Job type: Permanent
Closing date: 21-May-17
Reference Number: 123-KEN00151
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC (www.pwc.com) provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for their clients through our people from diverse countries who share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.
In Africa, we’re the largest provider of professional services with offices in 31 countries and over 8,000 people. This enables us to provide our clients with seamless and consistent service, wherever they’re located on the continent.
In East Africa, our member firms in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania work to build trust in society and solve important problems. Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of operating environments in the region enables us to put ourselves in our clients’ shoes and offer truly tailored Tax, Assurance and Advisory solutions to unique business challenges.
In Advisory, we help organizations to work smarter and grow faster. We consult with our clients to build effective organizations, innovate, grow, reduce costs, manage risk and regulation and leverage talent.
PwC East Market Area (EMA) Advisory invites applications from qualified candidates for the positions below to join our dynamic and agile teams in Kenya,Tanzania and Uganda.
About the Job
We are seeking to strengthen our Advisory services by recruiting and developing highly motivated individuals for the position of Manager in our Advisory Deals -Transactions sub line of service. The position holder will lead and manage consulting assignments in delivery of client strategic projects in Valuations/Pricing, Due Diligence, Structuring deals and transactions and / or Merger and Acquisitions (M&A).
Roles & Responsibilities
•Execution of mandates related to mergers and acquisitions, buyouts, disposals, growth capital and debt financing, project finance and exit planning;
•Research and development of pitch books and Requests for Proposals (RfPs) in response to market opportunities;
•Building and reviewing of financial models using different methodologies including DCF, LBO and market comparable;
•Preparing and reviewing of transaction documentation including business plans, information memoranda and financial forecasts.
•Participating in business development efforts including networking, deal origination and presentations at seminars and workshops;
•Managing the delivery and budgeting of client assignments based on PwC methodologies including billing and collection management; and
•Training and mentoring of junior staff members.
•The job holder will be expected play an important role in the business development and delivery of client assignments through active pursuit and conversion of leads, preparation of Proposals in response to Requests for proposals (RFPs) issued at the bidding phase and leading PwC teams on putting together proposals from the network
•Constantly develop and demonstrate subject matter expertise in our service offerings and act as trusted advisor to our clients
•Working with the PCS and Private Sector Mergers & Acquisitions deal cycle
•Understanding of the basics of Valuations/Pricing, Due Diligence, Structuring deals and transactions in complex Sales & Purchase Agreements
•Undertaking buy side, sell side and contingent fee based lead advisory roles
•Enhancing good relationship base and experience in EMA countries in this and wider Corporate Finance areas
•Manage delivery of client assignments based on PwC service offerings and methodologies Manage project economics through delivery within budget, timely billing and collection
•Maintain excellent relationships with our clients
•Lead and coach less experience team members
•A minimum of 7-Years of experience in a similar role preferably within a professional services firm, investment bank, and or private equity fund;
•A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics; and
CPA (K), CFA, MBA or equivalent qualification desirable but not essential provided financial experience and acumen can be clearly demonstrated.
Master in Business Administration, Financial or Economics will be an added advantage
•Related professional certifications and qualifications;
•Excellent team leadership, interpersonal and collaboration skills;
•Ability to build long term relationships, with Transactions clients, and work across borders on international and regional transactions.
This role will give you many opportunities for growth and provide you with extra ordinary experiences.
If you are keen to grow your career your own way and to discover how a career with PwC will benefit you, please click on apply online button below.
Application closes on 21 May 2017.