You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.

Financial Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions

Location
Surrey, BC
Details
Full Time
5 days ago
Financial Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions

9850 King George Blvd, Surrey, BC V3T 4Y3, Canada Req #1320

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Westland Insurance Group Ltd is growing and has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions working in a hybrid model at our newly launched head office at the King George Hub in Surrey, BC. Family-owned and backed by Blackstone Credit, Westland is one of Canada's most active acquirers, having completed over 30 acquisitions over the last 12 months.

You will play an instrumental role in executing Westland's inorganic growth strategy and participating in start-to-finish deal execution on buy-side transactions including financial and business due diligence, target valuation and financial modeling, and preparation of transaction documentation. The Financial Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions will be a key team member of Westland's active and high performing corporate development team .

What we offer:

  • A truly rapidly growing Canadian owned organization
  • Family-owned and independent business with global scale and resources from partnership with Blackstone Credit
  • Collaborative and inclusive culture
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Hybrid work model with modern, innovative head office (opened spring 2022)
  • Diverse mix of staff and demonstrated work/life balance
  • Career growth opportunities and continuing education programs


The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions, we are looking for an organized and highly analytical individual who is looking to expand their knowledge and assist with:

  • Performing financial valuations of potential acquisition targets, including in-depth financial analysis of quality of earnings, normalization adjustments, and estimation of synergies
  • Preparing expressions of interest / letters of intent
  • Performing buy-side transaction due diligence
  • Creating and managing the digital "data books" of the acquisition target and leveraging them to build sound analyses and valuable insights
  • Managing digital data rooms to ensure efficient flow of documents and communication (both internally and externally)
  • Building strong relationships with the vendor throughout the transaction
  • Reviewing and assistance on drafting of definitive purchase agreements
  • Collaborating with a cross-functional internal due diligence and post-merger integration team and deal sponsors
  • Interacting and assisting external advisors including legal and accounting firms on transactions
  • Preparing M&A and finance-related presentations for Senior Management and the Board
  • Supporting in deal sourcing and business development activities
  • Assisting in other ad hoc financial analysis and modelling for various initiatives as assigned

Here's what you bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce/Business, with focus on finance or accounting
  • CPA designation
  • Experience with a big 4 accounting firm is an asset
  • Advanced Excel and data analysis skills
  • Proficient at PowerPoint and Microsoft Word
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks; able to adapt quickly to changing needs, responsibilities and tasks
  • Ability to problem solve and think outside the box
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity
  • Ability to succeed and flourish in a fast-paced, high-growth environment


You belong here
We strive to be much more than a great place to work. Here, you join a collective of incredibly vibrant, purpose driven, and open-minded people. Every day, Westland proves that building a great business means taking care of communities, clients, and each other with equal commitment. You will be supported and respected for who you are and for the voice you add to the conversation.

At Westland, you will feel the power of community. Westland Insurance Ltd. is an inclusive organization that values diversity in its workforce. We listen, champion equity and diversity, and create safe welcoming spaces where everyone has a voice and is free to be themselves. Westland Insurance Ltd. encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the recruitment team by email at careers@westlandinsurance.ca

Apply Now

initStaticMap(true); {"@context":"https://schema.org/","@type":"JobPosting","title":"Financial Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions","datePosted":"2022-09-21T00:00:00","validThrough":null,"description":"\n\tWestland Insurance Group Ltd is growing and has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions working in a hybrid model at our newly launched head office at the King George Hub in Surrey, BC. Family-owned and backed by Blackstone Credit, Westland is one of Canada's most active acquirers, having completed over 30 acquisitions over the last 12 months. \n\n\n\t \n\n\n\tYou will play an instrumental role in executing Westland's inorganic growth strategy and participating in start-to-finish deal execution on buy-side transactions including financial and business due diligence, target valuation and financial modeling, and preparation of transaction documentation. The Financial Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions will be a key team member of Westland's active and high performing corporate development team . \n\t\n\t\n\tWhat we offer: \n\n\n\t \n\n\n\t\n\t\tA truly rapidly growing Canadian owned organization \n\t\n\t\n\t\tFamily-owned and independent business with global scale and resources from partnership with Blackstone Credit \n\t\n\t\n\t\tCollaborative and inclusive culture \n\t\n\t\n\t\tCompetitive salary and comprehensive medical and dental benefits \n\t\n\t\n\t\tHybrid work model with modern, innovative head office (opened spring 2022) \n\t\n\t\n\t\tDiverse mix of staff and demonstrated work/life balance \n\t\n\t\n\t\tCareer growth opportunities and continuing education programs \n\t\n\n\n\t\n\t\n\tThe Opportunity:\n\t\n\t\n\tReporting to the Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions, we are looking for an organized and highly analytical individual who is looking to expand their knowledge and assist with: \n\n\n\t \n\n\n\t\n\t\tPerforming financial valuations of potential acquisition targets, including in-depth financial analysis of quality of earnings, normalization adjustments, and estimation of synergies \n\t\n\t\n\t\tPreparing expressions of interest / letters of intent \n\t\n\t\n\t\tPerforming buy-side transaction due diligence \n\t\n\t\n\t\tCreating and managing the digital "data books" of the acquisition target and leveraging them to build sound analyses and valuable insights \n\t\n\t\n\t\tManaging digital data rooms to ensure efficient flow of documents and communication (both internally and externally) \n\t\n\t\n\t\tBuilding strong relationships with the vendor throughout the transaction \n\t\n\t\n\t\tReviewing and assistance on drafting of definitive purchase agreements \n\t\n\t\n\t\tCollaborating with a cross-functional internal due diligence and post-merger integration team and deal sponsors \n\t\n\t\n\t\tInteracting and assisting external advisors including legal and accounting firms on transactions \n\t\n\t\n\t\tPreparing M&A and finance-related presentations for Senior Management and the Board \n\t\n\t\n\t\tSupporting in deal sourcing and business development activities \n\t\n\t\n\t\tAssisting in other ad hoc financial analysis and modelling for various initiatives as assignedHere's what you bring: \n\n\n\t \n\n\n\t\n\t\tBachelor's degree in Commerce/Business, with focus on finance or accounting \n\t\n\t\n\t\tCPA designation \n\t\n\t\n\t\tExperience with a big 4 accounting firm is an asset \n\t\n\t\n\t\tAdvanced Excel and data analysis skills \n\t\n\t\n\t\tProficient at PowerPoint and Microsoft Word \n\t\n\t\n\t\tExceptional analytical and critical thinking abilities \n\t\n\t\n\t\tExcellent verbal and written communication skills \n\t\n\t\n\t\tDetail oriented with ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks; able to adapt quickly to changing needs, responsibilities and tasks \n\t\n\t\n\t\tAbility to problem solve and think outside the box \n\t\n\t\n\t\tAbility to work independently and in a team environment \n\t\n\t\n\t\tAbility to navigate ambiguity \n\t\n\t\n\t\tAbility to succeed and flourish in a fast-paced, high-growth environment \n\t\n","employmentType":"FULL_TIME","hiringOrganization":{"@type":"Organization","name":"...","logo":"https://can62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/westlandcorp/Go?item=396baccc-da98-4085-a157-239b26f73142"},"jobLocation":({"@type":"Place","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","streetAddress":"9850 King George Blvd","addressLocality":"Surrey","addressRegion":"British Columbia","postalCode":"V3T 4Y3","addressCountry":"CA"}}),"jobLocationType":null,"baseSalary":{"@type":"MonetaryAmount","value":{"@type":"QuantitativeValue","value":null,"minValue":null,"maxValue":null,"unitText":""}}}

  • 9850 King George Blvd, Surrey, BC V3T 4Y3, Canada
Category
Banking, Finance and Insurance