Manager- Transactions & Restructuring

  • Kuwait City
  • Confidential
  • 7-9 years
  • Views
  • 13 Jan 2017

  • Finance/ Accounts

  • Accounting/ Taxation/ Audit
Job Description

Lead the team to address complex market, strategic, organisational, regulatory/ policy and ownership issues
Design and execute commercial analysis e.g. market sizing, market driver analysis, business model analysis, competitive benchmarking, etc.
Design and execute financial analysis to support development of strategic insights
Build financial models and carry out valuations using appropriate methodologies
Conceive and undertake primary and secondary research to help clients assess the impact of the above on their organisations
Develop business cases and business plans underpinned by robust financial analysis in support of strategic initiatives
Lead work-stream and analysis on engagements and take responsibility for results
Contribute to the delivery and presentation of client deliverables
Present findings and analysis to the senior management and to clients
Take responsibility for the development and coaching of junior team members
Be involved in business development activity, supporting on the development of proposals and sector insight material
Contribute to thought leadership and knowledge management to support practice development.
To succeed in this demanding role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
CA or MBA Finance with additional post graduate qualification ACCA, CPA or CFA)
Strong experience (at least 7 years) in strategy or transactions experience gained in Big 4 firms
Strong financial modelling and valuations experience, including ability to build DCF models
Goal driven - focused on helping the client to understand issues and resolve key questions; ability to drive through to an outcome in circumstances of complexity and ambiguity
Participate in client meetings and interacting with senior client management to obtain pertinent information for financial analysis
Be comfortable in developing answers and solutions often when the client requirement changes or remains unclear
A pragmatic and logical approach to analysis and problem solving
Strong numerical, analytical and strategic thinking skills - able to demonstrate how one supports the other - and sound commercial acumen
Strong MS Excel and MS Powerpoint skills
Ability to assess technical information to distil the key strategic insights and convey these succinctly, clearly and confidently orally and in written form
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Written and verbal Arabic skills will be an added advantage (but not a requirement)
Ability to work independently
Personal drive and positive work ethic to deliver results within tight deadlines
Being a team player and taking ownership of assigned tasks
Flexibility to adapt to a variety of different engagement types, working hours and work environments

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