Finance Consulting Senior Manager/Manager
About the role
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.
We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Manager (or Manager) in the Finance team
This individual will ideally have held an operational line management role with proven experience in delivering quantifiable benefits from M&As or transformational projects
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.
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
As part of the transaction process, the DDV team develops a rapid understanding of the target/client business in order to quickly assimilate the key operational issues, synergies, risks and upsides around a transaction. We report our findings real time to the client, but typically we will produce clear written reports articulating our findings for any purchaser or vendor. We may also help with post deal implementation advising on synergies, cost reduction opportunities & programme management
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.
Essential skills and experience
Experience in a finance operational role which incoude leading the function, or sub function, or experiecen across a no of activities such as budgeting and planning, management reporting, cash managemenr or financial processes (PTP, RTR, OTC etc)
Exposure to finance merer integrations and/or carve outs
Experience of leading change projects and business improvement
Comfort around high level financial analysis and understanding of the key operational drivers
Experience of organisational change
MBA or Accounting qualification
M&A transformation or divestiture experience, ideally synergy, integration and/or carve-out, and/or change projects
Consulting experience (internal or external)
Commercial exposure in negotiation and consultation
Foreign language skills
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.
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