Deloitte Financial Advisory - Manager: Sale & Purchase Agreements Jobs in Midrand South Africa

Deloitte Financial Advisory - Manager: Sale & Purchase Agreements Jobs in Midrand South Africa

Company Description

About Deloitte

  • Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at

    Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you will find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

    About the Division

  • Our Financial Advisory team specialises in taking facts and figures and then adding insight and expertise to maximise value and impact for our clients. Our integrated approach means our clients enjoy ‘one point of call’ that encompasses every aspect of a transaction.
  • Together with other Deloitte services such as Tax, Consulting and Legal, we provide a comprehensive solution to clients, using global best practice and our global and local network.
  • Our professionals need to have the acumen to handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously, balancing long term projects with the urgency of immediate operational demands. We are committed to establishing and empowering the firm by establishing an environment of continuous learning and enriching career opportunities.

    This is your opportunity to join Deloitte's growing Financial Advisory Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) team, working on high profile M&A assignments within Deloitte’s market-leading SPA team at Deloitte.

    Job Description

    What impact will you make:

  • Advising clients in the moments that define their business takes multiple layers of expertise. Much more than due-diligence, this is about diverse teams of specialists
  • coming together, crossing service lines and international borders to tackle the many, complex issues involved in major transactions. And we have one of the broadest
  • networks in the business. Here, you’ll find fascinating, career-building projects, market leading approaches, cutting-edge resources, multibillion-dollar clients and inspirational
  • colleagues. As well as opportunities to develop a deep industry or product specialism.
  • Our team works side-by-side with the client and its legal advisors providing dedicated SPA support both pre and post signing the deal. Typically, this involves advising clients in developing contractual solutions to financial and commercial issues identified through due diligence, including advising on purchase price adjustment mechanisms and completion accounts policies in the transaction agreements being and supporting clients in the negotiations thereof.

    Main Purpose of Job

  • To work within a wider deal team including financial due diligence and corporate finance advisory. Supporting Global M&A deals involving cross-border as well as cross-service line deal teams.

  • Working closely with due diligence teams to identify areas of risk;
  • Review of transaction documentation to identify key issues, including;
  • Assessing the suitability of the pricing mechanism (for example, locked box; completion accounts
    and/or earn-out) and associated accounting based definitions;
  • Considering the appropriateness of key financial warranties and indemnities;
  • Developing robust accounting policies for completion accounts based mechanisms;
  • Working directly together with Partner/Associate Director to develop appropriate client recommendations;
  • Reporting key issues and delivering recommendations to clients (private equity, corporate clients and investment banks).
  • Project management of assignments including: client interface, managing project risk issues and monitoring costs/recovery;
  • Production of quality deliverables within agreed timescales, in close cooperation with Partner/Associate Director;
  • Various marketing initiatives and practice development activities (e.g. client presentations, key client account, industry, geography, and product programmes, and to display an awareness of sales opportunities).



  • An accounting qualification (qualified CA(SA)) and / or equivalent qualification/experience (3 years due diligence, transaction services experience)
  • Attention to detail
  • A flexible working style and an ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Strong writing and reviewing skills, with an appropriate focus on conciseness and risk management
  • Broad commercial acumen coupled with a robust personality capable of operating effectively under the pressure and fast-pace of the deal marketplace
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required to challenge, negotiate and operate at a senior level;
  • Client focused, ensuring high quality service
  • Experience of working on transactions or transaction disputes would be an advantage

    Additional Information

    Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities

  • Living our Purpose - Fosters broad commitment to our purpose and values; inspires peers and teams to make an impact that matters
  • Talent Management - Manages the development of a strong pipeline of talent for current/ future success; owns and drives a talent experience that differentiates Deloitte
  • Performance drive - Builds a high performance culture by cultivating individual and team strengths; drives outstanding client service, often through large cross-business and/or cross-border teams
  • Influence - Builds long-term, trust-based relationships with senior stakeholders and influencers, and uses highly developed influencing skills to drive impact, often in complex situations
  • Strategic Direction - Sets & communicates strategic direction, excites people around the vision and goals and aligns diverse, cross-functional and cross-border teams to achieve success
  • Competitive Edge - Anticipates market and competitor trends to develop and deliver bold and innovative solutions that differentiate Deloitte with clients
  • Inspirational leadership - Leads from the front, acting as an exemplary role model for leaders at all levels; promotes a strong sense of loyalty and followership and energizes others to act

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    Deloitte Financial Advisory - Manager: Sale & Purchase Agreements Jobs in Midrand South Africa

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