PwC Middle East

Financial Decisions & Analysis Senior Associate - Transaction Services

Location
Amman
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
12 Apr 2024
Closes
12 May 2024
Ref
422687WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 8,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Our regional team operates across the Middle East bringing international experience delivered within the context of the region and its culture. We can bring the collective knowledge and experience of more than 328,000 people across the entire global PwC network in advisory, assurance, and tax to help you find the value you are looking for.

Job Description & Summary

Financial Decisions and Analysis (FDnA) is the modeling and analytics Centre of Excellence within PwC Deals, and one of PwC’s highest growth teams. We focus on the application of leading-edge modeling and analytical techniques to help clients make better-informed decisions and solve problems. We work on some of the most high-profile deals in the market, across a wide range of clients and sectors.

The Financial Decisions and Analysis (FD&A) team delivers additional insight for decision-making. Our team provides organizations with data-driven financial insights to produce rapid, pragmatic, and clear outcomes for our clients. As part of our team, you’ll be supporting on deal modeling and decision support tools using advanced analytics. We use our people's range of industry experiences with a commercial mindset and deep technical skills to produce rapid, pragmatic, and clear outcomes for our clients.

What to consider before applying

  • This role requires the candidate to be based out of our Amman, Jordan office.

We are now looking to recruit a Senior Associate to join our high-performing team, with a specific focus on modeling but with significant opportunities to support across the whole modeling and analytics spectrum of services. If you have a commercial and growth mindset, are naturally inquisitive, have an analytical mind, and enjoy solving problems in a rigorous and logical manner, for a variety of different businesses then this is the role for you.

  • Improve clarity and transparency for investors by developing a driver-based integrated model;
  • Design a short-term cash flow model to help our client to actively manage liquidity;
  • Build financial models and budgeting tools from scratch to support our client at various stages of the deals cycle;
  • Identify and forecast restructuring options, and critically assess key risks and sensitivities;
  • Leverage data and analytic tools (alteryx, power query, etc.) to create workflows and drive insights across multi-asset portfolios;

Your responsibilities will include but may not be limited to:

  • Proactively develop client relationships and manage these from lead generation to project executions;
  • Manage a team and work with multiple stakeholders to deliver complex projects;
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues;
  • Focus on developing external and internal relationships and your PwC brand;
  • Clear and concise communication of complex concepts and their business benefits to senior management and stakeholders (both internally and externally) from a range of backgrounds and business areas to help clients make robust, evidence-based decisions;
  • Produce value-added insights to clients by analyzing disparate information streams (e.g. extracts from client system, management reports, contracts) and turning them into structured data that can be analyzed as part of a Deal or Portfolio monitoring process to provide greater insight to our clients;
  • Delivering reports and presentations and communicating our findings to clients and their stakeholders;

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2- 5 years of professional experience with a focus on financial modeling and a strong base in accounting;
  • CFA, qualified ACA or ACCA equivalent, Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM), or FMVA (Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst) designations are preferred;
  • Basic skills in analytical tools (Alteryx, SQL, Power BI, Power Query) is preferred;
  • Proven track record of financial modeling advisory and advanced Excel skills, with a desire to develop these further;
  • Exceptional analytical and technical aptitude, possess both financial and commercial acumen, and enjoy problem-solving to understand the drivers of a business, analyze their data, and use this to provide insight and advice to our clients;
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset and self-starter mentality, and be comfortable with a degree of ambiguity with little supervision to come up with creative solutions to complex problems and develop these ideas into structured deliverable projects;
  • Passion for innovation, technology, and new tools, and applying and developing yourself to new areas (e.g. quickly getting up to speed with tools, analytical approaches, and business challenges);
  • The ability to build collaborative working relationships at all levels, establishing credibility both internally and externally;

Why you’ll love PwC

We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your well-being, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits, and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at https://www.pwc.com/m1/en/about-us/life-at-pwc.html

Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

No

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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