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Opportunities in Financial Services Transformation

Location: Paris, France
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2023

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Opportunities in Financial Services Transformation

Location : Paris, France


This role sits within the European Financial Industry Advisory Services (FIAS) practice based in Paris at Alvarez and Marsal France office.  A&M FIAS revolves around three core areas of expertise; Performance Improvement & Transformation, Bank Restructuring and Regulatory Advisory. 

A&M’s professionals work on some of the world’s most high-profile cases in a rapidly transforming financial institution landscape, striving for game-changing solutions that provide impactful long-term change.  Our global team is comprised of seasoned bank executives from diverse backgrounds, former senior financial institution regulators & highly skilled consultants.

The Purpose of the role:

This is a great opportunity for you to use your banking and/or consultancy experience to become involved in a ‘hands on’ team.  As a valued member of the FIAS team, you will work on a variety of projects, leveraging your financial services industry knowledge and your experience, complex transformations, integrations carve-out and of financial modelling to support the team in managing transformation programs, implementing growth strategies, cost reduction initiatives, winding down non-core assets and above all else creating value for our clients. You will be part of a team dedicated to find the best solutions for our clients and more importantly support the sound and effective implementation of the solution in a very operational way, to make real change happen.

You will contribute to work streams on large programs and smaller projects, leveraging your financial services knowhow and skill set in challenging the status quo and developing sound solutions either from an external point of view or in collaborative settings with your client organization.


You will support the delivery of a variety of transformative projects within financial institutions, where the sound combination of strategic, operational, social and regulatory perspective is central to a business-critical judgement and effective actionable recommendations.


  • Experience within a Financial Institution and or a recognized consulting firm

  • Extensive experience of management of complex projects and programs from diagnosis and design to successful implementation

  • Good understanding of large corporates dynamics with a specific knowledge of Financial Institutions constraints and features

  • Proven ability to successfully interact with and onboard client teams from most operation to most senior managerial counterparts

  • Experience of the design and delivery of operating models

  • A Master’s degree from an accredited business or engineering school or equivalent

  • Be action-oriented self-starters with entrepreneurial flair

  • Be comfortable working independently as well as in a high performing team

  • In addition to French and English another European language would be highly valued

  • Happy to travel

  • EU citizenship or right to work in the EU

Why A&M?

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results.  A&M’s leadership is about a bias towards action and the willingness to tell clients what we think is needed. Our restructuring heritage sharpens our ability to act decisively.  Clients select us for our deep expertise and ability to create and deliver practical, rather than theoretical, solutions to their unique problems in addition to our objectivity. 

Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services. When conventional approaches are not enough to create transformation and drive change, clients seek our deep expertise and ability to deliver practical solutions to their unique problems.

With over 6,000 people across four continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Our senior leaders, and their teams help companies act decisively, catapult growth and accelerate results. We are experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities with a shared commitment to telling clients what’s really needed for turning change into a strategic business asset, managing risk and unlocking value at every stage of growth.

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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