M&A Transaction Services - Manager


Over the last few years we have played a critical role in helping our clients successfully undertake some of Australia’s leading M&A and Capital Market transactions. We are now looking for a Manager to help grow our practice and to fast track their career with Deloitte.

About the Opportunity

This challenging and rewarding role will see you help your clients execute complex transactions through pre-acquisition analysis, financial due diligence, forecast reviews and leveraging your general financial analysis skills.

You will become a key leader in the Mergers & Acquisitions team at Deloitte and be expected to work as part of a full service Deloitte diligence team, liaising and building relationships with financial advisors/investment banks, legal advisors, corporate lenders and investors on an agreed scope of work.

Your clients will include leading Australian private and listed corporates, global enterprises, private equity firms and Government.

About the Work

To enable your clients to execute on acquisitions, takeovers, mergers, divestments, capital raisings and business optimisation, you will:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the target business and its drivers
  • Analyse information memoranda, business plans and publicly available information on the target business
  • Review historical trading, quality of earnings, cash flow, working capital, net debt, capital expenditure, forecasts and underlying assumptions
  • Assess the adequacy of financing structures including review of agreements and consideration of limits, terms and covenants
  • Evaluate potential synergies and post-merger integration
  • Prepare and deliver reports and presentations for senior management and boards
  • Mentor and coach a team of high-performing and passionate practitioners

About You

A highly motivated and talented performer, your skills and experience will include:

  • Undergraduate degree in finance and/or accounting
  • Post graduate qualification (or in process of obtaining), e.g. CA, CFA, Masters in Applied Finance or MBA
  • Experience in performing financial due diligence assignments in a transaction environment or similar complex financial assignments; or business combination experience gained through the audit of acquisitive businesses
  • Strong familiarity with the broader deal-oriented process and environment
  • Structured thinker with analytical and financial skills to work on complex financial transactions
  • Leadership capability to collaborate with senior executives and mentor a team

About Us: Deloitte Culture

Deloitte has a reputation of making an impact that matters for our clients, our communities and our people. Deloitte is the largest professional services firm in the world and has seen four consecutive years of double-digit revenue growth. In 2018, the AFR recognised Deloitte as one of the Top 10 most innovative companies and LinkedIn has named us as one of the Top 3 companies to work for.

From day one at our firm, you’ll be considered part of this Deloitte community. Our development and career progression framework will help you develop the skills and capabilities you need to succeed, in every sense of the word. At Deloitte, we assume that you perform other roles within your life….you could be a student, a teacher, a passionate hobbyist and a caring family member. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

Next Steps

If you are interested in this role, we recommend you apply at the earliest. Should you have any questions you can contact Steph Polkinghorne in the Talent Acquisition Team on 02 9322 7695.

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