About the role : 

To support ENGIE growth, we are looking for an AIFA (acquisitions, investments and financial advisory) Financial Advisor to join the AIFA teams located either in Brussels.

Responsibilities : 

  • you provide direct decision support and financial analysis for investment projects such as Public Private Partnerships (“PPP”), acquisitions, disposals, restructurings, financings and responses to calls for tender
  • you ensure the valuation methodology and investment criteria are consistently applied across all projects (including installation and maintenance contracts)
  • you support corporate initiatives such as the annual impairment review and look-back exercises
  • you develop complex financial models that are used for decision making from inputs from detailed operational assumption to key financial indicators required at investment decision
  • you develop robust project models in line with AIFA best practices and ensure all relevant investment guidelines have been considered. You ensure accurate and consistent financial information across all projects, with great attention to detail
  • you identify and thoroughly analyse key valuation drivers. You liaise directly with business development, finance and tax to understand the business plans and relevant assumptions and their associated impact on the project model as well as the accounting and tax treatment as appropriate
  • you calculate both the valuation as well the accounting impacts (net debt, COI, ROCE, Net Results, profit on disposal) of investment decisions. Contributing to quality and uniformity of valuation methods
  • you fully prepare investment files in anticipation of submission to investment committee. All key issues should have been clearly identified and succinctly communicated in presentations
  • you support to structuring, financial modelling, negotiation, and execution of non-recourse project financings with the support of AIFA corporate for PPP projects if relevant
  • you establish and maintain strong working relationships, with the finance, tax, legal and business development teams to ensure effective information flow. You ensure a deep understanding of regional performance
  • you perform annual impairment test valuations and ad-hoc transversal studies on key areas for the business units. You engage directly with the external auditors to defend the ENGIE position where appropriate
  • you manage the external relations with the project financing and M&A banks and advisors, financing Institutions, investment funds…

Candidate requirements : 

  • master’s degree from reputable engineering, business school or university. Chartered Accountant and/or CFA is a plus
  • 1 to 3+ years of experience in similar fields (business development, project financing, M&A, strategy consulting) or with identified transferable skills
  • good knowledge of the energy services sector and financial valuation techniques
  • advanced modelling and strong know-how of Excel (including VBA)
  • ability to summarize in-depth, particularly in PowerPoint
  • ability to analyse and summarize, great flexibility and ability to work in a project team with multiple skills as part of complex operations
  • strong interpersonal and relationship management skills: ability to build and maintain positive internal relationships
  • rigor, flexibility and resistance to stress are very important qualities and a good sense of humour
  • must be constructive, inquisitive and creative
  • focus on effective and timely delivery of tasks assigned
  • very good command of English (spoken and written) and French or Dutch is compulsory
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