Senior Manager / Director - M&A Transaction Services Corporate Development Assist - Montreal

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Date: Feb 5, 2024

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 125676   
Primary Location: Montreal, QC  
All Available Locations: Montreal, QC 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.


By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching
  • Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.
  • Be part of a firm that leads the way and pushes themselves to look like contemporary Canada.



Are you looking for an opportunity to work with business owners and executives on their acquisition and divestiture processes?  Read more below about joining our group of dedicated M&A professionals!

At Deloitte we value the opportunity to network and build relationships with skilled individuals, even in periods where we are not actively hiring. If you would like to apply to this future opportunity role, and have the required qualifications, you can expect to be contacted by the recruitment team within a few days.

What will your typical day look like?


As a Senior Manager / Director you will assist with providing deal origination, process management, due diligence and other M&A transaction support to our clients. With a focus on our Corporate Development Assist (‘CDA’) offering, you will work closely with clients in developing and executing M&A strategy.


Initial responsibilities are noted below, but may evolve based on the ability and initiative of the candidate:

  • Identify and lead business development opportunities.
  • Enhance awareness of the function through internal and external marketing activities.
  • Take a lead role in developing and shaping M&A strategy for clients. Work closely with senior leadership to develop and refine their inorganic growth initiatives.
  • Evaluate the financial and strategic fit of potential opportunities by analyzing financial statements, conducting valuation analysis, and assessing industry trends and competitive landscapes.
  • Prepare business cases and investment memos to present to senior leadership for decision-making.
  • Create long term relationships at a senior client level.
  • Lead deal origination activities including target identification, outreach, indicative valuation preparation and providing negotiation support.
  • Lead the end-to-end deal execution process, including due diligence, financial modeling, and deal structuring.
  • Build comprehensive M&A playbooks and advise on M&A process governance and best practices.
  • Collaborate with other Deloitte functions (e.g. IT, HR, Cyber, Capital Advisory, Analytics, Integration, and Industry Experts, etc.) on multi-disciplinary projects.

About the team


The M&A Transaction Services team is a collaborative group that creates value for clients undergoing a merger, acquisition, divestiture, or even alliances / joint ventures. Our team supports our clients in all stages of the M&A lifecycle through our One-Deloitte approach. We engage on deals of all sizes in diverse industries. The team has successfully closed deals ranging from $5 million to $1 billion + in value and serve primarily mid-market private and public sector clients.


Deloitte M&A Transaction Services team is similar to large firms, but we have added many nice M&A services which we can discuss if you are interested in speaking with us.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


 You are someone with:

  • 7+ years of applicable experience, with a minimum of 3 years of M&A, experience including ideally some M&A / corporate development experience.
  • Completion of a CPA/CA or CFA or CBV is preferred. 
  • Proven track-record in identifying and leading business development opportunities.
  • Commitment to active mentorship, to coach team members to their highest potential.
  • Deep understanding of the M&A lifecycle, financial modelling, integration, and corporate development function.
  • Strategic mindset and ability to think analytically and creatively to identify growth opportunities.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to stakeholders at all levels. Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously, while meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects end-to-end including mobilizing and managing engagement teams; defining deliverable structure and content; facilitating buy-in of proposed solutions from client management at all levels; and managing engagement economics, issues, and risks.
  • A dedication to professional and client service excellence.
  • An ability to leading other M&A Advisory processes potentially including financial due diligence and deal integration processes.  
  • Like to have fun.
  • Due to the nature of the role requiring interaction with national and global clients, bilingualism in French and English is required for this position. 

Total Rewards

The salary range for the Senior Manager position is $105,000 - $208,000 and $140,000 - $260,000 for the Director position, and individuals may be eligible to participate in our bonus program. Deloitte is fair and competitive when it comes to the salaries of our people. We regularly benchmark across a variety of positions, industries, sectors, targets, and levels. Our approach is grounded on recognizing people's unique strengths and contributions and rewarding the value that they deliver.

Our Total Rewards Package extends well beyond traditional compensation and benefit programs and is designed to recognize employee contributions, encourage personal wellness, and support firm growth.  Along with a competitive base salary and variable pay opportunities, we offer a wide array of initiatives that differentiate us as a people-first organization. Some representative examples include: $4,000 per year for mental health support benefits, a $1,300 flexible benefit spending account, 38+ days off (including 10 firm-wide closures known as "Deloitte Days"), flexible work arrangements and a hybrid work structure.


Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations) or  for any questions relating to careers for Indigenous peoples at Deloitte (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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