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Capital Markets, Accounting Advisory & Structuring - Manager

London, Canada
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

About the team:

The CMAS team (part of our Control, Deals, Accounting and Risk (CDAR) offering) advises clients on the accounting, company law and capital markets issues in the context of both transactions (including M&A, listings and debt raises) and in the ordinary course of business (including finance transformation, regulatory change and internal restructures).

Our breadth of experience across different industries and different transactions allows us to guide senior clients and their stakeholders navigate an increasingly complex and rapidly changing environment.

The role

We are a team of specialists, and your role in CMAS as a Manager will involve applying technical expertise to solve problems and advise clients as they navigate changes in their business. You will be expected to work across our key areas of client delivery, being:
  • Accounting and Reporting Advisory
  • Structuring and Deal Accounting; and
  • Deal Advisory.

You will work in dynamic teams directly for senior stakeholders at a range of clients across industry sectors (including energy, technology, financial services and retail/consumer) in the UK and around the world. We are a solution-oriented business, working alongside other parts of the firm (including Tax and Deals) and other professional advisors to provide technical expertise on accounting, structuring and capital markets considerations across the CMAS business.

We deliver our projects working in small teams with a flat structure, meaning you will work closely with partners and directors in CMAS and other areas of PwC, whilst managing and coaching junior colleagues.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Advising on a variety of engagements from an accounting, structuring and capital markets perspective in transaction and non-transaction scenarios.
  • Delivering innovative reports and presentations for discussions with clients and other advisors, covering complex accounting issues, legal and regulatory issues;
  • Coordinating the input of PwC teams from different lines of service and territories.
  • Designing solutions to structure key transactions to achieve the optimal outcome for our clients, with a focus on advising on complex accounting matters
  • Collaborating with senior company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisers in the UK, North America, Europe and more widely.
  • Driving the growth of the business, through involvement in targeting opportunities, building internal and external networks and identifying opportunities to help your clients.

Skills and experience

  • Chartered Accountant (or similar qualification) with experience of IFRS (and preferably UK GAAP)
  • A keen interest in transactions and transformation
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to think logically
  • Intellectual curiosity with a willingness to challenge yourself and learn new skills, including working in unfamiliar industries/environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prepare high quality reports;
  • Good project management skills and an ability to manage time to deliver effectively on multiple engagements simultaneously

  • Experience of building internal and external networks, and developing client relationships
  • Experience leading small teams through engagements
  • Good understanding of the workings of the Finance function, and key issues and challenges faced, with relevant experience from global or FTSE 250 organisations;

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:

The Deal

We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have 'The Deal'.

Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition:


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:


Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

Stay safe and stay connected in this rapidly changing world.


Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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