Manager, Transaction Advisory

Alvarez & Marsal
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Mar 20, 2018
Mar 23, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a privately held, owner-operated global professional services company with a reputation as the world's leading turnaround management specialist. For 25 years, A&M has set the standard for working with organisations to solve complex problems, boost performance and maximize value for stakeholders.

With our operational focus and market leading capabilities in Restructuring and Turnaround, Transaction Advisory and Private Equity Performance Improvement we are uniquely placed to take on the challenges of the current market conditions faced by our clients.

Our award winning European Transaction Advisory Group is currently building on its significant success working with Financial Institutions, Private Equity firms, and Corporates across Europe and increasingly on a global basis.

We work closely with our clients to make informed investment decisions as well as improve the performance of assets they already own - providing independent and objective analysis that goes well beyond traditional due diligence and maximizes value at every point in the transaction lifecycle.

We are expanding our European Transaction Advisory team and we are looking for an experienced and ambitious Manager for our team based in Amsterdam.


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
  • Have opportunities to be part of projects outside of Transaction Advisory
  • Benefit from more diverse and exciting career opportunities
  • Deliver international projects on behalf of many of the most prominent organisations across Europe


A&M Culture

A&M is a growing business and Senior Associates have extensive 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. Senior Associates are actively involved in these discussions and are valued members of the TAG team.

Senior Associates are very much encouraged to build relationships with their client peers, planning and participating in relationship building activities. We recognise that building relationships with clients is crucial to building a platform for promotion and career development.

Our culture is a highly dynamic and responsive one that has evolved out of excelling in complex and urgent situations. We are unrestricted by any conflict with Audit services and the issues caused that are typical in many of our competitors.

Our Transaction Advisory team work in multi-disciplinary teams on projects across a number of geographies so Senior Associates have the opportunity to build and leverage broad international deal experience.

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



As part of a select and highly skilled team, Senior Associates have the opportunity to lead and manage Transaction Advisory Services engagements, working closely with our European Directors and Managing Directors.

As part of a pan European team, Senior Associates will have the opportunity to work on cross border deals and to work in multiple locations including London, Frankfurt and Munich. In addition, the Transaction Advisory Group is a Global service line and secondments to teams in the USA, China and other territories are supported.

A&M work with a variety of Financial Institutions, mid-tier and top-tier PE houses and corporate clients providing our Senior Associates with broad industry exposure.

Senior Associates are expected to lead teams, reporting directly to Directors and Managing Directors and coach and develop junior colleagues.

A&M Senior Associates gain constant exposure to the Directors of the team and gain ‘on the job' learning and development, leveraging their substantial deal experience.

Our Transaction Services team can work alongside Operational and Tax Due Diligence professionals in combined project teams enhancing your understanding of the broader due diligence and wider deal process.

Senior Associates are encouraged to internally network with our service lines and to work on external marketing events to build cross- service line relationships.

Similarly Senior Associates are expected to be active in the market, supporting and enhancing existing client relationships and in beginning to develop new client relationships.

A&M is an environment that presents a real opportunity for ambitious individuals as all employees are encouraged to develop their client network and business development skills. High performing leaders who successfully develop business for the firm are substantially rewarded in terms of additional bonus and enhanced career advancement.


Essential experience:

  • Previous experience in Transaction Advisory is essential in addition to experience in Financial Due Diligence across Financial Services or Private Equity / Corporate M&A transactions
  • Qualified Big 4 trained Accountant and / or an exceptional relevant academic record - professional qualifications can include and are not limited to; RA, RC, ACCA, CMA and CFA
  • Native Dutch is essential in addition to fluent business level English. Additional European language skills including German, French, Italian or Spanish are highly desirable

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, we are unable to respond personally to every applicant. We do sincerely value your interest in Alvarez & Marsal; therefore if you do not hear back from us on this occasion, we would encourage you to continue to apply to other advertised opportunities for which your experience may be more suitable.


Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal's policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.


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 were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. 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.