Assistant Director, Operational Due Diligence

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Deloitte
  • 29 nov. 17 2017-11-29

This is your opportunity to utilise your experience of performance management and operational improvement in a stimulating new environment, joining the Financial Advisory practice of Deloitte. You will assist private equity, corporate and banking clients in maximising value from their investment and lending transactions.

What impact will you make? The Opportunity

The Operational Due Diligence team is a core part of Deloitte's market leading Post Merger Integration group. Collectively we are c. 60 London-based professionals who provide operational diligence, integration and separation expertise to corporate organisations, Private Equity houses and banks.  Widely recognised as the most experienced, dedicated integration and separation team in EMEA, we support transactions across all industry sectors.  We have worked on over 200 of the largest and most complex integrations, separations and joint ventures including supporting such clients as Lloyds TSB/HBoS, BA/Iberia, Travelex/MasterCard, Geely Automotive/Volvo, KKR, Vision Capital and many more, and through this work have developed a good understanding of what is and what is not achievable in a pre-deal benefits case and in a restructuring. 

Role description

This is your opportunity to utilise your experience of performance management and operational improvement in a stimulating new environment, joining the Financial Advisory practice of Deloitte.  You will assist private equity, corporate and banking clients in maximising value from their investment and lending transactions.


You will be based in a Deloitte London office, however travel will be required for client based projects. We work across industries – our clients are varied, and vary in location. Whilst some clients are London based, we do spend time on site with regional and overseas clients.


This is a permanent role however we do support more agile ways of working.


  • Assisting clients in understanding the true operational capability of acquisitions and investment companies
  • Working with Corporate and Private Equity clients in the assessment of potential merger synergies and carve-outs, stand-alone performance improvements of buy-outs or operational turnarounds for underperforming companies
  • Working with colleagues from Financial Advisory, Consulting and the broader Deloitte network, the team provide our clients with a coherent overview of the business operations, performance gaps and the potential for rapid improvement
  • Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution


  • Experience of being a consultant or line manager who has played a significant role in realising performance improvement or delivering an operational turnaround within a short time horizon
  • A good understanding of business operations and experience of analysing financial statements;
  • Project Management capability;
  • Developed your skills in a top management consultancy or a corporate environment - preferably both;
  • Excellent academics with a strong first degree or equivalent qualification as a minimum;
  • Demonstration of previous analytical roles;
  • Experience of working in a deal environment with senior management;
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral;
  • Flexibility for international travel. 

You are here: Financial Advisory

The Financial Advisory practice at Deloitte advises clients ranging from multi-national corporates to private equity, owner managed businesses, creditors, shareholders and governments. We offer expertise in Restructuring, Advisory Corporate Finance, Raising Capital, Forensic, Real Estate Advisory and Transactions as well as a number of specialist services.
We work with our clients at the heart of major and often high profile transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals and Initial Public Offerings. We also provide expert advisory and due diligence services, fraud prevention and detection, and rescuing, supporting and improving underperforming businesses. Highly-regarded commercial real estate consultancy services complement our financial capabilities.
Financial Advisory is a fast-paced and challenging environment with both UK and international exposure. We value people who enjoy finding solutions to problems, are comfortable dealing with complexity, have strong business acumen, and can talk to a wide range of people with tact and diplomacy. In return, we offer a career path that’s rich in variety and allows you to gain insight into many different industry sectors.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

How will this role make an impact that matters with Deloitte?

As an Assistant Manager Director in the Operational Due Diligence team you will work closely with senior client stakeholders, assisting them in making informed decisions in transactions.  You will build trusted adviser relationships with clients and colleagues in the UK and globally.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

What do we value?                   

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service.  We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families.

Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities.

Requisition code: 140896