Deloitte Advisory Corporate Finance Associate in Chicago, Illinois
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC seeks a Advisory Corporate Finance Associate in Chicago, IL. Work You ll DoWork with upper management of clients to analyze the various strategic alternatives available to the shareholders for sell-side and buy-side situations. Perform comprehensive valuation analysis utilizing discounted cash flow, leveraged buyout, public trading comparables, and precedent transaction analyses. Conduct in-depth diligence on business drivers, historical trends, operating performance metrics, as well as growth opportunities and investment merits of target business. Coordinate aspects of a transaction process including preparation of business positioning materials, marketing the investment opportunity to potential investors, overseeing investor due diligence, and analyzing proposals to facilitate negotiations and ultimately consummate a transaction. Participate in new business development efforts, including prospect identification and outreach, creation of eminence and qualification materials, and attending industry conferences. #LI-DNI RequirementsBachelor's (or higher) degree in Accounting, Economics, Business, or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent).Eighteen months of M&A transaction execution, including financial modeling and valuation experience in paper, plastics, and packaging transactions.Experience must include eighteen months of:Executing mergers and acquisition transaction engagements in the paper, plastics, and packaging industries;Developing valuation models utilizing techniques including discounted cash flow method, guideline public company method and guideline public transaction method (market approach), cost method (asset approach), and leveraged buyout analyses;Building three statement operating forecast models for clients including detailed analysis of revenue and profitability drivers, balance sheet trends and projections, cash flow analysis, and leverage profile;Preparing marketing materials including effective positioning of the client's business and investment opportunity for distribution to potential acquirers and investors;Conducting and facilitating in-depth diligence on targets and clients, including management of various diligence streams and virtual dataroom;Performing research on industry and market valuation trends using Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Thomson Reuters, and Thomson One Banker; andMentoring and coaching junior staff. BenefitsAt Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you. Deloitte s cultureOur positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte. Corporate citizenshipDeloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte s impact on the world. Recruiter tipsWe want job seekers exploring opportunities at Deloitte to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your interview, we suggest that you do your research: know some background about the organization and the business area you re applying to. We also suggest that you brush up on your behavioral and case interviewing skills and practice discussing your experience and job history with a family member, friend, or mentor.Check out recruiting tips from Deloitte professionals.