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Transaction Support Associate - Heldekruin

Employer
Fidelity Services Group
Location
Midrand Midrand, Gauteng North Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 23, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Vacancy: Transaction Support Associate - Heldekruin

Reporting: Lead Transaction Support


A vacancy exists for a Transaction Support Associate reporting to the Executive Transaction Support, based at Helderkruin in Roodepoort.

The Transaction Support team provides support across the Fidelity Services Group to originate, execute and realise value from potential acquisitions. The team assists to unlock and maximise acquisition value throughout the acquisition process from pre- acquisition evaluation, due diligence to post- acquisition services. The an Associate, you will work as part of a team to address complex business issues from strategy to execution. Skills and responsibilities include but are not limited to provide financial due diligence, project managing the acquisition and implementation process, negotiation support and acquisition structuring for potential transactions.

Duties and responsibilities (not totally inclusive):

You will play a critical role in the team to deliver high-quality work in acquisition transactions:
  • Collect data from various sources and perform routine transactional procedures to check the data quality and prepare preparing financial models which will be used during the acquisition process;
  • Analyse and present financial information, with a focus on key accounts of historical financial position;
  • Assist other team members to carry out complex analysis on key performance drivers, underlying EBITDA, working capital requirements and net (financial) debt;
  • Evaluating the strategic fit of businesses through identification and evaluation of potential synergies and sources of value enhancement;
  • Identifying issues for purchase price reductions, deal structuring or acquisition termination;
  • Participating in and project managing the acquisition including financial, operational and legal due diligence;
  • Engage with the sellers management team to unlock insights on non-financial risks and opportunities specific to the business and relevant to consider in the acquisition;
  • Assist in the preparation of due diligence reports, highlighting key deal issues and underlying business drivers;
  • Identifying and implementing post-acquisition action steps to achieve anticipated earnings and cash flow improvements;
  • Preparation of payment files pertaining to acquisitions;
  • Supporting the integration process, including SAP integration; and
  • Any other ad-hoc assistance required by the CSA finance team
Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related field;
  • Minimum 2 3 years post-graduate experience in the financial/commercial field;
  • Strong financial modelling skills and expert proficiency in Excel;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Ability to communicate complex financial concepts in a clear and concise manner;
  • Detail-oriented with a strong commitment to accuracy and quality;
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment;
  • Ability to work extended hours, as and when required;
  • Clear criminal record and no pending cases;
  • Ability to work independently and ability to meet strict deadlines;
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic;
  • Valid drivers license with own reliable transport; and
  • Ability to travel as and when required.
Attributes:
  • Action orientated
  • Time management
  • Business acumen
  • Planning and organising
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Action orientated

We reserve the right not to make an appointment to any advertised position. Whilst preference is always given to existing employees and the choice made is purely on merit, Historically Disadvantaged Candidates and Black Female Candidates are encouraged and supported in the FSG team. Whilst black female candidates will be given priority as per our transformation policy subject to the above criteria.

Fidelity Services Group (Pty) Ltd supports global fair practice and business ethics on continuous development of our human capital as the key resource to our success in the markets in which we participate.

Should you not be contacted regarding this position within 10 working days from the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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