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M&A Strategy Manager

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Job Number: 00529847

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- Job description

Role: M&A Strategy Manager
Mobility: up to 100%
Location: London
Salary: £69,000 – 80,000
Closing Date: 01/12/2017

 

Introduction

 

Welcome to Accenture, one of the world's leading providers of Strategic management consultancy services where high performance is a minimum requirement, not just an ideal.

Strategy consulting is at the heart of Accenture's promise to its clients - High Performance, Delivered. Utilizing a unique framework that helps drive our clients on their path to high performance, our strategy consultants use their expertise and critical thinking skills to help determine where our clients are on their journey and design realistic, achievable strategies that address their key business priorities.

 

The M&A team are looking for a Manager to work on engagements across the M&A lifecycle.

 

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Typically work on an engagement focussing on either portfolio strategy, target screening, pre-deal assessment/due diligence, post-deal merger integration, joint ventures or divestiture/carve-out strategy and planning
  • Lead a workstream and be responsible for rigorous analysis to identify and validate value creation opportunities for our clients
  • Develop cohesive conclusions and present key findings, typically to C-level clients
  • Be responsible for coaching and mentoring analysts and junior consultants on the team
  • Support in practice/ community building efforts such as recruitment, training and thought leadership
  • Engage with the wider strategy community in UKI to foster collaboration and support growth and development of the business

Key Criteria / Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest in working in a M&A advisory services
  • Substantial experience in consulting or corporate strategy roles with a particular focus on market entry, mergers, acquisitions, corporate alliances, portfolio strategy and merger integration
  • Experience in financial modelling and demonstrated understanding of financial statements
  • Strong academic credential
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multi-cultural teams to deliver high-quality output in short timeframes
  • A high degree of comfort with strategy frameworks and strong quantitative skills to develop financial or operational models and supervise data analysis
  • High degree of written and spoken competence in English
  • Previous experience in a top tier strategy consulting firms, boutique firms focussing on pre-deal / due diligence advisory service or in the transaction advisory service of big 4 accountancy firm preferred. Candidates with investment banking experience are also encouraged to apply

Consulting skills and personality

  • Ability to develop and apply consulting skills and have the capability of effectively solving complex business issues
  • Organise and direct quality work
  • Pushing self and others to add value by meeting expectations and completing deliverables regardless of obstacles
  • Planning and coordination of own and/or team's work activities, to meet commitments and quality expectations
  • Maximises team performance by encouraging collaboration and addressing issues, that impact performance of team members (i.e., client and Accenture).
  • Strong communication skills (speaking, writing, listening)
  • Confident, poised, ability to relate to senior client executives
  • Leadership abilities - transfer vision into results
  • Strong interest in broadening skills, as opposed to being narrowly focused

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programmes at a number of levels to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with company-acknowledged Subject Matter Experts.

The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build and further develop your career.

 

Apply Today!

Great things can happen—they already are. Come and be a part of the next level of high performance.

 

Package:

As well as a highly competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including 30 days holiday, 3 additional days for charitable work of your choice, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive pension scheme.

Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels, Analyst, Consultant, Manager, Senior Manager.

                                                                                                              

Next steps...

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

 

Closing Date for Applications 01/12/2017

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

 

 

 

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