M&A Deal


Do you see gray areas as an opportunity to dive in, understand, and problem solve? Do you love making lists? When you feel tensions rising do you use humor to reset focus? Do you often find inspiration in unexpected places? 

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M&A Deal

$ 150k USD/year  $ 75 USD/hour   40h/week   Remote Position   Long-term

Do you see ambiguity as an opportunity to dive in, understand, and problem solve? Do you love making lists? When you feel tensions rising, do you have a knack for resetting focus? Are you able to think on your toes and relate to different subject matter experts?

As the M&A Deal Lead you will be responsible for shepherding business teams throughout three acquisition phases: buy, integration, and restructuring. If this sounds exciting, then this could be your next adventure!

 
 
Why Crossover?
Be a part of the fastest growing private equity portfolio in the world. Join our rapidly expanding partner network. Support an expanding global network of clients. A key benefit of Crossover is that all our roles are location independent. Live and work anywhere: work from home, a coffee shop or at one of the many co-working spaces Crossover partners can access and collaborate.
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
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Reporting to the COO, M&A Deal Lead will drive subject matter expert teams through our 3 key stages of a deal, Buy, Integrate and Restructure, to ensure growth and value creation.  Supported by an M&A

Operations team and alongside robust M&A playbooks, tools and business teams; this role will be expected to manage upwards of 4-6 deals per quarter.

Results and metrics driven, the role will interface directly with business and functional leaders to define integration strategies and report on deal status and restructuring savings. Foundational to ESW’S growth and profitability is the requirement to drive restructuring in acquired businesses.  This role will be expected to drive significant savings through aggressive, decisive and action oriented restructuring in headcount and non-headcount costs across all deals.

 

What we would expect from you

  • Be a quick learner

  • Have a passion for organization

  • Don’t be afraid to roll your sleeves up

  • Be inquisitive – ask intelligent questions so you can firstly understand what we do and secondly make recommendations for improvement

  • Classify severity – emails and meetings can bombard you with noise, you must be able to identify the true issues that need your attention

  • Be self-motivated

  • Drive tasks to completion – not all the tasks are yours to complete, but they are all yours to manage

  • Communicate – as a remote team we rely on consistent communications

 

What we look for in a candidate

  • Consistent track record of bringing diverse teams together to resolve common problems

  • Ability to translate lessons learned into results

  • A passion for data analysis (pivot tables, dashboard creation, reporting)

  • Excellent spoken and written English skills

  • Remote working experience

 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Drive all phases of M&A: Buy, Integrate & Restructure. Set deadlines and project manage business and direct teams

Lead the development and implementation of integration strategies; translate M&A objectives into project goals, plans and actions

Drive day-to-day execution of the integration process, including coaching cross-functional teams, leading weekly integration team meetings and driving proactive issue resolution

Direct global cross-functional teams in implementing integration plan ensuring that short-term and long-term strategic objectives are achieved

Assemble/manage team with subject matter expertise to manage the integration activities

Act as the primary point of contact between the company and the acquired company senior leadership to adjust and develop integration plans while identifying issues, concerns, gaps to ensure alignment of objectives

Establish simple, metric-driven reporting on acquisition savings & progress suitable for senior management

Regularly present key metrics to Group board and owners

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

M&A experience a must

Project management expertise:
• Solid knowledge of project management discipline, project management tools, and analysis (5 years +); certification a plus
• Demonstrated experience managing multiple complex initiatives

Leadership:
• Proven success interacting with executive level management to determine solutions, resolve issues, and present recommendations at a senior level
• Cross-functional and interdisciplinary leadership and knowledge; background in strategy or consultancy a plus

Creative thinking:
• Planning and developing integration strategies and approaches to realize business objectives and maximize value creation

Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, economics, business management, engineering or project management-related discipline. MBA a plus

Strong communication, presentation and facilitation skills; PowerPoint, Excel, Google Suite, SmartSheet, the Pyramid Principle

 
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