Senior Consultant - Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Flexible work options - work smarter in a way that suits your lifestyle.
  • Growing team working across challenging and varied engagements
  • Exceptional career prospects

Join PwC's Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) team as a Senior Consultant and create growth and change which are key to improving and unlocking shareholder value.
The M&A team facilitates this process through offering clients lead advisory services, and integrated solutions through the various PwC lines of service, in relation to divestments, acquisitions and capital raising initiatives.
The Opportunity
At PwC, we help Australian businesses, not-for-profits and governments create value and improve the way they work. From improving healthcare, to creating smarter cities and igniting Australia's start up industry, you'll build trust in society and solve important problems.
M&A is an integral part of our Deals offering to our clients and is closely aligned to PwC's unrivalled global network, thus able to facilitate specific cross-border transactions covering, in particular, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, Africa and the US. PwC's M&A team is a mid-market leader in Australia (in Asia and around the world), comprising around 30 partners and staff across each of the major capital cities.
The M&A team develops and fosters relationships with clients at both shareholder and senior management levels, thereby gaining a solid understanding of their strategic priorities. PwC then provide independent advice and directly assist clients to execute their objectives through:

  • Divestment of businesses - Advising on optimal sale structures (e.g. IPO vs trade sale); identify and approach potential buyers; prepare the necessary marketing materials; manage the due diligence process (tax, legal, financial etc); provide valuation advice and assist with negotiations through to the completion of the transaction;
  • Acquisitions - Helping clients identify and evaluate potential acquisition targets; providing valuation advice; assisting with negotiations, managing the due diligence process (tax, legal, financial etc) and assisting with the procurement of acquisition finance.

About you
You will be enthusiastic, professional and committed team-player who is looking to join this exciting and fast-paced team within PwC.
To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Completed a relevant tertiary qualification in Business/Commerce/Finance or related qualification.
  • 1-3 years previous experience in corporate finance and valuation, financial accounting, financial modelling and industry analysis is critical,
  • Post-graduate qualifications such as CA, MBA or Masters in Finance. will be highly favoured
  • Consulting experience from a similar professional environment
  • A commercial and strategic focus in influencing and advising clients
  • Able to present solutions in a clear and articulate manner, tailoring style to suit the needs of the client
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • A team focussed style with strong organisational and project management skills
  • Self-motivated, confident and proactive
  • The desire to build on your commercial, change management, negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Strong focus on building client relationships - internal and external
  • Ability to speak a 2nd language i.e. Mandarin is desirable

Sound like you? Read on.
What we offer
Working for Australia's largest professional services firm you'll join a global network spanning 157 countries that delivers meaningful outcomes for a wide range of clients.
Our culture and benefits are why we're LinkedIn's number one Australian workplace. With state of the art offices and premium technology, each person has access to flexible work options. The dress policy is flexible too - you choose what you wear based on the work you do with your team and clients.
Fostering an inclusive culture and embracing differences is at the core of everything we do. PwC empowers you to be yourself and work with people from many backgrounds to achieve things never thought possible. Get involved in our employee-led diversity networks (cultural, disability, LGBTI or gender equality) and benefit from our best-in-class policies such as 18 weeks maternity/paternity leave, flexible work and gender equity.
Up for a challenge? We're committed to helping our people unleash their potential. Hard work doesn't go unrewarded and industry best coaching, mentoring, training and development are ready and waiting. If you hold a genuine desire to make a difference and want to surround yourself with like-minded, talented and driven individuals who strive to do the same, apply now.
PwC is committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Our Reconciliation Action Plan sets out our commitment to increase Indigenous employment. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Carole Leen is the Recruitment Manager for the role. As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

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