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Mandarin speaking M&A Associate

Posted 7 March by People First Easy Apply Ended

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Your New Job Title: Mandarin speaking M&A Associate

Your New Salary: £70k

Status: Permanent

Location: London

The Skills you'll use each day: Fluent in Mandarin and English, working experience in M&A, PE, IBD, Advisory, Corporate Finance, Transaction Services, Management Consulting or Accounting.


Who you'll be working for:

Our client is a China-focused M&A advisory firm that advises Chinese and Western clients on both buy-side and sell-side mandates with a China element.

What you'll be doing each day:

  • Originate sell side opportunities from PE/Advisors
  • Originate sell side / investment opportunities from entrepreneurs
  • Execute cross border M&A transactions
  • Drafting/modelling responsibility for client presentations / pitch books / financial reports/plans
  • Co-ordinate client meetings / visits
  • Co-ordinate other advisers (e.g. lawyers, due diligence providers etc)
  • Strategic advice and assistance with deal planning

The skills you need to succeed:

  • Fluent in Mandarin and English
  • 2-3 years minimum in PE, IBD, Advisory, Corporate Finance, Transaction Services, Management Consulting or Accounting (those from the Big 4 will have an added advantage)
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Business Management/Technology is ideal. Master's degree/MBA is a plus
  • Prior working experience in M&A (particularly within the Consumer & Retail, Healthcare, Industrials and TMT sectors)
  • A proven track record in strong presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Strong research and strategic analysis skills
  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Strong work ethic with the motivation to be a top performer; high energy level and ability to work independently
  • Excellent organisational skills are essential as well as performance monitoring will be a requirement
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Exposure to Capital IQ, Merger market and Bloomberg beneficial

We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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