Deloitte Financial Advisory- Mergers & Acquisition-Senior Consultant Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Financial Advisory- Mergers & Acquisition-Senior Consultant Jobs in South Africa

About Deloitte:

  • Deloitte is a leading global provider of 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

    About the Division:

  • Our Corporate Finance 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.

    Main purpose of Job

  • Supports the Engagement Manager in delivery of engagement / project, in specific area of competency

    Role & Responsibilities

  • Raises issues with manager as identified in area of focus that may affect the quality of delivery or timelines of the engagement

  • Identifies opportunities for follow-on work and works with management to win the business

  • Assists in development of client presentations / discussion documentation

  • Actively builds business relationships that generate leads

  • Gathers information to understand broader offerings of Deloitte and seeks opportunities for cross-selling

  • Raises solutions to address issues in area of expertise that may enhance / renew service offerings to client

  • Communicates regularly with both Engagement Manager and client to meet deliverable expectations in specific area of expertise

  • Develops productive working relationships with client staff

  • Proactively identifies client needs and problems on technical issues that arise and propose resolutions to address these

  • Manages risk in area of engagement in alignment with Deloitte policies

  • Consistently reviews and analyses accuracy and quality of own deliverables

  • Maintains clear communication channels with engagement team members on work status

  • Shares expertise and knowledge with team members and assists where possible to ensure quality and timeous delivery of work

  • Mentors junior members of the team

  • Maintains own development and knowledge in specialised area

  • Maintains quality and timeous delivery as per SLA

  • Running transactions with
    little support

  • Working on a range of buy-side / sell-side / BEE transactions

  • Assisting with day to day management of transactions which includes preparation of pitch books, information memoranda, management presentations, valuation analysis and taking responsibility for preparation of information and client communications

  • Industry research for both deal origination and transaction analysis (carry out detailed industry and sector analysis on projects)

  • Valuation (using various methodologies (DCF, trading multiples, transaction multiples, etc.)) work and financial modelling

  • Transaction structuring, including determining optimal capital structure

  • Ability to provide input into and mark up legal agreements

  • Liaise with all parties and service providers involved in transaction, including due diligence, tax, legal, regulatory etc.

  • Prepare positioning papers to be used for stakeholders on deal rationale, structure and implications

  • Evaluate shareholding structures and related company documentation to understand implications for envisaged transactions

  • Facilitate brainstorming sessions regarding potential transactions

  • Contribution to marketing and business development opportunities

  • To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered in transactions

  • Need to be aware of regulations and exhibit ability to apply and adjust deliverables.

  • BEE Legislation

  • JSE Regulations

  • Companies Act Requirements

  • Understanding of Corporate Tax rules

  • Management and training of junior team members and reporting upwards


  • B Com Honours Business Science /Finance

  • Postgraduate qualification in Business Science/ CA(SA) CFA Advantageous

    Leadership Capabilities

  • Living our Purpose - Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make

  • Talent development - Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

  • Performance drive - Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders

  • Influence - Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people

  • Strategic direction - Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Financial Advisory- Mergers & Acquisition-Senior Consultant Jobs in South Africa

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