M&A Manager (m/f/d)

Finance · Berlin · Full-time · Mid-level

Job description

Job description

About the Job

We’re looking for an experienced M&A Manager (m/f/d) to join one of our portfolio companies in the Fin-tech industry and develop its M&A advisory strategy.

In your day-to-day work, you’ll focus on leading transactions to success along the entire M&A process in project management together with the team.

Join our portfolio company: A German FinTech focused on offering SMBs across Germany a one-stop-shop for professional M&A services. The company’s SaaS platform and extensive network of associations, banks, advisors, and buyers streamline the process and provide value to all relevant stakeholders.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Conduct market and industry analysis as well as company research
  • Create data-driven equity stories together with clients and structure convincing investment memoranda and teasers
  • Evaluate market participants with DCF and/or other methods
  • Create integrated business plans and LBO models
  • Design M&A strategies, support their implementation and maintain close contact with the management level of your customers and potential investors
  • Manage the M&A process also in critical phases and act as an advisor for clients at eye level
  • Support the origination team in providing strategic advice to new clients
  • Accompany your team in an emphatic and motivating manner, actively supporting them in project activities and creating professional perspectives

Your Profile

  • 4 - 7 years of experience in an investment bank, M&A boutique, auditing or in very transaction-related professions
  • Leadership experience in project management and successful management of M&A transactions 
  • Experience in dealing with clients also in critical phases of a transaction process
  • Ability to close complex transactions with innovative solutions and create real added value for clients
  • Excellent analytical skills and are ability to quickly understand complex issues and reduce them to the essential drivers
  • Very good financial skills and optionally, a PhD or a CFA
  • Business fluency in German and English
  • Academic degree in the field of economics or law

Please note that we are looking for support in the Berlin office of our portfolio company. Permission to work within the EU is also required.

Benefits and Perks

  • Independent work on live deals with strong deal flow
  • Extensive responsibility for deal teams including the opportunity to take on leadership responsibility
  • Experienced management team that values ​​your personal development through structured career planning
  • Flat hierarchies as well as short and direct communication channels
  • Modern and flexible working conditions and remote working
  • Various additional benefits such as dinner benefits, fruit and drinks, Urban Sports Club, regular team events.
  • Regular further education within the scope of individual qualification offers and training

Apply below and become a part of our success story!


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Project A is committed to diverse and equal opportunities hiring for all – applicants, candidates, and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences – and look forward to your application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 140+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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