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M&A Integration Project Manager

Company: Aprio Llp
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Aprio is searching for a M&A Integration Project Manager who will oversee complex, and highly visible integration projects and/or multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment. This role will lead the coordination of diverse teams to quarterback integrations & acquisitions end-to-end as well as other business operations projects as assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent project management skills, experience in M&A, and leading cross-functional projects as well as experience within a CPA firm or other professional services firm. Work with a top 50 CPA-led advisory firm that is passionate for whats next. With more than 700 team members in 24 states, Aprio is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with offices in North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and New York. Come serve national and international clients doing business in and out of 50 countries with team members that speak more than 30 languages. At Aprio, youll discover a culture grounded in 31 fundamental behaviors that guide our interactions with each other and our clients every day. We are proud to be a Best Place to Work and have the highest ranking on Glassdoor among the top 50 public accounting firms. Position Responsibilities: * Responsible for overall project management of integration projects, including mergers & acquisitions, from due diligence stage to integration & synergy through the close-out stage. Leads and guides the efforts of others in understanding and reaching project decisions. * Understands the company strategic objectives, drives integration planning, assesses risks and challenges, develops comprehensive project plans inclusive of all workstreams, monitor status, identify and resolve potential issues, and provide regular updates to leadership. * Work in a challenging, fast-paced environment supporting M&A and other cross-collaborative initiatives, aligning them with company strategy, business systems, processes, and culture. * Interact across company departments & comfortably work with the Executive Team, Shared Services leaders and Practice Group leaders. Requires strong attention to detail, organizational, communication, and service skills to achieve project goals. * Leads and facilitates the efforts and expertise of a wide range of disciplines. * Builds standard operating procedures, best practices, and tools to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of integration project efforts. * Determines project risk and assesses project activities and resources to mitigate risks. Implements quality assurance processes to ensure all aspects of the project. * Effectively communicate project expectations with leadership, project team members and all involved parties. Core Competencies: * Planning - Accurately scopes out length & difficulty of tasks, set goals/objectives, develops schedules, adjusts for problems * Drives for Results - Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results * Time Management - Uses time effectively/efficiently, prioritizes projects, gets more done in less time. * Process Management - Excellent at figuring out the processes to get things done, understands efficient work flows, and capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously. * Learning on the Fly - Learns quickly when facing new problems, eager learner, open to change, improves, enjoys challenges and finding solutions. * Customer Focus - Dedicated to meeting and exceeding expectations with internal and external people, establishes rapport and maintains effective relationships with employees. Qualifications Needed: * 5+ years of overall experience and 3+ years of experience in projects in the Mergers and Acquisitions space * Expert knowledge of project management & change management * Strong leadership skills and ability to influence others to achieve deadlines * Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and ability to multitask * Strong communication and interpersonal skills (both written and verbal) and excellent presentation skills * Collaborative, Team Player. Ability to engage, interact, and collaborate with groups and individuals * Ability to visualize, understand and construct complex processes or concepts, developing process maps, diagrams, models, and/or other process documentation. (ie. Gantt charts, Excel/sheets, and other PM related tools) * Experience with Agile methodologies and delivery methods * Tools: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PowerBI, etc.) * PMP, CSM, CSPO, Lean Six Sigma, and/or equivalent certifications * CPA or MBA preferred and experience with CPA firm active in M&A is a bonus * Position may travel occasionally within the United States Why work for Aprio: Whether you are just starting out, looking to advance into management or searching for your next leadership role, Aprio offers an opportunity to grow with a future-focused, innovative firm. Perks/benefits we offer: * Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance on the first day of employment * Flexible Spending Account * 401k with Profit Sharing * Discretionary Time Off structure * Parental Leave coverage for both spouses * Summer Hours/Flextime * Tuition Assistance Program and CPA support program with cash incentive upon completion * Dress your Day jeans casual to business professional depending on your day * Discretionary incentive compensation based on firm, group and individual performance * Incentive compensation related to origination of new client sales Whats in it for you: * Working with an industry leader : Be part of a high-growth firm that is passionate for whats next. * An awesome culture: Thirty fundamental behaviors guide our culture every day ensuring we always deliver an exceptional team-member and client experience. We call it the Aprio Way. This shared mindset creates lasting relationships between team members and with clients. * A great team: Work with a high-energy, passionate, caring and ambitious team of professionals in a collaborative culture. * Entrepreneurship : Have the freedom to innovate and bring your ideas to help us grow to become the CPA firm of choice nationally. * Growth opportunities : Grow professionally in an environment that fosters continuous learning and advancement. * Competitive compensation : You will be rewarded with competitive compensation, industry-leading benefits and a flexible work environment to enjoy work/life balance. Aprio is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex; pregnancy; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Aprio Llp, Atlanta , M&A Integration Project Manager, Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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