Analyst Infrastructure

Employer
CDPQ Mexico
Location
Based in Mexico City or Montreal
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Dec 03, 2020
Closes
Dec 15, 2020
Industry Sector
Asset Owner
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Role: The Analyst will support CDPQ Latin American Infrastructure team ongoing efforts towards its business objectives by helping with post-investment management of CDPQ’s assets in Latin America (primary role) and advising on transaction execution based on the required risk and return (secondary role) . The Analyst will also assist CDPQ in various research and strategic initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Proactively monitor financial and operational indicators, as well as financial reports of portfolio companies.
  • Contribute to the portfolio’s value added by publishing recommendations on key industry trends and strategic issues of portfolio companies.
  • Prepare internal and external reports on portfolio companies.
  • Conduct extensive research on trends and fundamentals of a covered sector: proactively follow market news and collect information from relevant sources.
  • Produce a detailed analysis of the infrastructure sector’s key challenges and recommend strategies to implement.
  • Contributed to developing business and strategic plans.
  • Active participation in analyzing investment proposals.
  • Develop and review detailed financial models and highlight the key points of the investment thesis, including performing sensitivity analyses, review of financial projections and valuation assumptions.
  • Provide advice on evaluating potential investments using the appropriate methodology (discounted cash flow, multiples, etc.).
  • Conduct a detailed due diligence of investment opportunities.
  • Lead the drafting of authorization documents for new investment opportunities.
  • Assist main collaborators with negotiating trade agreements and shareholding structures.
  • Produce sectoral studies on potential target markets to develop.
  • Develop effective tools for research and market surveillance.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, finance, economics or accounting
  • Master’s in financing, MBA or CFA would be considered an asset
  • At least one (1) year of experience in investing, corporate finance, finance or investment banking, in the infrastructure and project finance industries
  • Solid experience in financial analysis and modelling
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office and financial markets tools (Bloomberg, Capital IQ, etc.);
  • Excellent command of written and spoken Spanish and English. French would be considered an asset.

Competencies

  • Extremely rigorous
  • Critical and analytical thinking
  • Commitment, enthusiasm, proactive and strong organizational skills
  • Good team player and seeks the best solutions for the organization
  • Strong sense of teamwork
  • Strong ability to manage stress and priorities
  • Effective communication
  • Humility and diplomacy
  • Sense of initiative
  • Adaptability to change
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