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M&A Transaction Services - Director

Date:  11-Jun-2021

Melbourne, VIC, AU

Department:  In-Demand Skills

Join Australia’s leading, award-winning M&A services business. The strength and depth of Deloitte offering across the M&A spectrum from Lead Advisory through Transaction Services to Post-merger Integration is unrivalled. Imagine yourself thriving in a supportive environment, building on your M&A experience with a diverse range of clients. Are you in?


About the team

Our supportive team turns clients’ frustration into assurance with sophisticated and tailored M&A advice. Our clients include Australian private and listed corporates, global enterprises, private equity firms and Government.

Typically, we work within a wider deal team which accesses the firm's vast range of specialist expertise including financial, commercial and operational due diligence, sale and purchase agreement negotiation, real estate, treasury, pensions, modelling, fund placement, merger integration, IT and business intelligence. We also often work on international assignments involving cross-border as well as cross-service line teams requiring our people to build wide networks across both Australia and International firm.


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 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


What will your typical day look like?

Our team provides clients with dedicated support for a transaction or potential transaction. Typically, this involves the investigation of the target from a variety of perspectives to ensure significant value items, risks and other matters have been identified and considered by our client and assisting them in making an informed decision regarding the transaction. You will be involved throughout the lifecycle of some of the largest, most complex and high-profile deals in Australia.

Our clients are at the centre of what we do. Developing a deep understanding of their business and commercial environment is essential for our success. As such, you will spend time building lasting client relationships based on deep industry knowledge and relevant research.


You will also get involved in reviewing the financial analysis and overseeing the development of key documents for a transaction e.g. Sale & Purchase Agreements and executive board reports and papers addressing a range of strategic issues.

This role will also provide the opportunity to:
•    Lead teams and be accountable for the end-to-end delivery of mid to large scale engagements through financial due diligence as well as preparation of data-centric analysis and dashboards
•    Work directly with the Partners in more complex areas of transaction structuring and the accounting and taxation implications of alternate structures
•    Develop strong and durable client relationships as well as build and maintain effective firm-wide relationships 
•    Mentor and support the development of junior staff and develop enthusiasm and commitment from teams
•    Leading and developing service offerings and evolving propositions to drive practice growth
•    Work effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution 

Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

You are someone with:
•    Experience in performing financial due diligence assignments in a transaction environment 
•    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 

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

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