Head of Corporate Development (M&A)

London /
Business Development – Services · Business Development · Core /
Permanent
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for a Head of Corporate Development (M&A) to lead our external growth efforts and corporate strategy from the origination of deals to the execution of transactions. The right candidate is someone who has a track-record analysing competitive landscapes, finding acquisition targets, performing valuations, assessing strategic fit, executing deals as principal and integrating acquired companies. There is a significant project management and operations component to this position. This role will be based at Revolut’s London headquarters.

What you'll be doing:
• Leading strategic growth plans
• Executing external growth operations
• Leadership of deal origination, due diligence process and execution
• Preparation and evaluation of complex financial models and elaboration of investment cases
• Leading the integration process on acquisitions

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
• Strong Fintech/FIG sector advisory and M&A transactional experience within a top-tier bank or consultancy, or corporate development experience
• Track record of successful deal structuring and execution
• Deep understanding of financial institutions and banking regulationsExisting relationships with financial regulators and players
• Strong corporate valuation capabilitiesProven track record in leading integration of acquired companies
• Besides strong analytical skills, being process driven and have a methodological way of working, you need to have excellent communication skills (concise and direct) and experience of influencing a broad range of decision makers and stakeholders
• Excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
• Enthusiasm for taking on new responsibilities, even if outside areas of expertise
• Able to work in extremely fast-paced environment, collaboratively, and autonomously
• Willingness and ability to travel
• Willing to take on new challenges

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
10+ years investment banking experience is required
• Strong command of M&A strategic and financial analyses
• Excellent analytical and technical skills, strong command of accounting and M&A concepts
• Excellent academic in business/economics
• Masters degree in accounting, finance or economics
• Excellent English skills (written and oral) are a must

A little about us…When Revolut was founded in 2015, we had a vision to build a sustainable, digital alternative to traditional big banks. Our mission now is to help our customers improve their financial health, empower them to have more control, and promote financial cohesion across the communities in which we operate. Launching into 2020 with 10 million Personal customers and over a quarter of a million Business customers only reinforced our belief in the vast need across the world for better financial services. As our customer base has boomed in the last year, we’ve expanded our team to match that growth. We started 2019 with several hundred employees; we closed it out with 2000.

What we’re looking for…Revolut is being scaled up by people all around the world who share our vision. We’re looking for people who align with our four core values: we Never Settle, we Get It Done because we Think Deeper and we’re Stronger Together. You’re the kind of person who wants to join a community of forward-thinking people, all personally and professionally invested in Revolut’s mission. You thrive in a collaborative space where everyone’s learning from each other, and learning fast. We believe in empowering our Revoluters in their work, giving them autonomy and ownership of what they do. We want everyone at Revolut to own their story and their successes - working with us means you’re not just another cog in the machine.

THE BENEFITS
• Competitive salary
• Biannual equity bonuses
• All the latest tech you need
• Skip the commute and work from home once a week
• Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription
• Pension plan
• Private health insurance
• Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
• Stay refreshed: get juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks on tap
• Rest up with 29 days’ holiday per year