Hiring: Assistant Director, Valuations, Loan Portfolios and Debt Investment Funds, Financial Advisory, London

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Join our high performing Valuations team, a market leader in providing valuation advice and opinions to clients including private equity, investment funds (including debt funds), asset managers, tech start-ups and global blue-chip corporates.

We will provide you with the opportunity to expand your career and further develop your experience as a commercial and technical adviser on critical value related matters, in particular relating to loan portfolios and debt investment funds.

Our valuations team
Our Valuations team, which is part of Deloitte Advisory Corporate Finance, advises on high profile assignments that have significant impact on, or are of high importance to our clients.

Every year, we advise over 100 clients in all industries in both the private and public sectors including multinationals, governments, corporates, financial institutions, private equity, family owned businesses and entrepreneurs.

Clients seek our world-class valuation advice and independent valuations, typically in situations where there is, or could be, a material value impact, including:

  • M&A transactions and capital raising;
  • Strategic decisions, including joint ventures and strategic partnership agreements;
  • Fund / portfolio investments;
  • Disputes, arbitration and mediation;
  • Intra-group restructuring and tax valuations;
  • Financial reporting; and
  • Incentive schemes.

As part of our loan portfolio and debt investment fund valuations, we support Deloitte’s global Portfolio Valuation Services offering. Through this work, we undertake debt valuations for some of the largest global asset managers and financial institutions, advising clients on either standalone transactions or on a periodic basis. As part of our debt valuation work, the team values loan portfolios (corporate, residential mortgage, credit card), Real Estate and Debt Origination Platforms, stressed and distressed assets, intercompany trades and more.

Globally, Deloitte assesses valuations for 26% of the top 50 global asset managers and serves nearly 50% of the top 50 real estate companies by revenue.

Deloitte is an equal opportunities employer that understands, values and actively advocates diversity and inclusion.

Our team of valuation professionals come from diverse backgrounds and industries to bring together skills and experiences to deliver market leading insights, client service and advice. Our business has grown very rapidly over the last few years with a continued steep grow trajectory to meet a significantly increasing client and market demand. We are therefore looking to recruit experienced Assistant Directors who are driven, ambitious and emerging leaders to join our team.

Your work will be interesting, challenging and varied and will offer you great opportunities to develop your commercial, financial analytical and valuation advisory skills, as well gaining rewarding client engagement experience.

Deloitte encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you, please do discuss with us.

Our Valuations team works seamlessly with colleagues across Deloitte, both in the UK and internationally. Other teams that we work closely with include M&A Advisory, Transaction Services, Audit, Modelling, Tax and Forensics to deliver end-to-end client service and solutions.

Connect to your career at Deloitte

Deloitte drives progress. Using our vast range of expertise, that covers audit, risk advisory, and consulting services across tax, legal, business, technology and corporate finance, we help our clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. To do this, we invest in outstanding people. We build teams of future thinkers, with diverse talents and backgrounds, and empower them all to reach for and achieve more.

What brings us all together at Deloitte? It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the wayserve with integritytake care of each otherfoster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Connect to your opportunity

As an Assistant Director within our team you will play an integral part in advising our clients on value related matters.

You will be expected to:

  • Develop and apply technical and commercial insights in a valuation context;
  • Manage and execute valuation engagements;
  • Effectively manage, develop and coach more junior team members;
  • Develop, review and interpret analysis and present clearly articulated, considered and insightful conclusions;
  • Develop effective relationships with clients and internal Deloitte stakeholders;
  • Actively pursue new revenue and business development opportunities; and
  • Manage diverse teams within an inclusive team culture

Connect to your skills and professional experience

Your professional skills, experience and attributes should include:

  • Valuation experience gained either in an accounting / valuation firm, bank, private equity or similar institution;
  • Significant experience of performing complex analyses of debt instruments, convertibles, preference shares and (performing and non-performing) loan portfolios as well as interpreting and presenting conclusions in a concise and clear manner;
  • An interest and willingness towards leading business development activity and a drive towards client service excellence; and
  • Exceptional financial analytical skills with proficiently in Excel.

What we offer

  • Excellent career and personal development prospects;
  • Access to high quality clients within a dynamic and professional environment;
  • Challenging and rewarding work with an attractive work-life balance;
  • A great team environment with strong networking, referral and collaboration across different teams within Deloitte;
  • Cutting-edge learning, development and a clear pathway to specialism;
  • Competitive remuneration package, including discretionary annual bonus;
  • Flexible working options (per below).

Strong financial planning is just the start. This is where you can change the fortunes of an organisation, working with great minds across our business. Because there’s one thing that makes our advice better than our competitors: our people.

Personal independence

Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your “Immediate Family Members” are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

Connect with your colleagues

“Deloitte gives you lots of opportunities to hone your skills and an open-door approach from the senior leadership makes it a great organisation to build your career with.”

– Aditya, Business and Financial Advisory

Connect to your agile working options

Location: The home office of this role is London

Your Work, Your Way: We call our hybrid working vision Deloitte Works. And it does. We trust you to make the right choices around where, when and how you work. You’ll be able to make decisions about how you work best, to be collaborative, learn from colleagues, share your experiences, build the relationships that will fuel your career and prioritise your wellbeing. Having great conversations with your team and your leadership paves the way for great collaborative ways of working.

Connect to your return to work opportunity

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?

For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of two years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Our commitment to you

Making an impact is more than just what we do: it’s why we’re here. So we work hard to create an environment where you can experience a purpose you believe in, the freedom to be you, and the capacity to go further than ever before.

We want you. The true you. Your own strengths, perspective and personality. So we’re nurturing a culture where everyone belongs, feels supported and heard, and is empowered to make a valuable, personal contribution. You can be sure we’ll take your wellbeing seriously, too. Because it’s only when you’re comfortable and at your best that you can make the kind of impact you, and we, live for.

Your expertise is our capability, so we’ll make sure it never stops growing. Whether it’s from the complex work you do, or the people you collaborate with, you’ll learn every day. Through world-class development, you’ll gain invaluable technical and personal skills. Whatever your level, you’ll learn how to lead.

Connect to your next step

A career at Deloitte is an opportunity to develop in any direction you choose. Join us and you’ll experience a purpose you can believe in and an impact you can see. You’ll be free to bring your true self to work every day. And you’ll never stop growing, whatever your level.

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