Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2023
Alvarez & Marsal Private Equity Performance Improvement
Manager, M&A Finance
Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services, is seeking to expand its Private Equity Performance Improvement (PEPI) – M&A team. With more than 3,500 professionals based in 40 locations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value.
A&M’s Private Equity Performance Improvement Services (PEPI) practice, with offices throughout the US, focuses on serving upper middle market and large cap private equity firms who have engaged A&M to help improve operating results at their portfolio companies. The companies we assess are upper middle market in the 50 million to 1 billion plus range.
Our professionals are aligned with a PEPI service line to promote the development of deep functional skills & experiences and to maximize our ability to tailor solutions to solve our clients' business issues.
Our PEPI services include:
Private Equity Focused Professionals – Finance & Accounting (F&A)
We bring a structured and disciplined approach to create and capture value. We provide private equity buyers with a broad continuum of knowledge and tools for any deal related scenario, including mergers, acquisitions, carve-outs, spins, joint ventures and alliances.
PEPI’s F&A M&A team is comprised of seasoned Finance & Accounting consulting professionals experienced in providing practical advice to private equity clients and their portfolio companies; across the full spectrum of the deal lifecycle from pre-deal activities, operational, financial and synergy reviews, through 'Day-1' planning, to post-deal implementations and future-state operating model. PEPI F&A M&A professionals provide pre-deal and post-deal advice across a number of areas within Finance & Accounting operations, while also supporting cross-functional teams in Commercial, Supply Chain, IT, HR etc. by adding a Finance, Accounting and Risk lens to the transaction’s operations.
The PEPI F&A group is a growing business targeting high growth in the next one to three years. We offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and build leadership skills. The leadership team is focused on providing development opportunities, training and exposure to high-growth oriented individuals.
F&A Manager - Responsibilities
We are seeking a F&A Manager within our PEPI M&A practice. A strong candidate will have 5-8+ years of experience in F&A; candidates with depth in a given area will be strongly considered; including treasury, financial diligence, internal controls / audit, FP&A, Controllership. Some level of M&A experience is a requirement; depth of experience with private equity clients will be heavily considered.
The Manager of M&A will have exposure to key client contacts, including the C-suite and Board. The Manager will be responsible for supporting the full spectrum of finance and accounting operations in connection with the transaction, including but not limited to: due diligence phase through deal execution; including coordination across third parties like, valuation specialists, bankers, and lawyers, performance or coordination within the Finance team and to enable the smooth operational execution of the deal. The role reports to the Director of PEPI’s F&A M&A team, and will have regular direct exposure to the Senior Director / Finance Leader of PEPI’s M&A team and A&M’s Senior Leadership Team.
Typical responsibilities for the F&A M&A Manager could include:
F&A Manager – Qualifications
A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.
It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
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