Organization: Accenture Strategy – Global Groups – Mergers & Acquisitions Strategy Manager
Job Location: Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Florham Park
Travel: 80% to 100% (Monday – Thursday)
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People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
Strategy professionals apply deep strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills, influence through insight and partner with our clients to make bold decisions on priority C-Suite issues. Provide deep understanding of our clients' industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends.
The Business Strategy Consultant applies deep business strategy development, architecting value and operating model architecture skills to influence client agendas through business insight. Partners with our clients to make bold decisions on priority C-Suite issues at the intersection of business, technology and operations. Provides deep understanding of our clients' industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends.
Mergers & Acquisitions Strategy Consultant
Are you looking to grow a remarkable career in Mergers & Acquisitions? Join the M&A team at Accenture Strategy. We take an insight-led approach to M&A and harness our unrivalled technological expertise to deliver digitally driven M&A strategies for the world’s leading businesses. As an M&A Strategy Consultant, you’ll gain exposure to the full lifecycle of the most prestigious M&A deals – accelerating transformation and redefining business models for global clients.
Why Accenture Strategy?
Technology will continue to be the disruptor in the strategy arena. Which makes Accenture the strategy firm of tomorrow. Our 8,700-strong team of strategists combines deep business insight, industry knowledge, and an unparalleled understanding of the digital and technology landscape to address our clients’ challenges and opportunities.
We’re passionate about improving the way the world works and lives. Social purpose lies at the heart of our business strategy, and our employees share this commitment – whether they participate in an Hour of Code event, support the Accenture Skills to Succeed program, or work with our NGO or international development agency clients via Accenture Development Partnerships.
Why M&A within Accenture Strategy?
High-performance organizations are those that continually renew and energize their portfolio of businesses. Accenture is right at the cutting edge. In the past five years, we have advised clients in more than 850 projects globally – projects that span the buy side and sell side, and cover all phases of the deal lifecycle.
You’ll join a network of M&A professionals across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Western Hemisphere. Our people are entrepreneurs and explorers who provide dedicated support from M&A strategy, target screening and due diligence, to transaction management, merger & synergy planning, as well as carve-outs and divestitures.
It’s stimulating and intellectually rigorous work which will see you working on headline-making deals, but you’ll be well prepared for each challenge. We’ll keep you up to speed with the latest technology. Training will be provided at Accenture’s global Strategy College to build your expertise. And you’ll benefit from M&A Live – our annual, interactive, five-day learning program that brings together M&A specialists to share strategic priorities, highlight M&A offerings and identify client opportunities.
You’ll focus on developing inorganic growth strategies through mergers and acquisitions, partnering and alliances, enabling clients to enter new markets and channels as well as consolidate and leverage scale in existing markets. It’s a role which will give you every opportunity to demonstrate your creativity and adaptability in solving problems related to complex business issues.
Working within multinational teams on client-facing projects or program workstreams, you could be developing business cases, performing cost optimization, assessing strategic and investment opportunities, or defining digital solutions. The role offers the scope to determine methods and procedures for each assignment and use your judgement to deliver solutions in keeping with the agreed strategic direction. You’ll be interacting with colleagues and clients at all levels on a diverse range of strategic topics, and can also expect to be managing small teams either at your home base or at a client’s site.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
- Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
- Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
- Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.
- Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
- Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.
Decisions often impact the team in which they reside.
- Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
- Ability to meet travel requirements, when applicable