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Opportunities for Big Four Transaction Advisory experienced candidates to Manager level

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Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Date Posted: Apr 9, 2024

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Opportunities for Big Four Transaction Advisory experienced candidates to Manager level

Alvarez & Marsal


Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global Independent Advisory firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, over 7,500 staff and 70 offices worldwide. We offer a broad range of professional services including Transaction Advisory, Private Equity Performance Improvement, Financial & Operational Restructuring, Debt Advisory, Corporate Transformation, Financial Institutions Advisory, Tax, Valuations and Disputes and Investigation Services.

The regulatory changes impacting the Big 4 audit practices are leading to divestures previously unthinkable.  In contrast to this, A&M’s Global Transaction Advisory Group (“TAG”) is growing exponentially across all geographies. A&M TAG is independent and unrestricted by any conflict with audit mandates and the resulting issues caused. We are also able to operate cross-border seamlessly.

A&M TAG has attracted top performers at Partner and every experienced level from our competitor firms in the UK and across Europe.  In just 15 years, TAG has established highly successful teams across Europe in London, Amsterdam, Munich, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Paris, Zurich, Geneva, Birmingham, Madrid, Milan and Dubai. Our award-winning global practice includes over 800 professionals in 35 offices across the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We are an established and highly active Transaction Advisory practice working for premium clients on high profile deals, large and mid-cap private equity, fast growth premium small cap deals, multinational corporates and LBO’s.

A&M TAG have a unique delivery model that enables all members of the team to gain extensive exposure to Managing Directors and Senior Directors thus empowering individuals to fast track their careers and development.

We are expanding and we are looking for experienced and ambitious Big Four trained Transaction Advisory experienced candidates looking to leave the audit firms and the conflicts that they endure to join a growing, highly successful and truly entrepreneurial firm.

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

  • Work with a variety of large-cap and mid-cap PE houses, corporate clients and financial institutions providing broad industry & client exposure
  • Contribute to & lead projects & work streams reporting directly to the Managing Directors & Senior Directors
  • Work as part of multi-disciplinary teams in Switzerland and across geographies and build broad international deal experience
  • Gain exposure to senior members of the team in Switzerland and internationally gaining ‘on the job’ learning & development in addition to established formal training programmes
  • Use the commercial aspects of your financial analysis skills, in addition to analysing the key drivers and valuation considerations that drive a transaction
  • Work alongside A&M’s operational and commercial professionals in combined project teams enhancing your understanding of the broader due diligence & wider deal process
  • Network with our service lines and 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 Associates are supported to develop their technical skills & commercial knowledge.  All employees are substantially & fairly rewarded in bonus and enhanced career advancement and we completely embrace diversity, and this impacts how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business and support our clients.

Essential experience:

  • Exceptional educational background including a strong focus on Finance and / or Mathematics
  • Big 4 trained with experience in Transaction Services including exposure to international corporates, Private Equity firms and M&A would be advantageous
  • Fluent business level English and German are essential. Additional European language skills including French, Polish, Italian, Dutch, Swedish or Spanish are highly desirable

Our base salaries are highly competitive and bonuses are un-capped. Employees are equitably rewarded for their contribution to growing both TAG and A&M and our bonus system is well known for both its generosity and fairness.

Why join our TAG team?

The successful candidate will:

  • Join an expanding practice with strong leadership and a truly entrepreneurial spirit
  • Work across the entire deal life cycle, including both buy-side and sell-side work
  • Benefit from more diverse and exciting career opportunities
  • Deliver international projects for many of the most prominent organisations across Europe 

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, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

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 are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. 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.

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