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Senior Associate - Financial Services Deals in Athens at OUR FIRM

Date Posted: 3/22/2018

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Job Description

PwC is the largest professional services firm in Greece, 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.

We are the leading provider of Advisory Services in the Financial Services industry in Greece, assisting financial institutions in diverse areas. Our financial services deals team is involved in a range of advisory roles in transactions involving banks, insurance and financial services firms.

In this dynamic environment, we are now recruiting a Senior Associate for our Financial Services Deals team in Athens.



Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world?

Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfil your potential.

At Financial Services Deals Team you will have the opportunity to work with and assist our leaders in all facets of a transaction in the financial services environment, participate in a collaborative team, with a focus on knowledge sharing and thought leadership, coach the associates of the project team and focus on building lasting relationships as a trusted advisor to diverse clients.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a member of project teams, assisting in the preparation of pitches and presentations;
  • Assisting in the preparation and execution of transactions, from initial analysis of information to transaction strategy development and execution
  • Participate in proposal development efforts for client engagement opportunities;
  • Support the project team and manage junior member towards the efficient and timely delivery of complicated assignments;
  • Facilitate internal and external team and client meetings;
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key client contacts.

Job Requirements

Key attributes of the successful candidate:


  • Working experience between 3-6 years in one or more of the following areas: investment banking, corporate finance, financial services consulting, corporate banking or insurance;
  • Bachelor & postgraduate degree from a top-tier university in Engineering, Mathematics, Accounting & Finance or Economics;
  • Previous experience in Financial Advisory sector and a relevant professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, CFA) completed or at final stages would be highly appreciated;
  • A good knowledge of applicable accounting and reporting standards (e.g. IFRS, Greek GAAP, Greek chart of accounts) and understanding of related risks in the applicable financial statement areas;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • A team oriented and positive attitude, focused on collaboration with colleagues and clients at all levels;
  • Excellent business sense and commercial awareness;
  • Excellent financial and business analytical skills;
  • Client centric mind-set, commitment to provide excellent quality work and build long term client relationships
  • Excellent computer skills, a proficient user of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio etc.);
  • SQL knowledge would be considered a plus;
  • Military services fulfilled for male candidates;
  • Ability to express ideas verbally and in writing, in a clear, concise and professional manner, in English & in Greek.



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.


You will develop as a professional through our 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 confidence