Financial/Business Analyst

Polar Recruitment Services Limited
10 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
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.


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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