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Assoc Dir, Strategy & Investments

Date: 13-Apr-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group


Singtel, Asia’s leading communications technology group, provides an extensive range of telecommunications and digital services to millions of consumers and businesses across Asia, Australia, Africa and the USA. With over 140 years of innovation behind us, we continue to push boundaries in our networks and services, to enrich lives and transform businesses.


Our core values – Customer Focus, Challenger Spirit, Teamwork, Integrity, and Personal Excellence – shape the way we work. We are passionate about making a difference and have an open and inclusive culture where everyone is empowered to do their best. Our diverse business means you will enjoy unique opportunities and rewarding experiences to learn and grow your career in a dynamic industry.


Join us and experience what it’s like to be with an Employer of Choice*. Together, let’s create a brighter digital future for all. *Awarded at the HR Fest Awards 2020





Essential Functions

  • Drive qualitative and quantitative analyses, demonstrate sound judgment in developing financial models and ability to assess the reasonableness of the drivers and trends by performing extensive search on industry benchmarks and market information
  • Drive robust analyses and research on market trends – including market sizing, firm positioning, financial and operational benchmarking, and broad sector 
  • Perform competitive intelligence to understand businesses’ positioning and opportunities in the market, then presenting such findings to management
  • Understand various valuation techniques such as DCF, comps (trading and transaction), WACC, etc., including identification of appropriate comparable companies or transactions
  • Oversees due diligence process
  • Manage engagement with top management


Analytical / Decision-Making Skills Required

  • Ability to synthesise and analyse financial and business information coherently and succinctly. Ability to bring together a variety of perspectives and sources – both public and private – to deliver impactful analyses that supports high-level strategic decisioning 
  • Good command of valuation techniques and able to put together a valuation model
  • Proficiency and an intuitive understanding of multiple business drivers, key value creation levers, and other quantitative metrics that support a full financial model
  • Ability to process and critically evaluate business models from both strategic investor’s perspectives
  • Ability to take ownership for delivering projects with a high degree of autonomy
  • Collaboration skills and ability to work well both as part of a team and independently
  • Excellent time management skills and demonstrated record of working on a number of projects simultaneously
  • High proficiency in terms of written and verbal communication skills; ability to understand and explain complex concepts in clear and succinct manner
  • Enthusiasm and ability to respond with a sense of urgency


The Ideal Candidate should have/be:

  • At least 7 years’ of experience in bulge-bracket investment banking and / or Big 4 valuation/ modelling team which demonstrates significant deal experience and a keen understanding of financial markets, preferably in the FIG sector
  • Advanced skills in Excel, VBA and ability to create macros would be a plus. Skills in Word and PowerPoint should be a given
  • May require occasional travel
  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal. Proficiency in Mandarin and / or other Southeast Asian languages would be a plus



We believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers. We strive to ensure all our people practices are non-discriminatory and provide a fair, performance-based work culture that is diverse, inclusive and collaborative.