Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Salary
For Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions, yearly average wages total $118K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions survey respondents are men (72 percent). For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
|Salary||$72,826 - $168,897|
|Bonus||$2,048 - $51,204|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$76,484 - $206,042|
Job Description for Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions
A senior manager of mergers and acquisitions is an extremely high-level position. This person needs to be well-versed in business. Your sole job is to evaluate other companies for the possibility of buying them or merging with them. You will be evaluating whether these kinds of deals would benefit your company. You are required to do complex analysis of the possible companies and to formulate a plan that you present to the board of your company. In addition, you are expected to conduct negotiations with potential companies, in conjunction with other senior managers.Read More...
You need to have a bachelor’s degree in finance or a related field to be considered for this position. A master’s in business (MBA) is also often required. Another requirement is experience working in the field of finance and business, preferably experience as part of a mergers and acquisitions team. You should also be someone who shows a strong attention to detail and someone who works well with other people, as everything you do will require you to work on a team. Your hours will be standard business hours, but you will be required to travel. All possible target companies need to be thoroughly evaluated, and that requires you to travel to where they are.
Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Tasks
- Manage large case tax audits, and prepare and submit materials.
- Identify and suggest strategies to mitigate risk and take opportunities during decision-making and relationship-building.
- Advise clients on tax consequences of proposed and actual business decisions including bankruptcy.
- Verify, submit, and provide advice on state and federal tax documents for acquisitions, mergers, debts, and restructurings.
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Individuals with fewer than five years of experience earn $95K on average, but those in the five-to-10 year group see a six-figure median of $118K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $152K in this role. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $150K.
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