Corporate Finance Analyst H/F

Corporate Finance Analyst H/F

DESCRIPTION OF THE COMPANY

OpenClassrooms is a mission-driven company that makes education accessible to everyone, everywhere. 🌎

We are the leading online education platform in Europe and Africa, offering fully accredited online diplomas based on the skills of the future and gathering each month a passionate community of 2 million students from around the world.

We are very proud to be part of the B Corp community (more than 3,500 companies that combine profit and general interest), and to have the Great Place to Work label. OpenClassrooms is also part of the Next40 group for the second consecutive year.

We have recently announced new fundraising of 80 million dollars. This will help us invest in our product, continue our growth and make education even more accessible across the world!

This role can be fully remote or office based in London or Paris. The successful candidate will be a fluent English and French speaker.

Welcome to the revolution of education! #BecomeFutureProof


RESPONSIBILITIES


 👉 Work closely with the CFO and the Corporate Finance Manager on any recurring or ad-hoc financial analysis required

👉 Assist in the preparation and update of analysis and supporting presentations for key stakeholders of the business (C-level, Board, Investors, Banks, Strategic Partners)

👉 Help on building an M&A opportunity framework, target screening and assessment (valuation analysis, multi-year business plans, business performance trends and KPIs, product profitability and deal post-mortem analyses)

👉 Perform some market research analysis, competitive financial benchmarking and mapping

👉 Maintain Investor and M&A target databases

👉 Being involved in the potential transaction process, in the review of information (data room management) preparation of key deliverables, internal and external coordination from key stakeholders, including advisors

👉 Work closely with other business teams, including accounting, FP&A, Legal, as well as leaders from other departments


REPORTING LINE

 Reports to the Corporate Finance Manager.

YOU WILL LOVE THIS JOB IF

You possess the following relevant skills:

  • Curious, investigative, meticulous and analytical
  • Eager to learn in a fast-evolving environment
  • Ability to summarize complex problems and to understand the key drivers on a new process
  • Strong financial modelling skills and understanding of corporate finance
  • Ideally a previous experience of corporate finance transactions and successful deal execution (M&A / ECM / DCM / Leveraged Finance)
  • Solid technical M&A skills including analysis of target companies (understanding of key risks, growth and profitability drivers), financial engineering, financial modelling, due diligence review, legal documentation, the closing of transactions
  • Excellent data analysis and computing skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Results-driven
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communicative skills, both written and verbal 
  • Advanced Excel capabilities and excellent MS Office and Google Docs web application skills
  • Positive attitude, "can-do" approach, team-player and decisive contributor
  • Excellent organisation skills - the ability to plan and organise work so that it is efficient and effective and can be delivered within tight deadlines
  • Fluent English and French communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment


YOUR BACKGROUND

  • 1 year of relevant professional experience (including long-duration off-cycle internships) within Investment Banking, Strategy / Management Consulting, Investment (VC to PE), Audit within a Tier 1 company
  • Strong academic record and/or professional qualification in the relevant subject area (Finance, Strategy, Maths, Business)

 

WHY JOIN US

  • A work environment and a strong culture built on agility, openness, respect and high quality
  • A competitive salary
  • Health insurance (“Mutuelle”) monthly fee entirely paid by OpenClassrooms and remote medical consultations for free
  • Access to professional development training sponsored by OpenClassrooms
  • Pass Navigo entirely paid by OpenClassrooms
  • Meal vouchers (Employer contribution at 60%, the max authorised by law)
  • Access to the gym for free (Gymlib paid by OpenClassrooms)
  • Unlimited days off, and after 1 year at OpenClassrooms, a 1.000€ premium once a year for 15+ days off taken
  • “Remote  First” work policy
  • A company PC


HIRING PROCESS

  • The journey starts with the first interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition team
  • Then a videoconference with the Manager of the team you are applying to join
  • This will then be followed by a case study to validate your practical job-related skills 
  • For the very final round, you will meet other team members (Brand & Comms, Learning, Employers & Student Success, Finance…)
  • Finally, you will be asked to provide us with professional references including contact details. 

 

Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you! Apply today — we’re standing by for your resume!

Feel free to check our online course How do we work at OpenClassrooms to get the gist of who we are.

👉 OpenClassrooms is a French hyper-growth company eligible for the French Tech Visa program. That means, for foreign candidates, benefiting from the accelerated procedure to apply for a "Talent Passport" residence permit. There is also a simplified "accompanying family" procedure available for spouse and dependent minor children. More information here

👉 Working at OpenClassrooms means joining a dynamic and stimulating team, take up challenges, meet awesome people every week, and change the world, a little bit, every day!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

10 Quai de la Charente
75019 Paris Directions hello@openclassrooms.com +(33)1 80 88 80 30

OpenClassrooms, London

LABS House
WC1A 2TH London Directions hello@openclassrooms.com +33 1 80 88 80 30

Perks & benefits

  • "Remote First" Policy

    You can work from home and/or from the office

  • Flexible timetables

    Results rather than presence oriented!

  • Medical Insurance

    An excellent health insurance for you and your family

  • Meal vouchers

    Meal vouchers for all working days

  • Free gym subscription

    Unlimited vouchers for sports through Gymlib (France)

  • Travel expenses

    Full coverage of travel expenses and public transportation

  • Unlimited days off

    Unlimited days off and a 1.000€ premium once a year for 15+ days off taken (after one year of seniority)

  • A Macbook / PC and everything you need to be productive

    It includes weekly organic fruit baskets, unlimited tea, coffee, and candies that are offered at the office. If you work remotely, we'll provide you with the necessary equipment (screen, desk, chair, bluetooth headset etc.)

What is it like to work at OpenClassrooms?

 

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