Consultant – Mergers and Acquisitions

PwC Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka (LK)
Not Advertised
Closing date
Apr 14, 2023

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Job Role
Accounting Firm
Contract Type
Permanent, Contract
Full Time
Level of qualification

Job Description & Summary

A career in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), within the Deals practice, will provide you the opportunity to help organizations realize 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 realize value from deals. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company.


Our team assist organizations across the deal continuum from strategy through to execution on both buy-side and sell-side. As part of our team, you’ll help our financial due diligence teams to provide both corporate and financial buyers with peace of mind by analyzing and validating all the financial, commercial, operational and strategic assumptions being made.


Key Responsibilities

  • Developing an understanding of the business, competitive positioning, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, challenges etc. of the target business

  • Lead role in execution of client services as Project manager

  • End to end involvement in the project; from assisting the client to scope the engagement to finalizing and closing the transaction

  • Leading the team during project execution, reviewing the report and providing value add inputs

  • Liaising with all internal and external stakeholders of the engagement to ensure smooth flow of the project. Create and manage good independent relationships with clients. Expand opportunities with existing clients, identify and act on referrals

  • Involve in the review, analysis and reporting of the engagement to produce of quality deliverables within agreed timescales. As part of the, work carried out will involve:

    • Review and analysis of historical trading, cash flow and balance sheets

    • Evaluate the operating trends, quality of earnings, maintainability of EBITDA, working capital & cash flows considerations etc.

    • Identifying key issues related to deal, assessing their impact on valuation/ price consideration and advising on ways to address the issues

  • Be able to proactively resolve (in consultation with experts as required) risk issues in delivering services to clients

  • Strong contribution to knowledge sharing, coaching and mentoring efforts

  • Business development, prepare proposals and cost estimates

  • Work on variety of transactions including large cross border transactions with  cross boarder teams across different industry verticals

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Recognized degree in finance/accounting from a top tier academic institution/ a professional qualification in finance/accounting

  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience preferably in transaction diligence, investment banking or corporate finance

  • Advanced knowledge in business strategy, finance, operations, and data analysis techniques;

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