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Strategy Manager Mergers & Acquisitions

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Netherlands

Job Number: 00492281


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Strategy Manager Mergers & Acquisitions

Job description
Accenture Strategy – Mergers & Acquisitions helps the major companies in their operations involving mergers, acquisitions and transfers (buy-side or sell-side), in the pre-deal (analysis of markets, target screening, due diligence) or post-deal phases (post-merger integration, carve-out, structuring of JV and partnerships). These dedicated teams intervene with the support of expertise from other entities of Accenture Strategy (industries and functional). The growth targets in this segment are ambitious and will offer you great career opportunities.
Accenture Strategy expertise - Mergers & Acquisitions : 
  • M&A Strategy: You will define the portfolio optimization scenarios of our clients by considering the growth strategy, geographical positioning and products as well as the opportunities of portfolio synergies.
  • Target Screening: You will identify potential targets and will define the relevant selection criteria. You will evaluate the synergy of these targets with the portfolio of our clients and will make recommendations.
  • Due-diligence & Transaction Management: You will intervene in the strategic, operational or IT due-diligences. You will work, if needed, with the Accenture’s strategy and technology experts network.
  • Merger Integration: You will help our clients during the planning, follow-up and execution of integration phases. You will ensure the realization of synergies and identification of risks related to integration in all the functions of the company (operations, finances, HR, purchases, legal, IT, etc.).
  • Carve-out & Divesture: You will take part in the planning, follow-up and execution of the carve-out operations. You will manage the separation on one or more functions of the company. You will also help our clients with the implementation and the follow-up of temporary service agreements.
  • Joint-venture & Alliances: You will help our clients in choosing the alliance models and identification of potential partners. You will help with the operational implementation of these joint-ventures or these partnerships.
We are looking for a Strategy Manager Mergers & Acquisitions who has prior experience in M&A acquired in a strategy, corporate strategy, private-equity, investment banking or transaction services consulting firm.

Place in the organization

Accenture is a worldwide company focusing on Strategy, Digital, Consulting, Technology and Operations. Accenture Strategy helps the top of businesses and government organizations with their most important C-suite questions on the intersection of business and technology. Examples are growth and innovation, global operating models and digital strategies. Accenture Strategy focuses on three areas when helping customers: Business Strategy, Operation/Function Strategy and Technology Strategy. This position is within the Global M&A practice, which is the M&A arm of Accenture Strategy.

  • Completed Master’s degree
  • 6-10 years of relevant project- and/or consultancy experience
  • Experience in one or more of the areas of: M&A Strategy, Due-diligence and Transaction management, Merger integration, Carve-out, Target screening, Joint-venture & Alliances
  • Excellent communication skills in both the Dutch as the English language
  • Willingness to work across the Netherlands and abroad
We offer
A work environment with a focus on your personal development. You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses. Within Accenture, we offer our employees a lot of learning opportunities in the area of capability and personal development.  You will be involved in the biggest M&A transactions and transformations in the Netherlands and in Europe. You will also be attending training at international locations together with colleagues from various countries.
Moreover, you have the opportunity to contribute with your expertise to our Corporate Citizenship Program. 

Accenture offers excellent employee benefits, including:
  • A permanent contract;
  • 13th month and holiday pay which you can manage in a flexible benefits tool;
  • Appealing bonus program;
  • Good transport arrangement (e.g. (electric) lease car);
  • Pension scheme set up on your personal situation;
  • Laptop and smartphone;
  • Expense allowance;
  • Discount on Accenture shares.

Then we would be eager to get to know you. Apply directly online through the button ´solliciteer online´ and send us your cv and motivation letter. For more information about this vacancy you can contact Carlijn Remmelzwaal (Recruiter) at telephone number +31 20 4938383.

An assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

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