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Analyst, Corporate Finance and Merger & Aquisitions



IT, Accounting & Finance
saint-laurent, montreal, qc, canada
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

About This Role

Exciting Opportunity Awaits! Join Our Financial Adventure!

Are you looking to dive into the dynamic and fast-paced world of finance? CAE is looking for a talented individual to join its Corporate Finance and M&A team.

Overview of the Financial Analyst Role at CAE:

Innovative Financial Modeling: Develop and analyze financial models that serve as the foundation for calculating the financial impacts of groundbreaking projects and valuation of targets in M&A processes.

Strategic Project Analysis: Dive deep into the factors influencing commercial and financial decisions, uncovering insights that will contribute to the strategic decision-making process.

Engaging Due Diligence: Play a pivotal role in participating and coordinating due diligence activities to support customer needs as well as M&A transactions.

Holistic Project Reviews: Ensure all projects are thoroughly reviewed, keeping our team informed of local issues, risks, and legal considerations, thereby fostering a comprehensive understanding across the organization.

Risk Mitigation Expertise: Review contract clauses within commercial and financial documents, making recommendations that not only minimize our risks but also align seamlessly with our customers’ requirements.

Global Collaboration: Engage with stakeholders internationally, gaining exposure to a variety of deals that span the spectrum of our business units worldwide with a common vision: to be the worldwide training partner of choice.

Leadership Exposure: Work together with our Business Development departments and take center stage by presenting directly to the CFO and other leadership members, showcasing your financial and analytical expertise.

Ideal Financial Analyst Profile:

Education: University degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business. MBA/M.Sc. is an asset.

Relevant Experience: 2 to 4 years of professional experience in the fields of corporate finance and/or M&A.

Professional Designations and Certifications: CPA, CFA, and other relevant designations (complete or in progress) are key assets.

Technical Skills: Strong financial modeling skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).

Interpersonal Skills: Effective communication skills as well as a team-oriented mindset are crucial qualities when interacting with upper management, colleagues, customers, and financial institutions.

Bilingualism: Bilingualism in both French and English is ideal. Being proficient in additional languages is a plus.

Dynamic Job Perks

  • A dynamic and innovative environment in which to grow.
  • A flexible work schedule and work from home policy.
  • Multiple opportunities to travel at our customers sites (50+ countries).
  • A flex collective insurance program allowing you to tailor your coverage to your needs.
  • A defined benefits pension plan and a group RRSP.
  • An employee stock purchase plan with contribution from the employer.
  • Free parking and a public transport fare subsidy program.
  • A period of paid leave during the Holiday season.
  • Access for free to a telemedicine application, an employee and family assistance program and various resource groups.
  • The opportunity to work on a variety of projects within a multidisciplinary team.
  • A stimulating career path and internal mobility.
  • Recently renovated open spaces offices, facilitating collaboration, and improving ergonomics.
  • A cafeteria and cafés offering a wide variety of quality meals.


Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

CAE is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As "One CAE," we take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity, Veteran status, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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