Job Title
M&A Analyst
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 5 years
Job Published
14 October 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

M&A Analyst

R1m (Neg) plus bonus

Cape Town

Excellent career opportunity with global FMCG Group. Reporting to Business Development Executive you will be responsible for accurately researching, analysing and modeling information/data, the risks and financial impacts of targeted opportunities for business growth and development.

Key Performance Areas

  • Compile and analyse data required for mergers, acquisitions and divestiture projects
  • Conduct detailed research and market analysis to understand market drivers and identify potential targets and present findings
  • Identify trends and developments in competitive environments / landscapes and SWOT analysis and present findings
  • Analyse financial statements of potential targets and present findings
  • Provide analytical and modelling support for targeted opportunities including DCF valuations, scenario analysis, deal and market multiple analysis, deal structure and financing alternatives, WACC calculations, accretion / dilution analysis and deal sensitivities
  • Provide structure, leadership and analytical support for transactions including development of diligence plans and coordinating activities of both internal and external support resources.
  • Project management including risk management, driving a transaction in accordance with its timetable, liaising with key parties including clients bidders, targets, other advisors etc.
  • Prepare customised presentations and detailed written reports/papers to support executives with advisory committee and board motivations
  • Analyse all acquisitions, identify any accounting, tax and reporting issues and analyse impact

Qualifications and experience

  • Relevant qualification with Financial Literacy, including but not limited to: B. Com Investment Management (Honours), Qualified CA(SA); B. Com Finance (Honours); B. Business Science Finance.
  • 3+ years M&A experience from a Tier 1 bank/top boutique/big 4 advisory firms