Deloitte Deloitte Advisory-Accounting & Finance-M&A (University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign Intern Winter 2018) in Chicago, Illinois

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Do you have your finger on the pulse of the vast, fast paced, and ever-changing deal environment? Have a passion for current trends in accounting and finance? As a Merger, Acquisition, and Divestures Intern at Deloitte, you ll be part of a national team that is the recognized marketplace leader among large professional services firms in providing merger, acquisition, and divestiture services to corporate strategic buyers and private equity investors. You will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside leading accounting and finance leaders in addressing the full range of deal execution issues, including due diligence, tax and accounting structuring, merger integration and post transaction considerations. Our multi-disciplinary approach combines M&A, industry and other function specialists to provide fact-based answers and objective feedback geared to minimizing risk and increasing returns.

Work you ll do

As an Intern, you will leverage your accounting experience to research and work with M&A teams on a broad spectrum of technical accounting matters including complex issues in accounting for business combinations, consolidations, share-based compensation, revenue recognition, leases, intangibles and financial instruments. In addition, you will have the opportunity to directly deliver highly valued service to clients through working on a diverse array of M&A engagements. You will:

Demonstrate an ability to identify and evaluate business, industry, financial, accounting to tax risk related transactions

Assist in identifying potential deal breakers , industry, country, and deal-specific risks and opportunities

Evaluate targets historical and projected earnings and cash flows; hidden contingencies, commitments, and tax exposures; as well as quality of assets and internal control structure

Review and comment on financial, accounting, and tax considerations in investment models, bank finance agreements and public debt offering documents

Assist in structuring purchase price adjustment mechanisms and other relevant projections in stock purchase agreements

Identify integration and post-transaction transition issues

Assist with divestiture strategy, planning, and execution

The team

With an in-depth understanding of the M&A landscape, market experience, and access to our global network of advisors means we have the capabilities to help clients confidently pursue strategic transactions in both domestic and global markets. This includes managing the entire M&A lifecycle. Working with our clients to develop growth strategies based on their organizational goals, our services are designed to help clients be prepared to capitalize on opportunities during the merger, acquisition or divestiture process.Learn more about Deloitte Advisory s Mergers and Acquisition practice.

Qualifications

Required:

Bachelors or Master s degree in preferred majors including: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Financial Engineering, Quantitative Finance, or Math

Relevant work experience (e.g., internships, summer positions, school jobs)

Demonstrated leadership and strong verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills

Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity

Ability to work independently and as part of team with professionals

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and other data analysis tools

Up to 40% travel required, including unpredictable or last minute travel

Preferred:

Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2)

How you ll grow

Throughout the course of the internship program, you will receive formal and informal mentorship and training. You will have access to learning opportunities to help foster and accelerate your development of new skills and capabilities. Beyond the formal training, you will work with talented professionals and have the chance to ask questions and gain valuable hands-on experience while working on client engagements. Interns will also be invited to participate in an Advisory Internship Conference hosted during the summer at Deloitte University.Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

Deloitte s culture

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