Manager, Transaction Advisory

Alvarez & Marsal

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Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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Manager, Transaction Advisory

Alvarez & Marsal Benelux

Amsterdam

Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, c.5000+ staff and 60 offices around the globe and a broad range of professional services including Restructuring, Transaction Advisory, Performance Improvement, Corporate Transformation, Financial Institutions Advisory, Tax, Valuations, and Disputes and Investigation Services.

Our Benelux practice is an established part of A&M and our MD leadership team is a collection of highly experienced professionals across Financial and Operational Due Diligence, Restructuring, Performance Improvement, Corporate Transformation and Valuation services. They are supported by an exceptional team drawn from industry and professional services.

Our Benelux Transaction Advisory team is a high profile part of our global Transaction Advisory Group (“TAG”) and we are the largest financial due diligence practice outside the Big 4 audit firms. TAG includes over 500 professionals in 23 offices throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

A&M’s deep operational and industry expertise provides TAG with a unique opportunity to perform more insightful due diligence by providing an integrated and differentiated approach enabling us to deliver more value to our clients. We are free from audit conflicts and our platform is less restrictive, enabling us to operate cross-border seamlessly.

Over the past years, A&M’s Transaction Advisory team has firmly established itself in the Benelux as one of the Top 5 Financial Due Diligence advisors by deal value. We work with premium clients on high profile deals for large and mid-cap Private Equity firms as well as for large Corporates and Financial Institutions. We are actively involved on a continuous basis serving clients on market leading international and cross border situations and as a result our team is expanding - we are looking for an experienced and ambitious Manager to join our Amsterdam Transaction Advisory Group. We welcome applications from individuals currently pursuing careers in the Transaction Advisory teams of Big 4 accountancy firms who would like to work in an international and entrepreneurial environment that is free of audit conflicts.

Responsibilities:

As part of a select and highly skilled team, you will have the opportunity to;

  • Work on a variety of Transaction Advisory engagements, working closely with our European team leaders
  • Gain experience across a variety of large-cap and mid-cap PE houses, corporate clients and financial institutions providing broad industry exposure
  • Benefit from a formal training programme in addition to ‘on the job’ learning and development
  • Help identify key risks and assess the strengths and weaknesses of a business against industry benchmarks, and aid in the evaluation of a potential transaction in the context of our clients’ investment strategy
  • Analyse detailed financial statements including income statements, balance sheets, cash flows and key operational data. You will convert this data into meaningful information that can be used to drive discussions with target management and drive observations and conclusions
  • Develop the commercial aspects of your financial analysis skills
  • Work alongside seasoned former operators enhancing your understanding of the broader due diligence and wider deal process
  • Network with our service lines and to work on external marketing events to build cross- service line relationships

A&M is an environment that presents a real opportunity for ambitious individuals as all employees are encouraged to develop their client network and business development skills.

Essential experience:

  • Qualified accountant and/or an exceptional academic record – professional qualifications can include any of: RA, RC, ACCA, CMA and CFA
  • Proven experience in Transaction Advisory / Financial Due Diligence (Transaction services) at a Big 4 firm is essential 
  • Exposure to Private Equity and/ or blue-chip Corporates is useful
  • Fluent business level English and Dutch is essential. Additional European language skills including French, German, Swedish, Italian or Spanish are highly desirable

The successful candidate will;

  • Join a pan European team with strong leadership, bright, energetic people and a truly entrepreneurial spirit
  • Work across the entire deal life cycle in a hands-on role, including both buy-side and sell-side work
  • Benefit from more diverse and exciting career opportunities
  • Deliver international projects on behalf of many of the most prominent organisations world wise
  • Our base salaries are highly competitive and bonuses are un-capped. Employees are rewarded for their contribution to growing both TAG and A&M and our bonus system is well known for both its fairness and generosity.

A&M delivers tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Our senior leaders, and their teams help companies act decisively, catapult growth and accelerate results.  A&M has six core values and all our employees embrace and express these core values in their client work and everyday lives. Our core values are

  • Integrity – never let financial gain compromise integrity
  • Quality – always value quality people and quality work
  • Objectivity – do your homework before you form conclusions
  • Fun – Like what you do and with whom you do it
  • Personal Reward – Perform interesting work with interesting people and achieve results that matter
  • Inclusive Diversity – Embrace diversity, foster inclusiveness and reward merit

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion


It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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