Job description / Role
Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Transaction Diligence Analyst, you'll help make that happen. That will mean using your unique insight to supply tailored advice to clients from all industries. Working on everything from pre-deal to post-deal, you'll build an incredible base of experience that will set you apart for the rest of your career - all with the support of some of the top colleagues in the business.
With our support, some of our clients have grown to be among the most recognizable, respected brands on the planet. We're currently growing our Transaction Advisory Services team to meet increasing demand. As part of the team, you can expect exposure to a full range of client types and needs, along with formal training to support your personal goals.
Your key responsibilities
As a member of staff within the Transaction diligence team, you'll participate in due diligence engagements related to transactions involving private equity investor groups and strategic corporate buyers. You'll prepare analyses of historical and pro forma financial information to assess trends and fluctuations that may impact cash flow requirements and deal valuation. You'll work effectively as a team member by demonstrating your commitment to quality, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress.
Skills and attributes for success
We are looking for individuals who are proactive and can identify risks, issues and opportunities, suggesting simple, effective strategies to drive improvement. Building relationships with colleagues across the business, supporting them and promoting a collaborative culture will also be a key part of this role.
To qualify for the role you must have
- A degree in Mathematics, Business, Finance, Accounting or Economics, with demonstrated aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis
- 2+ years of relevant work experience
- A genuine interest in financial strategy and a constantly updating understanding of current trends and issues
- Strong MS office skills, especially when modeling using Excel
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, supported by the confidence to work effectively in a high-energy, fast-moving environment
- The ability to influence colleagues and communicate complex concepts simply and effectively to non-technical audiences
Ideally, you'll also have
- Exposure to discounted cash flow (DCF) valuation methodology
- Strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas
- Proficiency in Arabic language skills are highly desirable
What we look for
What's most important is that you're dedicated to supporting your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You'll need to thrive in picking up new skills and talents as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you've got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you. Some travel may be required depending on your specific role and location.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:
- Continuous learning: You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
- Success as defined by you: We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
- Transformative leadership: We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
- Diverse and inclusive culture: You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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