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Senior Consultant within International M&A Practice at Towers Watson Delaware Inc. in New York, NY.
Serve as M&A liaison for Latin America, responsible for providing Human Resources (HR) consulting services related to support and coordination of M&A activity in the region.
Develop HR due diligence reports and recommendations; quantify major areas of HR risk and opportunities.
Partner with global cross-functional HR team and subject matter experts to develop integration and execution plans for M&A transactions.
Work collaboratively in the project management aspects for HR integration planning, separation and execution planning.
Lead / participate on an HR Project Management Office (PMO) team for cross border transactions; produce deliverables aligned to the overall business needs.
Planning, coordination and development of welcome letters and side by side benefit statements for employees.
Assist multinational companies in the development of global/cross-border solutions that meet the needs of both local and headquarter management in the design, establishment, financing, operation, oversight and monitoring their benefit programs around the world.
Lead and manage multiple client engagements.
Lead cross-functional business and accounting projects. Perform technical review of complex actuarial valuations as well as other work products.
Manage teams of consultants and client personnel (often across multiple organizations and time zones) to achieve project objectives.
Develop budget for multinational projects (new business); support global sales, contribute to scope expansion (identify opportunities to cross-sell new products and services), and help monitor and maintain active sales entries in the Company's internal system.
Identify, create, and measure process improvements that automate manual steps.
Build a strong network across different lines of businesses and practices (regionally and globally), and collaborate effectively among them.
Serve as day-to-day contact for multinational clients.
Manage ongoing relationships with clients to solicit feedback on services and open opportunities to expand revenue.
Develop HR Readiness materials for integration (project plans, check lists, project rhythm, etc.).
Coordinate and prepare materials for Leadership Workshops.
Conduct global Benefit reviews, including global oversight and governance procedures.
Perform accounting consolidating for employee benefit plans globally, including assisting multinational clients with global actuarial consolidation for international benefits under US GAAP, IFRS and K-GAAP.
Analyze severance benefits in several countries outside of the United States.
Lead multi-country benefit reviews, including competitive benchmarking for market practice data across industry sectors and countries, as well as expatriate employee benefit programs plan review.
Perform individual pension benefit calculations for Third Country National plans.
Assist in pension de-risking projects.
Bachelor's degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Business Administration, Economics, Actuarial Science or a related field.
Ten (10) years of experience as an Actuarial Consultant or related role.
At least ten (10) years of experience in the design / management of global benefit programs for multinational organizations.
At least seven (7) years of experience managing multiple people and projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget.
At least seven (7) years of experience assisting multinational clients with global actuarial consolidation for international benefits under US GAAP and IFRS.
At least seven (7) years of experience recognizing and diagnosing issues, working in teams, and leveraging the resources of other related practices to address client challenges.
At least five (5) years of experience in client facing roles acting as a liaison and main point of contact for multiple employers and/or consultants.
At least three (3) years of experience providing Human Resources (HR) consulting services related to support and coordination of M&A activity.
At least three (3) years of experience influencing and collaborating with senior management and working across all levels of an organization, contributing to the development of new business solutions and products.
At least three (3) years of experience participating in the project management aspects for HR integration planning, separation and execution planning.
Must be willing to travel up to 50% to 80% of time.
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