Mergers & Acquisitions Job Description

Mergers & Acquisitions Job Description

4.5
142 votes for Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers & acquisitions provides functional and industry expertise to review corporate development opportunities and to execute the inorganic growth strategy.

Mergers & Acquisitions Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective mergers & acquisitions job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included mergers & acquisitions job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conduct market research, including compiling and synthesizing comparable transactions
Ability to market services both to internal partners and external clients, develop client networks, and support efforts in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies
Complete market research and strategic fit analyses
Working with SVP – Global Corporate Legal, advise on acquisitions, joint ventures, minority equity investments and divestitures throughout the world, including legal review and risk analysis, transaction structuring, legal due diligence, drafting and negotiation of transaction agreements, signing and closing responsibilities and integration efforts
Primary responsibility for project managing in connection with transactions, including managing the efficient use of internal and external legal resources, and ensuring relevant deal information flow and appropriate coordination between legal and the other cross-functional deal team members
Assist in the development and organization of precedents, tools, processes, and programs to create a more efficient transaction environment
Assist in training Corporate Development professionals on key legal and compliance issues relating to transactions deal process improvements
Build strong, collegial relationships with regional counsels, subject matter experts and other legal colleagues and to foster cohesive global legal organisation
Financial analyses including valuation, pro forma merger scenarios, cash flow and liquidity analyses, returns analyses, through development of detailed financial and operating models
Manages and executes project integration plans to achieve End State including transitioning staff members to company benefits, payroll, policies, , onboarding, developing processes and training in partnership with HR Business Partners to ensure a successful transfer of capabilities and achievement of desired business objectives

Mergers & Acquisitions Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Mergers & Acquisitions

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: MBA, MS, MA, CPP, FPC, CPA, CFA

Education for Mergers & Acquisitions

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the mergers & acquisitions job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, MBA, Business, Management, Business/Administration, Engineering, Graduate, Law

Skills for Mergers & Acquisitions

Desired skills for mergers & acquisitions include:

Broad range of corporate tax matters in various industries
Excel
Word and PowerPoint
Investment banking
Market
Financial products
Industry sector
Corporate finance and accounting
Corporate transactional work
Tax software and technology

Desired experience for mergers & acquisitions includes:

Outstanding interpersonal skills, especially in the context of a highly global role
Qualified lawyer with a minimum of 7 years’ PQE in mergers and acquisitions, including experience with a law firm with a reputation for excellence in that practice
Highly motivated, able to take initiative and to multi-task
Passion for entertainment and media
Knowledge of and passion for entertainment and media
Highly motivated with ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

Mergers & Acquisitions Examples

1

Mergers & Acquisitions Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a mergers & acquisitions. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for mergers & acquisitions
  • Prepare, submit and track expense reports
  • Prepare and present business cases to senior management
  • Provide support to Property & Casualty marketing specialist during their negotiations of new due diligence projects and proposed insurance programs
  • Assist with preparing documentation for due diligence project submissions and proposals
  • Assist with the analysis leading to producing a report on deal flow by fund
  • Mergers & Acquisitions support
  • CRM work
  • Ad hoc requests from Mergers & Acquisitions Associates, as needed
  • Lead functional plan development consistent with the overall integration strategy
  • Lead target and disposal valuation process (cash flow, asset base, comparables, ) including definition of purchase price, 10-year business plan, and identification of synergies and structure of the deal
Qualifications for mergers & acquisitions
  • Minimum 5 years experience in retail brokerage and/or capital markets
  • Extremely dedicated and motivated individual with high career aspirations
  • Demonstrated job commitment including a willingness to work, personal flexibility and adaptability in order to meet client deliverables and timelines
  • Experience working with industry services and offerings emerging markets
  • Ability to work effectively in teams, across geographies
  • Media or entertainment within banking a plus
2

Mergers & Acquisitions Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a mergers & acquisitions. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for mergers & acquisitions
  • Identify and qualify tower portfolios for potential acquisition
  • Evaluate and review tower investment opportunities, including offering materials, conducting research, and discussing opportunities with brokers or sellers
  • Influence negotiations around terms and conditions of potential acquisitions
  • Complete analyses of economic feasibility, sales projections, and cash flow projections
  • Oversee tower portfolio bid processes, ensuring submissions are facilitated on time and coordinating any and all internal approvals (e.g., Corporate Investment Committee) prior to submissions
  • Partner with Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team, providing key qualitative tower portfolio analyses to consolidate with FP&A’s quantitative modeling and analyses
  • Detail key acquisition steps, milestones, timelines, and required resources in a concise project plan
  • Provide feedback into the negotiation discussion, including pricing, letters of interest, and purchase agreements terms and conditions
  • Customize each presentation to the acquisition’s specific attributes
  • Work on a variety of corporate finance transactions in all stages, from initial client pitches to transaction closing
Qualifications for mergers & acquisitions
  • Experience with a law firm with a reputation for excellence in mergers and acquisitions
  • Prior experience in the business consulting, technology services, or marketing services a plus
  • Master’s in Business Administration or Finance
  • 1+ year of Mergers & Acquisitions experience
  • Must be willing to work out of our San Ramon office in Northern California
  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, or related degree (Masters preferred)
3

Mergers & Acquisitions Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mergers & acquisitions. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mergers & acquisitions
  • Mentor and develop staff - analysts and junior associates
  • Create financial evaluation models consisting of valuation metrics(NPV, IRR, value split, risk adjustment, ) EPS impacts, synergy analysis and capital structure financing
  • Organize PMT functional diligence expertise to support transaction
  • Ability to travel 30-40% on the road, meeting with targets, learning businesses first hand, attending Management Presentations and leading due diligence activities
  • Work on a variety of transactions in all stages, from initial client pitches to transaction closings
  • Provide support in the origination and execution of M&A transactions
  • Built and develop financials models
  • Produce pitch books
  • Participate to client meetings (case by case basis)
  • Work closely with global M&A sector teams & structured finance teams
Qualifications for mergers & acquisitions
  • Qualified lawyer, with approximately 7 years’ PQE in mergers and acquisitions (this level of PQE is indicative only and all relevant experience will be considered)
  • Five to seven years of current and / or recent audit, consulting experience in public accounting, consulting, or industry Credentials in area of expertise
  • Strong technical skills in the areas of Finance and Accounting
  • Possess strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and analytical abilities
  • Knowledge of Tier 1 accounting packages
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience at a bulge bracket or reputable boutique or regional investment bank with demonstrable M&A execution experience
4

Mergers & Acquisitions Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of mergers & acquisitions. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for mergers & acquisitions
  • Drafting of transaction marketing documentation (Teasers, Information Memorandums )
  • Proactively and regularly seeking input, advice and direction from more senior members of the M&A team
  • Provide critical research, analysis and general professional support throughout the complex merger and acquisition process, supporting management in their deal origination efforts
  • Research new and existing markets to identify high quality child care and early learning programs
  • Create financial and valuation models to illustrate performance, trending, and profitability
  • Work collaboratively with diligence team to ensure appropriate acquisition target transactions are completed
  • Prepare and administer contracts for assigned property transaction projects, (purchases, sales, leases, mergers, and joint ventures), in a timely and efficient manner
  • Serve as liaison between the division and corporate Legal department for assigned transactions
  • Facilitate the acquisition or disposal of owned or leased real estate, buildings, equipment and business operations, variety of legal agreements, such as confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, employee leases, services agreements, marketing agreements, trade names and trademarks in the ongoing business operations of the division
  • Gather pertinent information on assigned transaction from divisional contacts, draft written agreement, and/or recommend changes for management approval
Qualifications for mergers & acquisitions
  • Bachelor's, Master's or MBA degree
  • Ability to generate new business through the cultivation of existing relationships the development of new relationships by various efforts including cold calling
  • Ability to cross-sell other firm services within Corporate Finance, Disputes & Legal Management Consulting, Tax Services and Valuation Services
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience at bulge bracket, reputable boutique or corporate finance team within big 4 firm, with demonstrable M&A execution experience
  • A critical thinker who can quickly evaluate and analyse companies and financial information
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment
5

Mergers & Acquisitions Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a mergers & acquisitions. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for mergers & acquisitions
  • Serve as the principal contact person for the closing function, verify all data regarding property closing and ensure proper documents are received
  • Ensure projects are documented, organized, and available for review at any time by management
  • Research and determine most appropriate manner to handle transaction
  • Interpret written documents and analyze their impact on company
  • Work with confidential information and maintain confidentiality
  • Lead teams serving clients across industries (with specific capabilities in mergers & acquisitions), while demonstrating executive presence with high level client counterparts
  • Manage M&A transactions at any point in the M&A deal lifecycle
  • Provide overall integration leadership to clients
  • Drive the development/enhancement of WMP’s M&A methodologies (diligence, planning, carve-out, ) and approaches to client delivery
  • Evaluates strategic opportunities and makes recommendations to senior management concerning tactical plans/strategies to implement new business activities
Qualifications for mergers & acquisitions
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience at a bulge bracket, reputable boutique or corporate finance advisory firm with demonstrable M&A execution experience
  • Strong desire to be involved in originating work for the leisure, retail and consumer goods markets and networking to help build on the firms strong sector franchise
  • A minimum of five years of progressive federal tax consulting experience, some amount of business entity tax compliance, experience in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting experience a plus
  • Technical expertise in transaction tax and related matters, including significant experience conducting buy and sell-side tax due diligence projects, including diligence on pass-through entities
  • Strong judgment, leadership and influencing skills to complete work within realistic time frames and profitable parameters
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, work within a cross functional team environment and communicate with multiple constituents

Related Job Descriptions

Resume Builder

Create a Resume in Minutes with Professional Resume Templates