Deloitte Mergers & Acquisitions - Data Analytics Advisory Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Are you looking for a fast-paced, exciting, and dynamic work environment to challenge your existing skills? Are you interested in solving complex business issues? If so, Deloitte is seeking Manager level candidates for its M&A Transactions Services Analytics practice.
Today's M&A due diligence environment generates vast volumes of data and information, and almost all of this information is captured and stored in computerized form.
Our clients include Fortune 500 companies in technology, financial services and banking sectors, health care, telecommunications, and other industries, as well as the most dynamic private equity firms in the world.
Work you'll do
You will be key member of client deal teams through gathering, normalizing, validating, and analyzing transactional data (e.g., sales and inventory data) to develop and test hypotheses for a given deal. You will work as part of cross-functional teams providing financial, accounting, operational and tax due diligence, bringing your skills to the deal to manage and analyze the data, and utilize your visual analytics skills to tell a compelling story of our findings.
You will be using business intelligence tools and use your data analytic skillset to provide meaningful insights to our clients which are crucial to their deal investment hypothesis. You will leverage your client service skillset directly interacting with C-suite and private equity executives providing advice on some of the most critical aspects of the M&A transaction.
A candidate can expect to do some or all of the following:
Coordinate with client business and IT personnel to identify, collect and validate data
Design and develop visualizations and dashboards that deliver crucial financial and operational buy and sell-side insights
Analyze deal data for trends and outliers
Directly advise clients
Team members collaborate with other transaction service analytics professionals, members of the deal teams and clients to produce analyses within fast-paced transaction deadlines. This is not a "back-office" position; this is front-line client interaction with significant opportunity for growth and advancement.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or similar
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as well as demonstrable evidence of effective team leadership, client relationship development and engagement management, preferably in a client service setting.
Experience analyzing or managing accounting, financial or transactional data
Demonstrated knowledge of business analytics and relational database concepts
Knowledge of visualization toolsets such as Tableau, Power BI, QlikView
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
Prior experience at a large or mid-size consulting firm focused on finance or accounting services
Strong working knowledge of data structures and database design
Master of Business Administration or similar degree
Statistical methods in support of data analysis
CPA, CA certification
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 Risk and Financial Advisory's Mergers and Acquisition practice.
You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.
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.