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Deloitte Cyber Strategy M&A Consultant in Minneapolis, Minnesota

As the scale, sophistication and impact of today's cyber threats increase our clients rely on Deloitte's Cyber Strategy teams to understand the current threat landscape and advise on how to best assess and reduce their cyber risk exposure. Under the Cyber Strategy umbrella, the US Cyber M&A and Restructuring (Cyber M&A/R) team advises our clients as they seek to change the nature of their business and competitive position in the market through inorganic means (acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, and joint ventures). 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. Our Cyber M&A team renders results that help our clients transform their Information Security practices in ways that lead to savings, improved risk mitigation, a leading edge on competition, and greater efficiency.

Our approach to due diligence focuses on identifying potential risks and supporting clients to implement maximum value realization opportunities. Our Cyber M&A team performs activities across the M&A life cycle including:

  • Support Cyber Security due diligence and post-deal integration / separation activities for private equity and corporate clients

  • Review documentation including ISO/IEC 27001/27002 reports; SOC2 Type I and II reports; security architecture and network diagrams; information security policies, procedures, processes, and guidelines; employee census data; and government filings

  • Prepare data request lists and call agendas to facilitate diligence

  • Collaborate across internal and external stakeholders, including other Deloitte diligence workstreams, legal counsel, investment banks, and Client's Information Security and IT leadership

  • Facilitate interviews with Target management team

  • Complete analysis including cost benchmarking, cyber security assessment, cyber capability side-by-side and migration cost analysis

  • Review and analyze Information Security function stand-alone structure and costs for carve-out situations

  • Prepare and deliver report findings

Work you'll do

Consultants on Deloitte's Cyber M&A team serve as trusted advisors to corporate and private equity clients. They support the development and testing of M&A strategies and deal theses by:

  • Developing approaches and frameworks to test deal hypotheses and derive critical insights to inform client recommendations

  • Leading workstream delivery within a broader due diligence or M&A strategy engagement, including developing presentation deliverables, data analysis, and primary research

  • Conducting financial analyses to understand and uncover value creation opportunities

  • Support development of eminence and "point-of-view" publications

  • Perform Cyber Security due diligence (some or all of compliance, team structure, communications, operations and technology, talent and culture) identifying and quantifying transaction risks and opportunities

  • Coordinate findings with other diligence teams at Deloitte, the Client, and external advisors, including accounting, tax, human capital, information technology, and legal]

Qualifications

Required:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree and 2+ years consulting and/or industry experience

  • Minimum 1 years of relevant experience in a consulting and/or industry role focused on M&A strategies

  • Experience supporting and/or delivering financial analyses, data analysis, and primary research

  • Ability to travel 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

Preferred:

  • Experience in Cyber security, Consulting, and/or Corporate Communications

  • Demonstrated experience in financial statement and operations analytics

  • Experience supporting workshops, large meetings, or presentations to senior leaders

  • Ability to execute a project plan, managing to deadlines and paying acute attention to detail

  • Demonstrated strong business acumen and ability to work effectively across teams, levels and varying cultures

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS PowerPoint), data analysis (MS Excel, Tableau, or SQL) and report writing

  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

    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.

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.

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