Transactions and Data Analytics – Senior Assistant – Oman
Job description and summary
In a world of increasing digital transformation, we use data and analytics to help executives, employees, customers and suppliers make the right decisions. This could mean driving new growth opportunities, operating more efficiently, or identifying and managing critical risks and issues.
Much of our work requires analyzing vast amounts of electronic data using the latest technology to extract meaningful and actionable insights. We use a variety of data mining techniques such as social network analysis, machine learning, predictive modeling, and data visualization.
As a Senior Associate at Deals Analytics, you will lead the technical delivery of projects and develop specific industry and sector expertise. This position in deals will provide you with the opportunity to work across a range of business units from deal advisory, forensics, business restructuring and capital projects, reaching from an early stage to top level management and playing a critical role in our project teams.
Opportunities to grow as an individual, work with flexibility, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value are a priority. At PricewaterhouseCoopers, whether you are an accomplished professional or a promising new talent, you will have opportunities to continuously learn and advance in your career.
Define a data-driven approach and identify use cases for applying analytics in projects. Able to take responsibility for specific areas of the scope, to include developing analysis, preparing questions for target management, and participating in meetings with management.
Demonstrate awareness of the relative importance in developing analysis and preparing questions.
Demonstrate an awareness of the traits of good report writing, dashboard skills, and the ability to communicate simple, practical explanations of your analysis and what it means for the business. It can clearly show why a particular piece of analysis is important
Take responsibility for managing their time and output based on the broader engagement schedule.
Consults with senior team members when necessary, but is ready to provide an opinion or proposed solution where practical.
Determining the required data and data sources including client and external data sets.
– Data extraction, analysis, purification, improvement and processing.
– Discover hidden and meaningful patterns within the data, either to measure historical events or to predict the likelihood of future events.
Mentor partners in data processing skills, raising the skills of the broader digital community.
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to different client locations.
We are looking for motivated and motivated individuals, with 2-5 years of experience in data analytics with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Statistics or Computer Science (or other similar quantitative discipline). You will be required to demonstrate the following knowledge and skills:
The ability to lead yourself and others so that you can achieve results in a responsible, original, flexible, inclusive and emotional way.
Willingness to learn about the business, and can bring innovation, and new thinking, to create distinctive value for our clients and the PwC.
Skilled at building and maintaining strong, authentic relationships within your business network and developing new relationships outside of it.
– Team player and knowledge sharing.
Knowledge of statistical and analysis techniques (eg regression, clustering, sampling, social network analysis).
Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize workload with flexibility and ability to handle well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Practical knowledge of financial and accounting principles.
Knowledge in data mining, analysis, disinfection, quality and processing.
Experience with data analysis and transformation skills with any of the following software: Alteryx, SQL, R, SAS, Python etc.
Demonstrate ability to visualize data and at least control visualization including Tableau, PowerBI, Qlik, etc.
Desired certifications: Alteryx, Tableau, PowerBI.
Strong storytelling ability with a mastery of technical communication with technical and non-technical audiences.
Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in both English and Arabic.
Ability and willingness to travel.
Available to sponsor a work visa?
Government permit required?
PwC companies help organizations and individuals create the value they are looking for.
We are a network of companies in 158 countries with approximately 169,000 people committed to providing quality assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which the member companies of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these companies make up the global PwC network.
In the three main areas of business or service assurance lines, tax and consultancy, we work with our clients from start-ups to the world’s leading organizations to measure, protect and promote the things that matter most to them.
We help our people learn, discover, develop and make a real difference throughout their working lives. We have great ambitions for growth.
The Middle East region of PwC is part of what we call the central bloc and includes the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets – UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.
Established in the region over 40 years ago, PwC already employs over 4,500 people and is well on its way to becoming the number one professional services company in the Middle East.