Job Description & Summary
Leading with heart, living by values
PwC Advisory is a garden of possibilities, and you’re reaping the rewards. Where you want to make an impact is always up to you.
With the full support of our Advisory teams, you’ll delve into the inner workings of companies to find the best solutions for any challenge they might have.
From the excitement of deals to the complexities of consulting and the fascinating realm of risks and threats in forensics, you’ll help clients nurture trust and maintain their evolutionary edge, today and into the future.
Now that’s making a difference.
A career in our Financial Due Diligence practice, within our market leading Deals Transaction Services practice, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations realise the potential of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and capital markets.
In short, we help some of the world’s leading companies originate, create, execute and realise value from deals. Coupled with our data-driven insights, we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company.
What you’ll learn and do
Our team assists organisations with both buy-side and sell-side due diligence. As part of our team, you’ll help us provide both corporate and financial buyers with peace of mind and key financial insights by analysing and validating all the financial, commercial, operational and strategic assumptions being made.
As a Senior Associate in the Transactions Services team, you’ll work as part of a team on exciting financial due diligence projects across a wide range of industries.
You will get exposure to high profile deals and be able to work together with a large network of clients, advisors and technical experts.
You will get exposure to senior level management helping to bring key business insights, value drivers and deals issues to the table with support from senior team members.
Skills and responsibilities for this level include but are not limited to :
Work in project teams together with other specialists (strategy, operations, tax, legal, HR, IT)
Use a broad range of data analytics and excel tools and techniques to extract relevant business and value insights from financials
Perform financial analysis, including analysis of key value drivers, historical / forecast trading, normalised earnings, working capital trends and net financial debt items
Prepare high-quality financial due diligence reports in English
Assist in client and advisor meetings
Coach, train and supervise junior team members to help deliver results
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others
Ability to read situations and modify behaviour to build quality, diverse relationships.
Who you are, what you’re like
We are looking for a dynamic Senior Associate with 2-5 years of working experience in an M&A, financial due diligence, financial analysis / controlling, audit and / or accounting position.
Working experience in an advisory or audit environment is considered a plus.
In addition, you have the following qualifications and skills :
Masters degree in an M&A and / or finance related field.
Proficient in excel; experience with other data analytics tools (e.g. Power BI, Alteryx) is considered a plus.
Strong numerical ability, financial analytical skills and understanding of accounting.
Excellent project management skills.
Solid business writing and presentation skills with attention to quality and detail.
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build effective relationships with individuals, teams and lines of business.
Excellent listening and communication skills with the ability to persuade and influence.
Proactive and flexible with the ability to demonstrate initiative and reliability.
Able to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Fluent in Dutch and / or French and English.
What we offer
Valuable professional experience at the best business school in the world’
Continuous learning with classroom training (both technical and soft skills) in Belgium and abroad
A workspace where everyone feels respected, valued and free to be themselves
Inspiring and awesome colleagues
Team events such as Last Friday Drinks, team-building days and celebrations, as well as time spent on community days and charity activities
Forward-looking and very accessible leadership hosting inspirational lunches
An extensive health programme including an online platform and various challenges, yoga and Pilates in our offices, yearly flu vaccinations, sports communities, mental resilience workshops and so on
A flexible working schedule including homeworking and the possibility to conveniently make use of various holiday schemes
An interesting salary and benefits package
And much more!
Looking for an a career where you’ll really make a difference? Then we look forward to meeting you .