Deals - Risk & Quality Senior Associate - London Deals - Risk & Quality Senior Associate - London …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Deals - Risk & Quality Senior Associate - London
About the Team

The Deals business at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP is comprised of Business Recovery Services, Corporate Finance, Forensics Services and Transaction Services. The Deals Risk & Quality ("R&Q") team is a dynamic team that operates in the Deals fast-paced and exciting transaction-oriented business environment. The Deals R&Q team's primary purpose is to provide trusted advisor risk and quality advice to the Deals business in order to help client-facing teams effectively manage and mitigate legal, regulatory and reputational risk.
Who we are looking for
  • We are looking for a Senior Associate to join the Deals Risk & Quality ("R&Q") team of around 20 people based in More London.
  • You need to have technical and interpersonal skills to be able to provide R&Q support to Deals client facing staff across a range of day-to-day queries.
  • To support you, you will work under the guidance / supervision of experienced risk specialists in the Deals R&Q team.
  • There is a great opportunity for the right candidate to learn and develop in this role.

About the role
  • The role is principally to provide support (with the guidance of the senior R&Q team) to client facing teams across Deals in a number of areas regarding day-to-day risk and quality matters.
  • Your responsibilities will include
    - support to client facing teams in responding to day to day queries in respect of all areas of risk management, including support with reviews of engagement contracts, non-disclosure agreements, and hold harmless letters
    - support to the senior R&Q team in dealing with a diverse range of risk related matters, including training Troublesome Practice Matters, and SEC, EU Regulation & other audit independence issues, technology related system solutions.
  • As the role will involve interaction with client facing teams an ability to confidently communicate and provide clear, firm and concise advice is essential.
  • There is also ample opportunity to work with the wider R&Q and IFS community, expand networks and join One Firm Projects.
  • Overall, there is a real opportunity to learn and develop in this role and make it your own, working alongside other experienced members of the Deals R&Q team.

What you need
  • Ability to communicate clearly with strong presentation skills, and provide firm and concise advice.
  • Clear understanding of commercial / client-facing issues and a working knowledge of the firm's risk procedures and understanding of technology would be an advantage.
  • Ability to interact with others' demands providing support and/or influencing, with the flexibility to change behaviour where necessary.
  • Intellectual capacity to make decisions with strong analytical, organisational and project management skills
  • A conscientious, ambitious team player, with good self-management skills and an ability to take initiative

Our people need to demonstrate a defined set of core skills and behaviours. We refer to these as our global core competencies. They're integral to who we are as a firm and form the basis of our people appraisal process. We will also assess you against them within our recruitment process to benchmark your own skills and behaviours. We recommend you visit the below web page to find out more about our global core competencies and to consider how your own experiences will align against them. This will help you through the recruitment process with us.

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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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