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Senior Financial Analyst - Mergers and Acquisitions in Nashville at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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Job Description


The Senior Analyst in Mergers and Acquisitions assists in the assessment and execution of mergers and acquisitions by the company as well as performing ad-hoc quantitative and qualitative analyses. Assists in the preparation of financial models and conducts analyses on potential targets. Manages many aspects of the due diligence project administration process such as document management and task tracking.


The incumbent should be able to perform all of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the job performance requirements.

  • Supports due diligence process through data management, desktop review, and participation in internal and external project meetings.
  • Assists with the project management aspect of due diligence through use of online data repositories and project management software (SharePoint, Merrill, Visio, etc.).
  • Analyzes historical and pro forma financial statements, budgets, and operational results of prospective companies to assess trends and fluctuations that may impact valuation.
  • Assists in the creation of valuation models on prospective targets for presentation to executive management.
  • Develops project reports and presentations for distribution to the internal team and/or executive management.
  • Mines data from various internal and external sources, synthesizes into cogent reports and disseminates routinely to inform strategic business decisions.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns from data to create new data analytics and new reports / dashboards as needed.
  • Develops and maintains ad hoc analysis and reports as required.
  • Contributes to and reinforces M&A best practices, including regular, timely reporting.

  • Assists in the planning and execution of post-close integration efforts between Company and targets.

  • Domestic U.S. travel may be required.


    Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics or a related field. CPA or MBA preferred. Two years of relevant work experience is required. Detail-oriented and proven ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Proactive and highly organized with a demonstrated track record of achieving results independently and in a team environment. Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Analytical, research and financial modeling skills required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel is required. A valid driver's license is required.