GHRS Human Resources Transaction Services Senior Associate - Chicago
Chicago, IL, United States
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Job Description As a member of the Human Resources Transaction Services team, you will help companies address the specific compensation benefits and equity issues that surround a transaction. PwCâ€™s expertise in HR strategy, plan design, compliance, and communication helps companies address and resolve the issues of change in order to complete successful transactions, including the smooth assimilation of employees and the implementation of new benefit plans.
We also assist with the development, implementation, and communication of strategies necessary to put people, processes and technology in place to manage new HR programs for the spin-off entity and its parent. We help plan and implement a seamless transition in HR and benefits, including equity, compensation, retirement and health & welfare benefits, and other HR programs and infrastructure.
HR transaction services include: - Merger and acquisitions pre-bid due diligence - First 100 days integration - Spin-off transactions - Business synergy analysis - Merger integration assistance
Position/Program Requirements Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in a business related field
Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Health related, Human Resources, Mathematics, Public Policy, Statistics or Organizational Development
Knowledge Preferred: Considerable knowledge of benefits and compensation in a deal context; experience with communicating financial due diligence issues and matters in a clear, non-technical manner to clients within the overall deal context. Working knowledge of merger integration assistance and post-transaction human resource strategy, integration and organization design.
Some knowledge of HR, compensation, benefits and actuarial services.
Skills Preferred: Proficient technical skills in domestic and global financial reporting, tax and compliance issues. Demonstrated experience identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues. Demonstrated experience as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.