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BRS - Restructuring, Refinancing & Insolvency CFO - Senior Manager

Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Line of Service
Not Applicable
Business Recovery Services
Management Level
Senior Manager
Job Description & Summary

About the team

The Restructuring, Refinancing & Insolvency team ("RR&I") is part of the Business Restructuring Services ("BRS") practice in PwC Deals operating across all segments of the restructuring and insolvency market. The team provides financial advice on debt raising, financial restructuring and insolvency services to a wide range of corporates and stakeholders including lenders, equity holders, credit funds, pension trustees and government bodies. Whilst based in London, the team often works across the UK, but also on leading international projects and the role may include an element of UK-wide and international travel.

About the role

A typical assignment would involve supporting a corporate's finance function and may include some or all of the following:
  • Leading the finance function of businesses on an interim basis
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Building and managing monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasts
  • Managing and monitoring the cash flows of a business
  • Working with multiple senior stakeholders to create budgets, track KPIs, and implement solutions
  • Leading strategic financial discussions with shareholders/lenders
  • Working alongside other PwC teams, including specialist lines of service and sector experts
  • Preparation of presentations and/or reports to key stakeholders (e.g. lenders, private equity sponsors, management)
  • Being embedded into the client team but with the necessary level of senior support appropriate to the particular situation
  • It may at times be necessary to support the core restructuring and insolvency team. In such instances, all relevant coaching / training will be provided

Essential skills and experience
  • Confident financial analytical skills and experience of key accounting principles
  • Strong commercial and business acumen
  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable communicating with all levels (internal and external)
  • Leadership skills and experience including team management
  • Desire to manage, develop and train junior members of the team
  • Flexibility in terms of diverse industries and role
  • Flexibility in working location
  • Ability to drive marketing and business development, demonstrating a proactive approach to the marketplace
  • Proven project and time management skills
  • Good excel modelling skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a pressurised working environment
  • Self-starter and ability to adapt quickly to new client placements
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Accountancy qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Knowledge and experience of working with UK generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Securities and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs)
  • Experience in working with Sage/Xero/SAP/Quickbooks or other accounting software programmes

Who we're looking for

The team welcomes applications from individuals who have a keen interest and knowledge in regard to the work that the team undertakes. They will be looking for clear examples on why you have applied and what you can bring to the team. All applicants must have conducted considerable research into PwC and BRS prior to interview.

You'll be joining a team who welcome your outlook and knowledge, whilst developing your skill set further within one of the world's leading professional organisations. With an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working requirements where appropriate and have many successful arrangements currently in place. Please apply if you have a keen interest in the work we do.

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Travel Requirements
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Government Clearance Required?
Job Posting End Date
Full time
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