Business Restructuring Services Senior Associate, Deals

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Employment: Full Time

Line of Service

Not Applicable

Business Recovery Services

Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary
A career in our Restructuring and Refinancing 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 organization. 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.

PwC's Business Restructuring Services team is currently the largest restructuring practice in the Middle East, with over 40 employees operating across various offices in the region. Our team helps organizations facing financial distress or insolvency with crisis recovery, administrative tasks, liquidation and insolvency proceedings. Whatever the solution, we help them manage road blocks until the job is done. We develop and implement realistic and pragmatic plans by applying restructuring and stakeholder management skills, functional knowledge, and proprietary assets and tools to support Executives in making difficult decisions and driving through change in a short timeframe.

The Role and responsibilities
As a Business Restructuring Senior Associate, you will work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping solve complex business issues from strategy to execution and operations. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

- Help our clients reduce balance sheet stress, generate cash and reduce costs or refinance to find the best source of capital to support their business objectives
- Day to day case management of administrations, liquidations and other corporate insolvency processes
- Contribute on proposals or business development initiatives
- Involvement in pre-insolvency planning matters
- Supporting engagement leads in ensuring 100% compliance with statutory deadlines on cases
- Liaison with internal and external stakeholders, including communications with remote-based colleagues and dealing with external lawyers, agents and key creditors
- Keeping up to date with insolvency and other relevant legislation across the GCC
- Identify risk issues and ensure these are escalated to your senior management
- Theorizing net returns for clients and other stakeholders from financially distressed companies and individuals
- Day to day management of asset recoveries and litigation matters
- Analyze complex data and use it to tell a story to stakeholders
- Bringing your unique skills and interests to bear to improve outcomes for our clients, people and practice

The Requirements

- Post secondary education, MBA considered plus
- Experience in financial due diligence, corporate insolvency cases and restructurings (out-of-cout and in-court procedures) are considered an asset
- ACCA ACA, CFA, CPA designations are considered a plus
- Confident with financial statement analysis and financial modeling
- Technical and analytical skills with the ability to translate complex issues to support client solutions
- Passionate about delivery of work and has a strong desire to succeed by learning from colleagues and creating collaborative relationships at all levels
- Motivated to build excellent working relationships and meet deadlines successfully in a fast paced & dynamic environment
- Ability to identify risk issues
- Confident communicator and can deliver messages with impact to a wide variety of audiences
- Keen to leverage technology enabled and digital tools to achieve efficient delivery for our clients
- Arabic speaking

You will need to be willing to travel and be flexible around your working location. This could require working away from your base office location sometimes, and overnight stays may be required. Where possible, we will take your preferences into account and strike a balance between meeting your career development/personal needs and those of the business and our clients.


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