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M&A Analyst



London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Job role: M&A Analyst

Location: Hybrid, London

Contract: 6 months FTC

Hours: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

Emeria UK operates in the residential real estate sector through its operating brands of FirstPort, Innovus, Knight Square and Campions.

The role will form part of the Emeria UK M&A team, which is a team of 3 and you will report to the UK M&A Director.

You will play a crucial role in driving the acquisitive growth of the company. Working with the UK M&A Team, you will qualify and determine acquisition opportunities for the business, you will then lead the development of the transaction approval materials and support thew wider team through to deal completion.

You will partner with the M&A Team to ensure alignment in acquisition strategy and opportunities, building a robust acquisition pipeline for the business area.

You will also provide support to the M&A Director in standardising and improving processes, tracking and documentation in our M&A origination area.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support researching the industry for both deal origination, transaction analysis and sector insight.
  • Develop, create and review financial models to evaluate the target-acquisition, building and obtaining buy-in to the synergy case.
  • Support the development of the business cases, discussion of non-binding offer approvals through to submission.
  • Prepare robust investment case for Board review and sign-off.
  • Lead and support internal reporting on progress, challenges, markets and opportunities., including production of monthly M&A executive report.
  • Engage with the integration team and target shareholders / senior management to facilitate the development of integration strategy and plans. Prepare a Day 1 integration pack for handover.
  • Support the M&A Director and Chief Financial Officer in project reviews with Emeria Group.
  • Must always operate with unyielding integrity and ensure that fair treatment of acquisitions is at the forefront, and all interactions are conducted in an open and transparent manner.


  • Highly numerate with excellent Microsoft office skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to engage with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong commercial acumen
  • Strong team player with excellent collaboration skills
  • Good organisational and project management skills

Personal Qualities

  • Demonstrates honesty and integrity and the ability to build trust with team members and all stakeholders – internal and external
  • Professional manner, comfortable communicating at all levels
  • Strategic thinker, inquisitive nature, keen problem solver, self-starter, and sense of owning deliverables.
  • Strong people skills, high collaboration mindset, and the ability to bring teams on a journey of change
  • Detailed oriented, well-organized, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on deadline delivery on what matters

Not sure that you have all of the above qualifications, skills and experience?

We are an expanding, supportive and friendly company, with a strong emphasis on teamwork. We are always looking for good people to join us. In return, we are committed to staff development. Therefore, even if you don’t think that you can cover all of the above skills and experience, we would still like to see your CV, in case we can help develop you into the role, or we are aware of a more suitable alternative role coming up that meets your existing skill-set. So please send us your CV with a covering letter and let us know what you can do.

The Benefits

We’ll support you with all of the technology, training and support that you need to do your job well. We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefit packages. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range of exclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the most of your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.


We’re committed to promoting diversity at Emeria and recruit on merit. We will consider applications from job share applicants.

Ready to Apply?

Click the below apply button to start your application for this role. We will ask you to upload your CV and answer a few questions.

If you meet the criteria for the role we’ll be in touch to arrange a short telephone interview and our shortlist of candidates will be invited to attend interviews with the hiring manager and up to three other key stakeholders.