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Expression of Interest - Mergers & Acquisitions Data Analytics - Analyst or Senior Analyst

Date:  14-May-2022

Sydney, NSW, AU Melbourne, VIC, AU

Department:  Financial Advisory

Do you have a dual background or experience across Commerce, Finance and Data Analytics, Business Intelligence or Information Systems? Then our Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Analytics team is the perfect place to take your career to the next level!


What will your typical day look like?


In response to the growing demand for our M&A analytics service offerings, we are looking to hire problem solvers to join our team in Sydney and Melbourne at Analyst and Senior Analyst level, delivering market leading advice and practical solutions that make a material impact to our clients, our people and society.


Our team are always looking for ways to innovate, embedding data, analytics and insight into our diligence processes through our global leading 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.


This role is critical with respect to providing analytically focussed Financial Due Diligence and M&A transaction support to our clients. The ideal candidate for this position will be able to bridge the gap between data analytics, financial analysis and the application of commercial acumen. You will play a pivotal role in delivering these specialised capabilities within our M&A teams:


  • Develop an understanding of the target businesses and their financial and operational drivers

  • Perform analysis, interpret, and assess business plans

  • Develop and communicate findings utilising BI tools to highlight and explain key deal issues

  • Analyse historical trading. quality of earnings, working capital, and cash flow etc.

  • Clearly and effectively communicate and insights to both clients and other team members

  • Manage project timelines and client deliverables effectively while collaborating extensively with clients and other Deloitte teams

  • Liaise with data science and data architecture teams to optimise client data for analysis


Enough about us, let's talk about you.


You will ideally have:


  • Completed an undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Engineering with outstanding academic credentials

  • 1+ year of experience in a Finance/Commerce role with exposure to Business Insight tools - this is provided as a guide only, please don't let it limit you if you think you have something to add to our team

  • Working knowledge of financial statement analysis (CPA-CA/CFA an asset)

  • Ability to ETL data to facilitate analysis, strong knowledge of SSIS, SQL, Tableau, Power BI and other BI tools

  • Proven analytical skills and systematic problem solving in addition to ability to manage analyse and present findings from large volumes of data

  • Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualise new approaches and solutions

  • Good communication skills that allow you to present insights and findings back to the clients or other Deloitte teams


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


Sounds 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.