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AERS Advisory Consultant – AVA Mergers & Acquisitions – Chicago (Intern Summer 2014) (Enterprise Risk Services)

Deloitte & Touche LLP, which provides audit and advisory services, helps clients understand the complexity of issues such as performance, privacy, risk, controls, and data analysis.


Internship Program

The Deloitte & Touche LLP internship provides an introduction to Enterprise Risk Services. Throughout the program, participants will focus on issues shaping and affecting the profession today as well as topics related to their own career development. Counseling is another aspect of the Internship Program. At the end of each engagement, interns will have the opportunity to review their performance with management. Additionally, staff will serve as “mentors” to this year’s intern group. Mentors serve as a vital source of information and advice as well as participating in many of the social activities planned for the interns throughout the internship.


Accounting, Valuation & Analytics
The Accounting, Valuation, & Analytics (“AVA”) service area is comprised of professionals with skills related to the understanding and application of technical accounting standards, financial reporting, valuation techniques and methodologies for derivatives, financial instruments, and other investment products, forward price curve development methodologies, quantitative risk assessment and forecasting models, structured finance transactions, cash flow modeling, data integrity, data modeling, statistical sampling, capital markets transaction support and due diligence. In addition, with experience and training in the audit approach and testing procedures, many AVA professionals provide subject matter assistance to audit engagement teams.


Mergers and Acquisitions Transaction Services (MATS)
The Deloitte Entities are recognized as the marketplace leader among the large professional services firms in advising companies involved in M&A transactions.  Our clients include many of the Firm’s most prestigious clients that range from some of the world’s largest Private Equity Funds to many Fortune 500 and global privately held corporate buyers as well as mid-size PEIs and corporate clients acquiring or divesting assets. 


As an intern with exposure to accounting issues and reporting requirements, you will work with M&A teams on a broad spectrum of technical accounting matters, including complex issues in accounting for business combinations, consolidations, share-based compensation, revenue recognition, leases, intangibles and financial instruments.

Opportunities exist in the AERS Advisory M&A Services market offering for a select few interns to contribute to the preeminent M&A transaction services practice.  The MATS team assists in a broad range of transaction-related services such as:

–  Identifying potential “deal breakers”, industry, country and deal-specific risks and opportunities
–  Evaluating a target’s historical and projected earnings and cash flows
–  Identifying a target’s hidden contingencies, commitments, and tax exposures
–  Assessing a target’s quality of assets and internal control structure
–  Evaluating proposed deal structures and terms
–  Reviewing and commenting on financial, accounting, and tax considerations in investment models
–  Commenting on bank finance agreements and public debt offering documents
–  Assisting in structuring purchase price adjustment mechanisms and other relevant protections in stock purchase agreements
–  Identifying integration and post-transaction transition issues
–  Assisting with divestiture strategy, planning and execution


Professional and Technical Responsibilities:
–  Work with engagement teams to learn how to establish working relationships with client personnel
–  Learn to exhibit a professional, business-like demeanor
–  Learn, apply and deliver Deloitte methodology on engagements
–  Learn how to build and broaden consultative skill
–  Work under supervision of engagement staff and management to provide recommendations for improved and enhanced business efficiency to clients

Personal and Practice Development:
–  Learn how to manage career by taking proactive career steps – set goals and career plans with advisor/career counselor
–  Continue to develop excellent professional oral and written communication skills
–  Continually develop through our AERS Learning curriculum of eLearning modules and local and national training programs

–  Learn how to support organization and functional initiatives

–  Bachelor of Science/Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting; Masters in Accounting
–  CPA eligible ‑ 150 credit hours upon graduation
–  Strong academic credentials (Minimum GPA of 3.2)
–  Relevant work experience (e.g. internships, summer positions, school jobs)
–  Demonstrated leadership, problem solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills
–  Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity
–  Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels
–  Willingness to travel for out-of-town engagements

Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world’s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.

At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients’ will be heard.

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