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Opportunities for Financial Services Transaction Advisory Professionals

Location: Paris, France
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2023

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Opportunities in Financial Services Transaction Advisory

Global Transaction Advisory

Alvarez & Marsal

Paris

Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, c.8000+ staff and over 70 offices worldwide. We offer a broad range of professional services including Restructuring, Transaction Advisory, Performance Improvement, 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 and splits between Audit & Consulting previously unthinkable.  In contrast to this, A&M’s Global Transaction Advisory Group (“TAG”) is growing exponentially in France. 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.

Our Paris practice is well established and one of the fastest growing advisory businesses in France. Our leadership team is a collection of highly experienced professionals and they are supported by an exceptional team drawn from industry and professional services. Our Paris based TAG practice is led by twelve highly experienced and established Managing Directors and Senior Directors. The team has earned an exceptional reputation for excellent work & they are highly active in France, working for premium clients on high profile deals: large and mid-cap private equity, fast growth premium small cap deals, multinational corporates, and French LBO’s. Their work comprises French situations and cross border activity in addition to international situations around the world.

A&M’s Global Transaction Advisory Group (“TAG”) is the largest transaction advisory practice outside the Big 4 audit firms. Our award-winning practice includes over 800 professionals in 35 offices across the U.S., Middle East, Europe, Latin America, India and Asia Pacific. We have established A&M as the leading provider of Financial Due Diligence globally outside the big four & the no.1 firm to develop a pan European career in Transaction Advisory today.

All of our teams are expanding and looking for experienced and ambitious individuals to join our Transactions Advisory team and focus on the Financial Services industry.

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

  • Work on multiple Transaction Advisory engagements in France and across Europe, working closely with our Managing Directors & Senior Directors
  • Use the commercial aspects of your financial analysis skills, in addition to gaining exposure to the key drivers and valuation considerations which drive a transaction
  • Work alongside operational and commercial professionals in combined project teams enhancing your understanding of the broader due diligence and wider deal process
  • Gain constant exposure to our Managing Directors, leveraging their substantial deal experience and be proactively involved in commercial, business development, and marketing
  • Network internally with our service lines and work on external marketing events to build cross- service line relationships
  • Be active in the market and build the financial services proposition by supporting and enhancing existing client relationships and in originating new client relationships

A&M is an environment that presents a real opportunity for ambitious individuals as all employees are encouraged to develop their client networks and business development skills. Our base salaries are highly competitive and our bonus is uncapped and well known for its fairness and generosity.

Employees are rewarded for their contribution to growing both Transactions Advisory and A&M.

Essential experience

  • Experience in financial due diligence / Transaction Advisory in Financial Services at a Big 4 firm is essential
  • Graduated from a leading “Grande Ecoles” in Business and / or Engineering, or equivalent
  • Fluent business level French and English is essential and additional European language skills including Dutch, Italian, German, Swedish or Spanish are highly desirable

A&M Culture

A&M is a growing business and TAG employees have extensive client exposure and the opportunity be involved in business development activities. Team members are very much encouraged to build relationships with their client peers, planning and participating in relationship building activities. We recognise that building relationships with clients is crucial to building a platform for promotion and career development. Our culture is a highly dynamic and responsive one that has evolved out of excelling in complex and urgent situations. We are unrestricted by any conflict with audit mandates and the resulting issues caused that are typical in many of our competitors. Our Transaction Advisory teamwork in multi-disciplinary teams on projects across a number of geographies so you would have the opportunity to build and leverage broad international deal experience.

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.

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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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