Job Description & Summary
A career within PwC’s Delivering Deal Value is the opportunity for you to work with clients to maximize their value created through M&A, by helping solve the companies’ most complex and important transformational challenges.
We focus on all operational aspects of a transaction, from its inception through to value realization. We conduct pre-deal due diligence and deal planning, execute large-scale enterprise-wide integrations, and support complex divestitures and separations across the full range of business functions.
Conduct strategic IT reviews and develop high-level IT strategy in relation to proposed M&A or divestments. This may include : Assess the risks or opportunities related to the IT systems of a Target (applications, infrastructure, IT organisation, IT costs, IT projects)Identify and quantify operational synergy opportunitiesUnderstand the dependencies of a target on the parent company Define the Day-1 and target operating model and assess support (i.
e. TSA) required from the parent during transition periodAssess impacts on recurring cost structure and one-off costs to make the business standaloneAddress critical issues to mitigate prior to deal closing or post-closingIdentify and implement critical initiatives to efficiently take control of the target’s IT Identify deal issues and provide suggestions for solutions
Support with the integration (notably in IT) of two organisations and the various restructuring programmes, including development / refresh of IT strategy and roadmap, as well as ensure synergies and other performance improvements are realised
Use big data and AI analytics to carry out detailed analysis of target data, enabling the identification of key issues and opportunities
Interact with buyer and target management, developing an understanding of the business supporting the conclusions of your analysis
Identify service opportunities and work with relevant functional specialists (across different Business Units / Lines of Services) to cross-sell these opportunities to clients
Bachelor’s degree or above, preferably with specialization in Information Technology or Data Analytics
2+ years of relevant experience in system integration company, corporate IT departments or IT consulting firms and have significant IT projects, IT strategy or ERP systems implementation experience
Familiar with business and finance processes for major companies
A proven ability to translate client objectives into deliverable design and develop deliverables that address complex situations
Experience in pre- and post-acquisition diligence projects will be a strong plus
Hands-on experience in evaluation, design and deployment of corporate performance metrics and reporting in at least 2 systems (e.
g. UFIDA, Kingdee, Oracle, SAP, Hyperion and Cognos) preferred
Excellent business sense and commercially aware, ideally with some level of financial accounting awareness
Excellent analytical skills are a key requirement
Innovative, confident and mature
Bright, team player who can work effectively under pressure and independently