Deals - Director

PwC Caribbean
Bridgetown, Barbados
Competitive compensation
08 Jan 2021
08 Feb 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Job Description & Summary

A career within our Barbados and East Caribbean (EC) Advisory Services - Business Recovery and Insolvency, will provide you the opportunity to work in the corporate restructuring team based in Barbados. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of a sizeable portfolio of corporate insolvencies, including receivership, bankruptcies and liquidations. The candidate will also be involved in managing and performing business reviews. There will also be an opportunity to assist in the Deals Transaction area helping 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.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary
  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations
  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions
  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments
  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart
  • Promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams
  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders
  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Preferred skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel advanced functions, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated expertise in financial analysis, including financial statements as well as the ability to compute and interpret ratios and trends
  • Proven ability to conduct economic and market research, in order to articulate the landscape within which the client operates
  • Proven ability to proactively manage and progress a sizeable caseload of receiverships and liquidations from pre-appointment planning stages to closure
  • Demonstrated expertise in setting and implementing asset realization and case management strategies
  • Proficient in managing, coaching, supporting and organizing restructuring staff
  • A strong working knowledge of statutory requirements

Minimum years experience required

  • At least 10 years sound experience in a finance; commercial, related environment or with a Big 4 Firm or equivalent performing restructuring and insolvency related work

Education Level 

Minimum qualifications: 

  • Degree in Accounting, Economics, Strategy, Finance, Business Management; or a related field from a recognised university
  • Internationally recognised designation such as ACA/ACCA/CA/CPA

Additional Qualifications / Certification: 

  • Internationally recognised designations such as CBV, ABV or CFA will be an asset

Other details: 

  • A confident communicator and presenter who is comfortable interacting at all levels
  • Personal flexibility to facilitate travel on international and cross border assignments in the Caribbean area
  • Ability to speak a second language would be an asset 

Travel Requirements Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship? Yes

Government Clearance Required? Yes

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