Deals Transaction Services Senior Manager

Description

Line of Service

Advisory 

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable 

Specialism

Advisory – Other 

Management Level

Senior Manager 

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Financial Due Diligence practice, within Deals Transaction Services, will provide you the opportunity to help organisations realise the potential of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and capital markets. In short, we help some of the world’s leading companies 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 assist organisations with both buy side and sell side due diligence. As part of our team, you’ll help us provide both corporate and financial buyers with peace of mind by analysing and validating all the financial, commercial, operational and strategic assumptions being made. 

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 Manager, 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:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realizes they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in the area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
  • Assist in producing and reviewing work products that clearly explain key due diligence findings and recommendations to the client, ensuring compliance with PwC standards.
  • Challenge the engagement scope and specific procedures and suggest modifications that will better address the client’s needs and concerns.
  • Secure and enhance relationships with the engagement teams in PwC Europe.
  • Lead teams that will exceed client’s expectations in terms of performing engagement management activities including billing, scheduling, performance, evaluations, mentoring, managing client expectations, and identifying additional client needs.
  • Maintain active communication with both partners and stakeholders to manage expectations and ensure client satisfaction.  

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum of 7 years relevant working experience with majority of the experience gained within another large professional services organization.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Intimate knowledge and success in managerial roles interviewing executive management at target companies, as well as intimate knowledge assessing a target company’s quality of earnings, net assets, and cash flows.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to translate complex data into meaningful insights.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts.
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to develop long-lasting relationships both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrate abilities and success as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; answering questions and providing direction to less-experienced staff; coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback

To apply for this job please visit www.pwc.com.

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