Our goals - Your path

Broad Function and Purpose of Position:

  • Provide leadership across company’s M&A activities including project delivery of the entire M&A process, from initial evaluation (including industry research and competitive analysis in support of potential acquisitions) through deal execution to post-deal integration activities to completion.
  • Able to execute superior target analysis in the evaluation/assessments of acquisitions and joint ventures, to maximize value created, including projected synergies and execution of due diligence work, in line with corporate goals and strategies as part of project M&A work.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Performing company valuations as part of M&A projects, including assessment of relevant operational, financial and tax aspects
  • Lead and run a deal from beginning to end, including due diligence, financial planning, scoping, closing and integration.
  • Assess the strategic fit of a business by analyzing all aspects of a transaction, assessing the projected synergies, project managing the deal cycle, assisting in negotiations, and conducting financial modelling; identify issues and assist in appropriate resolution.
  • Develop existing relationships and build new ones.
  • Provide business and financial due diligence scenario analyses of various aspects of acquisition targets’ financials, customers, sales, costs, and operations and recommend appropriate solution for same.
  • Organization and coordination of due diligence activities (smaller acquisition projects) and execution of selected financial due diligence. Liaison with external consultants and internal/external business leaders
  • Monitor and be responsible for key post-deal integration activities, including synergy goals.
  • Proactively identify issues and opportunities to guide the company’s decision-making process.
  • Creation of internal approval documents in cooperation with the line management for the attention of the Group management/Board of directors
  • Coordination and support of the financial integration of newly acquired companies into the group including coordination/implementation of PPA according to IFRS
  • Carrying out smaller M&A projects in close cooperation with business leaders
  • Ad-hoc analyses for Area Manager South Asia / MD
  • IMO activities as needed

Your expertise - Our strength

 

  • Bachelors in business administration / MBA and / or CA / 
  • Additional training as a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) will be preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience in the areas of M&A, corporate finance, ideally in an international manufacturing company or a global consultancy firm.
  • Experience with IFRS (International financial reporting standards)
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Good knowledge of English is a must.
  • Analytical and logical thinking
  • Ability to work under time pressure.
  • High level of commitment and initiative 

Going Beyond. Together.

 

    About Sika

    Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its 33,500 employees generated annual sales of CHF 10.49 billion in 2022.