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M&A Analyst - Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth

Abantu Staffing Solutions
Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 22, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:

This role involves detailed financial analysis, asset appraisal, financial modelling, and providing expert advisory services during mergers and acquisitions. Experience in mergers and acquisitions and financial analysis.

Multi-sector environment is ideal

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Analysis:
    • Conduct detailed analysis of companies' financial planning, including initial balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and bottom lines.
  • Asset Appraisal:
    • Perform thorough appraisals of both tangible (tangible and intangible fixed assets) and intangible assets (elements that determine competitive ability and generate earnings or value added).
  • Financial Information Structuring:
    • Organize and structure financial data, converting it into comprehensive documents, including spreadsheets, presentations, and textual reports.
  • Financial Modelling:
    • Develop financial models to evaluate various scenarios based on different assumptions.
    • Assess business profitability, propose diverse financial strategies, and generate graphical representations for each scenario.
  • Transaction Structuring:
    • Design models for share purchases, debt restructuring, and company capitalization.
  • Advisory Role:
    • Provide expert advice during mergers and acquisitions, leveraging appraisals of tangible and intangible assets, financial planning, and modelling insights.
  • Negotiations:
    • Participate in negotiation processes for mergers and acquisitions, ensuring optimal outcomes for all parties involved.
  • Due Diligence:
    • Coordinate due diligence activities prior to acquisitions or mergers to ensure thorough evaluation and risk assessment.
  • Management Accounts:
    • Collect and review monthly management accounts of investee companies to monitor financial performance and trends.
  • Forecasting and Analysis:
    • Develop forecasting tools and dashboards to analyze revenue variances, business trends, and industry sector trends.
Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Proficient in financial modelling and valuation techniques.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

  • Chartered Accountant (CA) (SA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), or equivalent qualification.

Desired Skills:
  • Acquisitions
  • Financial Modeling
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

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