Mergers & Acquisitions Manager

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Date: 3 Jun 2023

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC

Role Summary:


The M&A manager evaluates opportunities for mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. The position requires handling the M&A project management processes that include due diligence, valuation, structuring, closing, and post-acquisition integration. The coordination of research and analysis activities are required to assess strategic impact and risk of deals.


Core Accountabilities:


  • Conduct strategic analysis and industry research to help evaluate potential investment and/or acquisitions opportunities and conduct due diligence and valuation analysis.
  • Support M&A head of department in processes and activities of valuations, structuring, risks, due diligence, and negotiation.
  • Demonstrate exceptional analytical thinking and application related to due diligence analysis and be able to identify key drivers of a business and potential transaction deal breakers.
  • Manage the due diligence process for potential transactions, which entails collaborating with relevant divisions and business units across EDGE divisions and external parties for deal valuation and financial structuring.
  • Lead/conduct detailed financial analysis of possible transactions, through robust financial modeling and valuation techniques to assess the strategic impact and risk of potential deal targets.
  • Be able to recommend transaction deal structure.
  • Develop and manage detailed milestones and timelines required for efficient transaction process; be able to work on a variety of transactions in all stages, from initial stages to transaction closing.
  • Be responsible of preparing and presenting an accurate and strategic rationale of potential transactions so that management can make an informed decision.
  • Manage effective communication with all relevant internal and external stakeholders.


Experience & Qualifications


  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Investment banking / IBD/ Corporate Finance advisory/ M&A / Big 4 / valuations / Returning buy side or corporate candidates
  • Experience in UAE or Middle East is desirable
  • Bachelor's degree from a reputable university in applicable discipline of Finance, Economics, Engineering, Accounting


Key Skills:


  • Ability to perform under pressure and thrive in a high intensity environment
  • Strong work ethics and excellent learning / work attitude, independent and can perform without much supervision
  • Detail oriented with good financial analysis skills
  • Superior analytical aptitude, creative problem solving abilities and excellent communication skills
  • Analytical and numerate with advanced accounting and finance knowledge
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Black-belt in financial modelling
  • Solid understanding and experience of financial due diligence
  • Strong presentation preparation and delivery capability

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