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(Senior) Associate Financial Services Valuations - PwC

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time
As a Senior Consultant within the Financial Services (“FS”) Valuations team, you will provide your clients with advice that enables them to make better decisions in a deal context.

Job Description & Summary

As a Senior Consultant within the Financial Services (“FS”) Valuations team, you will provide your clients with advice that enables them to make better decisions in a deal context. For example, performing valuations for clients that are buying or selling a business, helping companies in strategic decision-making, supporting the client in optimising the value potential of their business and post-deal services such as Purchase Price Allocations (PPA).

What does your work look like?

You will be mainly focusing on valuations of companies in the Financial Services (FS) industry, more specifically in the banking and insurance sector. You value companies in pre deal situations, or other settings requiring important decision making, accounting purposes (such as PPA, impairment test) or in a legal or tax context, for example an internal reorganization. Furthermore, you will work on business modelling. Finally, your banking and insurance sector knowledge will be of use in many other disciplines within the deal cycle, such as: M&A strategy, due diligence, corporate finance and carve out or integration. 

Our clients are the large insurance companies and banks in the FS sector combined with mid-range clients and other FS industry clients like fintech, leasing and asset management clients.

In your role as a senior associate you will have your own responsibilities within the larger project. We will guide and coach you in your development to become an expert in your discipline.

In your daily job you will work on:

  • With the purchase or sale of an enterprise or business unit: what is an enterprise worth, what are the synergy benefits, and what is a sensible price?
  • Drawing up and assessing of financial projections;
  • Value creation analysis: why does an enterprise lag behind the competition and how can additional value be created?
  • Building M&A and valuation models for clients which they will use to make decisions and continue monitoring the performance of a business after a transaction;
  • Modelling of the key value drivers of an insurance company or bank; 
  • Financial statement analysis (post-deal): performing Purchase Price Allocations after closing the transaction and providing support with the annual impairment testing procedures.

Who are you?

You are ready for a next step in your career and you like to specialize in the financial services sector. You are ready to make an impact with your advice based on your knowledge of the banking and insurance sector. You are a team player and you love to work on several projects at the same time. Furthermore: 

  • You have a master degree in Finance, (Business) Economics, Business Administration, Econometrics, (Industrial) Engineering, Actuarial Studies or another financial or technical study programme. If you have a degree in another discipline and have an affinity with the field described above, we also encourage you to apply for this position;
  • You have at least 2 years of working experience within the FS sector, focusing on banking and insurance, for example as a consultant in a Big 4, Corporate Development in a M&A team or experience in balance sheet management at a bank or insurance company;
  • You have knowledge of the required capital regime for European banks / insurers, Basel / Solvency II;
  • Valuations knowledge and experience with financial modelling;
  • You have good English language skills.  

What do we offer?

The Valuations team is part of the Deals (M&A) division at PwC Advisory. The Deals division works on all deal related issues of our clients, from strategy to post-deal integration. As senior associate FS Valuations you will be part of an integrated team of 25 colleagues that provide services to FS clients in all stages of their M&A business. In practice, this means that you will often be working on assignments with colleagues from other PwC divisions and colleagues from other countries.

Within the FS team there are currently 7 colleagues focussing on Valuations, including yourself the team consist of: 1 partner, 1 director, 1 senior manager, 1 manager, 1 senior analyst, 2 analysts often accompanied by other analysts of the broader Valuations team. We will devote much attention to your personal and technical development. The culture in the team is informal and we look after each other. We pay attention to development, coaching and wellbeing.

What are we offering?

Many training and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;

  • An appropriate salary and extensive employment benefits. These benefits include a 'well-being budget'. This is a personal yearly budget of €1.000,- that you can spend on your health, e.g., mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, a second screen for your home office and noise cancelling headphones;
  • Monthly home internet allowance;
  • A lease car (electric), or a mobility allowance (your choice);
  • A laptop and an iPhone;
  • 32 holiday days per year;
  • Informal and interesting (virtual) events with colleagues.

Apply now!

Are you interested in this vacancy and do you meet the requirements? Apply directly by clicking the button. We will respond to your application within two weeks at the latest.

We would like to receive the following documents:

  • Resume;
  • Cover letter.

Information and application:


Please send your application for (Senior) Associate Financial Services Valuations at PwC in Amsterdam including your resume and cover letter via our website.

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Job posted
05 juli 2022
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If you have any questions relating to this vacancy, don't hesitate to send me an e-mail. (Senior Recruiter): 

Taoufik El Hassani
m. +31 (0)6 18 90 43 18

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