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Accenture Mergers & Acquisitions Strategy Manager in Florham Park, New Jersey

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We Are:

Accenture Strategy & Consulting. Through deep industry expertise, analytics and insights, we empower clients to survive and thrive in the new, the now and the unknown. To stay agile in a world dominated by change, the C-suite must keep the core business running while simultaneously identifying and investing in the new. Accenture Strategy enables leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot to the future. Known for our ability to execute at speed, we help clients determine clear, actionable paths to competitive agility by bringing them new thinking on business and technology.

You Are:

A Strategy guru with M&A expertise. You are high energy and have a passion for solving complex problems and driving at speed to value. You are constantly seeking new ideas to bring to our clients. As a strategist, you are an expert at defining the future state of the industry and developing a path to enable our clients to get there. You consider yourself to be very adept at establishing and nurturing client relationships and are equally capable of applying those interpersonal skills to develop and maximize the talents of your team members. You are flexible and adaptable to client’s needs and the ever-changing industry and broader business landscape. These skills enable you to thrive on a wide range of engagements that help your clients set and achieve their strategic and operational objectives.

The Work:

You’ll focus on developing inorganic growth strategies through mergers and acquisitions, partnering and alliances, enabling clients to enter new markets and channels as well as consolidate and leverage scale in existing markets. Can you credibly and confidently deal with the C-suite of Fortune 500 and FTSE companies? Do you relish the challenge of bringing meticulous analysis to solve complex business problems for prestigious organizations? Are you ready to be inspired daily by smart, driven and diverse colleagues around the world?

You’ll lead a workstream and take responsibility for rigorous analysis to identify and validate value creation opportunities for clients, as well as presenting your findings. Your ability to spot complex business issues and analyze situations or data will enable you to make high-impact decisions, while you’ll have the freedom to innovate, determining new methods and procedures for assignments within the established strategic framework. Coaching and mentoring less experienced team members will also be part of your role.

Travel:

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

Here’s What You Need:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience supporting and/or leading merger integration or divestitures within a consulting firm or equivalent in an internal consulting role in a major corporation.

  • Minimum 4 years of experience leading cross-functional teams, framing, designing and executing solutions for challenging business situations.

  • Strong quantitative skills and analytical thinker with a minimum of 2 years of experience in driving insights using statistics or data analysis.

  • Bachelor’s Degree

    Bonus Points if:

  • MBA or equivalent graduate degree

  • Experience interacting with all parties associated with a deal setting (e.g. bankers, lawyers, other 3rd party advisors) and the ability to interact with a potential target’s management team

  • Experience with financial analysis and reporting, market analysis and gathering competitive intelligence, particularly in relation to M&A activity

  • Prior experience in driving insights using visualization tools (i.e. Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx) and analytics tools (i.e. Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics)

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