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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 centres. Our 506,000 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.
 
Job Summary:
Corporate Development & Transaction Services Ventures and Acquisition (CDTS V&A) Senior Manager plays a key role in the execution of Accenture's M&A 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
  • Work with leadership and their growth and strategy teams to understand business unit objectives and to assist in developing and executing inorganic growth plans in region
  • Market scanning and identification of potential target acquisitions.  Teaming with Accenture leadership devise next step strategy in approaching potential target company 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.


Qualifications

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 nine 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
  • Singapore based
  • Flexible to travel as required
 
 
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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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