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Analyst, Transaction Advisory Group

Location: Paris, France
Date Posted: Apr 3, 2024

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Analyst, Transaction Advisory Group

Alvarez & Marsal


Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global consulting firm with more than $3+ billion in revenues, 9,000+ staff and over 80 offices around the globe. We offer a broad range of professional services including Transaction Advisory, Restructuring, Performance Improvement, Corporate Transformation, Financial Institutions Advisory, Tax, Valuations, and Disputes and Investigation Services. 

A&M Paris is well established and one of the fastest growing advisory businesses in France. Our Paris based Transaction Advisory Group is lead 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 LBOs. Their work comprises French situations and cross border activity in addition to international situations around the world.

A&Ms 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.  A&M TAG have a unique opportunity to perform smarter due diligence by providing an integrated and differentiated approach. A&M is 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.

A&Ms deep operational and industry expertise provides TAG with a unique opportunity to perform smarter due diligence by providing an integrated and differentiated approach. We are unrestricted by any conflict with audit mandates and the resulting issues caused that are typical in many of our competitors. We are also able to operate cross-border seamlessly.

A&M TAG have a unique delivery model that enables junior members of the team to gain extensive exposure to Managing Directors and Senior Directors thus empowering individuals to fast track their careers and development.  We are expanding, and we are looking for experienced and ambitious Analysts to join our Transactions Advisory team in Paris.

The successful candidate will;

  • Join a growing team with strong leadership, bright, energetic people with 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 worldwide 
  • Experience in audit or financial due diligence is desired

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

  • Work as part of multi-disciplinary teams in France and across geographies and build broad international deal experience
  • Work with a variety of large-cap and mid-cap PE houses, corporate clients and financial institutions providing broad industry exposure
  • Contribute to projects reporting directly to the Managing Directors or Senior Directors
  • Gain exposure to senior members of the team in France and internationally gaining on the job learning & development in addition to established formal training programmes
  • Develop the commercial aspects of your financial analysis skills, in addition to analysing the key drivers and valuation considerations that drive a transaction
  • Work alongside A&Ms operational and commercial professionals in combined project teams enhancing your understanding of the broader due diligence & wider deal process
  • Network with our service lines and 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 Analysts are supported to develop their technical skills and commercial knowledge. All employees are substantially & fairly rewarded in bonus and enhanced career advancement and we completely embrace diversity, and this impacts how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business and support our clients.  

Essential experience;

  • Graduated from a leading Grande Ecoles in Business and / or Engineering, or equivalent
  • Big 4 trained - Previous experience is advantageous in Transaction Services, Private Equity, Audit and M&A
  • Exposure to blue-chip Corporates and/ or Private Equity is useful
  • Fluent business level English and French is essential. Additional European language skills including Dutch, German, Swedish, Italian or Spanish are highly desirable

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

A&M Culture

All TAG employees enjoy client exposure and the opportunity be involved in business development activities. All team members join the weekly TAG meeting where WIP, project pipeline, resourcing, marketing and business development initiatives are discussed. TAG employees are very much encouraged to build relationships with their client peers, planning and participating in relationship building activities. We recognise that building relationships is crucial to building a platform for promotion and career development.

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.

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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