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Graduate Associates in Deals - Transaction Services in Athens at OUR FIRM

Date Posted: 3/22/2018

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Job Description

PwC in Greece is the largest professional services firm in the country, with premises in Athens and Thessaloniki and approximately 1000 employees. More than 236,000 people in 158 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. This enables us to provide top-quality industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to our clients.


We are one of the leading providers of Deals related services in Greece. Our Deals - Transaction Services team focuses mainly on buy-side and sell-side Financial Due Diligence, Vendor Assistance services and special purpose assignments. Our team is involved in high profile transactions covering a wide range of Industries. Our client base consists primarily of large Greek and multinational corporates, private equity funds and financial investors.


Due to the continued growth of our practice and consistently high demand for our services, we are now proceeding with selective recruiting of high caliber Associates in our Deals - Transaction Services team in Athens. 


The role entails:

  • Efficient collection and filtering of information through interviews, virtual data-rooms and other means;
  • Preparation of effective meaningful quantitative and financial analyses and understanding of the main business drivers;
  • Application of common sense / commercial awareness / knowledge obtained during the project to assess the quality and reliability of information supplied;
  • Incorporating findings and conclusions appropriately into a key issues oriented report delivered to our clients;
  • Actively assisting in the drafting of proposals in the context of tendering for new business;
  • Undertaking targeted market research on certain industries, companies and / or on regulatory developments relevant to the client / project at hand;
  • The position reports straight to the project manager or fieldwork in-charge.


Job Requirements

The successful candidate should have:

  • Excellent academic records from a top-tier university with background in Accounting and Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Management or related discipline;
  • Up to two years of experience in audit, transaction services (financial due diligence); prior experience with financial analysis and management reporting positions will be considered an asset;
  • Good knowledge of applicable accounting and reporting standards (e.g. IFRS, New Greek GAAP, Greek chart of accounts) would be highly appreciated, although not a pre-requisite;
  • Excellent computer skills, a proficient user of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • A confident and positive attitude, focused on teamwork and communication with colleagues and clients;
  • Excellent business sense and commercial awareness;
  • Excellent financial and business analytical skills;
  • Commitment to providing excellent quality work and building strong working relationships with clients and colleagues;
  • Ability to express ideas verbally and in writing, in a clear, concise and professional manner, (both in English and Greek);
  • Military services fulfilled for male candidates.



What we offer


PwC is all about people, encouraging high performance and quality. At PwC, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged and excellence is rewarded.


We are looking for motivated, high-performing individuals to fulfil their professional dreams. Our company encourages initiative and new ideas coupled with huge learning experience. 


You will develop as a professional through our extensive training programme together with constant coaching and a working culture which fosters continuous learning. 


We offer the prospective of being part of a global network of firms that provides challenging opportunities to enhance your career. Our firm offers a competitive remuneration package that includes an attractive base salary and benefits, and opportunities for rapid career development in a secure and challenging working environment.


If you are looking for an international, dynamic and challenging environment with a fun atmosphere among young people please send us your CV.


All applicants will be acknowledged and treated in the strictest confidentiality.