Senior Consultant, Mergers and Acquisitions (IT)

Senior Consultant, Mergers and Acquisitions (IT)

222 W Adams St, 11th Floor
Chicago, Illinois, 60606
United States

West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one.

From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better.

Think you’re up to the challenge?
Our Mergers and Acquisitions Practice (M&A) is seeking a Senior Consultant to join our rapidly growing team. In this dynamic role, you will work with our national M&A practice servicing both corporate and private equity clients, which includes leading operational and technology assessments during the due diligence phase, planning as part of the carve-out or merger integration transactions, and post-close execution management (e.g. IMO).

Senior Consultants in our Mergers & Acquisitions practice have these primary responsibilities:
* Participate on teams serving clients across industries (with specific capabilities in mergers & acquisitions), while demonstrating executive presence with C-level client counterparts
* Facilitate due diligence site visits focused on identifying operational and technology strategy, organizational structures, and current state business processes and supporting technology
* Assess operational and technology investment strategies and compare respective operating models and organizational structures against leading practices and industry benchmarks
* Lead engagement teams on transaction advisory, guiding the team to prepare focused request lists and agenda, facilitating on-site reviews, and providing leadership over deliverables
* Work with engagement leadership to implement operational processes and technology that support value creation and process efficiency across functions
* Manage project economics including: track project budgets, create and deliver invoices, and manage collection process
* Drive the development/enhancement of WMP’s M&A methodologies (diligence, planning, carve-out, etc.) and approaches to client delivery
* Coach and manage other consultants and actively participate in the performance review process
* Understand client strategy and investment priorities and turn those goals into concrete engagements and detailed proposals.
* Create work plans, pricing estimates, and risk assessments for prospects

Qualifications:
* Big 4 or similar consulting background
* Bachelor’s degree in related discipline (e.g. Operations Management, Management Information Systems, Information Technology)
* Consulting “athlete” (i.e. diversity in project experience, comfortable with new subject matter/industries)
* Strong knowledge of business process / operational consulting in Healthcare, Manufacturing & Distribution, and technology/tech-enabled companies
* ERP or supply chain applications implementation experience; functional expertise in IT and supporting front/back office operations preferred
* Knowledge and experience working with private equity buyout and/or strategic mergers and acquisitions focused in software/hi-tech, healthcare, and manufacturing & distribution is preferred.
* Deal execution management and leadership including carve-outs and merger integrations.
* Experience managing or analyzing P&L statements, and financial modeling skills to build and manage complex synergy and cash flow models related to M&A transactions
* Direct operational and technology experience in software/hi-tech, healthcare, and/or manufacturing & distribution organizations, as well as IT carve-out and merger integration leadership experience.
* 3-5 years participating on business consulting and IT project based work / teams
* Minimum of 1-2 years of managing complex operational and/or IT projects / people
* Minimum of 1-2 years of consulting experience with a specific industry domain expertise in one or more of the following: manufacturing & distribution, software, or healthcare
* Strong project management methodology background, including schedule, scope, issue and risk management experience, change management, strategic planning and analysis
* Candidates must be eligible to work permanently in the United States without sponsorship
* Ability to travel 50-70%

We celebrate driven professionals who thrive in a collaborative environment. Our consultants work on front lines – partnering with clients to deliver game changing solutions in the most dynamic industries. Sound interesting? Then West Monroe Partners just might be the place for you.

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer -
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Location

222 West Adams Street , Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of West Monroe Partners

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

Kirsten

Senior Consultant, Mergers & Acquisitions

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

Adam

Manager, Advanced Analytics

What are West Monroe Partners Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Where you decide to build your career is one of the most important decisions you will make. Our hope is you see the value of building it here at West Monroe Partners. As a firm, we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow and well into the future.

We invest in you. At West Monroe Partners, we don't just give lip service to the philosophy that people matter. We invest in it, through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

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