to the heart of client business issues and deliver innovative results.

You’re collaborative and enjoy working in an innovative environment. You’re a problem solver by nature and want to join a firm that values the kind of people who reimagine the possible for their clients and stakeholders. Most importantly, you act with integrity and show care for the people you work with.


Life at PwC

Our culture and benefits are something we’re proud of, and also why we’re consistently named as one of Australia’s best workplaces. With PwC, you’ll belong to an inclusive community where differences are both embraced and the underlying driver in everything we create together.

We empower you with the technology, coaching, flexibility and trust needed to make a meaningful difference, while supporting you in bringing your whole self to work each day. We’re committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce because we know it’s only by working together that we can realise the potential of our people, clients and society around us.

We’re living this commitment through initiatives including our Reconciliation Action Plan to increase Indigenous employment and employee-led diversity networks promoting cultural, disability, LGBTI and gender equality. At our core we’re a people business, which means you’ll be supported not just in your professional development but your personal growth as well.

Steph Alderton is the Recruitment Manager for the role. Please ensure that you upload a Cover Letter & Academic Transcript with your CV. As the team experience high volumes of applications the recruitment process can take several weeks, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all. 


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Travel Requirements
Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
No

Government Clearance Required?
No

Job Posting End Date
April 30, 2021

Melbourne, VIC

Executive & Strategic Management




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