Projects and M&A Analyst

  • Finance
  • Brussel, Belgium

Projects and M&A Analyst

Job description

The Projects and M&A Analyst draws up and validates the models and financial data required for the company’s strategic projects, including acquisitions.

He/she also acts as a business partner towards other persons involved in the project.


List of tasks

  • Model the financial impacts of projects (e.g. new services).
  • Check, correct and optimise financial data (e.g. cash flow statements) for projects.
  • Pre-acquisition: carry out financial checks and analyses in the course of the due diligence process.
  • Collaborate with external M&A advisers.
  • Post-acquisition: assist with the integration of newly acquired companies into EDF Luminus.
  • Perform asset valuations (e.g. in connection with impairment tests).
  • Perform critical assessments of business plans (for acquisitions and projects) and the underlying assumptions, in accordance with the strategic vision.
  • Prepare financial information (e.g. cash flow statements) for analysis purposes in connection with projects.
  • Present conclusions and recommendations on projects/acquisitions to senior management.
  • Analyse the financial risks and opportunities of projects.
  • Prepare briefing packs for submission to the Investment Committee.
  • Work with other finance personnel to share information and consolidate and identify the financial impacts of projects.

Requirements

  • You have a master’s degree in finance/economics.
    • You have 3 years of experience in audit, banking or M&A.
      • Prior experience in M&A is a plus.
    • You have an understanding of valuation.
    • You have an understanding of modelling and business plans.
  • You are communicative, dynamic and tenacious.
    • You are fluent in English, Dutch and French.
    • You have good writing skills and enjoy tackling challenges.
    • You are fully conversant with MS Office with an excellent knowledge of Excel.
  • You are highly professional with an analytical and critical mindset and the ability to combine and summarise findings.
  • You are flexible and always comply with deadlines.
  • You are a self-starter, take the initiative, and are pro-active.