Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Los Angeles
United States

United States of America - Texas, Dallas

Job Summary

The Corporate Development / Mergers & Acquisitions Manager position will be responsible for working with the team to identify, evaluate, and execute domestic and international acquisitions and divestitures for the Company. As a member of the Corporate M&A team, the M&A Manager will be working with operating businesses across the global organization and coordinating with multiple functional groups. This will be a position based from either our Dallas, TX or Los Angeles, CA offices.

AECOM has a significant acquisition and divestiture history, and a member of the M&A team should expect to gain significant buy-side and sell-side experience in domestic and international markets.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Strategic M&A Planning: Evaluate the competitive landscape and assist in development of M&A plan to advance the strategic initiatives of the Company. This will also include profiling and monitoring top targets.

  • Target Evaluation: Analyze operational and financial information of potential targets. Prepare multiple valuation analyses (comparables, DCF, IRR, merger, accretion/dilution, etc.) to support executive decision making.

  • Transaction Execution: Project management responsibilities to coordinate an entire transaction. This will include managing due diligence, internal functional team review (finance & accounting, HR, IT, legal, tax), and approval processes.

  • Presentation: Prepare investment thesis presentations summarizing conclusions and recommendations to present to executive management and the Board.

  • Responsibilities may also include a role in post merger integration.

  • Potentially perform a variety of other ad hoc projects for senior management.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 8+ years of relevant mergers & acquisitions, investment banking (analyst program) and/or management consulting experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Some travel required.

  • Candidate must be highly analytical and have an in-depth knowledge of accounting, finance, and valuation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Financial modeling skills (including usage of CapIQ or Factset plug-ins) is a plus.

  • Exceptional Power Point and MS Excel skills

  • Self-motivated, possessing a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently.

  • Strong communication skills (oral & written) in order to interact with internal and external parties.

  • Engineering background and/or engineering industry knowledge is a plus.

  • Buy-side acquisition experience is a plus.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship for US work authorization is not available for this position

  • Interview process may include separate investment analysis / presentation assignment

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Corporate

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254463BR

Additional Locations US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.