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Associate Director, Capital Management

Date: 08-Feb-2023

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

At Singtel, 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. 

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This role requires candidate to have experience in running end-to-end merger and acquisition transactions.  It is essential that the candidate has led in negotiation of transaction documents and due diligence process.  In addition, this role is expected to a combination of strong analytical skills, a strategic mindset, a keen interest as well as demonstrated meticulousness. Analytical requirements include valuation and financial modelling – having these skill sets specific to the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) sector would be a plus. Success in the role will depend on ability to deliver well-thought out advice and recommendations to management on opportunities, including strategic rationale, valuation, and risks.


Essential Functions:


  • Review and negotiation of transaction documents, including shareholders’ agreements
  • Drive and supervise due diligence process
  • 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
  • Manage engagement with top management


Analytical / Decision-Making Skills Required:


  • Ability to identify transaction risks and propose mitigants to address such risks in the transaction documents
  • 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


Job Requirements:


  • At least 10 years of experience in bulge-bracket investment banking and / or Big 4 corporate finance and in-house M&A team
  • 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. 



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