Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Date Posted: Nov 3, 2023
This role sits within the Financial Services Advisory practice at Alvarez & Marsal Germany, likely to be based in Frankfurt (although we do have other Germany offices available). We serve clients across the EMEA Financial Services spectrum and focus on banks, insurers, reinsurers, wealth and asset managers, payments businesses, regulatory authorities and other specialized Financial Services firms.
A&M’s professionals work on some of the world’s most high-profile programs in a rapidly transforming financial services landscape, striving for game-changing solutions that provide impactful and sustainable long-term impact. Our global team is comprised of highly skilled consultants and seasoned financial services executives from diverse backgrounds.
Through our practice, we assist Financial Services institutions targeting sustainable performance improvement, transformation and/or advisory for buy & sell side M&A. Working directly with our client’s senior leadership, A&M's involvement reassures all stakeholders that the company takes important steps to address issues and maximize its value.
About the role:
An opportunity exists for an experienced consultant with proficiency in the German language, specialized in Financial Services advisory at (Senior) Associate level.
Excited by the opportunities and challenges that the EMEA Financial Services sector faces in today’s challenging market, the successful candidates will work with the most demanding and sophisticated clients to identify and deliver solutions to address their most pressing pain points.
The consultant will work with our existing team to build the profile and reputation of A&M in the Financial Services in Germany and more broadly across the whole DACH region and EMEA.
You will support the delivery of performance improvement, transformation and M&A transactions projects within the Financial Services industry, aimed at tangible and sustainable value. The assignments will range from identifying actions to drive revenues, improve margins, designing a new target-operating-model, implementing a transformation plan, supporting the execution of an M&A transaction, managing a post-merger integration to conducting a strategic technology diagnosis.
To do this effectively, you will need to:
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, backed with solid and pragmatic analysis. 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.
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With over 8000 professionals 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.
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