Corporate Finance-M&A Senior Associate

Recruiter
PWC
Location
Birmingham
Posted
14 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A career in our Mergers and Acquisitions practice, within Deals Corporate Finance services, will provide you the opportunity to deliver innovative deal solutions to our clients, providing advice and support, from initiation through to deal completion. In short, we’re a part of helping some of the world’s leading companies across industries originate, create, execute, and realise value from deals. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company.

Our team offers strategic advice to investors and companies undertaking mergers and acquisitions or investment opportunities. As part of our team, you’ll help our clients by providing client specific commercial insight, market and competitor overviews, and investment/divestment advice and modelling.



Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand


About the team

As a result of the team’s current activity levels and future anticipated level of deal flow, Corporate Finance is now seeking to recruit at the Senior Associate level. This role would represent an exceptional opportunity to move into Corporate Finance and to gain immediate exposure to transactional activity within a strong team of experienced advisors

This opportunity is within the Merger and Acquisition (M&A) business which covers a wide range of sectors. The individual will not be expected to have any specific sector specialism, and the role will provide the opportunity to work across a number of different areas



About the role

As a Senior Associate within the team, the individual would expect to be involved in the following types of work

  • Day to day project work on live transactions (e.g. drafting information memoranda, contacting potential purchasers, and liaising with clients, lawyers, due diligence providers)

  • Business development activities including identification and targeting of potential opportunities

  • Financial modelling and analysis of transactions

  • Commercial due diligence and economic feasibility analysis

  • Performing valuations, returns analysis

  • Preparation of client presentations and pitch documents

  • Industry / company specific research

  • Project options appraisal

Additional information

  • Opportunity for working from home? No

  • Amount of time client based? Low

  • Opportunity for job sharing? No

  • Need to travel/overnight stays away from home? Occasional

  • Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? No

  • Amount of time PwC office based? 90%



Essential skills and experience

We would expect applicants to be able to demonstrate the following attributes

  • ACA (or equivalent) qualified / exam qualified

  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to think laterally

  • Ability to grasp complex commercial issues quickly

  • Demonstrable interest in Corporate Finance matters

  • High level of MS Excel and Powerpoint proficiency

  • High ambition coupled with the ability to deliver and to work effectively in teams

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