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  • Posted: May 19, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Deloitte is one of the country's leading professional services firms in Southern Africa, and is dedicated to assisting companies succeed in the business environment- whether it be through our tax, audit, consulting or financial advisory services. At Deloitte, we understand that solutions are not just a static one dimensional report, but rather, an integrated...
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    Financial Advisory - Manager Sale & Purchase Agreement

    Main Purpose of Job 

    To work within a wider deal team including financial due diligence and corporate finance advisory. Supporting Global M&A deals involving cross-border as well as cross-service line deal teams.

    • Working closely with due diligence teams to identify areas of risk;
    • Review of transaction documentation to identify key issues, including;
    • Assessing the suitability of the pricing mechanism (for example, locked box; completion accounts and/or earn-out) and associated accounting based definitions;
    • Considering the appropriateness of key financial warranties and indemnities;
    • Developing robust accounting policies for completion accounts based mechanisms;
    • Working directly together with Partner/Associate Director to develop appropriate client recommendations;
    • Reporting key issues and delivering recommendations to clients (private equity, corporate clients and investment banks).
    • Project management of assignments including: client interface, managing project risk issues and monitoring costs/recovery;
    • Production of quality deliverables within agreed timescales, in close cooperation with Partner/Associate Director;
    • Various marketing initiatives and practice development activities (e.g. client presentations, key client account, industry, geography, and product programmes, and to display an awareness of sales opportunities).



    • An accounting qualification (qualified CA(SA)) and / or equivalent qualification/experience (3 years due diligence, transaction services experience)
    • Attention to detail
    • A flexible working style and an ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances and priorities
    • Strong writing and reviewing skills, with an appropriate focus on conciseness and risk management
    • Broad commercial acumen coupled with a robust personality capable of operating effectively under the pressure and fast-pace of the deal marketplace
    • Excellent interpersonal skills required to challenge, negotiate and operate at a senior level;
    • Client focused, ensuring high quality service
    • Experience of working on transactions or transaction disputes would be an advantage

    Additional Information

    Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities

    • Living our Purpose - Fosters broad commitment to our purpose and values; inspires peers and teams to make an impact that matters
    • Talent Management - Manages the development of a strong pipeline of talent for current/ future success; owns and drives a talent experience that differentiates Deloitte
    • Performance drive - Builds a high performance culture by cultivating individual and team strengths; drives outstanding client service, often through large cross-business and/or cross-border teams
    • Influence - Builds long-term, trust-based relationships with senior stakeholders and influencers, and uses highly developed influencing skills to drive impact, often in complex situations
    • Strategic Direction - Sets & communicates strategic direction, excites people around the vision and goals and aligns diverse, cross-functional and cross-border teams to achieve success
    • Competitive Edge - Anticipates market and competitor trends to develop and deliver bold and innovative solutions that differentiate Deloitte with clients
    • Inspirational leadership - Leads from the front, acting as an exemplary role model for leaders at all levels; promotes a strong sense of loyalty and followership and energizes others to act

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