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Analyst/Associate | Macquarie Capital

Primary office location
Sydney
Additional office locations
Melbourne
Date
16-May-2024
Permanent - Full time, Mid-level
Job category
Corporate Advisory & Investing
Macquarie Capital offers global capability in strategic advisory, corporate restructuring, M&A advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets and Principal Finance underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors.

As an Analyst/Associate, you will work closely with members Macquarie Capital Group on transactions and opportunities, completing complex financial analysis for clients, researching the industry for potential opportunities and assisting the team with drafting relevant transaction documents for deal execution.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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  • Development and interpretation of financial models including derivation of assumptions and forecasts, building out key drivers and financial statements (balance sheet, cash flow statement, P&L) on a monthly / semi-annual / annual basis
  • Research of potential mergers, acquisitions and divestments in the industry including the identification of potential targets/ acquirers and synergy analysis
  • Compiling pitchbooks and performing industry analysis (qualitative and quantitative) and comparables analysis for different companies in the industry based on ratios and market data
  • Employing a range of valuation methods (DCF, trading multiples, transaction multiples, LBO) for both asset and business valuations
  • Interpreting financial models including analysing sensitivity of earnings and valuations to changes in key assumptions and generating outputs and compiling them into presentations to clients
  • Interpreting financial statements based on historical and forecast data, analysing profitability, cost base and margins and analysing revenue, cost and earnings trajectories
  • Analysis of precedent transactions
  • Data room/due diligence management and reviewing client/ counterparty information and identifying key risks to a transaction
  • Drafting of client documents/ presentations, such as management presentations and information memorandums

What you offer

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  • At least 1-2 years' of experience in a similar role/industry
  • Tertiary degree in commerce, accounting and/or finance
  • Strong technical specialist skills, with sound business and market knowledge and excellent numerical skills
  • Planning and organisational skills, as well as sound verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Understand the importance of escalating complex situations and corporate standards
  • Be committed and flexible, with ability to work in a high pressure, deadline driven environment
  • Work well in a team environment
  • High level of tenacity, the ability to maintain a positive attitude, and show resilience in the face of setbacks.

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Macquarie Capital

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In Macquarie Capital, you’ll be part of a team that combines specialist skills, innovative advice and flexible capital solutions to help our clients and partners make opportunity reality. Our global corporate advisory, investing, development and equities capabilities are underpinned by a full spectrum of capital markets solutions and deep sector expertise, with a focus on infrastructure and real assets, technology, software and services, and resources, energy and materials.

Benefits

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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and up to five additional days leave based on length of service
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching 
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.