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Deals Business Recovery Services, Senior Associate

Montreal, QC
Full Time
3 days ago

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Business Recovery Services

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career within Deals Business Recovery Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our clients survive an imminent crisis or simply fix gaps in their organisation. We help clients, reduce balance sheet stress, generate cash and reduce costs or refinance to find the best source of capital to support their business objectives. Whatever the solution, we help them manage challenges until the job is done.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.


As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Business reviews and monitoring engagements;
  • Development of restructuring strategies;
  • Formal creditor proposal proceedings;
  • Court and privately appointed receivership matters;
  • Distressed Merger & Acquisition and financing engagements;
  • Financial model development and review, leveraging PwC's network of data transformation experts;
  • Other statutory appointments including bankruptcy matters, wind-ups and interim receiverships.
  • Although your primary focus area will be the CAR practice, there is an expectation that the successful candidate will work across multiple service offerings within the Deals practice.  This could include assisting the Value Creation, corporate finance or transaction due diligence teams.

  • Requirements:
  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work.
  • Bilingual (French & English)
  • Undergraduate degree in a business related field
  • Professional accounting designation
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a professional services or business advisory environment
  • Excellent accounting, financial analysis and financial modelling skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Willingness to consider pursuing the Chartered Insolvency Restructuring Professional (CIRP) designation provided by the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP)
  • Effective project management and organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong sense of initiative, continuously striving to acquire and develop related business knowledge
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, embrace the uncertainty and fluid nature of the work, and work either autonomously or with a team on a number of simultaneous projects
  • Strong professional judgment and willingness to ask questions
  • Solid client relationship development and business development abilities
  • Flexibility to travel with little notice. Must have a valid driver's license

  • This role does not support completion of the Canadian CPA designation.

    Why you'll love working for PwC

    We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there's something for everyone.

    Leading benefits for our permanent staff  include:
  • A competitive compensation package
  • Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions
  • Flexible working
  • PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit 
  • Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program 
  • Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment
  • Health, wellness and fitness perks
  • Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work
  • Adoption/surrogacy benefits
  • Back-up child and elder care support
  • Career defining project work and international experience
  • Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to "Vantage" our digital learning system
  • Award winning programs including "Women in Leadership" and "Enhanced Pursuit Program"
  • A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations

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    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
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