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We have an exciting opportunity to join a global leader in the food ingredients space.
Our client offers sustainable, natural, value-added food products and ingredients with market leading businesses operating across a broad range of food categories.
From its own farms to manufacturing facilities, our client has built a unique integrated global value chain, in addition to partnering with customers, leveraging its complementary portfolio of “on-trend” food products, to co-create solutions that anticipate and meet changing consumer preferences as demand increases for healthier food that’s traceable and sustainable.
As a key member of the team, the M&A Manager will be assisting in the:
  • M&A transactions: end-to-end management of acquisition and divestment processes (~40-50% of time spent)
  • Strategy projects (~20-30%)
  • Building / refreshing Corporate as well as Business Unit (BU) strategy
  • Environmental scanning for future growth
  • Other projects & internal reporting (~20-30%)
  • Evaluation of greenfield investment proposals
  • Analytical P&L for the select businesses, incl. trend analysis, cost sheets, transfer pricing etc.
  • Reporting to the corporate centre
Educational & Experience
  • Relevant professional qualification (e.g., MBA with a major in finance and/ or strategy, CA or CPA)
  • Ideal candidate would be one who has 4-8 years of experience in a food & beverage ingredient corporate, in one or more of the following areas:
  • Strategy business development and commercial due diligence
  • Analytical finance (transfer pricing, cost sheet, trend analysis, actual vs budget)
  • Exposure to live M&A transactions (even if not the full deal cycle), including due diligence
  • Other experience will be considered such as Strategy Consulting, with significant exposure to the food and ingredients industry.
  • Solid knowledge of valuation & accounting concepts, is adept at building financial models and power point presentations, has passion to learn about new businesses and has attention to detail & outcome orientation
  • Ability to grasp high-level landscape and articulate complex situations/ structures in a lucid manner
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and Power point
  • Familiarity with tools like Capital IQ, Reuters, Bloomberg