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Private Company Services - Family Business Practice - Manager

PwC
Chicago, IL 60606

A career in our Private Company Succession practice, within Private Company services, will provide the opportunity to help private companies with a range of business advisory needs such as audit, tax compliance, and planning to help improve their operational efficiency and to free up time that can be spent focusing on business strategy. Youll have the opportunity to experience the entire business life cycle of a private company from inception to growth, maturity and transition.Our team helps private company leaders plan for business longevity and leadership transition. Youll assist our clients with successor preparation, tax and insurance strategy, business valuation, internal transfer and divestiture.


To really stand out and make us ?t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 Manager, youll 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:- Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone.- Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.- Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.- Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.- Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.- Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firms/clients expectations.- Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.- Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties- Focus on building trusted relationships.- Uphold the firms code of ethics and business conduct.

Were leading the way as technology-enabled advisors who provide value through digitization, automation and increased efficiencies - all made possible by equipping our professionals to succeed in a world where transactions are faster, more complicated and require a deeper level of sophistication. PwC Assurance provides unparalleled technical knowledge and specialization and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solving our clients needs.

Job Requirements and Preferences: 

Basic Qualifications: 

Minimum Degree Required: 
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience: 
5 year(s) 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills: 

Demonstrates extensive level knowledge and/or a proven record of success working with family enterprises or family offices as well as experience with industry leading practices among family offices.

Demonstrates a extensive level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs within the US Assurance practice of a global network of professional services consulting firms, including the following areas:

  • Applying specialization to develop methodologies or solutions to address client needs;
  • Sharing innovative engagement solutions via the firms knowledge management systems;
  • Reinforcing firm compliance requirements and applying to client engagements;
  • Creating and managing a full implementation plan;
  • Deepening and broadening business know-how by knowing how it is changing and why this matters in order to articulate a relevant point of view;
  • Developing and sharing a point of view on strategic business issues and trends, anticipating the impact of technology developments on client needs, and surfacing relevant behavioral patterns as potential trends;
  • Integrating frameworks and models into an analytical approach to develop insight into organizations;
  • Coaching team members on problem solving techniques and guiding them to use more sophisticated tools and frameworks;
  • Modelling and encouraging team members to learn about cultures that differ from their own and leveraging this information to adapt effectively their working styles;
  • Articulating a perspective on relevant global trends and how they impact client challenges;
  • Applying global industry-leading practices, global economic perspectives, and local territory cultural nuances to shape solutions and recommendations;
  • Taking the initiative to participate and seek to influence positively the outcome;
  • Motivating others, by helping them to understand and visualize goals;
  • Helping others plan their development by identifying how they will achieve their professional and personal goals;
  • Displaying respect and fairness when managing others, bringing conflict into the open to enhance the quality of decisions and team effectiveness;
  • Evaluating the performance of team members on the basis of merit and skill, addressing performance issues in the moment;
  • Helping team members determine the impact of their communication styles on others and coach their abilities to collaborate with and respond to clients and individuals;
  • Targeting and expanding a network of internal and external relationships, including those beyond the immediate sphere of interaction;
  • Demonstrating integrity, ethical decision making and behaviors that build trust across teams and with clients; and,
  • Creating an environment that encourages improvement, innovation, and inclusion, and challenges traditional approaches.

Experimentation with automation & digitization in a professional services environment including but not limited to:

  • Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions; and,
  • Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools.

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.

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Posted: 2019-09-04 Expires: 2019-10-05

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