Position Description

Seeking highly motivated and experienced professional to support the continued growth of our Transaction Advisory practice. Must be eager to be part of a fast-growing management consulting firm with access to the top executives and investors in the federal market. Leads client-facing engagements and internal management of teams executing on M&A strategy, candidate sourcing, due diligence, and integration efforts. Manages client relationships to support the ongoing growth of their businesses. Provides guidance and training to Associates and Senior Associates.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Leading Transaction Advisory engagements across the practice that may include financial due diligence engagements with both private equity and strategic corporate buyers, candidate sourcing, pre-merger / post-merger integration, and corporate development support
  2. Engaging actively in deal sourcing, target identification, and analysis for proprietary acquisition processes
  3. Conducting industry and company-specific business due diligence, including competitor and industry benchmarking
  4. Performing in-depth financial modeling to inform client projections around revenue and profit outlook, pipeline sizing, and industry dynamics
  5. Leveraging market/customer research, trends, and competitor analysis to help clients understand transaction-specific risks and opportunities
  6. Delivering consistent outstanding client management and work value, with a focus on developing trusted and long-lasting relationships
  7. Serving as an effective advisor and mentor for junior staff
  8. Serving as a client and internal thought leader for underlying trends that affect the Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services industries

Desired Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities 

  • Industry knowledge: Demonstrates interest and passion for government-centric markets, particularly Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services
  • Problem-solving skills: Must be intellectually curious with strong creative and imaginative prowess to generate ideas for solving complex business problems
  • Critical thinking: Possesses the capacity to analyze data objectively, applying logical thought to provide short-, mid-, and long-term strategic recommendations
  • Creativity: Incorporates strategic, financial, game theory decisioning, and other frameworks into successful M&A sourcing approaches, deal structures, and due diligence products
  • Passion: Desires for learning our methodologies and proprietary tools for federal M&A sourcing, due diligence, and integration activities
  • Attention to Detail: Must have fastidious approach to succeed in a demanding environment where we expect to provide clients with market leading insights and superior analysis
  • Communication: Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills to clearly articulate the insights from findings to management and relevant stakeholders
  • Flexibility: Able to adjust to frequent changes in priorities, effectively managing time and working across multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Professionalism: Takes pride in work and creating a polished product
  • Team Player: Desires to be part of a meritocratic group who works well independently and in an intensely collaborative team environment

Desired Levels

Applicants may be hired at the Principal and Director level commensurate with experience, background, and education. US Citizenship is required.

Desired Education & Experience 

  • Education: BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Management, Economics, Finance, or Statistics, or in a related field
  • Experience: 5 to 10 years hands-on experience in corporate development, M&A strategy, investment banking, commercial due diligence, or principal investing

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