M&A -Sr. Financial Analyst- Secaucus, New Jersey - M-F
The Mergers and Acquisitions Senior Financial Analyst (“SFA”) is responsible for generating business and financial analysis for the purpose of supporting the Mergers & Acquisitions Business Development team in their evaluation and execution of strategic acquisitions, collaborations and investments. The SFA is responsible for preparing financial models and deal analysis under the direction of senior members of the team. The SFA will be able to work independently to complete research and evaluation of potential deals while also providing organizational support within a team environment. This individual will prepare valuation analysis in Excel and C-Suite level business cases in PowerPoint, manage due diligence and be leveraged in the negotiation process.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Supports Business Development strategic planning initiatives through the researching and monitoring of companies of strategic value to Quest’s growth plans.
*Responsible for preparing financial analyses and valuation models to screen and evaluate acquisition opportunities.
*Preparation of company profiles and presentations on proposed acquisitions, strategic investments and alliances for senior management review.
*Assists with due diligence on live transactions including organizing and coordination of deal team due diligence activities. Has direct interaction with Bankers and Sellers through the deal execution process.
*Works in partnership with cross-functional teams across the organization on the due diligence and integration planning of high-priority transactions.
*Maintains M&A database, M&A Pipeline Report and other similar reports that are used to organize the Business Development group’s activities and to communicate with senior management.
*Bachelor’s degree Finance, Economics or related field; MBA preferred.
*1-3 years work experience in finance, investment banking, or related corporate finance function. Related industry experience and/or M&A experience required.
*Experience building financial models and analyzing financial statements.
*Facility in analyzing companies across a wide range of industry subspecialties including lab services, healthcare information technology, insurance, clinical trials, and molecular diagnostics / in-vitro diagnostics.
*Research skills and experience using web-based screening tools.
*Experience working with different teams and functional areas in a highly “matrixed” corporate organization.
*Demonstrated success influencing and collaborating across many functions and levels.
*Demonstrated ability to think strategically, develop deep insights about customers and convert understanding of market and customer needs into superior/unique offerings.
*Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as Internet/Web applications.
*Healthcare industry knowledge preferred, but not required.
*Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and to work well with different cross-functional teams within the organization.
*Excellent writing and communication skills.
Drive for results
Positive attitude and good people skills
Resourcefulness and flexibility
All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.