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Senior Manager Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions

Company: Cox Communications Inc
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Location: 6205-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
Division: Cox Communications
Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Requisition Number: 218249
Role Summary:
The Senior Manager of Mergers & Acquisitions will play a key role in the execution of strategic transactions including acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, swaps, divestitures, and other structures designed to create long-term shareholder value. This position will be responsible for developing comprehensive presentations, financial models, valuation analyses, ad hoc data analysis, as well as a variety of other tasks to facilitate the evaluation, negotiation, and execution of M&A transactions. This position reports to the Executive Director of Mergers & Acquisitions.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Play a critical role in developing M&A strategies, sourcing actionable opportunities and executing transactions within the telecommunications sector.
  • Lead all aspects of financial analysis including the development of comprehensive valuation (using multiple methodologies) and transaction structure analyses.
  • Identify, screen and evaluate pipeline opportunities while building relationships with target companies, the investment banking community and strategic partners
  • Support all aspects of M&A execution including financial modeling, valuation, due diligence and creation of operating plans and due diligence summaries.
  • Influence and provide direction to cross-divisional and cross-functional teams of internal and external resources to perform comprehensive due diligence.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to senior leadership throughout all phases of an M&A transaction from strategy formation and through final deal execution.
  • Manage initial phases of post-deal integration.
  • Owns the maintenance of existing industry transaction comps, trading comps and benchmarking analyses.
  • Own the regular updating and reporting of the corporate development pipeline.
  • Collaborate with peers across the enterprise to identify and adopt best practices and manage internal and external resources to deliver projects.
  • Continuously learn from being exposed to deal sourcing, structuring, diligence, communication (internal/external), valuation, and documentation that are integral aspects of all deal execution. Qualifications: Minimum:
    • 7+ years of relevant M&A experience required which includes corporate development, private equity, investment banking and/or transaction advisory services of Big 4 accounting firms.
    • 5+ years of experience if candidate possesses a related advanced degree
    • Demonstrated track record of consistent high-level achievement.
    • Contributing to team success
    • Strong communications and presentation skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams and leaders throughout the organization
    • Strategic thinker and problem solver
    • Strong ability to drive actions and influence key stakeholders to get deals done.
    • Superior skills in financial and quantitative analysis, written and oral communication, use of Excel and PowerPoint and keen attention to detail.
    • Experience managing M&A deal processes and through the deal execution lifecycle.
    • Highly organized with strong ability to work independently, manage multiple projects with high visibility, high impact and tight timelines simultaneously.
    • Continuous learner mindset focused on continuous improvement
    • Lives Cox Values - Shows an approach towards people and work that is consistent with the overall values of the company. Works to professional standards that apply best practices approaches are consistent with Coxs values and ethics.
    • Travel up to 15%. Preferred:
      • Bachelors degree preferred.
      • MBA preferred.
      • Telecommunications, Technology or Media industry experience is preferred. Who We Are
        About Cox Communications
        Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

        About Cox
        We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at
        Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page .
        Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
        Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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