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Financial Due Diligence Manager

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Line of service
Manager/Senior Professional
Deals - Transaction Services
Financial Services
Position type
Full Time
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Job description

Who we are looking for

Are we looking for you?
  • Are you a great manager, either with Financial Due Diligence (“FDD”) experience, or experience that is complementary to doing FDD, such as analysing financial information to identify key commercial drivers?

  • Do you enjoy coaching and bringing the best out of your team?

  • Do you want to be part of our successful Transaction Services (“TS”) team?

What we do

Our TS FDD team based in Belfast is a market-leading team at the centre of an active and integrated global network of TS teams. We advise our clients on deals with values ranging from sub £1 million to over £50 million, our clients are engaging in restructuring and M&A transactions in many industry sectors internationally, and in joining our team you can play a part in helping our clients to meet their business objectives. You will have the opportunity to work on both corporate and private equity transactions that will be high profile, varied and challenging.

The role will include:
  • Writing FDD reports for our corporate and private equity clients across a range of industry sectors

  • Analysing financial and non-financial business information

  • Identifying key value drivers and deal breakers (financial and non-financial)

  • Managing international and multidisciplinary teams to deliver an integrated TS product

  • Sharing your experience and developing other team members through the deal process

  • Understanding the processes in due diligence work including dealing with risk


The following skills are required for this role:
  • ACA/ICAS/CPA qualified (or equivalent Accountancy qualification)

  • Wide range of client experience

  • Financial due diligence experience within an advisory practice or experience that is complementary to doing financial due diligence: i.e. experience of analysing financial information to identify key commercial drivers, risks and opportunities and reviewing financial projections

  • Ability to identify key business issues

  • Experience of managing and leading teams (coaching and mentoring, providing direction)

  • Effective business writing and Excel skills

  • Analytical skills and commercial awareness; be able to provide insights to our clients to be able to provide valuable advice.

  • Ability to identify key issues

  • A flexible working style, with the ability to adapt to change

  • Interpersonal skills (be able to quickly build collaborative relationships with a wide range of stakeholders internally and externally)

  • Passionate about client service

  • Ability to deliver against tight deadlines

  • Strong communication skills (questioning and listening skills)

  • Proactive with regard to self - development

Desirable skills:
  • Report writing skills

  • Experience working across agri-food, retail & consumer and/or technology sectors

  • Project management of medium to large assignments

Additional information
  • Opportunity for working from home? Yes occasionally

  • Amount of time client based? Typically 50% can be spent on client site

  • Opportunity for job sharing? No

  • Need to travel/overnight stays away from home? Yes as required

  • Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? Yes, open for discussion

  • Amount of time PwC office based? Approximately 50%



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.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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