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Deals, Transaction Services - Senior Associate

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Advisory

Industry/Sector
Not Applicable

Specialism
Deals

Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary
Essentially, Transaction Services helps clients do better deals and create value through mergers, acquisitions, disposals, restructuring and green field projects by providing detailed financial analysis through; buy side due diligence, vendor due diligence, IPO assistance, business valuations, modelling support, Sale and Purchase Agreement advice and independent business reviews.

Role Overview & Responsibilities
The Kuwait Deals Transaction Services team is looking for strong Senior Consultants with relevant work experience to join the team and focus on Financial Due Diligence and Valuations work. 

Responsibilities
- Work as a member of multiple client engagement teams, performing financial due diligence and/or business valuations, and preparing financial models for key clients
- Display an understanding of the link between the key deal drivers/risks and the scope of work, and apply this understanding to analysis by focusing on the scope, deliverables and ultimate objectives
- Review financial projection models and compare with the historical results
- Participate in client meetings and site visits
- Identify issues and propose strategies related to the procedures executed
- Demonstrate an awareness of the attributes of good report writing; capable of drafting straightforward slides
- Consult with senior team members where necessary, but also willing to offer an opinion or proposed solution where practical
- Execute flawlessly on work, meet established deadlines
- Maintain positive, productive and professional relationships with client personnel and colleagues
- Display an interest in evolving capabilities and taking next steps in the firm that show commitment to achieving potential
- Take responsibility for managing own time and outputs based on the broader engagement timeline
- Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client site

Requirements

Requirements
- Arabic speaker
- Bachelor degree required, ideally with concentration in Finance or Accounting 
- 1-3 years of experience in a similar role in the accounting, finance or auditing fields; significant experience in transaction support, or other relevant financial position
- Strong analytical and excel skills required; experience in building financial models preferred
- Strong presentation and business writing skills
- Self-starter with excellent commercial insight and familiarity with the deal environment.
- Proven ability to work independently
- Strong relationship management skills