Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


Deloitte Advisory Corporate Finance provides corporates, private equity houses and entrepreneurs with a full suite of M&A services advising on acquisitions, divestments, buy-outs and capital raisings, a significant number of which are cross-border or international in nature.Your opportunity
Deloitte Advisory Corporate Finance provides corporates, private equity houses and entrepreneurs with a full suite of M&A services advising on acquisitions, divestments, buy-outs and capital raisings, a significant number of which are cross-border or international in nature.

This service line is divided into product and sector teams. The product teams cover debt advisory, plc advisory, special situations (difficult/distressed M&A) and valuations. The sector teams comprise Business Services, Consumer, Financial Services (or Financial Institutions Group – FIG), Healthcare, Manufacturing, Real Estate, THL (Travel, Hospitality and Leisure) and TMT. In 2018, our diverse team of c.200 people in London and the regions advised on over 80 completed deals.

Specifically, this is your opportunity to join a fast growing and innovative M&A team specialising in the Consumer sector. The team which has members located nationally across our London and Regional offices, focuses on providing world class M&A services to Consumer orientated transactions both in the UK and globally.

The team is part of European Consumer M&A team which meets regularly, both on project-specific assignments and market development opportunities. In addition, there is a strong level of sector collaboration between the UK and US.

We are building the team and are looking for outstanding candidates to join and work alongside us.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?
For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role
Deloitte’s Consumer team is a key area of focus for investment and is going through a period of rapid growth. The team works across a number of the Consumer sub-sectors including; Food & Beverage; Luxury Brands; Retail; and Consumer Packaged Goods.

The team has a strong track record of delivering transactions across the sector and is enjoying significant success, with a strong financial performance in the current year. We are seeking to continue to expand with the recruitment of highly driven and motivated individuals.
Our clients are at the centre of what we do. Developing a deep understanding of their business and commercial environment impacting on businesses in the Consumer sector is essential for our success. As such, the successful candidate will also spend time building lasting client relationships based on deep industry knowledge and relevant research.

We are currently looking to recruit a Manager whose responsibilities will include:

- Working across the Consumer sector on the execution of buy-side and sell-side transactions
- Day to day management of transactions which includes responsibility for delivery of information memoranda, management presentations, valuation analysis and taking responsibility for preparation of information and client communications
- Primary contact for the client on a day to day basis on transactions
- Valuation work including financial modelling such as DCF and LBO analysis
- Taking a lead role in driving forward marketing and business development opportunities including developing market insight materials and managing the development and preparation of client proposals
- Engaging with the senior team in relation to the development and implementation of team strategy
- Coaching and mentoring more junior team members

Your work, your choice
At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: You will be based in the Deloitte London office, however the role may also involve travel and will require the flexibility to meet peaks of work inherent in the cycle of a deal. We specify full mobility for our financial advisory roles but we make arrangements respectfully. Working from home days are available and flexible depending on clients, deadlines, and projects.

Suggested work pattern: Permanent full-time

Your professional experience
To qualify for the Consumer Advisory team role you must have:

- A minimum of three years’ experience in an M&A lead advisory role with experience in managing deals
- Enthusiasm for and previous exposure to the Consumer sector is preferable
- Excellent numeracy skills with keen attention to detail and the ability to absorb and analyse large amounts of data quickly
- Ability to undertake detailed financial/commercial analysis for inclusion in client reports
- Client focus, with ability to work quickly and establish effective working relationships
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Logical and methodical approach to problem solving
- Very strong project management and organisational skills
- The self-confidence/appetite to be involved in business development activities
- Ability to develop, coach and motivate junior members of the team
- Strong Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel skills

Your service line

Financial Advisory
Advising clients in the moments that define their business takes multiple layers of expertise. Much more than due-diligence, this is about diverse teams of specialists coming together, crossing service lines and international borders to tackle the many, complex issues involved in major transactions. And we have one of the broadest networks in the business. Here, you’ll find fascinating, career-building projects, market leading approaches, cutting-edge resources, huge clients and inspirational colleagues. As well as opportunities to develop a deep industry or product specialism.

About Deloitte
Our Purpose & Strategy
To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?
Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

Beyond the UK: North West Europe within a Global firm
The UK, Ireland and Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have combined to create a new Deloitte North West Europe firm. This is to support our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and to increase our global influence and lead in EMEA.
A broader geographical shape will create new career development opportunities, helping us develop the very best talent across the region and the world.

What do we value?
At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte inagile ways. We are proud to have earnt a Top 10 place on the 2018 list ofTop 30 Employers for Working Familiesfor the eighth consecutive year, and to have been listed inThe Times Top 50 Employers for Womenfor each of the last three years.

Being a Leader at Deloitte
Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.
We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we’re looking for:

- We live our purpose:we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
- We develop talent:we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
- We drive performance:we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
- We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters:we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident rela

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