Asset & Wealth Management - Senior Associate

Firm
PwC
Location
Dublin
Education
Benefits
Competive
Functional areas

Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

FS X-Sector

Specialism

Risk

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

Our Financial Services (‘FS’) Consulting team is a team of ~90 professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experience across the asset & wealth management (AWM), banking and insurance sectors. Our team has a range of skills, spanning strategic, operational and specialist regulatory experience to solve complex problems for our clients, many of whom are global financial institutions. This team is part of the wider Consulting team of over 420 people, who work in PwC Ireland’s Advisory Line of Service.
As part of the FS Consulting team, you will have the opportunity to work with like-minded, high-performing individuals as well as collaborating with colleagues from the wider Consulting team and global PwC network. Our multi-disciplinary teams are structured to best meet our clients’ requirements, with appropriate skills, expertise and levels ranging from in-depth technical knowledge through to hands-on practical experience.
Successful candidates will demonstrate an inner drive to deliver the best outcomes for our clients, will collaborate effectively within our team and use their experience and skills to provide best-in-class services to our clients. The scale of potential growth within the FS sector in Ireland, driven by macroeconomic events, presents a significant opportunity for trusted advisers that partner with their clients to proactively respond to the challenges ahead; we are looking for candidates that can help our FS team to be the trusted advisor of choice amongst clients.

Role Description

We are looking for a Senior Associate to join our Asset & Wealth Management Team within our Financial Services (FS) Advisory team.  The role will be based in Spencer Dock, Dublin 1. Due to the nature of client service, travel (including international) may be required.

 
Our Commitment to You

As a Senior Associate, you will focus primarily on enhancing your skillset as a professional management consultant. This will occur through working on a wide variety of client engagements across the AWM landscape, from admins and ManCos through to managers. You'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

  • We help you build a tailor-made career to suit you as an individual, with targeted on- and off-the-job coaching and training to help you grow on a personal and professional level

  • We count on you to contribute to building and developing a world-class consulting team dedicated to the success of both national and multinational organisations

  • We enable you to develop an international professional network, tap into our global network of 223,000 specialists and, more than 3,000 colleagues in Ireland

  • We support you in your personal growth through attractive career opportunities, stretch assignments, as well as through interdisciplinary collaboration within our company

  • You'll work with the best teams to add value for our clients on challenging national and international projects

Essential Skills

  • An understanding of the asset management industry including trends, regulatory developments and key current issues facing clients

  • Experience of back or middle office operations and related systems knowledge a bonus

  • Strong business analysis and problem-solving skills

  • An ability to prioritise tasks and manage stakeholders

  • Strong project management and presentation skills

  • Strong work ethic with a commitment to client service excellence

  • An ability to simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points

  • Good people skills with an ability to develop supportive relationships with your team and clients

  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and report writing skills

  • A positive and ambitious mindset

 
Essential experience

  • 3+ years total experience in the broader AWM industry (e.g., fund admin, Manco, asset manager etc.) and/or consulting experience from a professional service, advisory or internal consulting environment

  • Business skills - understanding our client's businesses and how we can support them to achieve their goals

  • Good understanding of one or more of the following: front/middle/back-office operations, AWM technology, regulation/compliance, risk etc.

  • Broad understanding of market trends in Asset and Wealth Management

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Leading projects to deliver results for clients within agreed deadlines and budgets

 
Other experience – desirable  

  • A relevant primary or advanced degree e.g., finance, business or equivalent

  • Industry recognised qualifications, e.g., in project management, CAIA, IOB funds courses.

Skills:

Consulting, AWM, Financial Services

Create your future with us.

The world of work has changed and we are changing with it! At PwC, we believe that challenges are better solved together. A career with us means joining a purpose led and diverse, global community where you will do meaningful work with our amazing clients.

Our culture is unique and what sets us apart. Our people really are at the very heart of our business. So, when you join us, you will be empowered to work flexibly in a way that works for you, your clients and the teams around you, supporting your wellbeing.

We work tirelessly so that you can unlock your full potential and give you everything you need to take your career where you want it to go. We appreciate what you bring to our culture, our team and our clients and we recognise and celebrate you for it. 

Our tech-powered and global capabilities come together so that  you can make an impact not only to clients and our teams but on the world around us too.  Find out more about Life@PwC. 

PwC Perks

Of course, we also offer all the perks you would expect from a leading employer for every stage of your journey with us.

From everyday flexibility to working from abroad, learning and development or reward and recognition. We have best in class inclusive and family friendly perks and policies that meet you where you are- in your life and in your career.  Check out a sample of them here

Inclusion Statement

PwC is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we believe passionately in employing a diverse workforce so much that we have signed up for the  Business in the Community Elevate Pledge. 

We recognise that confidence and the imposter syndrome can sometimes hold you back from applying for your dream job. Whatever your path is or however you identify, please don’t hesitate to apply - we would love to hear from you!

You can learn more about how we are driving a culture of belonging at PwC, and explore our range of inclusive programmes, initiatives, employee resource groups and more, by visiting www.pwc.ie

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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