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Director, Global Transaction Advisory Group

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Posted: May 23, 2024

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Director, Global Transaction Advisory Group

Alvarez & Marsal Benelux


Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global consulting firm with more than $3+ billion in revenues, c.9,000+ staff and over 80 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.

A&M TAG has attracted top performers at Partner and every experienced level from our competitor firms across Europe. Our Benelux practice is an established part of A&M and our MD leadership team is a collection of highly experienced professionals.

Our Transaction Advisory practice (TAG) has been one of the Top 5 Financial Due Diligence advisors by deal value in the Benelux for the last five years. A&M TAG is independent and unrestricted by any conflict with audit mandates and the resulting issues caused.

TAG has established teams in London, Amsterdam, Munich, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Paris, Zurich, Geneva, Birmingham, Madrid, Milan and Dubai. We operate as an integrated team delivering on in-country, pan European and Global projects to leading Private Equity clients, Financial Institutions and Corporates.

Our team in Amsterdam is expanding and we are looking for an experienced and ambitious Director to join our Financial Due Diligence team. We welcome applications from individuals currently pursuing careers in the Transaction Advisory teams of Big 4 accountancy firms who would like to work in an international and entrepreneurial environment that is free of audit conflicts.

As part of a select and highly skilled team, the successful appointee will:

  • Lead teams and deliver complex Transaction Advisory engagements, working closely with our Managing Directors
  • Evaluation potential transactions in the context of a clients’ investment strategy, assist with financial due diligence & help to identify key risks and potential deal breakers, assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the business against industry benchmarks
  • Gain broad industry exposure working with a variety of large-cap and mid-cap PE houses, corporate clients and financial institutions
  • Have the opportunity to use the commercial aspects of your financial analysis skills, as well as being given exposure to the key drivers and valuation considerations which drive a transaction
  • Work closely with operational and commercial professionals in combined project teams enhancing your understanding of the broader due diligence and wider deal process
  • Coach & develop more junior colleagues  
  • Internally network with our other service lines and work on external marketing events to build your network internally & externally

A&M is an environment that presents a real opportunity for ambitious individuals as all employees are encouraged to develop their client network and business development skills. High performing leaders who successfully develop business for the firm are substantially rewarded in terms of attractive remuneration and fast track career advancement.

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

Essential experience:

  • Qualified accountant and/or an exceptional academic record – professional qualifications can include and are not limited to: RA, RC, ACCA, CMA and CFA
  • Proven senior level experience in Transaction Advisory / Financial Due Diligence (Transaction services) is essential in addition to experience across Private Equity and/ or blue-chip Corporates
  • Trained at a Big 4 firm or an established Transaction Advisory (Transaction Services) practice
  • Fluent business level English and Dutch is essential. Additional European language skills including French, German, Swedish, Italian or Spanish are highly desirable

The successful candidate will:

  • Join a pan European team with strong leadership, bright, energetic people and a truly entrepreneurial spirit
  • Deliver international projects on behalf of many of the most prominent organisations world wide

A&M’s deep operational and industry expertise provides TAG with a unique opportunity to perform more insightful due diligence by providing an integrated and differentiated approach enabling us to deliver more value to our clients. We are free from audit conflicts and our platform is less restrictive, enabling us to operate cross-border seamlessly.

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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