Analyst - Acquisition Investment & Financial Advisory
- Mexico City (MX)
- 02 Mar 2023
- 01 Apr 2023
- Job Function
- Investment Advisor/Consultant
- Industry Sector
- Utilities (e.g., Oil & Gas, Energy)
- Passed CFA Level I, Passed CFA Level II, Passed CFA Level III (Charter Pending)
- Employment Type
- Full Time
ENGIE is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Together with our 96,000 employees, our customers, partners and stakeholders, we are committed to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral world, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally-friendly solutions.
The Acquisitions, Investments and Financial Advisory (“AIFA”) team is a fast-paced group that is closely involved in major transactions and strategic initiatives undertaken by the ENGIE group in Mexico and in Latin America. As part of the team, the Junior Financial Advisor is responsible for supporting the valuation and risk analysis of new projects (including developing financial models) and for supporting the structuring and execution of M&A and project financing transactions.
- Bachelor or Master’s degree required with Finance or Economics major and/or professional qualification such as CFA, CIMA, ACA, ACCA (or equivalent). CFA progress or aspiration is a plus.
- Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience in a similar position preferably in the energy sector, banking, Big 4 or Investment funds.
- Outstanding analytical skills and demonstrated expertise in developing and utilizing detailed, Excel-based, financial models. Good understanding of the key aspects of project finance and M&A transactions, including exposure to structuring and closing transactions.
- Commercial acumen with good understanding of accounting topics and tax structures.
- Language skills: Good command of English and Spanish
• Assist the business development activities from project origination/acquisition through implementation with a particular focus on the economic valuation, risk-return tradeoff, and financial aspects of the projects.
• Develop and maintain financial models to support investment decisions, following group guidelines. Maintain responsibility for the accuracy and correct incorporation of relevant inputs to such models. Propose and implement relevant sensitivity analysis for investment files.
• Develop, analyze and recommend financing options on business development project or other funding needs.
• Advise internal stakeholders in understanding appropriate risk allocation, bankability of terms and conditions of various project contracts and provide general advice on structuring, strategy, and optimization of returns throughout the business development process.
• Support internal approvals process for new economic commitments and as needed associated financing arrangements.
• Support the structuring, negotiation and execution of financing and project documents for medium to large size transactions as needed.
• Identify main project economic and financial risks and advise on the appropriate mitigation factors and definition of appropriate contingencies.
• Support the valuation of existing assets as part of annual asset impairment testing.
• Carry out other duties as assigned.
- Ability to multitask and to work effectively under pressure.
- Proven flexible team player who works well with others.
- Strong communication and presentation skills.
- Behavioral capabilities: self-motivated, problem solving, detail oriented, assertive, pragmatic, and sense of humor, going the “extra mile” attitude.