Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst

Recruiter
Location
Saudi Arabia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Jan 2017
Ref
1567757348_3
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Req Number: 14547BR
Position Description:
We are seeking a Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst to join the Project Development Division (PDD) of the Corporate Finance & Project Development Department.

The selected candidate will be responsible for providing expert analysis and recommendations regarding the evaluation and financial aspects of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in the energy, chemicals, power and infrastructure business sectors. This position handles complex, non-routine financial or banking projects, which often have little precedent. This position will develop and interpret data from public and private sources; prepare highly technical and confidential analysis upon which executive decisions will be made. This position will assist in solving complicated business problems and the development of alternatives or options to mitigate risk and improve performance. Lessons learned and best business practices developed will be formalized into policies, programs and procedures to expand knowledge sharing within the organization and facilitate the successful fruition of subsequent transactions.
Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will have:

A bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Math, Information Systems, Engineering or Business. An MBA or other advanced business degree is preferred. Completion of a Finance/ Accounting professional credential is also preferred.
History of career progression with at least 15 years of relevant work experience in merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions in industry and/or banking environments.
Significant experience in business and strategic analysis, and investment theory and application.
Good understanding of corporate accounting and public disclosure requirements and a demonstrable proficiency in the analysis of financial statements and other complex documents related to corporate valuation, liabilities, debt and equity capacity and cost.
Experience with the debt and capital markets, including the negotiation of and/or compliance with the terms and conditions for material debt and/or equity facilities and the restructuring or replacement of such facilities. Experience with accessing and effectively utilizing debt and equity research and analysis and advisory information from investment banks and other strategic business consultants.
Experience with corporate due diligence as related to a merger, acquisition or divestiture transaction.
Broad exposure to and experience in one or more of the following: the Upstream and Downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry; chemicals; power (conventional and renewables); and infrastructure.
Ability to quickly establish credibility in the position and to effectively interact will all levels of management, including senior leadership.
Demonstrable leadership and management experience.
Superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Strong command of English. Knowledge of Arabic is a plus.
Negotiation experience with and comprehension of complex legal agreements and banking documents.
Capability to work effectively within a matrix organization and with multidisciplinary teams.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Provide professional and technical expertise for the analysis and solution of complex problems related to the company's consideration of potential merger, acquisition and divestiture opportunities.
Participate in and/or lead multidisciplinary project evaluation and development teams assigned to facilitate the successful implementation of the company's M&A strategies.
Direct the activities of financial and other advisors engaged to assist in the development of potential targets and in transactions through closing of deals.
Assist in the formulation and implementation of Treasury policies, programs and procedures to expand knowledge sharing, communicate lessons learned, and establish best practices to resolve current problems and to prevent future problems from occurring.
Provide work direction to junior analysts and support personnel. Mentor and develop talent within the organization.
Keep abreast of and analyze international, regional and local economic and banking data; identify trends that may impact the company; advise management on potential opportunities and alert management of potential risks.
Represent the Treasury organization when needed in special projects, ad hoc committees, or task forces established to facilitate and ensure the company's realization of its business plan and strategic objectives.
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