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Analyst, Financial Restructuring

Location: Paris, France
Date Posted: May 24, 2023

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Analyst, Financial Restructuring
Alvarez and Marsal

Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, 7,500 staff and over 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. 

As the world’s largest Turnaround & Crisis management firm, with a market leading practice in Financial & Operational Restructuring, we are here to help & support our clients with the financial & operational impacts of the Covid crisis.  

The regulatory changes impacting audit practices across Europe have had a significant impact on the Restructuring practices of the Big 4 accounting firms leading to divestures and change previously unthinkable. There is a huge opportunity for growth and A&M has expanded its Restructuring practice significantly across Europe since 2017.

A&M’s established European Financial Restructuring practice enables lenders and corporates to clearly evaluate the risks and opportunities of their situation and their restructuring options. Due to continued growth, A&M France are recruiting ambitious Analysts to join our Paris team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Help advise company stakeholders facing financial difficulties; assess Group-level financial performance in addition to high-level studies of the financial viability of subsidiary companies
  • Participate in all the phases of a refinancing process advising both borrowers and lenders
  • Assist in the preparation of corporate strategic plans in addition to implementation support for domestic and international groups and subsidiaries
  • Contribute to performance monitoring following business plan implementation
  • Tasks can include: Initial diagnostic assessment of key issues and business outlook, appraisal of options and contingency planning, cash flow assessments and Independent Business Reviews
  • Contribute to business development activities including the creation of client pitches and proposals to win new mandates
  • Contribute to building a strong, trusted, long term relationships with key stakeholders in the French and European lending community through the delivery of value-added client engagements

Required experience: 

  • Strong academic background with 0-2 years’ experience within Financial Advisory (M&A, Restructuring, Due Diligence, etc.)
  • Experience within a Financial Restructuring team is advantageous (additional alternative lenders / credit recovery fund experience will also be considered)
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis, build financial models & analyse financial under-performance and related services
  • Fluent business level English and French is essential.

In addition to the skills and qualities detailed above, the desired candidate will also demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and uncertain environment
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, confident and impactful presenter
  • Objective, fact-based approach to problem solving
  • Driven by values and integrity, talks straight, builds confidence and leads by example

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.

Voluntary Inclusion

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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 or any other characteristics 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 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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