Capital Markets Accounting Advisory Senior Associate
PwC
Birmingham, GB
4d ago

Job description

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.

About PwC

We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want.

We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

About Risk

Risk isn’t going to disappear and the complex, ever changing environment makes it much harder to predict where new challenges will come from.

  • But it represents an opportunity for businesses to transform and innovate, and discover hidden value. From the boardroom to back office, we work to protect and strengthen every aspect of business;
  • from people to performance, systems to strategy. Through our invaluable insights and independent assurance we help discover and unlock real value.

    There is a huge amount of business change caused by disruption, including technology, regulation, or a factor in the broader environment such as Brexit and that gives rise to risk and uncertainty.

    Helping our clients identify and address those risks to give them and their stakeholders confidence in their business is the purpose of our new Risk Line of Service.

    As a business, we have been providing services related to risk within our wider Assurance practice. On 1 July 2020, we established this new Line of Service to better use the scale and breadth of our practice including many of the firm’s experts in areas such as regulation, cyber security, listings, actuarial, accounting, controls and internal audit.

    About the Team

  • You'll have the opportunity to work across all areas of CMAS, through a Senior Associate rotation scheme giving you experience in each area of specialism : Capital Markets transactions such as Mergers and Acquisitions, IPOs and Debt deals (including US transactions);
  • Structuring and Deal Accounting and Digital Transformation projects. You’ll apply your previous auditing, advisory or technical accounting knowledge to deals transactions from a more commercial perspective gaining access to a variety of key stakeholders.

    As your career progresses you will be able to specialise in your preferred client proposition, so you are seen as a trusted advisor to your clients.

    We are a supportive and cooperative team, committed to helping our people develop. We empower and trust our people to work independently, providing coaching and guidance as needed.

    We work closely with other teams within PwC and you will be encouraged to develop a network of relationships with clients and more broadly across the firm.

    You’ll work as part of a team on project-based roles and may also have the opportunity to travel within the UK and abroad, as we provide services to many multinational companies.

    Essential Skills

    ACA / ACCA qualified (or equivalent)

    An audit or advisory experience is preferred

    Ability to deliver on tight timelines and manage well under pressure

    Ability to convey complex information in an understandable format

    An interest in technology

    The drive and agility to work across a range of areas

    Good verbal and written communication, including report-writing skills

    Good project management and organisational skills

    Ability to build and maintain business relationships

    Preferred Skills

    You’ll have a commercial mind-set, along with great accounting and financial reporting skills. You’ll have good communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills to build relationships with internal teams and the client teams you’ll be working alongside.

    You’ll have a flexible approach and be able to quickly adapt to different scenarios and complexities and have an active interest and curiosity about new digital tools and other technologies.

    You’ll use the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired (including your previous auditing, advisory or technical accounting knowledge) to solve problems for our clients in different situations.

    You’ll be attuned to the business issues our clients are facing and enjoy thinking about how we can help them. You’ll be interested in building your own network.

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