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Deals BRS Restructuring M&A Senior Manager

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_145611WD

A career in our Mid Markets practice, within Deals Business Recovery Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our clients survive an imminent crisis or simply fix gaps in their organisation. In joining, you'll help clients, among other things, reduce balance sheet stress, generate cash and reduce costs or refinance to find the best source of capital to support their business objectives. Whatever the solution, we help them manage road blocks until the job is done.Our team helps middle market companies simplify their corporate structure and reduce overall operating costs. As part of the team, you'll help with project management, administrative tasks, dissolution, risk reduction and corporate restructuring.
Who we are looking for

PwC Restructuring is seeking a Senior Manager to be part of its ever growing national RMA team based in Leeds, Manchester or the North East. The team has a strong national reputation and focuses on corporate and private equity clients, with extensive credentials in domestic and cross-border M&A. The team is particularly focussed on selling private companies to strategic acquirers and turnaround financial investors, as well as undertaking selective acquisition work.

The team addresses the mid-market, which is the most active transaction size segment, being deals valued typically between £20m to £500m. Our regional deals business is a priority for the UK firm and RMA is also a key priority for our Restructuring business as we foresee the COVID-19 recovery period being a transaction led recovery. In joining the team you will be expected to play a key role in supporting our growth plans, with strong career progression opportunities. The role provides an exceptional candidate the opportunity to work with a high performing team as part of the leading national and international restructuring business, with deep sector expertise and unique access to global corporates.

This role can be based in Leeds, Newcastle or Manchester

About the role

Working as a Senior Manager within the team, the role will involve the following
  • Review (sometimes in a short space of time) of businesses for long term viability, valuation and assessing capital structure options
  • Prepare a business for sale, helping shareholders and management to understand how best to present the business, prepare sales documentation and execute a transaction
  • Managing and monitoring the cash flows of businesses
  • Leadership and management of projects from start to finish covering all transaction stages, from information production, modelling, due diligence, funding and transaction process through to completion
  • Overseeing the work of project teams, coordination of day-to-day work streams and coaching junior staff
  • Developing internal and external relationships / networks to assist in the winning of RMA advisory work
  • Supporting directors and partners in running projects, marketing and developing the business
  • Acting as the key point of contact for clients
  • Participating in key proposals and presentations


We would expect interested applicants to be able to demonstrate the following attributes
  • Significant experience of working in M&A advisory, gained within a boutique restructuring or corporate finance firm, leading investment bank or other restructuring or corporate finance environment (such as within corporate development in industry or within restructuring or corporate finance in a major accounting firm).
  • Completion of multiple mid-market M&A transactions on which the applicant could be referenced personally.
  • Strong financial modelling capability and experience.
  • Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA etc) preferred.
  • CFA or JIEB helpful not essential.
  • Experience coaching and developing a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong commercial and business acumen.
  • Desire to develop and train junior members of the team.
  • Flexibility in working location.
  • Ability to support marketing and business development, demonstrating a proactive approach to the marketplace.
  • Proven project and time management skills.
  • Good financial modelling skills.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a pressurised working environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written English.
  • Confidence and professionalism to sell to and work with senior level client personnel.

With an increasingly agile workforce, we're also open to flexible working requirements where appropriate and have many successful arrangements currently in place


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.
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