Mergers & Acquisition Consulting Services - Manager

Date:  10 Jul 2024

Perth, WA, AU

Department:  Financial Advisory

Job Requisition ID: 35861 

Do you want to help some of the largest, most interesting organisations in the world imagine, deliver and run the future?


  • Learn from the best in the business
  • Mentoring programs – receive support and coaching to progress your career
  • Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you best


In response to the growing demand for our market leading M&A Consulting services, we are seeking a Manager to join our team in Perth to deliver trusted advice and practical solutions for our clients.


If you are looking to take your career to the next level in the world of mergers and acquisitions, then our team provides you with the perfect opportunity:

  • We have supported some of Australia’s most iconic transactions across private equity and corporate Australia.
  • We invest in our people - you will have access to experienced coaches, world class training and global development opportunities.


What will your typical day look like?
You will drive the thinking of Corporate and Private Equity clients to uncover the true strategic and operational capability of acquisitions or divestments. You will bring a strategic point of view, structured problem solving, great consulting skills and disciplined planning capabilities. Pre-deal, you will lead teams to assess the operational, strategic and synergy value of clients' deals. Post-deal, you drive the integration or separation planning, always striving to put the client in the best possible position to realise the full potential of the deal.


As a leader in the team, you will also be involved with:

  • Financial analysis and due diligence for the proposed transaction
  • Development of strategic growth options and acquisition strategies for clients
  • Preparation of acquisition / carve out business cases for review by key stakeholders
  • Pre-deal advisory work including strategy design and articulation, market and target assessment, structured problem solving and strategic decision making
  • Development of integration / separation strategies to extract maximum value from the transaction including operating model design and change management
  • Execution of the transaction, including the negotiation of Transitional Service Agreements, blueprinting and Day-1 (Completion) readiness planning
  • End-to-end project management of large-scale transactions
  • Contribute to practice and business development activities e.g. through the development of thought leadership material and/or sales materials
  • Coaching junior staff to operationalise the deal process for clients through knowledge of the M&A lifecycle and excellent project management skills


About the team

We know that Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) are a huge deal for businesses, so whether the focus is on growth through acquisitions or increasing shareholder value through strategic divestments, we support clients from start to finish.

Our M&A Consulting Services Team focuses on the deal cycle - including assessment of deal targets with commercial and operational due diligence, pre-deal analysis, deal execution and implementation. We provide support for our clients during sell-side separations and buy-side integrations, with a focus on increasing growth and value, and helping our clients navigate complex deal processes.


Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

  • You may have all or some of the following skills / experiences:
  • Bachelor’s degree or post graduate qualification (e.g. CA / CFA / MBA)
  •  Advisory/consulting experience, ideally from a Big 4, strategy or boutique consulting firm or the internal strategy function of a large corporate - this is provided as a guidance only, please don't let it limit you, if you feel you have something to add to our team
  •  Managing cross-functional teams to deliver engagements across all of phases of the M&A lifecycle including due-diligence, pre-close and post-merger integration
  • Natural aptitude to problem solving and structured thinking
  • Experience with the broader deal-oriented process and environment
  • Project management experience in planning, overseeing and leading large-scale projects to completion
  • Ability to travel based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve


Why Deloitte?
At Deloitte, we focus our energy on interesting and impactful work. We’re always learning, innovating and setting the standard; making a positive difference to our clients and our society. We put coaching at the heart of what we do, helping our people grow their careers in any direction – whether it be up, moving into something new, or even moving across the world.

We embrace diversity, equity and inclusion. We have a diverse collection of people from different backgrounds, with different experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. What binds us together is a shared commitment to value everyone’s perspective and to cultivate inclusion; so that our work environment is a safe space we can all belong.


We prioritise flexibility and choice. At Deloitte, you get trust on Day 1. We know our people get their best work done when they’re in control of where and how they work, designing their work week around their client, team and personal commitments.

We help you live and work well. To support your personal and professional life, we offer a range of perks and benefits, including retail discounts, wellbeing leave, paid volunteering days, twelve flexible working options, market-leading parental leave and return to work support package.


Next Steps
Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now, we’d love to hear from you!





By applying for this job, you’ll be assessed against the Deloitte Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards so that you can grow in your career, and we can provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.