Advantage Solutions Sr Manager, Strategy and M&A in Miami, Florida
Sr. Manager, Strategy and M&A
Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
We are seeking a dynamic Senior Manager of Strategy & M&A to work closely with the Head of Corporate Strategy on key planning and M&A-related activity. The role will include ownership of end-to-end transaction processes of acquisitions & divestitures, cross-functional coordination of internal and external teams, and involvement with presentations to the Board.
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What we offer:
Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
401(k) with company match
Training and Career Development
Competitive Paid Time-Off
Lead M&A end-to-end process from sourcing to execution
Originate and deliver transaction ideas and manage opportunity pipeline
Project manage all transactions, drive the target timetable / milestones, ensure quality on deliverables, and coordinate internal cross-functional teams and external advisors
Monitor transaction risks and proactively put in place actional mitigations to ensure successful closure
Help prepare and present transactions for approval by Board
Regularly conduct and manage market assessment and industry trend analyses ; help guide overall company vision for strategic positioning within consumer / retail environment
Maintain company model and comparable company analysis
Assist in capital structure management for broader enterprise
Bachelor's Degree inFinance, Accounting, or Economics or equivalent job-related experienceis required
MBA Degree with emphasis in Finance or Analytics preferred
3-5+ years of experience in Corporate Strategy, M&A, and / or Finance (investment banking or consulting experience preferred)
Financial analysis, key performance metrics, valuations, due diligence, budgeting, planning, performance improvement initiatives, new business pro-forma modeling
Advanced experience with budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, financial modeling, trend analysis, and ad hoc financial analysis is a plus
Advanced Excel skills and data analysis skills, ideally with experience or interest in automation
Hands-on, strong grasp of corporate or business unit financial concepts and tools, inclusive of financial ratios and key metrics
Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
Ability to juggle and complete multiple duties with quality and accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook
Experience using computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications
Work from home
Flexible vacation and personal time off (PTO)
Health, Dental and Vision insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
LiveWell Benefits and Programs
Company-paid Life, AD&D and Disability insurance
Voluntary benefits including Pet Insurance
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Job Will Remain Open Until Filled
The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
Performance Management: Contribute to monthly P&L reviews, summarizing results, providing insights and explaining variances. Proactively identify, develop and implement enhancements to existing reports and business views to highlight performance strengths and opportunities.
Budgeting: Lead the annual budgeting process through design, creation of tools, establishing timelines, and communicating and coordinating with all relevant parties.
Business Analysis: Lead ad hoc analysis and provide decision support. Perform analysis and modeling in support of RFPs, assessing P&L impacts and making recommendations.
Forecasting: Work to streamline forecasting process while improving resultant accuracy.
- Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources
- May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements:
- Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job
The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
(Preferred) Master's Degree
Field of Study/Area of Experience: Finance, Economics, Business, Accounting or other related field
- 5+ years progressively responsible related financial experience required.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
• Experience with budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, financial modeling, trend analysis, and ad hoc financial analysis.
• Strong grasp of corporate financial concepts and tools – P&L interpretation, key metrics (NPV and IRR).
• Comfort and competence using financial systems.
• Advanced Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
• Excellent time-management skills with demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and deadlines.
• Ability to interact with senior leadership, influence points of view without having direct authority, and work toward consensus.
Environmental & Physical Requirements: The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Office / Sedentary Requirements: Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-FL-Miami
Primary Posting Location : City New York
Primary Posting Location : State/Province NY
Primary Posting Location : Postal Code 10001
Primary Posting Location : Country US
Requisition ID 2023-430723
Position Type Full Time
Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)
Minimum USD $110,000.00/Yr.
Maximum USD $130,000.00/Yr.