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PwC Benefits Pharmacy Senior Associate in Boston, Massachusetts

Specialty/Competency: Reward

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 40%

A career in our Benefits practice, within People and Organisation Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients reset their talent strategies and deliver extraordinary business results through their people. We focus on evaluating and managing their unique challenges so our clients can maximise their return on the overall investment in human capital. You’ll gain a tremendous depth of expertise in all aspects of human capital, including creating sustainable value through people culture and change, designing compensation and retirement strategies, and improving human capital operations.

Our team helps our clients evaluate, redesign, implement and manage their health and welfare and retirement benefits programmes. You’ll help our clients with active and retiree plan performance management, vendor selection, provider strategy, financial reporting and cost driver analysis, private exchange and drug benefit evaluation.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

We’re leading the way as technology-enabled tax advisors who provide value through digitization, automation and increased efficiencies - all made possible by equipping our professionals to succeed in a world where transactions are faster, more complicated and require a deeper level of sophistication. PwC Tax provides unparalleled technical knowledge and specialization and industry insights, coupled with the One Firm knowledge that brings everything PwC offers to solve our clients’ needs

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Analytics, Business Analytics, Finance

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team member in roles supporting functions, or projects involving aspects of commercial and government programs and issues, in a major consulting firm or corporate environment, emphasizing areas that include pharmacy pricing/underwriting, and data analysis.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or proven record of success with reviewing PBM claims audits and assisting with analytical and financial tasks on various PBM client engagements. Must have analytical thinking skills and be able to complete various assigned tasks related to the PBM contract auditing, claim pricing, and financial analysis as well as assist with the project management of such projects. Familiarity with SAS and PBM contracts is a plus but not required.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team member with:

  • Using Excel application skills and database/statistical analysis language (SAS) is a plus; Experience with Python or R is preferred;

  • Using analytical thinking skills to evaluate analyses for communication to internal team or clients;

  • Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions;

  • Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools to provide insights to clients;

  • Working independently and within a team;

  • Working in a role that is client focused and results oriented;

  • Assisting with the preparation of the audit scope and data request and deliverables;

  • Reviewing pharmacy contracts for pertinent information related to the scope of the engagement;

  • Loading claims data and conduct analysis on claim pricing and benefit set-up accuracy;

  • Drafting client reports;

  • Solving problems;

  • Possessing an ability to work both independently and as part of a team;

  • Possessing an ability to effectively manage time and prioritize projects in order to meet established deadlines; and,

  • Possessing verbal and written communication skills.

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