Job title: Associate Partner (Deal Advisory)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: BH
Job published: 2023-11-20
Job ID: 32788
Contact name: Katie Atkins
Contact email:

Job Description

Associate Partner (Deal Advisory) needed for one of the Big 4 Consultancy companies based in Bahrain on a permanent basis.

Location Bahrain  

Salary 5,000 BD/month + full relocation support + family status benefits (visa, medical, air tickets) + bonus

Skills and experience:

  • Big 4 experience is essential
  • Experience working with corporate finance/valuations - more of a generalist 
  • Strong financial analytical and modelling skills
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills in English
  • Strong leadership skills managing teams coaching & mentoring and leading roll out of new services
  • Ability to execute project plans, manage multiple tasks, prioritize workloads and manage engagement budgets
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage team motivation stringent deadlines (particularly on transactions) which may demand extended working hours
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • IFRS knowledge an advantage
  • Good interpersonal and team building skills

Global Skills & Behaviours:

  • Developing people
    • Developing junior members of field team through clear and direct through on the job coaching & feedback e.g. on KAM, and counselling & career guidance
    • Is involved in formal coaching and development of others (ERFs and on job coaching)
  • Building relationships
    • Maintaining good relationships with others
    • Looking for ways to work productively with others
    • Showing consideration for others and acknowledging their view
  • Delivering quality service
    • Planning tasks effectively, for self and team, by assisting in the development of realistic client service plans, breaking them down into manageable tasks, setting milestones, identifying resources
    • Monitoring progress of projects against budget and deadlines


  • Experience in delivering valuation, corporate finance (equity/debt raising, M&A, IPO advisory) and transactions (due diligence) advisory services. Experience in infrastructure advisory, restructuring, feasibility studies and strategy engagements would be added advantage
  • Identification of key issues and carrying out the relevant financial analysis
  • Lead smaller assignments or assist on larger assignments reporting to a Partner, under limited supervision
  • Preparation of reports, including review of sections compiled by other team members on the job
  • Management of and contribution to the development of junior staff, including timely and objective written feedback on every engagement
  • Establishing credibility with clients/targets as a representative of the companys Deal Advisory practice
  • Develop strong relationships with clients /prospective targets at middle/senior levels and leverage on these relationships to identify business opportunities
  • To actively participate in compiling proposals/business development activities
  • To contribute to the effective working of the team and development of team morale
  • Ensure that risk documentation is completed for all jobs on a timely basis as per the applicable technical/risk management policies
  • Lead / support development of financial models
  • Support delivery of valuation engagements including for audit clients
  • To contribute to practice development initiative sales, people, solution development etc
  • Hands on approach to engagements expected
  • Manage 6 -10 subordinates and multiple engagements
  • Review of files and reports
  • Proposal development in lead / support capacity
  • Development & roll- out of new solutions
  • Develop and roll out in-house training program for staff
  • Recruitment assistance conduct interviews/technical assessments

About the Role:

The companys advisory practice is one of the largest Advisory businesses worldwide and the major growth area for our organization. Our Deals practice work with clients in identifying and tackling their challenges in growth, governance and performance. Our wider Advisory teams support businesses as they restructure and expand, whether organically or by acquisition. We help them to become more efficient and provide support as they adapt to the challenges posed by a rapidly changing business environment.