Applied Data Analytics - Associate

Alvarez & Marsal

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive


Alvarez & Marsal

Job Title:             Associate - Data Analytics

Location:             London

Salary:                 Competitive

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a privately held, owner-operated, global advisory firm well known for its heritage in corporate restructuring.  A&M prides itself on providing radically effective advice and highly experienced, hands-on support to organisations facing significant operational and/or financial challenges – situations that demand action, objectivity and measurable results in both the short and longer term.

Our Data Analytics team has experienced unprecedented growth & an opportunity exists for an ambitious individual to join as an Analyst or Associate.


Overview of the role:

- The candidate will work within A&M Client teams using
innovative data analytical, interrogation & visualisation techniques.

Project Examples and Responsibilities: 

- Extract and analyse financial transactional data (e.g. loans, assets, trades, etc.) to perform data quality assessment and perform loan exposure stress testing

- Analyse sales, marketing and financial business data across industries to identify opportunities for cost reduction and sales maximization

- 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

- Develop business intelligence / KPI dashboards for management reporting

- Big data and predictive analytics

Required Skills and experience:


- Data interrogation & analysis of large datasets i.e. working in Access/SQL server/ACL/SAS/ Oracle.

- Tableau/Qlikview for data analysis & visualisation, building dashboards to help clients with management reporting & KPI issues

- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Access/SQL & Excel

- Programming experience in VB, R, command-line scripting or similar is a plus.

- Statistical or econometrics knowledge is also welcome.  


- Good interpersonal & relationship building skills

- Experienced as a management consultant with the drive and ambition to lead projects and business cases   

- Thrives in a fast-paced, challenging, & unpredictable environment

- Fast learner, eager to learn new technologies

The successful candidate will join a growing team with strong leadership, bright, energetic people & a truly entrepreneurial spirit.

The ideal candidate will possess the following;

- Strong academic track record including a degree from a leading university

- A mix of consulting and industry experience in Data Analytics

- Experience with statistical and coding languages & tools including R, Python, Java, SQL, and Tableau

- Well developed client and presentation skills combined with a practical approach to problem solving

Opening Date:   22nd January 2019

Closing Date:     21st February 2019

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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