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Senior Associate/Associate, with Data Analytics skillset

Location: Athens, Greece
Date Posted: Jan 26, 2024

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Senior Associate/Associate, with Data Analytics skillset

Alvarez & Marsal


Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, over 8,000 staff and over 70 offices world-wide. As the world’s largest Turnaround & Crisis management firm, with a market leading practice in Restructuring, we are here to help & support our clients with the financial & operational impacts of Covid and the subsequent worldwide economic & inflationary pressures.

A&M Greece is a very established part of A&M and our MD leadership team is a collection of highly experienced professionals across Financial & Operational Restructuring, Financial Institutions Advisory, Disputes & Investigations, Private Equity Performance Improvement and Corporate Transformation. They are supported by an exceptional team drawn from industry and professional services.

Alvarez and Marsal's highly experienced teams drive sustained turnaround & performance improvement initiatives at a scale and pace that conventional consultancies cannot match. We work with clients in strategic transformation situations when a client needs to improve earnings & profitability. We create new digital business models that strongly complement our existing services in turnaround and our results-driven heritage. Working directly with company management, A&M's involvement reassures all stakeholders that the company is taking important steps to address its problems and maximise its value.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Alvarez & Marsal’s established Restructuring team and use your data Analytics skills to assist clients. We work with multi-national companies, high profile investment banks and Global and European private equity houses and their portfolio companies.

Projects can include both Restructuring & Performance improvement situations & tasks can include:

  • Advanced analytics, Big Data, optimization of business processes using data tools
  • Data diagnostics, cost optimization, technological change
  • Personnel productivity analytics and performance improvement
  • Business process optimisation and digitalisation

We are looking for an experienced professional to work in complex client engagements including analytics strategy and transformation, RPA and Intelligent Automation and Data Visualization, as well as the creation of spend cubes and profitability trees. This is a fantastic opportunity to work within an innovative team to apply state-of-the-art analytics to real world business challenges.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work on many exciting projects enabling our clients to positively change their businesses and enhance their performance.

The candidate 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.

Requirements include:

Academic and languages:

  • Strong academic record including a degree in a quantitative field, such as computer science, engineering, statistics, economics or applied mathematics
  • Native Greek and fluent business level English is essential. Additional European language skills including French, Spanish, German or Italian are highly desirable

Data Analytics:

  • Experience in Relational Databases/SQL, including working with large datasets
  • Experience in Power BI (required). Any other data visualisation tools: e.g. Tableau, Qlik, Spotfire, and similar are desirable
  • Programming skills in Python (required). Any additional languages such as: R, VBA, SPSS or similar are desirable
  • Conduct the full lifecycle of analytics projects (including pulling, retrieving, manipulating, and exporting data) from concept through to design and execution
  • Experience automating data analysis processes using Python or other tools (Blue prism, automation anywhere etc)

Corporate restructuring & transformation:

  • Experience in applying data analytics in corporate transformation, operational turnaround or other similar projects (eg. cost savings, spend cubes analysis, profitability analysis etc)
  • Understanding of financial statements and analysis
  • Ability to support and enhance business process automation engagements

Other skills:

  • The successful candidate will be a problem solver and a data expert with hands on experience of data analytics gained at a leading consulting firm or in industry.
  • Written and verbal presentation skills
  • Ability to translate complex data concepts and statistical data results into simple to understand business language.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Autonomous – Alvarez & Marsal has a flat structure with a self-sufficient culture
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills when working with both business and technical teams
  • Work as part of a diverse team within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

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 are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. 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.

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