Transaction Services - Financial Due Diligence Manager - Midlands

Recruiter
PWC 1
Location
West Midlands
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
16 May 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
About the teamOur TS Midlands team comprises c.30 Financial due diligence specialists who support a wide variety of transactions across the Midlands marketplace. Clients include a combination of corporate and financial (private equity) sponsors, who invest in a whole range of opportunities, from small privately owned businesses to bigger household names.Over the past year, the team has been involved in a number of local high profile engagements. Whilst a large proportion of our work is local, a number of the team have supported the wider national practice and international network firms in delivering due diligence services to an array of private and publicly listed businesses and international investors.Given its market heritage, the core of the team have deep knowledge of the Industrial Manufacturing sector, working closely with the rest of the firm as part of the Industrials Hub in in the Midlands. This is complemented by a wealth of experience across other sectors including Technology, Media and Telecoms; Healthcare & Pharma; Leisure (with a specific focus on football clubs and holiday parks); Retail & Consumer and Financial Services.Our financial team is supported by a further c.15 individuals who provide deals support across Valuations, SPA, Data & Analysis and Financial modelling, bringing technical expertise to complement our wider Deals offering.Significant investment is planned as we look to double the size of the team in the Midlands as we transition into our new hub office in Birmingham in 2019, with opportunities across all grades and specialisms.About the roleSpecifically, at this time we’re recruiting for Managers to join our team in the Midlands.The role will involve the following:

Analysing financial and non-financial business information;

Identifying and understanding key drivers of a business and potential deal breakers (financial and non-financial);

Writing financial due diligence (buy-side, sell-side or refinancing) reports for our corporate, banking and private equity clients;

Sharing your experience and developing other team members through the deal process

Understanding the processes in due diligence work including dealing with risk management processes and procedures

Interaction with senior levels of Management, and exposure to business owners to understand areas such as historical and projected business performance, wider commercial issues, etc

Development of internal and external networks, and adopting a business development mindset

Whilst the role is based in the Midlands, travel may be required, which is dependent upon the client/ target’s location

Essential Skills & Experience

ACA/ICAS qualified (or equivalent)

Good business writing and Excel skills

Strong analytical skills and commercial awareness

A flexible working style

Interpersonal skills (lead teams, coaching and developing staff, confident interacting with clients and management)

Strong communication skills (questioning and listening skills)

Desirable skills:

Report writing skills

Passionate about client service

Able to adapt to change

Project manage assignments

Proactive with regard to self-development

Wide range of client experience

Due diligence experience

Leaders of the future - willingness to lead is a positive

Who we’re looking forThe successful candidate(s) will be motivated and determined, with the commercial awareness, investigative mind and flair for detail that underpin sound advice. You’ll work in multidisciplinary teams, build lasting relationships and meet clients often, so excellent interpersonal skills are also vital. You’ll also need to be flexible about where and how you work.Equally important is your intellect, willingness to learn and ability to build relationships, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

Location
Birmingham, East Midlands, Milton Keynes


Deals

Our 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.

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

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