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Financial Services Mergers and Acquisitions Director

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Job Category:   Mergers and Acquisitions
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   IL-Chicago|MA-Boston|NY-New York
Travel Requirements:   81-100%
Position Type:   Director
Req ID:   102968BR
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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
The Financial Services industry is operating in a challenging environment due to global economic pressure, increasing regulatory demands and capital requirements as well as significant operational and technology changes. Our growing Financial Services Advisory practice provides management, technology and risk consulting services to help major financial institutions around the world respond to their most complex business challenges.

The Financial Services Advisory practice is composed of three industry sectors: Asset Management, Banking & Capital Markets and Insurance.

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: 7

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor's degree in accounting, engineering, finance, operations management, supply chain or information systems/ computer science and Masters Degree

Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrated expertise and success with leading management consulting firm demonstrating extensive 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 extensive 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 expert-level abilities and success with managing and developing strategic client relationships while providing the highest quality client work across multiple client projects, which includes the following:

-Building solid and collaborative relationships with team members, foster a productive teamwork environment, lead teams to generate a vision, leverage diverse views, and help develop and grow team members throughout the course of every engagement.
-Securing new business development and

project extensions, including client lead maturation, proposal development, and closing new business opportunities.
-Managing and delivering significant business results that reflects strategic and creative thinking, individual initiative and the following abilities:
-Developing a business vision and leading complex projects while functioning as a trusted advisor at the highest levels of client organizations;
-Identifying

and addressing client needs: build, maintain, and utilize networks of client relationships;
-Communicating complex material effectively in written and oral formats to various audiences;
-Directing and conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of complex data;
-Taking a lead role in business development and pursuit activities both internally with client pursuit teams and externally with client facing meetings and proposal discussions.




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