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Why a Career in Financial Advisory?

At Deloitte, success is about protecting, enhancing, and realising value for our clients. That’s how our Financial Advisory team makes a lasting impact that matters. Whether our clients seek to expand organically or through acquisitions, realise value through a disposal or restructuring, raise new equity or debt finance or improve balance sheet funding efficiencies, the emphasis is on delivering innovative, practical solutions tailored to our clients’ specific requirements.

What is Financial Advisory?

Our market-leading Financial Advisory business offers a full range of services 

Our team has been growing strongly over the last number of years, and we have been at the forefront of a number of significant transactions with major Irish clients.

Deloitte Financial Advisory clients come from a range of industry sectors, which contributes to the diverse and varied nature of assignments. We work in teams that vary in size according to the assignment and are designed to foster a collaborative working approach across all levels. From an early stage, Associates are dealing with senior-level personnel in companies and are working on high-profile transactions which are often highly confidential and complex in nature.

As an Associate within the Financial Advisory group, we will develop your business acumen, and you will benefit from a very interesting and varied experience. You will pick up valuable industry sector and deal insights from experienced people specialised in the various aspects of Financial Advisory that will set you on the path to a successful career.

In addition, you will be supported in obtaining a Chartered Accountant qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA).

Our commitment to the professional development of our people is
absolute. Focused on technical, client relationship and technology skills, and
reinforced by on-the-job learning, our ‘lifelong’ tailored approach will ensure
you continue to progress in your career and become the leader you know you can be.

Structured technical training is available at each level of your
training programme. In addition, we also provide professional training, which
focuses on developing the competencies required to become a professional
advisor to clients such as management and leadership development.

Read more about our learning approach, exam success and exam support at Deloitte.

Analysts within Financial Advisory are required to complete the Chartered Accountants Ireland qualification (ACA). The ACA qualification comprises three sets of professional examinations: CAP1; CAP2; Final Admitting Exam (FAE).

The many benefits of completing an ACA training contract with Deloitte can be found below:

  • All education and exam fees paid
  • Study and exam leave
  • Exposure to quality, professional accountancy experience
  • Mentored by senior team members
  • Salary that increases in line with exam progression
  • Strong foundation in skills such as audit, tax, or financial services for careers in either practice or business.

Applications are encouraged from all academic disciplines, including accounting, business, law, science, technology, engineering, maths, amongst others. Other requirements include:

  • Achieved or are currently on target for a 2.1 honours degree or higher
  • A high level of self-motivation and commitment
  • The ability to analyse and work through complex problems
  • Flexibility, resilience and intellectual curiosity
  • A proactive approach to work
  • Ability to collaborate and work well within a team environment
  • The ability to learn quickly
  • Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage change
  • Some relevant work experience (e.g. internships, summer positions, school jobs)

Your Reward at Deloitte encompasses a competitive salary and benefits, exam awards, paid study leave and recognition of discretionary effort. Here, recognition doesn’t just come from leaders. It’s part of a culture where we take pride in our colleagues’ accomplishments as much as we do our own.

Benefits in our Graduate Programme include, among others:

Speak to your recruiter to find out the full range of benefits for your particular role.

Find out more about Your Reward at Deloitte

What do our people say?

I definitely feel Deloitte provides different progression paths, with opportunities to work on secondment or other Deloitte global firms. I recently started a secondment in a financial institution, which I hope will provide me with valuable experience and an alternate perspective on working.

Stephen Walsh - Assistant Manager, Financial Advisory 

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