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Capital Markets, Accounting Advisory & Structuring - Senior Manager

  • Location

    London,Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Accountant Practice

  • Job ref:

    209306WD

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    06-07-2021

  • Client:

    PwC

Quality is at the heart of what we do. Combining passionate people with leading technology, we work together to build trust in society. We put the team first and solve important problems by challenging the organisations we audit and being open to challenge ourselves. We take pride in our work and the profession, recognising audit as a deep specialism.

Hear from our UK Head of Audit about the evolution of the Audit and what opportunities PwC could have for you.

 

It's a really exciting time to be joining us. We’re growing our teams across all areas of our Audit practice and investing a huge amount in our people, their skills and the technology available, as we continue to radically modernise our business and the way we serve our clients.

Learn more about The Future of Audit. 


A career within Capital Markets Accounting Advisory Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for complex financial reporting issues around deals and other transformational events. You’ll tackle client’s needs with a solution oriented approach that creatively addresses complex financial reporting problems for high profile transactions and you’ll have significant interaction with senior company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisers.

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.

The role 

As part of our team you will receive: 

  • Variety - an impressive list of high profile clients across a range of industries, working with people at a senior and strategic level and X-LoS PwC teams, as well as other advisers to your clients.  A range of interesting projects and the ability to get involved in all the types of work that CMAS delivers

  • Opportunity - to deepen your existing commercial and technical knowledge by helping clients through deals, reviewing and reporting on their businesses and plans, and helping them prepare important financial information that they need to complete their deals or to improve their Treasury and Commodity practices. This requires a range of practical, financial, commercial and advisory skills in addition to strong technical foundations

  • Business Development – a key component of the role will involve supporting and driving the growth of the business, through involvement in targeting opportunities, building internal / external networks and identifying opportunities to help your clients

  • Support - We are a supportive and collaborative team, and are committed to helping our people develop. We empower and trust our people to work independently but with coaching and guidance as needed.  You will have regular direct access to senior PwC people as well as an experienced team of specialists

Essential Skills / Experience

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant or relevant Treasury or Commodity qualifications

  • Audit, advisory or hands on treasury or commodity risk management experience

  • Passion for targeting and pursuing work in a competitive environment.

  • Commitment to completing tasks and working to fluctuating deadlines in a fast paced environment.

  • Experience of building internal and external networks and developing client relationships

  • Ability to analyse large amounts of data, draw conclusions and use these to solve problems

  • Experience leading large scale projects/programmes

  • Experience of providing clients with advice and support on practical business issues as well as technical accounting, treasury or commodity matters

  • Strong oral communication and written communication/report writing skills

Preferred Skills / Experience

  • Good project management skills.

  • An ability and desire to learn new skills working in unfamiliar industries/environments. 

  • Ability to successfully collaborate with internal and external stakeholder groups.

  • Understanding of the full sales cycle and proven track record in taking opportunities through to close.


The location

Find out more about our PwC office locations.

The skills we look for

Our people are curious and put quality first and foremost. They are inclusive and invest in themselves and their teams. They adapt to new challenges with flexibility, agility and intelligence. They speak up, role modelling constructive challenge whilst also being open to challenge themselves. They take pride in their profession, their work and their passion to deliver to the highest quality.

Diversity

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

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 because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

www.pwc.com/uk/diversity