Manager, Data Analytics

Alvarez & Marsal

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Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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Manager, Data Analytics

Alvarez & Marsal

London

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is the leading independent global professional services firm. We deliver world-leading performance improvement and advisory consulting – for restructuring, transformation, and healthy company situations. This allows organisations to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action.

Over 35 years we have grown from a premier specialized boutique to a global consulting firm with more than $1.3+ billion in revenues, 3000+ staff around the globe and a broad range of professional services including: Transaction Advisory, Performance Improvement, Corporate Transformation, Financial Institutions Advisory, Tax, Valuations, and Disputes and Investigation Services. 

The opportunity

A&M Europe has 800 staff in a broad range of professional services including: Performance Improvement, Transaction Advisory, Restructuring, Tax and Disputes & Investigation Services.

As a firm we are experiencing unprecedented growth and demand for our services and as a result we are expanding our high profile Data Analytics team with the recruitment of an experienced Data Analytics Manager.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with all of our practice areas including Private Equity and Corporate Performance Improvement, Disputes & Investigations, Financial Services Advisory amongst others.  Our Data Analytics team work across a very wide range of different sectors and they have an international focus and culture. We solve complex problems that require analysis of large volumes of business data and management reporting.

Typically, successful appointees into the Data Analytics team are action oriented self-starters with entrepreneurial flair. They are comfortable working independently in addition to working in high performing teams. They are hands-on and non-hierarchical operators who are equally effective in managing up and down and relate well at all levels and cultures.

Overview of the role

The Manager will use data analytical, interrogation and visualisation techniques to solve problems, both in corporate and litigation environments.

Technical:

  • Experience in data interrogation and analysis of large (millions of records) datasets i.e. working in Access/SQL server/ACL. Working with a client to extract transactional data (e.g. Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable) and clean, manipulate and interrogate that data
  • Experience with Tableau/Qlikview for data analysis and visualisation, building dashboards to help clients with management reporting and KPI issues
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Access/SQL and Excel
  • Programming experience in VB, R, command-line scripting or similar is a plus. Statistical or econometrics knowledge is also welcome.

The successful individual will have an excellent academic track record coupled with an entrepreneurial approach and proven track record in data analytics at a leading Advisory firm. The Manager will reflect the operational distinctiveness that is A&M; a business savvy, outcome focused business entrepreneur who is driven to making an impact, determined to make a difference and not afraid to challenge the status-quo.

Project Examples and Responsibilities

  • Big data and predictive analytics
  • Develop business intelligence / KPI dashboards for management reporting
  • Analyze sales, marketing and financial business data across industries to identify opportunities for cost reduction and sales maximization
  • Extract and analyze financial transactional data (e.g. loans, assets, trades, etc) to perform data quality assessment and perform loan exposure stress testing
  • Interrogation of AR/AP/inventory data to drive cost savings and inform business decisions
  • Extract and interrogate sales and accounting data to perform compliance reviews and identify evidences of fraud, corruption and other anomalies
  • Perform anti-money laundering investigations and compliance reviews

Specifically, the successful candidate will have:

  • A proven track record in data analytics at a leading Advisory firm
  • An excellent academic track record including:
    • Robust analytical rigour
    • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging and uncertain environment
  • Proven ability to work in teams and create measurable and identifiable improvements
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Fast learner, eager to learn new technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Flexibility to travel approximately 20-40% of the time
  • Fluency in one or more European language is advantagous

    Please note that A&M are currently not able to offer work permits so you must already hold the necessary legal papers to work in the European Union.

    Please note that due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, we are unable to respond personally to every applicant. We do sincerely value your interest in Alvarez & Marsal; therefore if you do not hear back from us on this occasion, we would encourage you to continue to apply to other advertised opportunities for which your experience may be more suitable.

    Voluntary Inclusion


    It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

    Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

    Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

    Job information

    Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

    Location: London

    Education: Postgraduate degree

    Benefits: Competitive

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