Deloitte Financial Advisory - Transaction Services: Manager - M&A Analytics Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Financial Advisory - Transaction Services: Manager - M&A Analytics Jobs in South Africa

Company Description

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 264,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters.

About the Division

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.

    Duties
  • Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting.
  • Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.
  • Africa: As more companies and institutions do business in Africa, Deloitte endeavours to provide clients with a consistent service through our One Deloitte approach.
  • Deloitte is one of Africa’s leading professional services firm, providing services of the highest standard through over 6 000 professionals.
  • With offices in 33 African countries, a current presence in 45 and the ability to serve 52 nations on the continent, Deloitte has an unrivaled capability to service its clients’ with the highest standard regardless of the challenges of geography and bureaucracy.

    Qualifications
  • 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 earned a Top 10 place on the 2017 list of Top 30 Employers for Working Families and to have been in their Top 10 for seven consecutive years.
  • Additionally we received the Working Families Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016.

    Being a Leader at Deloitte

  • Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them.
  • They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.
  • We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.
  • We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we’re looking for:
  • We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
  • We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  • We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives
    for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction

    Job Description

    Your opportunity

  • This is your opportunity to join Deloitte's growing Financial Advisory practice as an Analytics Specialist in the Transaction Services (TS) team.
  • Working on high profile assignments with some of the best in the field, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects, with a mix of both corporate and private equity transactions, within a highly commercial, client focused environment.

    Your role
  • Your role will be to provide support to the deal team through the analysis and manipulation of large data sets to provide compelling, value add outputs to our clients.
  • You will be responsible for driving the development of static & interactive data visualizations to communicate business insights to clients.
  • Typically, this involves the investigation of the target from a variety of perspectives to ensure significant value items, risks and other matters have been identified and considered by our client and assisting them in making an informed decision regarding the transaction.
  • The Transaction Services group is seeking an experienced Manager for this purpose.
  • This role is critical with respect to providing analytically focused Financial due diligence and M&A transaction support to our clients.
  • This role will be pivotal in shaping the client service capabilities of Deloitte’s TS teams.
  • The ideal candidate for this position will be able to bridge the gap between financial analysis and M&A, with data science and analytics expertise.
  • Quickly develop an understanding of the target business and its drivers
  • Manipulate large data sets to provide compelling, value adding outputs
  • Develop static & interactive data visualizations to communicate business insights to clients
  • Build visualizations and supporting analysis of historical trading, quality of earnings, working capital, cash flow, etc.
  • Collaborate extensively with Deloitte engagement teams and clients
  • Clearly and effectively communicate requirements, timelines and insights to both internal Deloitte team members, as well as clients
  • Work effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognized for their contribution

    Experience
  • Previous relevant work experience, involving the technical execution of large financial data analytics projects (minimum of three years)
  • Finance accounting background preferred but not a requirement, i.e. BCom specialising in Information Systems/ Computer Science or a BBusSc specialising in Analytics qualified or equivalent
    Financial data analysis and consolidation
  • A knowledge of SQL Server, Tableau (or other visual tools such as Qlikview, PowerBi), Alteryx (or other ETL tools)
  • Power Query, R and Python knowledge desirable but not essential
  • Ability to ETL client data to facilitate analysis / visualization
  • Ability to manage, analyse and present findings from large volumes of data
  • Experience in a financial or M&A environment is preferred but not essential
  • Experience in a Consulting/professional services/strategy environment desirable, or a similar business partnering role at a large corporate
  • Proven analytical skills and systematic problem solving
  • Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams

    Your service line: Financial Advisory

  • 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, huge clients and inspirational colleagues, as well as opportunities to develop a deep industry or product specialism.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Financial Advisory - Transaction Services: Manager - M&A Analytics Jobs in South Africa

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