Value Creation Services | IT Due Diligence | Senior Associate

United Arab Emirates | Financial Advisory | Posted on 16-Oct-2022

Position Summary


When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

In an international firm like Deloitte, our strong global presence is complemented by our local reach and market knowledge. A career in Financial Advisory with Deloitte Professional Services Limited will equip you with a deep understanding of the local and regional business landscape, enabling you to identify opportunities and risks to our clients’ businesses. In addition, your breadth of vision will be engaged, as you match our global resources to our clients’ advantage. Our FA practice encompasses a broad range of specializations and services but whose common goal is to offer strategic services to clients throughout every phase of the economic cycle.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most—for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

  • Lead the way
  • Serve with integrity
  • Take care of each other
  • Foster inclusion
  • Collaborate for measurable impact

During your tenure as a Senior Associate in Value Creation Services, IT Due Diligence, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

  • Evaluate the Information Technology (IT) related opportunities and risks in relation to a potential merger, acquisition or divestiture.
  • Identify potential remedial actions to address, and communicate due diligence key findings
  • Assess IT-related performance of companies and develop potential options to enhance performance or reduce operating costs
  • Assess the IT strategy and alignment with the firm’s business strategy
  • Comment on IT vendor contracts and degree of reliance on key support services
  • Support the project team in the preparation of reports and deliverables
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and finance

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent
  • Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track
  • Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills
  • Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business.


  • 3-4 years of experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or STEM field with a Master’s in management or MBA
  • Experience in IT systems applications, architecture, infrastructure, and good understanding of common IT processes
  • Prior exposure to the M&A lifecycle and due diligence preferred
  • Core skills in written and verbal communication, report writing, facilitation and presentation to senior executives.
  • Highly collaborative, teaming across client departments and functions
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Awareness of industry trends and insights are also valuable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic for the purposes of clearly communicating to clients, stakeholders and teams.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and (fluency in Arabic is desirable) for the purposes of clearly communicating to clients, stakeholders and teams.
  • Advanced level of technical proficiency and computer literacy particularly with spreadsheets (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).