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Global Transaction Advisory Group Graduate Programme - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Date Posted: May 19, 2023

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Alvarez & Marsal’s Transaction Advisory Group is looking for ambitious, commercial, analytical, and personable individuals to join its growing pan-European team in Birmingham as part of our Graduate Programme.

Throughout this three-year programme, we will support you in becoming a qualified ICAEW Chartered Accountant (ACA) and provide both the professional and personal development opportunities you need to grow into an experienced Financial Due Diligence (FDD) professional working with Private Equity and Corporate clients on UK, Cross-border and Global transactions


On qualification you will be eligible to participate in our global secondment program. The culture and values of our firm are to reward bright, hard-working and ambitious individuals on a meritocratic basis and your remuneration will be at market leading levels. We are currently recruiting for our London and Birmingham offices for a September 2023 start date. 

About Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) and our Global Transaction Advisory Group (“TAG”)  

For three decades, A&M has sought to solve complex problems, boost corporate performance and maximise value for stakeholders. A&M has over 7,000 professionals globally who specialise in delivering consulting services, performance improvement, restructuring, and turnaround & interim management to a range of investors, private equity firms, corporate clients and law firms across the world.  We are privately owned and free from the audit-based conflicts increasingly being faced by the Big 4 audit firms.  

A&M’s Transaction Advisory Group is the largest global transaction services practice outside of the Big 4, with over 750 professionals across offices in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, providing FDD and advanced deal analytics to support Private Equity firms and corporate clients acquire or sell businesses.   

At A&M, we have an entrepreneurial mindset which sets us apart from Big 4 competition. We cultivate a highly driven and strongly motivated culture among our people to deliver best in class results for our clients. If a career in Transaction Advisory is something you are considering, we truly believe that A&M is the best place to accelerate your career. 

What you will be doing 

From day one, you will be working as part of our pan European and global team on both buy and sell side FDD engagements. You will gain on the job experience in financial data analysis and evaluation of a targets underlying earnings, net debt and working capital. You will supplement the technical accounting knowledge gained in your ACA training with practical FDD skills and experience.  Our hands on, senior led approach means you will gain direct exposure to our Managing Directors and Senior Directors daily. 

Requirements and qualifications

  • Eligibility to work in the UK

  • 2:1 or higher undergraduate degree

  • A-level ABB (or equivalent)

  • Business level English is a pre-requisite and any other European

  • Evidence of significant non-academic achievements

  • IT skills – proficient in Excel and Word to intermediate level.

  • Relevant work experience preferred but not a necessity    


We are committed to equality of opportunity and encourage applications from all candidates that meet the requirements and qualifications.

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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