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Senior Associate / Manager, Global Transaction Advisory

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Posted: Feb 27, 2024

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Senior Associate / Manager, Global Transaction Advisory

Alvarez & Marsal Benelux

Amsterdam

Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $ 2,5+ billion in revenues, c.8,500+ staff and over 75 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 established Transaction Advisory practice (TAG) is an award-winning team in the Netherlands and they work for premium clients on high profile deals, large and mid-cap private equity, fast growth premium small cap deals, multinational corporates and LBO’s. We have 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. We are also able to operate cross-border seamlessly.

In the last 15 years TAG has established teams in London, Amsterdam, Munich, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Paris, Zurich, Geneva, Birmingham, Madrid, Milan and Dubai. We are the fastest growing financial due diligence practice worldwide and we operate as a fully integrated cross border team delivering on in-country, pan European and Global projects to leading Private Equity clients, Financial Institutions and Corporates.

Our TAG professionals provide Private Equity, Corporate & Financial Services clients with buy side and sell side financial accounting due diligence. TAG professionals actively engage in assessing a target’s quality of earning, analysing cash flows, reviewing working capital, identifying key business drivers, reviewing forecasts, and conducting comprehensive discussions with management and their advisors.

Our team in Amsterdam is expanding and we are looking for an experienced and ambitious Senior Associate Manager 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.

Responsibilities:

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

  • Work on a variety of Transaction Advisory engagements, working closely with our Managing Directors
  • Gain experience across a variety of large-cap and mid-cap PE houses, corporate clients and financial institutions providing broad industry exposure
  • Benefit from a formal training programme in addition to ‘on the job’ learning and development
  • Help identify key risks and assess the strengths and weaknesses of a business against industry benchmarks, and aid in the evaluation of a potential transaction in the context of our clients’ investment strategy
  • Analyse detailed financial statements including income statements, balance sheets, cash flows and key operational data. You will convert this data into meaningful information that can be used to drive discussions with target management and drive observations and conclusions
  • Develop the commercial aspects of your financial analysis skills
  • Work alongside seasoned former operators enhancing your understanding of the broader due diligence and wider deal process
  • Network with our service lines and to work on external marketing events to build cross- service line relationships

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.

Essential experience:

  • Proven experience in Transaction Advisory / Financial Due Diligence (Transaction services) at a Big 4 firm is essential 
  • Exposure to Private Equity and/ or blue-chip Corporates is useful
  • 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
  • Work across the entire deal life cycle in a hands-on role, including both buy-side and sell-side work
  • Benefit from more diverse and exciting career opportunities
  • Deliver international projects on behalf of many of the most prominent organisations world wise
  • Our base salaries are highly competitive and bonuses are un-capped. Employees are rewarded for their contribution to growing both TAG and A&M and our bonus system is well known for both its fairness and generosity.

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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