Deloitte Financial Advisory-Mergers & Acquisitions-Manager Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Financial Advisory-Mergers & Acquisitions-Manager 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 Senior Manager on delivery of designated engagement / project, managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables

    Role & Responsibilities

  • Tracks outputs against Service Level Agreement 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

  • 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

  • Leads delivery of team based on the SLA 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.

  • Shares expertise and knowledge with team members and counselees 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.

  • 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.

  • Running transactions independently or 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 markup 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.

  • Management and training of junior and reporting upwards.

    Knowledge of regulations:

  • BEE Legislation.

  • JSE Regulations.

  • Companies Act Requirements.

  • Understanding of Corporate Tax rules


  • B Com Honours Business Science / Finance/ Economics.

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

    Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities

  • Living our Purpose: Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life

  • Influence: Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders.

  • Performance drive: Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results.

  • Strategic direction: Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities.

  • Talent development: Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    How to Apply

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

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