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Deals Contracts & Closing Mechanism Manager

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Job Description

A career in our Contracts and Closing Mechanisms practice, within Deals Transaction Services, will provide you the opportunity to help organisations realise 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 realise value from deals. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company. A specialized team within our Deals Transaction Services practice, will provide you the opportunity to help create value for clients who are executing mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in a complex deals environment. In short, we are a team of trusted financial advisors for some of the world's leading companies. We work with a wide range of corporate, strategic and private equity clients, advising on the financial and accounting aspects of sale and purchase agreements, assist in the negotiation of the enterprise to equity value bridge and advise during the calculation of financial metrics, post-closing. We review hundreds of agreements every year across all industry sectors, and bring a deep level of knowledge and expertise to maximize value and support our clients as they negotiate their deals. PwC Canada's Transaction Services practice is comprised of more than 100 deals professionals that bring a combination of financial, commercial, and operational expertise with data-driven insights to create value for our clients across all stages of the deal lifecycle. The Contracts and Closing Mechanisms (CCM) team is a small team of specialists with backgrounds in audit and assurance, deals, and disputes.

Meaningful work you'll be part of

As a Deals Contracts & Closing Mechanism Manager , you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• W ork solely on deals - helping buyers and sellers to prepare better, close faster and realize profits sooner on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and financing transactions. We focus on two main service areas:

1. Sale and Purchase Agreement Advisory - we understand the key risks and issues identified during diligence and work with clients and lawyers to ensure the sale and purchase agreements have built in protections to protect against these risks. We also advise on the financial definitions that impact the basis of preparation of the pricing mechanism.

2. Post-Closing Assistance - we help our clients to maximize and protect value through the purchase price mechanism through the preparation/review process as well as advise during post-closing negotiations and/or disputes over the pricing mechanism ( i.e. cash, debt, and net working capital).

• S upport clients across a broad range of industries with transaction sizes ranging anywhere between $15 million and in excess of $1 billion . Our clients include:
• Major Canadian public and private corporations;
• Leading Canadian financial buyers (Private Equity and Pension Funds); and
• Inbound financial and strategic acquirers.

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• S trong experience in audit and/or deals
• A Chartered Accountant Designation (or local equivalent)
• Proven technical and analytical capabilities including proven financial and business performance analysis skills
• Strong communication , presentation and report writing skills
• Proven engagement team management and leadership skills
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
• The position requires flexibility and will require travel throughout North America and internationally which can be up to 30% of your time.
• This role doesn't support completion of the Canadian CPA designation.

Why you'll love PwC
We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at .

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The most connected firm through activity based working

PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people. We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer.

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.

About PwC

Welcome to PwC Canada Our purpose, to build trust in society and solve important problems, is brought to life by more than 6,700 partners and staff in locations from St. John's, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia. With more than 100 years of excellence in Canada, we provide industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services for public, private and government clients in four areas: 1. Corporate accountability 2. Risk management 3. Structuring and mergers and acquisitions 4. Performance and process improvement As part of a larger network of over 223,000 people in 157 countries, we work to provide clients with the best of our collective thinking, experience and solutions to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders.


Management and Consulting

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-18

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