Senior Financial Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions - Secaucus, New Jersey - M-F
Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.
You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.
At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.
The Mergers & Acquisitions (“M&A”) Senior Financial Analyst (“SFA”) is responsible for generating business and financial analysis for the purpose of supporting the M&A team in the evaluation and execution of strategic acquisitions and investments. The SFA is responsible for preparing financial models and deal analysis under the direction of senior members of the team, and will report to the Director, M&A. 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, C-Suite level business cases in PowerPoint, manage due diligence, and be leveraged in the negotiation process.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Supports M&A 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
*Will work with the team’s other SFA to own one or more of the following: M&A database, M&A Pipeline Report, Deal Performance & Tracking, and/or other similar reports used to organize the 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.
*Demonstrated success influencing and collaborating across many functions and levels.
*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 quality 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.