We are Orica, the global leader in mining and civil blasting.
It's an exciting time for us. Our industry is being reimagined. Software, automation and big data are transforming every element of the mining value chain. We’re proud of the role we’re playing alongside our customers as they deliver this transformation, and we’re excited about the benefits it will deliver for us too. The products and solutions we are enhancing, developing and launching today are all part of this – a single platform that will bring drilling and blasting into the 21st century.
We invest in our people and innovation so we can remain at the forefront of our industry, so every person with a stake in Orica can prosper, grow and progress.
About the role
We are searching for a Senior Analyst – M&A to join Orica’s Development team. Our Development team exists to support and drive critical corporate decisions and acquisition and divestment opportunities. This exciting and very rare opportunity will support the Senior Manager – Growth with the analysis of business performance, identification of execution opportunities and supporting business units in execution of transactions.
In this critical role, you will be responsible for creating value by structuring, modelling and presenting proposed investments to senior decision makers including our Executive Committee, CEO and Board of Directors. To be successful in the role, you will bring a background in M&A from an industry or investment banking background and have a strong commercial acumen and numerical skills. If you are entrepreneurial, professional, committed and proactive in your approach, we want to hear from you.
What you will be doing
•Develop, interpret, and present financial analysis for important M&A initiatives, including building best practice models as well as working with analysis developed by Business Units
•Assess and communicate the strategic importance of potential M&A opportunities, including developing Executive and Board papers
•Support key workstreams for the Development Team, including developing regional and product M&A strategies, identification and execution of M&A transactions, assessing strategic initiatives and supporting the broader Development Team and Orica business
•Work and influence effectively with a diverse range of functional groups across the enterprise, including global Strategic Marketing & Technology, Manufacturing and Supply, Group Finance and Regional teams.
What you will bring
•Role ideally suited to individuals with 5+ years’ work experience in a tier 1 or 2 investment bank or reputable accounting firm.
•Relevant tertiary qualification in business, economics, finance or equivalent. Tertiary qualification in law, engineering, science or equivalent also highly regarded
•Experience in transaction execution, including Due Diligence highly advantageous
•Proven structured problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills
•Highly advanced MS Excel based financial modelling capabilities, being highly competent at modelling of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other complex transaction structures
•Strong written and verbal communication skills to present strategic logic and recommended pathways, coupled with the ability to present succinctly to senior key stakeholders
•Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with senior internal stakeholders
What’s on offer
•Real opportunities to grow in a diverse, inclusive and truly global business, with a commitment to technology innovation;
•The opportunity to drive innovation and transformative change;
•The potential for you to develop a flexible career path and access tailored training and competitive rewards; and
•As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, paid family leave and flexible work to support you at different stages of your career.
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