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Management Consulting Senior Associate - Mergers & Acquisitions

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Job Category:   Management Consulting|Mergers and Acquisitions
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   CA-San Jose
Travel Requirements:   81-100%
Position Type:   Senior Associate
Req ID:   98517BR
PwC/LOS Overview
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We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

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- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description
Across industries, our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Technology, Information, Communications & Entertainment Media (TICE) practice provides management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. TICE includes multiple sectors: Entertainment, Media & Communications, Private Equity, and Technology.

Our Mergers & Acquisitions management consultants help clients derive maximum value from their potential transactions.

This high performing team conducts pre-deal and confirmatory diligence in a wide range of functional areas including, Information Technology, Operations and Back-Office areas, focusing on issues impacting purchase price.

In complex divestitures, our team supports our clients in evaluating future state requirements to achieve stand-alone operations.

Our teams lead large scale, enterprise-wide Merger Integration projects, including executing functional integration of the two companies and realizing cost and revenue-generating synergies.

In addition, we specialize in consulting both corporate and financial buyers with post-deal performance improvement/value capture projects, M&A playbooks, and taking control of newly acquired entities.

Our go-to-market approach is to secure wins from involvement early in the deal continuum, teaming with complementary capabilities across different industry sectors.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 3


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree

Preferred Degree Major: in accounting, engineering, finance, operations management, supply chain or information systems/ computer science


Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates proven considerable operational knowledge of Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures including pre-deal operations and information technology due diligence, integration planning, separation planning, synergy and cost savings analysis, and/or post-close transformation, with considerable knowledge of two or more of the following functional areas: Information Technology, Human Resources, Finance, Operations/Supply Chain, and/or Sales and Marketing.


Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success related to project management within a Merger, Acquisition or Divestiture environment, or similar complex project with multiple stakeholders in a fast pace work environment, including the following:

-Leading teams that foster a productive teamwork environment, as well as coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
-Delivering significant business results that reflects strategic and creative thinking, sharp analytical and problem solving including the ability to frame complex problems and apply creative analytics to formulate a pragmatic solution.
-Participating actively in client or management discussions to gather data and understand issues
-Leading project work streams, including project staffing, budgeting, planning, and status updating and also work autonomously with little direction
-Communicating effectively in written and oral formats to various situations and audiences
-Facilitating working sessions of medium to large sized groups
-Managing and conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of complex dat




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