Deloitte Financial Advisory- Transaction Services - Senior Manager Jobs in Midrand South Africa

Deloitte Financial Advisory- Transaction Services - Senior Manager Jobs in Midrand South Africa

Company Description

  • 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 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.

    Job Description

    What impact will you make?

  • 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’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

    Main Purpose of Job

  • Serving the client and the engagement.

    Key Performance areas:

    Strategic Impact

  • Supports the Senior Manager on delivery of designated engagement / project, managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables
  • Tracks outputs against Engagement Letter and reports to Senior Manager on any unforeseen issues arising
  • Seeks to identify additional sales opportunities in client business
  • Assists in the preparation of proposals/tenders and presentations on request
  • Is a support resource in planning of sales presentations and client negotiation teams for new and retained business
  • Develops market network in business and builds relationships that generate leads
  • Builds relationships across Deloitte service lines to understand broader offerings and seeks opportunities for cross-selling
  • Generates innovative solutions on projects / engagements in collaboration with team members to enhance / renew service offerings to client

    Client Impact: External/ Internal

  • Manages day-to-day deliverables of team on client engagements / projects
  • Proactively identifies client service and technical issues and implements resolutions to address these
  • Develops productive working relationships with client teams
  • Builds network of relationships across Deloitte to understand other service line offerings and to market own functional area
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with external clients across industries
  • Participates in thought leadership process and shares functional and industry knowledge and expertise with clients, colleagues and teams

    Operational Effectiveness

  • Leads delivery of team based on the EL and identifies and addresses any areas of concern in outputs
  • Manages engagement/project risk to ensure that the firm’s risk policies as well as risk to client confidentiality is aligned at all times
  • Consistently reviews and analyses standard and quality of team deliverables and implements changes as necessary
  • Meets regularly with client and client teams to understand issues, anticipate needs and address these
  • Keeps Senior Manager updated on status of engagement
  • Communicates need for any changes in engagement / project plan to Senior Manager for discussion with Engagement sponsor / client
  • Provides ongoing communication to teams on status of engagement / project, changes, achievements, etc.
  • Drives Deloitte values of exceptional service to clients, growing the firm’s brand and talent development

    Development/ Growth of Team

  • Shares expertise and knowledge with team members on an ongoing basis
  • Develops good working relationships with key talent in team
  • Monitors resource requirements for engagement and communicates to Senior Manager the need for increase / decrease in team headcount
  • Maintains own development and knowledge in specialised area

    Differentiators for this specific Role

  • Attain and maintain personal productivity of above 65%
  • Ability to
    appropriately scope an engagement and prepare a budget
  • Responsibility for entire engagement (including management of other work streams) plus sections allocated to you and delivery on these sections at an above acceptable level of quality, with few review queries and within the deadline.
  • Consolidation of entire report and key findings and ability to identify common themes, deal issues, follow up matters and appropriate recommendations
  • Responsibility for risk management and quality control procedures
  • Winning Business. Demonstrate an awareness of the need to win new business and knowledge of Deloitte services (based on assignment feedback).
  • Active follow up on matters identified in our due diligence with potential cross selling opportunities

    Budgets / Profitability

  • Manages engagement budget through accurate budgeting, cost control and profitability management
  • Monitors that time and expenses on engagement are accurately recorded and submitted weekly
  • Manages WIP on engagement and ensures billings are timeously done and collections followed up

    Core Technical/Professional Capabilities

    • Develops analytical models that can be visualized and interpreted convincingly to inform recommendations
    • Plans and executes engagements that deliver a superior client experience
    • Acts as a financial advisor across a broad spectrum of transactions through sophisticated analyses of financial information
    • Builds an in-depth knowledge of the client’s business and stays up-to-date on industry activities, marketplace trends, and leading practices
    • Applies quality assurance, risk management, and confidentiality procedures in all areas of work performed and managed
    • Builds expertise in one stage of the M&A lifecycle and develops network in others to position client with other technical and market experts.

    Specialised Technical Capabilities

  • Creates and acts upon opportunities for liquidity, growth, and long-term advantage
  • Assists client in arranging debt capital, optimizing their capital structures, and maximizing returns
  • Supports client throughout the infrastructure lifecycle using economic, commercial, financial, and problem solving skills
  • Helps client make complex financial and commercial decisions by applying experience in finance strategy, risk management, and operational restructure


  • Bachelors degree in Commerce and qualification as a CA (SA)
  • Completed 3 years of articles as an Audit Trainee
  • Minimum of 4 years within a professional services/advisory, client facing role within Transaction Services/Corporate Finance

    Additional Information

    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
    Influence: Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
    Performance drive: Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
    Strategic direction: Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction
    Talent development: Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

    Technical Competencies

    • Expert in field with sound industry and business knowledge
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Sales skills
    • Proven ability to manage and execute projects
    • Experience in drafting and presenting client proposals
    • Excellent report writing skills
    • Good financial knowledge
    • Sound business acumen

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills
    • Good mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others
    • Strong client delivery focus
    • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease
    • Focus on quality and risk
    • Sound problem solving ability

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    Deloitte Financial Advisory- Transaction Services - Senior Manager Jobs in Midrand South Africa

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