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Deloitte Lead Analyst, Strategic Projects and Initiatives for National M&A Services in Stamford, Connecticut

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

Required capabilities:

  • 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. While 10% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to Covid-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.

  • 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.