Mergers and Acquisitions Manager

  • Location
    Herndon, Virginia
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Real Estate

We are currently seeking a M&A Finance Manager/Senior Analyst for our client in Herndon, VA office. This position will report to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis.

Location - Herndon VA
Compensation - $120,000 - $125,000 with 15% bonus.

Job Duties:
Pro Forma Valuation

Develop a pro forma model to value potential acquisition targets, considering such items as historical add backs, future synergies & dis-synergies, the impact of purchase accounting, discounted cash flow, return on invested capital, internal rate of return, etc.
Participate in valuation and pricing strategy discussions with members of the Corporate Executive team
Review and decipher all of the financial documents provided by the prospective acquisition target

Due Diligence/Pre-Close

Engage with the Seller’s finance representatives to discuss all aspects of the financial due diligence process; tasks will include understanding the external & internal dynamics driving the historical financial statements, assessing the current state of the finance/accounting processes & controls, discussing the roles and responsibilities of key employees, etc.
Calculate the working capital target, present the assumptions to the Sellers, and negotiate a fair level of working capital for closing
Prepare the Board Book presentation that provides the Board of Directors with the all of the pertinent information needed to make an informed vote on each acquisition
Perform a financial statement reconciliation by tying out system-generated trial balances to the consolidated financial statements
Manage the funds flow documentation to ensure a smooth execution of the payment on the transaction date
Establish a finance & accounting due diligence calendar to guide the Sellers through the process


Determine the final working capital balance as of the closing, review with the Sellers, and agree on the appropriate action to true-up to the target
Engage with the Accounting team to determine the fair market value of the acquisition’s tangible and intangible assets
Prepare the final purchase price allocation document for tax purposes
Assist with acquisition related financial reporting requests on an ad-hoc basis


Bachelor of Science degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA, CMA, and/or MBA preferred
5+ years of M&A experience (i.e. transaction advisory services) - THIS IS NOT A VP LEVEL OR CFO ROLE
Strong executive presence and interpersonal skills are required
Advanced verbal and written communication skills are required
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word) is required; an advanced understand of Excel is preferred
Demonstrated success working on projects independently
Strong understanding of the financial statements and accounting rules & terminology
Ability to meet deadlines while facing high-pressure conditions
Demonstrate a high-level of attention to detail
Experience working in the building materials industry is preferred
Up to 30% travel may be required

Please send resumes to or call 703-885-5591 for confidential interest.

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