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Senior Director / Director Capital Markets Accounting Advisory

Location: Madrid, Spain
Date Posted: May 8, 2024

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Senior Director / Director Accounting Advisory Services (CMAA) 

Global Transaction Advisory Group  

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) 



Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $3.5+ billion in revenues, c.9,000+ 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. 


Our Global Transaction Advisory Group is an award-winning practice that includes over 1,000 professionals across 40 offices on five continents.  We work for premium clients, and we completed over 3,000+ transactions with over 500+ clients in 2023. Our Transactions Advisory team have established A&M as one of the leading providers of financial due diligence globally and the foremost team to develop a fulfilling career in Transaction Advisory.  


A&M Spain is an established part of A&M and our MD leadership team is a collection of highly experienced professionals. We have attracted top performers at Partner and every experienced level from our competitor firms across the Iberian Peninsula.  


We are excited to announce that we have launched our Accounting Advisory Service (CMAA) team in Madrid. Our team is lead by a highly established Managing Director and is an integrated part of our established and highly successful global TAG practice. We are currently seeking a Senior Director based in Madrid.  

  • Provide accounting advisory support to clients including implementation assistance with accounting inquiries or new accounting standards and drafting Accounting Position Papers. 

  • Provide transaction-oriented accounting and reporting assistance for acquisitions, divestitures, complex capital restructures, financial instruments, revenue recognition and others. 

  • Support conversion services to clients requiring a change in their financial reporting to IFRS or US GAAP. 

  • Assist with ESMA, SEC or FCA / other relevant authority regulatory filings for initial public offerings (IPO), spin-offs, carve-outs, debt offerings and other acquisition filings for both domestic and cross-border transactions.  

  • Work closely with our Managing Directors in Spain and globally on business development activities including thought leadership, proposals, pitches and networking. 

  • Develop trusted relationships with key stakeholders in the Spanish and international Capital Markets community through the delivery of value-added client engagements. 

  • Support our Managing Directors to lead and develop the Accounting Advisory Services team including recruitment, mentoring and training team members. 

  • Actively contribute to business development by maintaining a strong professional network, identifying opportunities, proposing A&M services, negotiating terms and closing engagements. 

  • Lead cross-functional teams in delivering services to clients and presenting final client deliverables including timely and efficient product delivery. 

  • Lead and participate in practice building including, but not limited to recruitment and training, thought leadership and/or solution development. 

The Person: 

  • Extensive experience within Accounting Advisory at a leading Accountancy firm (Big Four experience). 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree from an accredited university preferred. 

  • Current knowledge includes IFRS, ESMA, SEC or FCA financial reporting issues. 

  • Broad ranging experience in leading complex Accounting Advisory engagements combined with well-developed stakeholder management skills. 

  • Demonstrated business development skills including fostering a strong professional network, scoping opportunities, leading pursuits and negotiating terms. 

  • Excellent consulting skills: analytical, written and verbal communication, client presence, facilitation and presentation skills. 

  • Extensive experience in project management including planning, organizing, coordinating and managing staff, clients and/or partners towards the successful completion of a project. 

  • Willingness and ability to travel as needed including international travel. 

  • Fluent business level English. Additional language skills are highly desirable. 


Alvarez & Marsal’s employees benefit from significant employee resource groups supporting the LGBQT+ community, A&M Young Professionals, EMEA Women’s Network, The Multicultural Network, A&M Parents & Carers Community Group and we offer support to those who identify as neurodivergent. Our comprehensive benefits package is best-in-class for one reason: our commitment to our people.  We are committed to creating a welcoming, diverse and inclusive environment for everyone.  


Our values  

Alvarez & Marsal’s core values lead the day-to-day decision-making practices, we work hard to uphold these values and remain true to our ethos of:  

  • Integrity  

  • Objectivity  

  • Quality  

  • Inclusive Diversity 

  • Fun  

  • Personal Reward  


What we do  

A&M provides investors and lenders the answers needed to get the deal done. We combine our firm’s deep operational, industry and functional resources with quality financial accounting and tax expertise to assess key deal drivers and focus on the root cause of any critical deal issues. The largest Transaction Advisory practice outside the Big Four, our global integrated teams help private equity, hedge fund and corporate acquirers unlock value across the investment cycle.  


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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