Valuations and Business Modelling – Senior Manager (Expression of Interest)


Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

A career within Deals Corporate Finance services, will provide you the opportunity to deliver innovative deal solutions to our clients, providing advice and support, from initiation through to deal completion. In short, we’re a part of helping some of the world’s leading companies across industries originate, create, execute, and realise value from deals. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company.


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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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 Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:


Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.




PwC Deals is a leading Corporate Finance, Transaction Services and Business Recovery advisory business in South Africa and is currently experiencing growth, driven by long term client relationships and a strong senior team.  In order to take full advantage of the existing growth opportunities, we are looking for ambitious, highly motivated and experienced valuation practitioners to join our team.



As a Senior Manager or Experienced Manager, 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:

Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to an associate director and partner/director
Be involved in the financial management of clients
Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
Contribute to the development of your own and the team’s technical acumen
Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
Train, coach, and supervise staff
Preparation of client deliverables
Review team members’ work and client deliverables
Adhere to PwC’s professional standards, values, code of conduct and internal risk management policies
Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
Keep up to date with valuation technical/market developments
Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand
Applicants will display the following competencies:

Good interpersonal and client relationship skills;
An interest in and knowledge of the financial markets;
Problem solving capabilities;
Strong analytical and financial skills and the ability to interrogate financial information are critical;
High level of agility in a demanding environment;
Able to effectively communicate with a broad range of stakeholders;
Experience in performing business enterprise valuations using the Income Approach (discounted cash flow), Market Approach and Net Assets Approach methods;
Experience in applying the Capital Asset Pricing Model in calculating discount rates;
Prior exposure to and knowledge of external research databases (e.g. S&P Capital IQ) in quantifying assumptions for the use in valuation models;
Experience in interpreting the results from the various valuation methods applied;
Experience in performing intangible asset valuations (e.g. IFRS 3 Fair Value analysis);
Experience in performing expert opinions of value (e.g. fair and reasonable opinions) will be beneficial;
Excellent Microsoft Excel skills (prior exposure to or experience in financial modelling will be beneficial);
Innovation and idea generation;
A desire to build on commercial and industry knowledge;
Negotiations skills would be beneficial;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, including the ability to write succinct, well-structured reports and client communications;
A well-organised and self-directed individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organisation;
Proven ability to multitask and ensure effective delivery of the priorities to meet targets and objectives;
Ability to run independently with projects when necessary;
Project and client management skills;
Conflict management skills;
A highly motivated, confident individual with presence;
Highly rated with good academic credentials; and
Team player, who works effectively under pressure.

CA (SA) ; CFA (or studying towards CFA) would be beneficial; or
Masters in Finance and CFA
Minimum years’ experience required:

A minimum of four years (Senior Manager) or 24 months (Experienced Manager) of relevant valuation experience in a Corporate Finance// Valuations environment.


Education(if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:


Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications(if blank, certifications not specified)


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Travel Requirements


Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

January 15, 2021