Commercial Due Diligence - Assistant Manager/Manager

04 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
What impact will you make? The Opportunity This is an opportunity to utilise your experience of commercial due diligence / strategy consulting in a challenging new environment, joining the Financial Advisory practice of Deloitte, the world's largest professional services organisation. You will have chance to assist the world's leading investment institutions and corporates. The Commercial Due Diligence team is seeking to hire experienced professionals to join our growing team. The nature of our work varies, but chances are your engagement will involve some or all of the following topics: assessment of market condition, understanding key value drivers, review of competitive landscape, analysis of company performance, and development of strategic options. You will have chance to work across a wide array of different sectors including business services, consumer, manufacturing, TMT, FS etc. The names of our clients would come as no surprise to you: they are the leading players in their sectors across the world, including private equity houses, corporates and banks. They will generally need our support during high profile M&A processes (both buy-side and sell-side) or a restructuring situation. Role description The Assistant Manager/Manager role includes the following activities: Quickly developing an understanding of the client and the underlying drivers of the business and markets Carrying out high quality research, interviews and analysis to support both projects and business development opportunities Interpretation and analysis of information memoranda, business plans, historical financial information and publicly available information Engaging with the target's senior management to understand key risks, opportunities and the drivers of value in the business plan Evaluation of external and internal factors impacting the target's business plan Developing your consulting skills in strategic and structured thinking Developing your expertise in working with cross functional teams across Deloitte Location You will be based in a Deloitte office, however this is a projects based role and you will be required to be based at client site when needed. Our clients are varied, and vary in industry and location. Whilst many clients are London based, we do work with clients and targets across the UK and globally. Hours This is a permanent role with a degree of travel and work at client site. However we are open to discussing both formal and informal flexible working arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with a degree of flexibility please do discuss with us during the recruitment process. Responsibilities Carrying out high quality research, interviews and analysis to support both projects and business development opportunities Delivering/managing small to mid-sized projects or segments of projects of mid to large scale commercial due diligence assignments including hypothesis generation, research, report writing and presentation of results Producing quality deliverables (usually detailed written reports) within agreed timescales and brief the Partner/Director accordingly. On larger deals this will involve responsibility for the production of report sections together with a wider team (e.g. Financial DD, Operations DD, Consulting, Tax, etc.) Supporting various marketing initiatives and practice development activities (e.g. pitch / proposal documents development, client presentations, key client account management, industry, geography, and product programmes) Reviewing and prepare documentation including engagement letters and demonstrate transaction services risk management awareness Managing and working within diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution Requirements We are looking for people who enjoy addressing business problems in an analytical manner, who have the patience to structure decision making, and who strive to develop pragmatic recommendations, tempered by experience. Successful applicants will be/have: Prior relevant commercial due diligence or strategy consulting (M&A transaction related context is preferred) experience; Strong commercial acumen; Developed their skills in a top management consultancy or a corporate environment; Excellent academics with a strong first degree or equivalent qualification as a minimum; Structured thinking, with strong analytical and business diagnostic skills; Comfortable working in a deal environment with senior management and other key stakeholders; Enthusiastic, positive professional attitude and enjoys being part of the wider team; Able to communicate and explain complex ideas concisely, on paper and verbally; Sector knowledge preferable, but not essential; Flexibility for international travel where required. If you are excited about joining an entrepreneurial and growing team and the chance to realise the aspirations of our clients, and their expectations of us, please select Apply Online to register your details for this opportunity. You are here: Financial Advisory The Financial Advisory practice at Deloitte advises clients ranging from multi-national corporates to private equity, owner managed businesses, creditors, shareholders and governments. We offer expertise in Restructuring, Advisory Corporate Finance, Raising Capital, Forensic, Real Estate Advisory and Transactions as well as a number of specialist services. We work with our clients at the heart of major and often high profile transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals and Initial Public Offerings. We also provide expert advisory and due diligence services, fraud prevention and detection, and rescuing, supporting and improving underperforming businesses. Highly-regarded commercial real estate consultancy services complement our financial capabilities. Financial Advisory is a fast-paced and challenging environment with both UK and international exposure. We value people who enjoy finding solutions to problems, are comfortable dealing with complexity, have strong business acumen, and can talk to a wide range of people with tact and diplomacy. In return, we offer a career path that's rich in variety and allows you to gain insight into many different industry sectors. About Deloitte Our Purpose & Strategy To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent. How will this role make an impact that matters with Deloitte? As an Assistant Manager/Manager in Commercial Due Diligence you will work closely with internal and client stakeholders, assisting them in their commercial due diligence requirements. You will build trusted adviser relationships with clients and colleagues in the UK and globally. What do we do? Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world. What do we value? At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families. How to apply Submit an application via our careers website Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee ("DTTL"), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities. DTTL (also referred to as "Deloitte Global") does not provide services to clients. Requisition code: 138800