Business Recovery Services - Senior Associate - Midlands - Flexible Working Available

29 Aug 2019
29 Sep 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

About the TeamA career in our Mid Markets practice, within Deals’ Business Recovery Services (“BRS”) team will provide you with the opportunity to support a wide range of businesses and their stakeholders from a variety of sectors, to navigate through some form of stress or crisis situation to rapidly stabilise the position provide time to implement its chosen strategy.

In joining, you'll join a team of c.55 people across our Birmingham and East Midlands offices acting as advisors to support clients and lenders with various services, including review and challenge of cash flow forecasts and business plans, identifying options to underpin a viable business strategy, finding ways to reduce costs within the business, restructure the balance sheet or refinance to find an alternative source of capital to support their business objectives. Whatever the solution, we help them manage road blocks until the job is done.

Other areas within our Business Recovery Services, with which there will be opportunity to work, include supporting clients with operational restructuring, corporate simplification, debt advisory, services to the public sector, pensions advisory, real estate and Accelerated Mergers & Acquisitions.

About the role

We're looking for a Senior Associate on a permanent contract, based in either the Birmingham or East Midlands office.

The role is likely to involve working in small teams on a number of distinct projects

Daily tasks are likely to involve undertaking analysis and contributing to reports / presentations for a wide range of clients/stakeholders, often working at the client premises (advisory work)

The role may also include experience working on-site supporting a PwC team as part of an administration or other formal insolvency process (executory work)

We are working increasingly on a Deals Team-wide basis, so the role would involve exposure to working on projects with other Lines of Service in the Deals Team, in particular Transaction Services, Corporate Finance and Forensic services

Essential skills and experienceThe following skills are required for this role


  • Preferred - ACA/ACCA qualified

  • Sound financial analytical skills, including use of Microsoft Excel

  • Commercial awareness and a genuine interest in how businesses work

  • Interpersonal skills and comfortable communicating at a variety of levels

  • Keen to participate in opportunity origination and business development

  • A commitment to continued personal development

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Flexibility where required as to working location

  • Experience of working with typical software programs, such as Microsoft Word and Powerpoint

  • Who we are looking for
  • An ambitious and enthusiastic member of the team, with the ability to communicate at any level or grade. We are looking for someone who is keen to learn, who can think on their feet, and apply their knowledge in a pressurised working environment



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.

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