M&A Analyst – Part Time

  • 20-02-24
  • $120,000 - $130,000 + Super (pro rata)
  • North Shore and Northern Beaches
  • Part-time
  • Part Time – 3 days a week
  • Unique role charged with engaging with + analysing acquisition targets
  • Acquisitive ASX listed business with a host of well-known brands
  • Sydney, Lower North Shore. Salary: $130K + Super (pro rata)

M&A Analyst - Consumer Goods - Lower North Shore

Company Background

Our client is one of Australia’s well-known consumer goods businesses. Enjoying continuing success and growth, this ASX-listed organisation has a strong market reputation and is always on the lookout for acquisitions that align to their growth strategy. 

With state of the art, bright, modern offices and a well-established and capable team, this business is well-known for retaining and developing their best and brightest staff. The CFO does this by ensuring she understands the aspirations of her team and provides exposure to as many desired areas as possible. 

This business has instantly recognisable brands and a formidable market presence which will only enhance your exposure and future career prospects.

This role has become available as the incumbent is moving to live overseas.

The Role

As the M&A Analyst, you will work closely with the CEO and CFO who have overseen numerous prior transactions. They are willing to train the right person who is from an Accounting background into a role that will focus on (not limited to) the following:

  • Identifying and qualifying acquisition targets based on the company growth strategy. 
  • Maintaining relationships with a network of contacts – including but not exclusive to investment banks, sell and buy side brokers, debt restructuring / insolvency firms etc.. 
  • Providing a weekly report on the updated status of M&A opportunities. 
  • Researching the financial status of target companies and analysing their performance history. 
  • Analysing accretive earnings potential in conjunction with the CFO for presentation to the CEO. 
  • Preparation of relevant board reporting – status of opportunities, financial metrics, timing etc. 
  • As necessary, assisting with the appointment of the appropriate independent corporate advisory firm.
  • Assist in conducting due diligence on companies to be acquired. 
  • Seek new brands for distribution in the Australian / New Zealand market. Providing a monthly report / update to the CEO. 

Your Background

To be considered for this M&A Analyst role you will meet the following criteria:

  • An accounting background coupled with a professional qualification such as CA, CPA, or equivalent is a pre-requisite. 
  • Confidence and well-developed interpersonal skills to enable you to pro-actively build relationships, network, and liaise effectively with stakeholders and targets. 
  • Excellent business acumen and an analytical mind.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Those with a great attitude and desire to work in the M&A space from an audit background are welcome to apply. 
  • Any prior relatable experience or market knowledge of acquisition opportunities would be highly regarded but is not a pre-requisite. 
  • Keen to take on a part time role; 3 days per week. 

If you are keen to apply for this Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst role, please contact David Landau at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 5641, quoting reference 8385 or click on 'apply now' below.

Please submit your CV in Word format and note that due to the high volume of responses we receive only suitable candidates will be contacted.

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