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Finance Consulting Senior Associate - Delivering Deal Value job in London

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Company Name:  PwC
Location:  London
Country:  United Kingdom
About the team Our Delivering Deal Value (DDV) team, within Consulting, assists both Corporate and Private Equity (PE) clients in a wide range of business critical operational and transformational challenges, driven by Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity.

We advise our clients on deals with values ranging from £50 million to over £5 billion. DDV is now a core team of over 100 specialists across a number of key industry sectors and business functions.
About the role DDV focuses on providing support for potential/actual transactions and assists clients in all operational aspects of the transaction, pre and post completion, including:

  • Buy and sell side operational due diligence
  • Synergy development and review
  • Carve out and divestment support
  • Taking control and 100 day planning
  • Mergers & acquisitions integration
  • Post-acquisition performance improvement
Duties and Responsibilities: You will be responsible for:
  • Developing a rapid understanding of the target/client business in order to quickly assimilate the key operational issues, synergies, risks and upsides around a transaction.
  • Report findings real time to our clients
  • Produce clear, written reports articulating our findings for any purchaser or vendor.
  • Helping our clients with the post deal implementation
  • Advising on synergies, integration, cost reduction opportunities, implementation plans and programme management.
Skills and experience As well as consulting expertise, our team members have considerable industry experience in running businesses and implementing change. Due to continued success and increased demand for our services, DDV is seeking to enhance this team via select, high calibre appointments

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to work autonomously and operate on their own initiative. They will be required to work across a number of industries on a variety of projects with colleagues at all levels. Whilst primarily London based, our deal involvement is global in nature and candidates must be prepared to travel widely and frequently as and when required. Essential skills:
  • Technical accounting skills and experience across a number of activities such as budgeting and planning, management reporting, cash management or financial processes (PTP, RTR, OTC etc.)
  • Project management skills
  • Exposure to change projects/business improvement initiatives and in delivering quantifiable benefit in their engagements
  • Exposure to merger integrations and/or carve outs
  • Comfort around financial analysis and understanding of the key drivers of change/benefit realisation
  • A good understanding of the structure and underlying processes supporting the finance function
  • A comfort around financial analysis and understanding of the key business drivers
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to manage 'change' projects
  • A demonstrated ability to operate on your own initiative
Desirable skills:
  • Knowledge of deals, which might include: mergers & acquisitions, synergy reviews, integrations and carve-outs
  • Accountancy qualification, MBA or other relevant qualification
  • Comfort and ability around report writing
  • Commercial exposure in negotiation and consultation
  • Language skills (oral and written)

About you The successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to work autonomously and operate on their own initiative. They will be required to work across a number of industries on a variety of projects with colleagues at all levels. Whilst primarily London based, our deal involvement is global in nature and candidates must be prepared to travel widely and frequently as and when required.

Salary - Competitive
Location - London
Closing Date - 11th May 2018

Location
London

Consulting
In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients' business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries - everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.
The skills we look for in future employees
All 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 www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply
Diversity
We 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 www.pwc.com/uk/diversity
Industry:  Consultancy
04/14/2018
Job Ref:  26294BR
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