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M&A Corporate Finance Advisory Manager

Date:  24-Sep-2021

Sydney, NSW, AU


Job Requisition ID: 19252 

Imagine yourself thriving in an innovative and supportive environment advising a diverse range of clients on some of their most important decisions and help them achieve their goals for the future. Are you in?

About the Team 

We are M&A Advisors – we provide tailored M&A advice to ensure our clients pursue and successfully complete the transactions that are right for them.


Our M&A Advisory team works directly with shareholders, founders and C-suite executives throughout the entire M&A lifecycle to deliver advice on every aspect of a transaction, from initial valuation guidance, through financial and strategic analysis, to finding and negotiating with the right counterparties. We do this across a wide range of transactions including acquisitions, divestments, recapitalisations and capital raisings.


We are a group of high-calibre professionals led by a diverse leadership team who are supportive, collaborative and innovative. We execute some of Australia’s most interesting transactions across entrepreneur-backed and family-owned businesses, private equity, and corporate Australia.


We are also a global team – working on cross-border deals with multi-disciplinary teams – allowing our people to build wide networks across the world’s largest professional services firm.


At Deloitte we measure our impact by the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We are proud to offer flexible working arrangements which allow our people to implement suitable formal and informal working arrangement to create positive outcomes for our people and our clients.

What will your typical day look like


Your role will be to lead and deliver multi-faceted M&A projects and provide your expertise to turn clients’ frustration into assurance through sophisticated and tailored M&A advice. You will support deals across a variety of sectors including healthcare, consumer business, technology, financial services, manufacturing, etc.


Our clients are at the centre of what we do. Developing a deep understanding of their business, commercial environment and personal aspirations & objectives is essential for our success. As such, you will spend time building lasting client relationships that are key to achieving our team’s objectives.


The role will also provide opportunity to:


  • End-to-end project management of transaction execution, including direct liaison with vendors/bidders/boards and other deal stakeholders (international and national corporations, emerging high-growth companies, private businesses and private equity firms)

  • Oversee the structuring and delivery of deal and business development documents such as strategy papers, information memoranda, management presentations, valuation analysis, purchaser co-ordination, and the preparation of information for client/bidder/stakeholder communications

  • Project manage due diligence processes including responsibility for the data room and Q&A process

  • Support or lead various marketing and thought leadership initiatives

  • Participate in and lead aspects of the proposal development process to support practice growth

  • Mentor and support the development of junior staff

  • Work cross-functionally across different practices and businesses within the firm


Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone, who:


  • Has a structured thinking style with excellent inter-personal, analytical and financial skills

  • Has good knowledge of the M&A process / transaction lifecycle / deal process

  • Has a track record of leading project teams to deliver a successful outcome

  • Has advanced MS Office skills and experience with research tools (S&P Capital IQ, etc.)

  • Is collaborative and able to develop enthusiasm and commitment from team members and share knowledge

  • Is good at developing strong and durable client relationships as well as build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues

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


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 or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, contact our Talent Acquisition team. We’d love to hear from you.




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.