(Associate) Director Global M&A Controlling (all genders)

Posted 26 Mar 2019

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 189901


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role: M&A Controlling evaluates and analyzes acquisition projects, licensing agreements, and strategic projects resulting in recommendations to top management. As (Associate) Director Global M&A Controlling you are responsible for supporting the financials of transactions throughout all its phases: You perform the company valuation, lead the financial due diligence, and propose the purchase price allocation. Thereby you align with M&A, business development, business controlling, operational management, and finance teams on business plans and assumptions. Additionally, you support in the integration of targets, conduct post acquisition assessments, work on standard valuation tools, guidelines, and models, e.g. calculate the company WACC. A focus area will be legal entity tax valuations.


Who you are:

  • Finished studies in Business Administration or Natural Sciences with MBA; a relevant postgraduate education, e.g. CFA or CPA, would be a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in M&A context, e.g. company valuation, financial modeling, business planning, and due diligence; a pharmaceutical or chemistry focus would be of advantage
  • Good knowledge of Corporate Finance and Accounting; excellent in English; has successfully led projects
  • Highly analytical and communicative; shows drive, passion, and an open mind


What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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