BDO Corporate Finance:
BDO Corporate Finance is a mid-tier Corporate Finance service provider with three distinct service lines: Valuations, Transaction Services and Mergers and Acquisitions.
Job description, responsibilities and opportunities:
We are recruiting an associate director for the Mergers& Acquisitions team who will assist in providing deal related services, principally from a deal management perspective to both financial and strategic buyers and vendors. The successful candidate will also be required to perform desktop valuations as part of the deal advisory services.
Significant growth opportunities exist within the department.
CA (SA) qualification or near qualification
Strong academic results and professional competency preferred
At least 5 years post article experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an M&A capacity within a highly competitive and dynamic environment.
Proven ability to negotiate deals with Financial Institutions and potential investors.
Experience in financial modelling, valuations and/ or due diligence will be an advantage.
Able to perform strategic reviews and compile transaction documents, i.e. teaser and confidential information memorandum.
Working within a professional environment.
Experience in an audit/ assurance environment will be an advantage.
Experience in deal structuring and restructuring.
Practical experience of business analytical review and risk evaluation.
Excellent computer literacy, including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
Strong analytical ability and understanding of key financial ratios.
A good understanding of IFRS and the ability to identify key IFRS issues within a business.
Broad understanding of tax structuring and tax implications of transactions.
Excellent communication / interpersonal skills
Excellent report writing skills (non-negotiable)
Work ethic and the ability to work for extended hours (when required)
Knowledge and innovation
Influencing skills / leadership potential
Entrepreneurial flair, energy and drive
Problem solving potential and decision making skills
A strong command of English (both oral and written)
Excellent planning and organising abilities
Ability to work under pressure and achieve internal reporting deadlines
Have a strong commitment to excellence and personal and professional growth
Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and an aptitude for analytics
Contribute to competitive bid proposals and formal presentations
Salary is market-related and commensurate with experience.
The appointment will be made in terms of the firm's Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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