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Principal Financial Analyst - Business Development and M&A

Req ID:  520


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Job Description

The Principal Financial Analyst will be responsible for providing financial support to Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Team of a growing global ~$8B Olympus Company. The incumbent will be supporting M&A Team in all areas of an acquisition lifecycle to drive analysis and strategic decisions, gain consensus among stakeholders and prepare clear, concise and compelling analysis for internal customers. The acquisition lifecycle includes business case modeling and review, performing financial valuation, assisting with oversight of financial due diligence, assisting with integration planning and execution, and providing post-acquisition support and review.

Job Duties

In a typical day, you will:


* Manage and enhance globally standardized M&A financial models. Become Subject Matter Expert on such financial models for the users globally.


* Lead the financial modeling and valuation of potential acquisition opportunities working directly with Business Unit Leaders, M&A Team, and third-party financial advisors.


* Develop pro forma financial models and valuation analyses in support of potential acquisitions.


*Perform various scenarios analysis for review and clearly present the results and recommendations for action.


*Development of presentations outlining the business case, valuation, and supporting analyses of acquisition for internal customers and executives.


*Partner with global Finance Teams to create and continuously enhance processes and tools for formal financial due diligence and post-merger integration of an acquisition.


*Actively have an oversight of specific acquisitions due diligence and integration planning and ongoing progress updates.


*Work closely with the Finance & Accounting, Tax organization, Business Development and Integration teams throughout the lifecycle of an M&A transaction.

Job Requirements


*B.S. in Finance, Accounting or Economics required, masters preferred


*Minimum 6-7 years financial experience in financial strategy team within corporate finance, consulting or investment banking experience


*2-4 years of Business Development (M&A) experience


*Advanced knowledge of creating and managing complex financial models related to Mergers & Acquisitions


*Advanced level user of MS Excel



*Critical thinking with strong problem-solving skills


*Attention to detail with independent mind-set that ensures all product is generated with accuracy and completeness


*Skilled and highly motivated person, who can research, compile, analyze, report and present findings in a clear and concise way


*Manage numerous assignments, identify priorities and exercise good judgment


*Ability to thrive in a fast-moving work environment


*Strong oral, written and presentation communication skills required


*Strong interpersonal skills required, including ability to effectively negotiate and build relationships internally and externally

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Southborough || 

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