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Data Scientist - M&A - Senior Analyst

Date:  14-Jun-2022

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Financial Advisory

 Do you have a dual background or experience across Data Science, Advanced Analytics or Business Intelligence AND Commerce, Finance?


Then this is your opportunity to join Deloitte's growing Financial Advisory M&A Analytics 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 projects, with a focus on developing the next generation of products and analytical tools.


About our team


The M&A Analytics team is responsible for delivering complex, analytically driven insights to help our clients achieve a competitive advantage through improved decision making in relation to M&A related issues. We understand the complexity of the choices our clients face and we work alongside them to make the right decisions quickly and successfully for our clients’ benefit.


Designed to be different, our team brings diverse thinkers from commerce, quantitative finance, science, mathematics, and consulting to work together in a dynamic and creative environment.


What will your typical day look like?


This role is critical with respect to the development and subsequent delivery of advanced analytics, data science and/or machine learning/AI projects which benefit the wider M&A practice. The ideal candidate for this position will have the ability to drive organisational change through a strong technical understanding of data analytics, visualization, and financial analysis. You will play a pivotal role in delivering insight analytics as part of the wider M&A team.


We are looking for a collaborative analytics professional with a real passion for analytics and delivering valuable insights, and is a forward thinker with relation to problems and solutions.


You will be designing and developing flexible and extensive analytic solutions that encompass people, process and technology to deliver tangible value to our client’s business and M&A objectives.


Ideally you will also have a good understanding of analytic methodologies / techniques, relational databases and visualisation based story telling.



Enough about us, let's talk about you


We expect you to have the following attributes and abilities to be successful in this role:

  • Completed an undergraduate degree in in one of the following areas: IT, Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Commerce, Finance or Accounting with outstanding academic credentials and more than three years' experience in your field - this is provided as a guide only; please don’t let it limit you if you feel you have something to add to our team

  • A practical experience with R/Python and SQL.

  • A proven track record of developing automated solutions on large data sets. Preferably through the use of optimising or machine learning algorithms.

  • Demonstrated experience in code documentation, unit testing and working in an agile development framework.

  • A personal commitment to continuous learning with a demonstrated track record of keeping up to date with emerging analytics toolsets, approaches, methods and algorithms.


Additional Skill which would be beneficial


  • Expertise in data visualisations or business intelligence tools.

  • An understanding of M&A services which include acquisition and vendor due diligence, bid defence and support and reporting accountant services for capital market transactions.

  • Some experience with machine learning APIs and computational packages (examples: TensorFlow, Tidyverse, Highcharts, NLP).

  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively towards a common goal.

  • Additional experience with a range of languages / tools such as: Java / C# / Alteryx / GitHub / Jira / Tableau  


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


If you’ve got any questions about this role, contact our Talent Acquisition team. We’d love to hear from you!