Deloitte Lead Analyst, Strategic Projects and Initiatives for National M&A Services in Chicago, Illinois
Lead Analyst, Strategic Projects and Initiatives for National M&A Services
M&A Services (MAS) is a Strategic Growth Offering (SGO) that spans all four of Deloitte's functional businesses. The National M&A Services team supports the cross-functional MAS leadership team by leading and executing strategic projects and initiatives that support our strategy and growth ambition. We play a key role in providing connectivity and building engagement across our complex, multifaceted practice.
Our team seeks an experienced and energetic Analyst-level professional with outstanding communication, analytical and project management skills to join our team. Location is flexible, although Boston, Austin or Tri- State are preferred. Minimal travel required.
Work you'll do:
Conduct quantitative and qualitative research and analysis in support of key initiatives; e.g., work closely with the finance team on data analysis, including financial, client, and market data to identify opportunities and trends
Provide support for MAS-wide tracking and coordination related to our market share and cross- functional mega-deal participation
Work closely with other members of the MAS national team to execute complex, high-visibility efforts such as our biennial PPMD Leadership Summit
Support communications, both within MAS and across Deloitte, to increase awareness of our client & firm impact
Assist in the development of materials for MAS leadership meetings
Work with MAS leadership team on special projects and presentations as needed
To be successful in this role, you'll need:
Strong analytical skills; ability to determine data needs and approaches to inform decision-making
Strong organizational skills, ability to work on multiple projects and with multiple stakeholders at once, appropriately prioritizing and managing time
Excellent written and oral communication skills; executive presence and ability to interact with professionals at all levels of our organization
High level of proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word; an eye for telling the story and conveying information in a visually appealing way
A proactive work ethic ("self-starter") that also embraces a collaborative ("team player") approach
Flexibility, persistence, and creativity in finding solutions
Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn
Outstanding attention to detail
Bachelor's degree, with preference for a business-related (e.g., Finance, Economics) or a technical discipline.
3+ years of prior relevant experience in client-facing or internal roles within professional services organization such as Deloitte.
Flexible work style with possible travel (approx. 10%). A US-based office location is required.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
Additional desired qualifications:
Knowledge of the M&A and Restructuring market and Deloitte's M&A practice
Familiarity with external data and research sources such as Mergerstat, Thomson, Hoovers, etc.
Familiarity with excel macros and VBA
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.