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    Senior Manager, M&A

    • 14776
    • Finance & Accounting
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Administration
    • Finance
    • UK
    • Cambridge

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    Job Description

    This is an exciting time to be at Arm as the business continues to grow and evolve. Now is a unique opportunity to develop professionally and gain experience in leading a fast-paced and supportive finance team by delivering on our passion for performance while creating a people centric company environment.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

    About the role

    Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) has become a key part of Arm’s growth strategy in order to accelerate our core capabilities. Following the recent creation of a dedicated M&A function within Finance, we are seeking an extraordinary individual to help drive deal support and execute on finance integration efforts on future M&A transactions.

    The Sr. Finance Manager, M&A will be a dedicated resource for all UK M&A and will reside within the Finance team.  This individual will act as a single point of contact from deal structure through integration execution and will work hand in hand with Corporate Development, the Integration Management Office, the target company and the rest of finance.   They will support structuring of definitive purchase agreements, lead due diligence, and project manage the finance sub-teams.  They will be dedicated full-time to this role from when engagement begins at deal structure into integration planning through integration execution.   They will provide subject matter expertise for the financial functions and represent finance cross-functionally.

    Specific accountabilities

    • Lead the UK M&A team and be responsible for executing all aspects of Arm’s Finance M&A process for UK based transactions, enabling maximum value capture from deal structure through successful integration of the business into Arm
    • Lead financial due diligence of target companies in order to evaluate key risks and validate synergies for Arm and to assess finance integration challenges
    • Coordinate closely with Strategy, Corporate Development, and the Integration Management Office to provide an end-to-end solution
    • Ensure the company applies consistency and best practice to the Finance M&A approach, enabling the acquired target to be successfully integrated and measured, ensuring all learnings are captured and utilized to enhance the process
    • Develop and strengthen relationships across all areas of Arm, partnering with sponsoring business units and other functional workstream leads to architect value-based integration strategies and ensure integrations are planned and executed effectively
    • Drive day-to-day execution of the overall Finance integration process, including project managing cross-functional teams in tax, reporting, accounting, etc. to ensure integration plans remain relevant and are being executed in a timely manner
    • Identify, aid in the resolution, and escalate program issues when necessary
    • Drive continuous improvement by incorporating feedback and lessons learned into updated integration processes and tools for application on future acquisitions
    • Enable “best in class” global Finance M&A process for Arm

    Job Requirements

    Required skills:

    • Qualified or near-qualified accountant
    • Significant and demonstrable experience of M&A and change programs within a financial context
    • Proven track record of leading a Finance or related team within a high profile, fast moving business across multiple markets
    • Interpersonal skills to be able to influence and act at all levels across Arm including Executive Committee level
    • Strong leadership skills, able to inspire, coach and motivate a team, and to maintain a wide range of relationships across Arm and the industry sector as required
    • Thought leader and not a list checker
    • Has a high level of organizational agility, business acumen, ability to work through others and a drive to deliver results
    • Exhibit strong understanding of M&A best practices and be able to quickly build a deep understanding of Arm’s current business from a cultural as well as operational perspective
    • Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with key stakeholders and work well in a highly collaborative environment
    • Strong management and communication skills to facilitate meetings and articulate complex concepts
    • Ability to track and follow-up with multiple stakeholders, ensure timely deliverables, and resolve issues and address key decisions
    • Effective change manager, attention to detail (without getting stuck in the weeds), problem solver, enthusiastic, assertive, and willing to be hands on
    • Ability to work flexible working hours due to global M&A and occasionally maintain extended work hours during critical project times

    ARM Benefits

    Benefits

    Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    • Annual Bonus Plan
    • Discretionary Cash Award
    • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
    • Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insurances
    • Holiday, 25 days annual leave with option to buy an additional 5 days per year
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-year of service
    • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
    • Varies by location: cycle to work, free car parking, gym on site, team and social events

    About Arm

    Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

    About the office

    At our global HQ in Cambridge, England we house the majority of our engineering and our corporate groups that deliver our extraordinary success. As a world-renowned university town, Cambridge boasts both a beautiful countryside and a historical town center. Local activities include punting on the River Cam and the many museums that reside within Cambridge University.

    Cambridge, UK - Global HQ
    Arm Ltd.
    110 Fulbourn Road
    Cambridge
    GB-CB1 9NJ
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