Deloitte M&A Restructuring Manager in Chicago, Illinois
The US M&A and Restructuring (M&A/R) Offering Portfolio enables our client's ability to grow, shrink, and fundamentally change the nature of their business and competitive position in a dynamic market full of change and disruption. By providing M&A and restructuring services from beginning to end, we bring a large scope of capabilities to the market and opportunity for our practice and firm. The US M&A/R Offering Portfolio works with Industry teams to identify trends that could lead to M&A or restructuring and enables us to sell front-end strategic work creating pull through for transformative services.
Work you'll do
As a Manager, you will lead and deliver small or components of large, complex client engagements that identify, design, and implement creative business and technology solutions for large companies. Manager level responsibilities include: providing service excellence by identifying key client business issues, determining client needs by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches, evaluating and validating analysis and developing recommendations for the client in the context of the overall engagement. You will be expected to implement and oversee the quality of deliverables and effectively manage the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance. Managers participate in business development activities.
M&A Restructuring advises, implements, and delivers transformative solutions to clients to achieve sustainable, tangible margin improvement and strategically allocate resources to growth initiatives. Restructuring will amplify M&A capabilities through collaboration with a wide variety of groups across Deloitte including Advisory, Tax, Strategy & Analytics, and Strategic and Business Cost Transformation to bring the best of Deloitte's value creation offerings to our clients. M&A Restructuring enables seamless access to all of our firm's value-related assets - in and outside M&A. They bring differentiated, value-focused, points-of-view and resources - in sales and delivery. Restructuring offers a complete suite of innovative digital and analytical capabilities including:
Business and Operating Model Transformation
Synergy and dis-synergy assessments, planning and value capture
Rapid Cost Take-out - pre(distressed) clients
Working Capital Optimization
Clean Room Services
Business Process Optimization / Automation
Stranded Cost Reduction
Legal entity restructuring related transformation
A candidate must have M&A or M&A Service Delivery Experience in the following areas:
Participating in setting engagement objectives and scope.
Framing issues and breaking it down into hypotheses to be solved
Developing work plans for components of engagements, coordinate activities between work streams and identify changes in scope.
Designing deliverable content to precisely reflect the engagement contract and client needs and strive to improve deliverable quality through verification and validation of results.
Collaborating with practitioners in other practices and businesses
Providing corporate and private equity buyers with a broad continuum of advisory services to support mergers, acquisitions, carve-outs, investment and financing structures, disposition alternatives and post-transaction activities.
Partnering with senior executives to define how they employ M&A - to create value. Specifically, helping set value creation targets, identify levers for value creation, develop value creation roadmaps and help define value creation plans and assist clients in realizing value.
Providing industry insight and analytical support using data mining, pattern matching, data visualization, and predictive modelling tools to produce analysis and algorithms that enables pre-deal and post-deal integration, divestiture, and major restructuring/cost transformation activities to achieve/exceed deal value, synergy targets, or strategic cost takeout objectives.
Managing service excellence by identifying key client business issues, determining client needs by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches, evaluating and validating analysis and developing recommendations for the client in the context of the overall engagement.
Managing day-to-day interactions with executive clients and sponsors; develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients.
Participating and leading aspects of the proposal development process; contributing to the development of proposal pricing strategies.
Identifying and developing add-on sales opportunities
Performing role of counselor and coach; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices.
Improving internal processes, and promote knowledge sharing in the team, by contributing to the community of practice, blogs, and other forms of market eminence.
Bachelor's degree and 6+ years consulting and/or industry experience; alternatively, an MBA with 4+ years relevant work experience is acceptable.
Ability to travel up to 50% (While up to 50% travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice).
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.
Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint).
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.
Ability to apply practical experience with communications, culture, and change management.
Ability to perform analysis and synthesize data into useful insights.
Experience in financial analysis, business process reengineering and operational performance improvement analysis.
Experience with staff development and eagerness to mentor junior practitioners.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments.
An advanced degree is preferred.
How you'll grow
At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.
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