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Job Summary:Corporate Development & Transaction Services Ventures and Acquisitions (CDTS V&A) Manager plays a key role in the execution of Accenture's inorganic growth strategy. This highly visible position requires exceptional drive and energy, strong financial and analytical skills, hands-on experience with mergers and acquisitions (including financial modeling and due diligence), project management skills, highly effective verbal and written communications skills and familiarity with merger and stock purchase agreements.Key Responsibilities:- Develop and maintain working relationships with internal and external advisors including investment bankers, deal brokers, accountants to build pipeline of potential acquisition candidates- Market scanning and identification of potential target acquisitions. Teaming with members of Accenture leadership to devise strategies in approaching potential target companies to understand strategic fit and synergies- Develop research, competitor and market analyses to identify potential acquisition candidates- Responsible for developing business cases for transactions which are complete with clear objectives, recommended valuations and transaction structure.- Transact and negotiate with counterparties through entire M&A deal process- Lead governance and decision-making interaction with internal stakeholders- Lead and manage cross functional due diligence processes with global teams to evaluate the strategic and cultural fit, financial impact, risks and mitigation plans- Assist in the development of a post-merger integration (PMI) plan, identifying key success factors of a deal from both a front and back office perspective- Provide leadership and mentorship to junior staff as well as cross-functional teams in executing transactions- Contribute to ongoing recruitment and career development of the M&A team.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business-related disciplines as a base minimum.Professional Finance or Accounting qualification preferred, e.g. CPA, CFA, CIMA, ACA, MiF. Background in Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Venture Capital, Corporate Banking Advisory, Corporate Development and/or Corporate M&A advisory.Skills & Qualifications Required:- Minimum of seven years of business experience across one or more of the following disciplines: corporate development, corporate strategy, management consulting, investment banking and/or equity research.- Strong communication and negotiation skills required- Ability to balance deal objectives with fiduciary independence- Demonstrated experience in:- Business valuation- Financial analysis – deep understanding of P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash flow required- Financial business case modeling- Corporate Strategy- Industry research and competitive research- Company research and evaluation- Advanced PowerPoint skills- International business experience- Sydney based- Australia citizen or permanent residency- Flexible to travel as required
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About Accenture Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 514,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com. At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day. We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act. We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect infomation that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs. Learn how Accenture protects your personal data and know your rights in relation to your personal data. Read more about our Privacy Statement. Hemisha Khapre is the Recruiter managing this role. As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a fair and timely process.#disabilityinclusion

At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect information that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

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