Accounting/Finance


M&A Manager  King of Prussia, PA  
Job Description

Job ID#:

1828

Job Category:

Accounting/Finance

Position Type:

Full-time/Perm


A unique consumer technology design and manufacturing client of ours has exclusively engaged us on a critical search to identify a Mergers & Acquisitions Manager to join their fast growing team.  The M&A Manager will have the exciting opportunity to play a key role on the M&A deal execution team, including serving as transaction lead on certain acquisitions, managing the execution of the deal from initial term sheet through close. The M&A Manager will develop the deal model and valuation recommendation, manage the diligence process and serve as the primary point of contact with the Seller throughout negotiations. Additionally, the M&A Manager will work closely with the members of the M&A Integration Team as well as members from the various business departments to ensure successful integration of the deal.  Our client has developed a robust pipeline of acquisition opportunities ranging from $2MM to $50MM both domestic and international and this role will necessitate managing multiple deals at different stages at once.  This is a high-profile position that will require regular communication with Senior Management and the Executive Team, including the CEO, COO, CFO, and General Counsel. 

Responsibilities:
  • Serving as primary point of contact with the Seller throughout the execution of the deal
  • Managing the diligence process by developing deal plans / timelines, overseeing the virtual data room and evaluating the information provided by the Seller
  • Conducting financial analysis, including the construction of detailed, 3-statement financial models
  • Working with legal counsel to draft and negotiate the purchase agreement with the Seller
  • Regularly reporting to Senior Management, primarily the VP of M&A, regarding deal status, key diligence issues and strategic considerations
  • Supporting the VP of M&A and Executive team in preparation of Deal Approval Memos for the Investment Committee as well as M&A overview presentations for the Board of Directors
  • Coordinating with the M&A Integration Team and business operations to facilitate successful integration of acquisitions
  • Incorporating lessons learned from each new acquisition and developing programs to ensure continuous improvement in the deal execution process

 
Job Requirements

 

Background Profile
The right person will bring the ability to think strategically, process information efficiently and present conclusions clearly, and maintain rigorous attention to detail. The candidate should be comfortable with autonomy, operating within a lean deal team and taking ownership of projects and processes with limited oversight.
  • 3-4+ years of M&A deal execution experience within an investment bank, private firm or consulting / accounting firm
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (MBA is a plus); formal training in finance and/or accounting
  • Superior financial modeling and data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written), especially the ability to communicate conclusions or recommendations based upon data analysis
  • Excellent project management skills, ability to execute multiple projects simultaneously and stay organized in a results-driven, fast-moving environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Accountability, coachability and self-awareness
  • Willingness to travel, work late/weekend hours when necessary to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint (experience with Salesforce.com and/or MS Power BI is a plus)
  • Familiarity with legal contracts is a plus




 

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