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Senior Analyst | External Audit - Private Market | Sydney

Date:  09-Oct-2021

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Audit and Assurance
  • Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you best  
  • Subsidised professional qualifications  
  • Join a growing Audit function undergoing significant investment 


Imagine yourself thriving in a supportive environment, building on your Audit and IPO experience with a diverse range of clients. Are you in?


What will your typical day look like? 


This is an exciting career opportunity for a career focused Senior Analyst to join our private market external audit service offering within the Deloitte Audit & Assurance business unit.

As part of the role you will and gain exposure to a range of high profile and complex accounting issues and work on those clients that are undergoing IPO processes including :


  • Working closely with our clients through the entire M&A lifecycle including advice on transactions (trade sale, financial sponsorship, IPO) including related accounting and tax matters and reviewing sale and purchase agreements;
  • Support in delivery of financial statement audits for active private companies within the M&A lifecycle including private equity investee companies.
  • Exposure to prospectus processes and IPO readiness services
  • Our clients include Australian and International private companies, private equity firms and VC firms.  We are the leading Big 4 firm for private companies when it comes to the IPO market.

About the team

In Audit & Assurance, our specialist accounting skills empower clients with a crystal-clear understanding of their financial position. We don’t just understand our clients’ businesses, we excavate major opportunities and identify risks beyond traditional financial reporting functions. Through constant collaboration and professional development, we turn clients’ frustration into assurance with our sophisticated and tailored advice on corporate transactions like acquisitions, divestments, recapitalisations and capital raisings.


Enough about us, let’s talk about you

We’re looking for someone with:   

  • An Undergraduate degree in Commerce, Finance, Business and/or Accounting
  • Post graduate qualification or currently studying, e.g. CA, CPA, CFA, MBA or Master’s in Applied Finance
  • Structured thinking style with focus on detail to support financial analysis required in a complex transaction
  • Exposure to or interest in the broader deal/transaction process or M&A lifecycle
  • Experience in a finance team (controllers, FP&A, etc.), audit, assurance, financial due diligence or corporate finance. External audit experience is highly regarded
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles and concepts
  • A broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing and working in diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture
  • Leadership skills and previous experience with developing the capability of individuals, and leading teams to deliver high quality client outcomes at more senior levels


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. 


We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.


Next Steps  


Sound exactly 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.