- Minimum of 10 years of strategy, corporate finance, M&A or valuation experience in a consulting firm, investment bank, accounting firm or major corporation (preferably in corporate development or strategic finance)
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Experience assisting in the implementation of M&A transformation strategies that focus on targeted interventions to achieve the value of the deal. This includes organizational change and impact assessments; driving leadership, stakeholder and employee engagement and delivering effective internal and external communications.
- Experience engaging with senior-level executives to drive priority strategic initiatives. This includes both listening to and understanding executive concerns while also influencing senior leaders based on sound analysis and clear communication of developed recommendations.
- Advanced project management skills and demonstrated experience successfully managing a cross functional team
- Experience and success in business development and/or proposal development to drive new business and properly convey the strength of the firm
- Considered to be a M&A planning and implementation practitioner with at least two Fortune 500 merger credentials
- Master of Business Administration or the equivalent graduate degree preferred
Professional Skills Preferred
- Demonstrated leadership ability in a team environment. Shown frequent initiative and an eagerness to break new ground, create opportunities for others, and take risks—as seen through leadership roles—in work environment and extracurricular activities
- Excellent strategic thinker, with demonstrated strategic consulting or related experience in strategy development, competitive strategy, and scenario planning. Clear capability to think like an executive and consistently bring innovative thinking and valuable insight to the table
- Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
- Ability to deliver under pressure and provide informed responses to leadership in short timeframes
- Strong interpersonal skills shown by an ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization, build strong relationships, and create a true followership
- High degree of self-confidence, poise, maturity, discretion, diplomacy and empathy
- High degree of endurance and flexibility to work through multiple iterations of work and quickly manage changing priorities and diverse subject matters
- Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment and a desire to share your knowledge to mentor and guide junior team members
- Proven leader with the ability to inspire others, build strong, lasting relationships, and create a true followership
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 specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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