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Finance Manager, M&A Finance


Headquartered in Purchase, NY, PepsiCo operates in over 200 countries and territories around the globe.

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Job Description

PepsiCo offers the world’s largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands, including 22 different product lines that generate more than $1 billion in annual retail sales each. Our main businesses — Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay, and Pepsi Cola — also make hundreds of other enjoyable foods and beverages that are respected household names throughout the world.

PepsiCo’s Corporate M&A team is responsible for generating, managing and executing mergers and acquisitions, minority investments, and strategic activities across all of PepsiCo’s business units. This fast paced, collaborative team of M&A professionals focuses on the inorganic agenda of PepsiCo’s global beverage and snack product portfolio, making a direct impact on the company’s future success.

PepsiCo is seeking an Corporate M&A professional for the role of Finance Manager. It is a rewarding opportunity for both personal and professional growth where you will have the unique opportunity to drive PepsiCo’s inorganic agenda, solve complex strategic problems, and work with global cross-functional teams in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. The Manager will report to a Vice President while having direct interaction with the Head of Corporate M&A, as well as other senior company executives, and participate in all stages of executing strategic transactions for PepsiCo globally.

Accountabilities will include:

  • Support PepsiCo divisions’ business leaders, senior corporate executives and strategy teams to screen, analyze and develop M&A strategy and pipeline
  • Collaborate with business and functional teams to synthesize industry/category dynamics and all aspects of the business case development (strategic rationale, financial analyses) to evaluate opportunities
  • Lead cross-functional team to execute a wide range of strategic activities, including, but not limited to, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and minority investments
  • Influence key decision makers to create internal alignment

Additional competencies preferred:

  • Experience being part of large cross-functional teams in a global, matrix organization
  • Proven ability to lead and manage multiple complex M&A projects in parallel
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to think big picture without losing sight to details
  • Skillful at building trust with and influencing senior-level stakeholders
  • Proven ability to hit the ground running and adapt to new environment
  • Strong ability work collaboratively within teams across the organization

Note: COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for this role. Please note that all such company vaccine requirements provide the opportunity to request an approved accommodation or exemption under applicable law.


  • 2+ years of transaction execution experience either in corporate development / M&A department of a corporation, investment bank, private equity or similar financial services institution. Work within a management consulting firms M&A / Corporate development practice may also be appropriate
  • Ability to evaluate potential opportunities through the development of valuation models to reflect detailed business case assumptions with the flexibility to run scenarios / sensitivities

  • Ability to drive results on multiple projects in parallel

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills; effective verbal and written communication
  • Strategic thinker with intellectual curiosity; highly analytical and skilled at valuation methodologies
  • Expertise in screening and analyzing potential opportunities for strategic fit and conducting business due diligence
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively within teams across the organization
  • Must be willing and able to travel 25% of the time
  • Food and/or beverage experience, as well as related consumer products background is preferred
  • MBA from top Business School highly preferred Business-facing role based in Purchase, NY

Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Food and/or beverage experience, as well as related consumer products background is preferred, but company will consider exceptional candidates with relevant skill sets from other industries

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

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

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 – 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Headquartered in Purchase, NY, PepsiCo operates in over 200 countries and territories around the globe.

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