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Date Posted: Nov 28, 2018

Reference Code: 36346-en_US

Service:  Financial Advisory  
Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description


The Deloitte M&A Integration & Separation Advisory (‘ISA’) team provides critical advice and support to clients on the operational aspects of corporate transactions, helping them navigate their integration and separation challenges across the M&A deal cycle.  In this role, the M&A ISA team typically works with clients on a range of engagements across the M&A deal lifecycle, including (buy-side, sell-side, other):

• operational and/or technology due-diligence;
• assessment of separation options
• development of Target Operating Models in a transaction setting;
• cost and revenue synergy identification and tracking;
• planning and execution of Day 1 readiness across businesses and within functions, with some subject matter expertise support;
• Day 2 planning and execution;
• system conversion; and
• design and implementation of other transition programs.

Be part of a dynamic team of experienced M&A practitioners who enjoy solving complex integration and separation challenges faced by our clients in the faced-paced environment of M&A.

About the Role


The self-driven Senior Manager with experience in dealing with the operational aspects of a transaction will be responsible for delivering outstanding outcomes for a range of local and international private equity and strategic clients across financial services.


As a Senior Manager you will:


• Lead the client teams of any size on M&A ISA engagement across all dimensions of our commitments – delivery against our brand promise, letter of engagement, quality of service, cost, risk and timeliness;
• Lead these teams in their functional scopes of work and drive the resolution of integration/ separation-related issues on a daily basis;
• Own and lead the content of our engagements – shaping analyses, structuring recommendations, prioritizing effort, executing with excellence and resolving delivery obstacles for the team – leveraging your experience and expertise in having ‘been there/ done that’;
• Develop excellent relationships with senior leaders in the client organization and be responsible for a high degree of client satisfaction with the overall engagement;
• Provide your technical and analytical expertise to guide the client team towards superior decisions based on ‘irrefutable’ facts and logically sound argumentation;
• Apply your excellent project management skills, including governance, reporting, stakeholder management, coaching, problem-solving, and facilitation;
• Assist in identifying and mitigating and/or resolving risks and issues related to integration planning, timelines, and functional areas;





Short Description

Your role as a manager at Deloitte:

  • Embrace and live the firm’s purpose – to make an impact that matters – by pushing yourself and your team to identify solutions to challenges that are most important for our clients, people, and society
  • Develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • Deliver exceptional client service by maximizing results and driving high performance from people, while also fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • Influence clients, teams and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships
  • Understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, and align people to them to set appropriate priorities and direction

External Posting Qualifications



• Actively promote M&A ISA capabilities internally and externally of a fast-growing ISA practice within Deloitte;
• Drive business development activities, including identifying and qualifying opportunities, developing winning bid strategies and preparing/ submitting proposal documents;
• Participate in financial services industry events and thought leadership


• As a member of the senior management of the ISA practice, assist in managing the practice, lead by example; always professional; build our brand internally and externally
• Actively perform and promote team member and peer-reviews and other quality activities to continuously improve our quality and raise the bar
• Be responsible for fostering an open and inclusive work environment;
• Recruit and develop team members to build the Financial Services practice within Integration and Separation Advisory (ISA)
• Lead/participate in specific practice management activities such as methodology, people and other functions


The successful candidates will have the following credentials or attributes:

• Bachelor's degree, CA or MBA preferred;
• 8 to 10 years of related work experience across product, operations, or finance, in a financial services organization;
• Experience in owning and driving the design, execution and delivery of transaction outcomes across the deal life-cycle;
• Demonstrate a solid understanding of integrations, carve-outs, and other types of transaction engagements;
• Solid core consulting skill-set, including hypothesis-based problem solving skills, analytical rigour and discipline and superior structured communication capability (reports, presentations);
• Sound financial and commercial acumen, including the ability to understand business models, financial statements and the ability to use assumptions to facilitate management decisions;
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead teams with limited oversight; strong networking capabilities to support our services internally and externally;
• Strong facilitation skills and the ability to lead clients through the discovery of insights;
• Ability to effectively team and work in a dynamic, start-up environment; willingness to contribute to the development of internal processes and procedures;
• Flexibility and adaptability regarding work assignments, including willingness to learn new skills, subject matter areas and industries and willingness and ability to travel


Successful candidates must be committed to staying abreast of cutting-edge industry and subject matter knowledge.



Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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