Assurance - Data & Analytics Senior Associate - West & Wales
Who we are looking for
The use of data is becoming more and more important to our clients. To meet this growing demand, we are
significantly investing in our practice to offer a wide range of data-related services, from data governance and
data quality, through to strategy development, visualisation and advanced modelling and analytics.
We are currently looking for an experienced data practitioner to join our fast growing Data & Analytics in
Assurance (DAA) team. We have ambitious plans and are looking for individuals who can develop and build our
go-to- market propositions and excel in client delivery.
About our team
PwC work with some of the largest UK and international organisations. These organisations are collecting and
using more data than ever before to drive their business, serve their customers and to meet expected
standards and regulatory requirements. As data becomes more integral to the operations and management of
businesses, the businesses and environments in which they operate are becoming more complex. This
introduces new and ongoing challenges that organisations need to face in order to understand and make
effective and efficient use of the data that they hold. It is essential that we are equipped to help our clients
face these challenges and take advantage of the opportunities that new techniques and technologies present.
Our DAA team work with clients to deliver crucial insight through data analytics, advanced modelling and data
visualisation. We also help our clients to establish the right controls, processes and structures to ensure that
decisions are based on accurate information. We often assure that information and data provided to
regulators and third parties is accurate, complete and can be trusted.
What makes us different is our ability to combine data analytics and assurance with our other offerings across
the firm, enabling us to provide truly innovative services and solutions to our clients.
About the role
PwC’s strength is our ability to work with our clients on the key issues that impact their business and utilise
industry leading data analysis techniques and approaches as part of excellence in client delivery.
We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals to join our DAA team. People with the right blend of
hands-on data experience, an eye for innovation to help us build client offerings and an understanding of the
markets in which we work.
As a member of the DAA team in the West and Wales region you will be responsible for:
Contributing to the growth of a fast-developing data science capability within the firm;
Identifying opportunities to help our clients using data and analytics;
- Building proposals for our clients to help demonstrate how leading analytical techniques can solve their most pressing business problems and drive efficiencies and insight
Working on (and leading) client projects, from requirements gathering and solution design, through to
Using a range of business intelligence tools and techniques to uncover insight and value;
Presenting findings and deliverables to senior stakeholders in written reports, delivered presentations
or interactive dashboards
Coaching and mentoring junior members of the team in business intelligence tools, techniques and
Demonstrable work experience in business intelligence
Strong analytical skills and organisational abilities
The ability to capture business requirements and translate them into a technical solution;
Fluency in at least one business intelligence tool such as Qlik, Tableau, Power BI or equivalent;
Demonstrable experience of solving business problems using technical acumen and analytical
Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig or similar;
Great communication skills
A good understanding of business operations, common business problems and the technology and
techniques that can address them
The ability to develop strong client relationships
Clear, articulate and confident written and verbal communication skills.
Experience of working with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Presto, Redshift, Spark or similar
Experience of developing and implementing machine learning models
Demonstrable experience in project management and leading teams
Experience of coaching and developing other members of staff
A technical background in Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Analytics or similar
The ability to gain a UK Government Security Clearance
Experience of business analysis tasks and approaches
Experience of working in cloud environments such as Azure, AWS or equivalent.