Forensics - Disputes IA Manager

Recruiter
PWC
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1153129164
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job descriptionA career in our Disputes practice, within Forensic Accounting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients understand where they might have vulnerabilities and develop solutions to manage the risks involved. We prevent, respond to and remediate a wide range of business threats, risks and complex issues.Our team helps protect organisations by pre empting and avoiding disputes, as well as dealing with them effectively if they do happen. You'll assist with local and international dispute strategy, arbitrations, and mediations.ResponsibilitiesAs a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with specialist experience, helping our clients deal with complex disputes from pre-claim to resolution. You will be responsible for managing client facing engagements as well as driving specific business development initiatives within the team. Client facing responsibilities includeBeing the day-to-day contact for a portfolio of clients and instructing law firmsLiaising with external contacts to source the information we require and critically reviewing that informationPreparing and reviewing financial models and complex analysesManaging engagement set up and financesTrain, coach and supervise the work of junior team members and review their outputDrafting expert reports and other client deliverablesBe actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clientsBuilding relationships with dispute specialists at law firms and internally to relevant industry teamsAttending conferences and external events to network with lawyers Who are we looking for?In order to achieve our growth plans, we are looking to recruit a Manager who is a qualified accountant with at least two years of experience post-qualification, and with a strong background in disputes.Your skills should includeStrong analytical skills, with ability to critically challenge a point of view Ability to explain complex issues in plain EnglishExcellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy both in analysis and when preparing written reports and outputsFast learner with a sceptical and inquisitive mindset Commercial outlook with an interest in the wider context of our workConfident communicator and able to deal with people at all levelsAppetite for building an external network of contacts Good team skillsWhere will you be based?Projects will mainly be carried out at our offices in London, with travel (international and domestic) also sometimes required to client sites and for arbitration hearings. You may also need to travel to other PwC offices for work, training and meetings. Any such requirements would be discussed with you in advance of starting a new project. RequirementsACA/ACCA qualifiedPrior caseload in International Arbitration and LitigationExperience in preparing underlying damage calculationsExperience in drafting expert witness reportsWhat is in it for you?This is a fast paced, challenging environment which can provide you with varied opportunities and clear career progression. We are a small team focused on International Arbitration and the right candidate will therefore have the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting and complex assignments, gaining valuable experience. DealsOur Deals business is an exciting, fast-paced and an ever-growing business that focuses on deals and crisis situations for our clients. Collectively, we deal with the types of situations you hear about regularly in the news and we provide support, insight and analysis to the management, shareholders and financiers of business. Not the role for you? Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work ( ie temporary or day rate contracting)?The skills we look for in future employeesAll our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships. Learn more here DiversityWe work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.Learn more here

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