Financial/Business Analyst

Polar Recruitment Services Limited
£35k - £40k pa + + 15% Bonus + Benefits
03 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial/Business Analyst Polar Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading corporate finance specialist for a Financial/Business Analyst who will support the major (M&A) transactions team, providing analysis and advisory support for financial aspects of allocated projects including historic performance, financial forecasts, offer analysis, valuations, and financial modelling. The Financial/Business Analyst will also provide support for pitches and open days as required. There will be an element of travel with this position. Responsibilities The Financial/Business Analyst will be tasked with: - Performing financial analysis from historic information, forecasts and budgets. - Preparation and updates of financial information for all relevant documentation. - Work with Deal Leaders and clients to help quantify and evaluate offers to support and structure price negotiations, including the production of business valuations. - Assist with the collation and presentation of financial information at the due diligence stage. - In depth commercial investigation into the client's business; market sentiments, industry specifics and competitor positioning; including the production of business review summaries. - Preparation of working capital analysis. Essential Skills & Experience - Experience in a similar Accounting/Financial Analysis position. - Corporate Finance experience highly desirable. - ACA/ACCA Qualification or similar desirable. - In-depth knowledge of statutory accounts. - Strong knowledge of different valuation techniques. - Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. - Excellent communication and client facing skills. - Ability to write reports and edit documents to high standard. - Experience within M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) transactions desirable. - Full clean UK Driving licence and transport. The Financial/Business Analyst will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package, allied to excellent career advancement opportunities with a prestigious market leader in its field.
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