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Featured Job Opportunity: M&A Senior Associate

Canton, Ohio

We are currently assisting our client in their search for an M&A Senior Associate.


The M&A Senior Associate will have upward mobility in a high growth, private healthcare company and will work closely with the company’s private equity partner, Regional Presidents, and C-level execs to analyze, solve, and communicate material and complex new business opportunities.

The position will also manage and work across multiple corporate functions (finance, legal, integration/operations, and clinical leadership) in the context of mergers and acquisitions, organic growth, and special projects as a high profile and trusted team member that drives solutions.

General Responsibilities:

  • Advance the company’s M&A and organic growth strategy by owning the financial analysis and due diligence of new business opportunities.
  • Competency and creative problem-solving abilities in the areas of Investing, M&A, Finance, Strategy, Organic Growth, Investor Relations, Board of Directors initiatives, Market Sizing & Strategy, and Industry Competitive Dynamics.
  • Develop and maintain detailed understanding of USACS’s service lines, regions, strategy.
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships across multiple corporate functions (Finance, Legal, Operations, Regional/Clinical Leadership).

Specific M&A and Organic Growth Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the new business screening process to determine which M&A and organic growth opportunities are worth team resources. In this capacity, analyze local market opportunities & strategies, growth strategies within targeted health system customers, competitive dynamics, local physician group dynamics, and financial opportunities.
  • Create and execute on diligence work plans.
  • Identify synergies, coordinating directly with Regional Presidents and our operations leaders to develop a viable plan, including integration timeline.
  • Run financial model that analyzes the “what” and the “why” of historical financial results, and thoughtfully projects the drivers and estimated results of Revenue and EBITDA.
  • Create scenario and sensitivity analyses to determine impact to financial results, EBITDA multiples & investment returns, and cash flow.
  • Summarize due diligence findings and team recommendations into powerpoint presentations for C-suite executives and Board Members.
  • Review and assist in the drafting of transaction legal documentation: Letter of Intents (“LOIs”), Term Sheets, Compensation Plan Agreements, and Merger Agreements.
  • Build funds flow model used by USACS Treasury to wire cash and equity funds at close.
  • Serve as liaison to Integration team to ensure a smooth transaction close and synergy realization.
  • Deliver on special business strategy projects as assigned by executive management (e.g. CEO, CFO, GC), Board of Directors, and Business Development team members.
  • Attend conferences and management meetings as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree at an accredited business school, above 3.5 GPA preferred.
  • 2+ year’s bulge-bracket accounting, investment banking, equity research, management consulting, corporate finance or corporate development experience.
  • Healthcare industry experience. Health system or physician group experience welcomed, but not required.
  • Knowledge and experience in EBITDA modeling & analysis, company valuation, and M&A due diligence.
  • Experience working with C-suite executives preferred.
  • Experience interfacing with private equity preferred.
  • Experience in and ability to exercise considerable judgment, maintain confidentiality, and act in a diplomatic manner.
  • A well-organized and self-directed individual who is able to work with minimal amount of supervision, including the ability to independently identify, research and resolve issues.
  • Possesses strong attention to detail, curiosity in understanding the “why”, and desire to “own” his/her role. Team player mindset.
  • Communication skills: An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and responsive to team members.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple complex projects against their deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel on occasion.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook, including the capability to efficiently complete tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possesses eagerness to take on growing responsibilities and leadership roles within USACS.

Only applicants of interest will be contacted.


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