Deals Strategy Manager - Financial Services

Recruiter
PWC-1
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Who we are looking for

Do you have extensive Commercial Due Diligence experience? Are you from a Strategy consulting, Big 4 or Corporate Strategy background with a focus on Financial Services? We are looking for Strategy Professionals to join our growing team.

About the role

Our team works with a wide variety of large and mid-tier corporate clients, as well as private equity clients undertaking Merger & Acquisitions on investment opportunities. We provide detailed evaluation of our client's proposition and help them develop new insights, strategies and approaches.

You'll work on client projects in teams of varying sizes and staff level, coaching less experienced team members.

Typical duties include:

  • Market opportunity sizing

  • Market entry or growth strategy

  • Product and business unit strategy development

  • Strategic business review

  • Divestment options analysis and recommendations

  • Day to day running of projects, managing the work streams and Associates

  • Interact with the client throughout

  • Contribute to conclusions and to support other senior team members in presenting back to the client

  • Responsible for junior team members' development

  • Participate in client development and selling work

  • Managers work on both strategy and deals projects, operating closely with more senior members of the team. This role provides individuals with significant development opportunities.

Requirements

Essential Skills

  • Previous strategy consulting experience from either a pure strategy consulting firm Big 4 firm, working with Financial Services clients, or experience in the strategy department of a leading Financial Services focused organisation
  • Experience in commercial due diligence work for private equity houses or corporates

  • Educated to degree level

  • Market and competitor analysis (market sizing, drivers and dynamics, competitive intensity, etc.)

  • Customer analysis

  • Internal analysis (strategic analysis, business model review, financial)

  • Proven experience of coaching junior team members

  • Desirable skills:
  • Fluency in another (European) language

  • An MBA is not necessarily required, but is considered an asset

  • You'll be joining a team who welcome your outlook and knowledge, whilst developing your skill set further within one of the world's leading professional organisations. With an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working requirements where appropriate and have many successful arrangements currently in place. Please apply if you have a keen interest in the work we do.

    Salary: Competitive

    Location London

    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.

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    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.

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