Associate - BRS - Corporate Simplification and Exit

Full Time | Birmingham, ENGLAND | about 1 month

Job Summary

Full Time

Job Description

A career in our Mid Markets 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 organisation. 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.

Our team helps middle market companies simplify their corporate structure and reduce overall operating costs. As part of the team, you'll help with project management, administrative tasks, dissolution, risk reduction and corporate restructuring.


As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist the team in various aspects of the project

  • Prepare deliverables

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Ensure you are adhering to compliance matters

  • Work on developing internal relationships and your PwC brand

Who we are looking for

An opportunity has become available for a Senior Associate within our Corporate Simplification and Exit business (CSE) in the Midlands. This person will be responsible for assisting the CSE management team in all aspects of the administration of solvent liquidations.

The successful candidate will also help develop existing client relationships, both internally and externally, and develop further opportunities with the assistance of the management team.

  • To ensure that all compliance and process matters are adhered to.

  • To meet all client expectations with respect to the high quality of service expected from a professional services firm.

  • Preparing and review company and legal documentation.

  • Communicating with and reporting to clients and external agencies (e.g. HM Revenue & Customs) and updating them on progress. Demonstrate proactive project management and stakeholder manager skills.

  • Prepare and monitor assignment budgets, identifying and flagging sensitivities and / or overruns to the CSE management team. Proactive in developing their technical knowledge, particularly their knowledge of the Insolvency Act 1986 and Companies Act 2006.

  • Visiting client locations and carrying out a review of financial statements and legal documentation.

  • Analysing company history, investigating information and undertaking research.

  • Ability to grow a network internally and externally and assist CSE management in business development activities.

Preferred skills

Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants must have a strong academic background, and work experience within professional services including exposure to Law, Accountancy or (In)solvency would be an advantage.

  • Liquidation experience is preferable

The Individual

  • Confident communicator and able to deal with people on all levels in a mature and capable manner.

  • Strong attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Proven background in stakeholder management and / or project management.

  • Flexible, willing to work overtime and travel to other PwC network offices and clients premises (as required). Fast learner with a desire to succeed.

  • Clear logical thinker and organised.

  • Proactive and self-motivated.


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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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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