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Deloitte M&A IT Strategy and Diligence Senior Consultant in St. Louis, Missouri

M&A IT Strategy and Diligence Senior Consultant

The US M&A and Restructuring (M&A/R) Offering Portfolio advises our client's 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.

Recruiting for this role will end on 9/11/2024

Work you'll do

As an IT Strategy Senior Consultant, you will serve as a trusted advisor to corporate and private equity clients. Deloitte's Senior Consultants are self-starters who are comfortable in an energetic and dynamic "roll-up-your-sleeves" culture. Senior Consultants will deliver complex client engagements that help refine the client's IT strategy with a focus on inorganic growth by conducting IT diligence, divestiture support and post-merger support for clients as they assess JVs, Partnerships, Acquisitions, or potential sales. Senior Consultant level responsibilities include:

  • Synthesize overall technology strategy by analyzing a wide variety of solutions, selecting the most relevant tools/techniques to meet specific client requirements such as business case, pricing, or complex financial and technical analysis, and interpreting and reporting on outputs.

  • Proven ability to be resourceful with certain subject matter areas that arise during diligence activities.

  • Responsiveness including the ability to respond to emails / calls within a reasonable turnaround based on client situation and needs.

  • Participate in setting engagement objectives and scope.

  • Develop work plans for components of engagements, coordinate activities between work streams and identify changes in scope.

  • Design deliverable content to precisely reflect the engagement contract and client needs and strive to improve deliverable quality through verification and validation of results.

  • Valuate technology systems and operations of a company.

  • Identify potential risks.

  • Help ensure IT is a successful enabler for a transaction.

    The Team

M&A Strategy advises clients regarding the inorganic growth, portfolio rationalization, and associated risk profiles that serve as a catalyst for a transaction, restructuring and cost transformation event. Our professionals assist clients to:

  • Optimize their portfolio.

  • Identify if target companies fit strategic objectives.

  • Work with senior executives-in alignment with their corporate strategy-to drive profitable growth and enable them to compete effectively in their industry. This is provided through corporate strategy, organic and inorganic growth paths, target profiles and investment thesis.

  • Test the information that informs a client's M&A deal valuation and post-merger acquisition plan.

  • Develop hypotheses for value creation and transformation creatively; Assess value, costs, timing and risks for opportunities through strategic and operational diligence. Our professionals assist clients with critically evaluating a target's attractiveness through operational assessments and risk mitigation strategies. We link these findings to deal value for informed transaction decision-making, negotiations, and eventual strategic and financial value realization.


  • At least 4 years of technology experience in the majority of the following areas: IT organization, IT processes, applications (custom-developed and off-the-shelf), infrastructure, cloud technology, and cyber-security; and has a keen understanding of how technology enables business strategy.

  • At least 4 years of experience synthesizing data, identifying risks and value-creation opportunities, and developing perspectives and implications as part of an overall concrete assessment of the subject company

  • At least 2 years of experience presenting a coherent perspective in verbal, written and analytical formats, as part of a broader M&A diligence effort.

  • A candidate must have one of the two following experiences:

  • IT M&A due diligence or M&A IT Service Delivery Experience in the following areas:

  • Strong written and communication skills, including designing deliverable content.

  • Ability to work towards meeting tight timelines as needed.

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments.

  • Collaborating with practitioners in other practices and businesses.

  • Delivery of at least 10+ IT diligence projects for strategic or financial clients.

  • OR Experience leading an IT tower as a Manager, Director or lead with a corporate environment including experience with acquisition, merger or divestiture transactions while in this role.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree and 4+ years consulting and/or industry experience; alternatively, an MBA with 2+ years relevant work experience is acceptable.

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

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.


  • MBA or technology-related advanced degree with 4+ years relevant work experience with at least 2+ years of consulting experience and at least 2+ years of practical IT operational experience.

  • Experience delivering pre- and post- merger M&A IT activities.

  • 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.

  • Eagerness to mentor junior staff.

Information for applicants with a need for accommodation:

The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $137,700 to $229,500.

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.