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M&A Transaction Services - Associate Director or Director


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This is your opportunity to join Deloitte's growing M&A Transaction Services team. Working on high profile assignments with some of the best in the field, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of corporate, private equity and capital markets transactions, within a highly commercial, client focussed environment. 

We invest heavily in our people, so you will have access to excellent training and development opportunities, allowing you to develop both personally and technically.

Are you in?

About the team

Our M&A Transaction Services team works closely with our clients through the M&A lifecycle to deliver due diligence information, financial analytics, bid defence and support, advice on transaction related accounting and tax matters and reviewing sale and purchase agreements.

Our collaborative team turns clients’ frustration into assurance with sophisticated, technology-enhanced and tailored M&A advice.

We often work within a wider deal team which accesses the firm's vast range of specialist expertise including commercial and operational due diligence, sale and purchase agreement negotiation, real estate, treasury, pensions, modelling, fund placement, merger integration, IT and business intelligence to deliver multi-disciplinary insights to our clients throughout the transaction lifecycle. 

Our M&A team are always looking for ways to innovate and this includes embedding data, analytics and insight into our diligence processes through our global cutting edge data analytics platform, iDeal, which enables us to provide deeper insights into the businesses involved in any transaction and add value beyond the core due diligence advice.

What will your typical day look like?

This role will also provide the opportunity to:

  • Oversee the delivery of financial due diligence engagements, as well as preparation of data-centric analysis and dashboards;

  • Be part of a growing team that is passionate about developing you and your career in M&A Transaction Services;

  • Partner with Australian private and listed corporates, global enterprises, private equity firms and Government departments to execute complex transactions;

  • Mentor teams on a variety of M&A transactions, support and coach a team of talented M&A practitioners;

  • Develop long-lasting relationships with private equity and corporate clients;

  • Develop a deep understanding of businesses through analysis of historical trading, quality of earnings, cash flow, working capital, net debt, capital expenditure, forecasts and underlying assumptions and drivers of business performance;

  • Work directly with our experienced Partners in more complex areas of the transaction with direct exposure to sale agreements;

  • Report on potential key opportunities and issues for our clients, including identification of risk or price factors impacting investment decisions as well as areas of opportunity;

  • Assist the Partners with business development, proposals and client events;

  • Work effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution 

  • Set yourself a career path with clear and honest visibility around progression with the opportunity to develop deep industry specialisation with support to become a market leader in an industry you are passionate about.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

You are an ambitious and talented accounting / finance professional with:

  • Experience in performing financial due diligence assignments in a transaction environment or business combination experience gained through the audit of acquisitive businesses

  • Structured thinking style with excellent analytical and financial skills to support complex transactions

  • Sound understanding of accounting principles and concepts

  • Strong knowledge of the M&A process / transaction lifecycle / deal process and various parties within it

  • Track record of building trusted and lasting relationship with C-suite executives and a strong acumen to bring and commercialise innovative solutions to complex challenges

  • Ability to provide insight and deep expertise in a key functional or industry domain and translate it into business opportunities

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to present clearly in presentation or pitches including senior level stakeholders

  • Ability to develop, coach and motivate junior members of the team

  • Ideally a post graduate qualification (e.g. CA, CPA, CFA, MBA or Master’s in Applied Finance)


  • Existing client portfolio or proven existing professional relationships with corporate M&A or Private Equity teams and executives 

Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.

We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive. 

Next Steps

Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now!

By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.

At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 

The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.

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15 Jan 2022
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