Line of Service
Financial Due Diligence
Job Description & Summary
A career in our Financial Due Diligence practice, within Deals Transaction Services, will provide you 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. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company.
Our team assist 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 by analysing and validating all the financial, commercial, operational and strategic assumptions being made.
PwC Transaction Services
What we do:
- Assist both financial and corporate buyers and sellers in evaluating investments by understanding the dynamics of the deal and the business, including deal hypotheses, value drivers, synergies, risks and, ultimately, pricing.
- Each project presents a unique opportunity to assess areas of emphasis for our client. The work we do provides our clients with intelligence in critical areas that allows them to make informed decisions about their potential opportunity.
- Typical areas of focus where we help include: (i) run-rate earnings; (ii) cash-flow and working capital seasonality and cyclicality; and (iii) uncovering hidden risks and opportunities.
What it’s like to work in the PwC Transaction Services group
A highly collaborative team environment with input from Associates to Partners across all lines of service (including outside of Transaction Services).
Meet with clients to understand their views, needs, and services to be provided in connection with a potential transaction.
Read and analyze key financial data of a target’s business (buy-side) or of client’s business (sell-side).
Meet with C-suite level management team members from the target (buy-side) or from our client (sell-side) to discuss both historical and future performance, KPIs, and trends/anomalies identified.
Act as the project “Quarterback”, leading all PwC lines of service (tax, human resources, IT, etc…) to ensure a seamless process for our client, the target company, and other advisors.
Prepare and present a report for client executives summarizing the results of our analyses including key issues identified, potential impact, and proposed resolution/path forward.
Training and development opportunities
Exposure to a wide range of businesses/industries, clients and deals
Travel opportunities and a team orientated and supportive work environment – we have a great team and are looking to build on that!
Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
Liaise with other M&A groups to support and advise our clients through the entire deal continuum (strategy through integration) including contract review/negotiations, synergy analyses, and post-deal integration.
A Chartered Professional Accountant / Chartered Accountant Designation (or equivalent).
6+ years of professional experience, including 1+ year of Transaction Services experience at a Manager level and 2+ years of total Transaction Services experience.
Proven technical and analytical capabilities including proven financial and business performance analysis skills.
An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work.
Strong communication, presentation and report writing skills.
Proven due diligence engagement team management and leadership skills.
Flexibility and adaptability to a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
Confidence and the desire and ability to learn all aspects of a business and its industry in a short time frame.
Travel - The position requires flexibility and will require travel throughout North America and internationally which can be can be up to 30% of your time.
T his role does not support completion of the Canadian CPA designation.
Why you’ll love working for PwC
We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there’s something for everyone.
Leading benefits for our permanent staff include:
A competitive compensation package
Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions
PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit
Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program
Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment
Health, wellness and fitness perks
Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work
Back-up child and elder care support
Career defining project work and international experience
Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to “Vantage” our digital learning system
Award winning programs including “Women in Leadership” and “Enhanced Pursuit Program”
A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations
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PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.