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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  3392

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Feb 3, 2021

Corporate M&A Analyst (1 year contract)


Job Description

Our Corporate Development – Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) team is currently looking for a bright and ambitious M&A Analyst to be based in our corporate executive office in Toronto, Canada (currently working remote) and help execute our strategic growth plan.

Corporate M&A Analyst (12 month contract with benefits)


The successful candidate will become a member of the Corporate Development team, contributing to all aspects of the team’s M&A related growth initiatives.  The candidate will have some knowledge of industrial machinery and automation space and a sound understanding how to execute an M&A project.  This candidate will be responsible for compiling business, operations and financial information of potential targets and conducting relevant financial valuation analyses on these opportunities.  Working closely with the Corporate Development team, the analyst will support will support the Corporate Development Manager - Europe to ensure the smooth management and execution of our initiatives.      


•    Perform relevant financial analysis, financial modelling and valuation (e.g. comparable trading analysis, precedent transaction analysis, discounted cash flow analysis, etc.) to form views on the value of potential M&A targets and determine the potential impact to ATS of consummating such an acquisition
•    Analyzing and assembling information on potential M&A targets including key capabilities, products and services, operating facilities, management, ownership and financial performance
•    Assisting the deal teams tasked with executing an acquisition of potential M&A targets
•    Preparing presentation material that aggregates the research, assessments and conclusions on M&A opportunities for Executive and Board-level review
•    Conducting market research on relevant industry sectors (e.g. Life Sciences, Transportation, Food & Beverage, Energy, Consumer etc.) to evaluate industry trends and opportunities in automation
•    Analyzing the competitive landscape in various industry sectors to identify key competitors to ATS in those sectors as well as potential acquisition targets ATS could pursue
•    Assist the Executive Management team with special projects as required
•    Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct


•    Post-secondary degree in business, accounting, finance or equivalent.  


•    1-2 years’ relevant M&A advisory or analyst experience with a Bank owned or independent M&A advisor or Private Equity Firm
•    Strong analytical skills: ability to conduct in-depth industry and company research (using a variety of sources) and distil information in in a succinct manner; ability to conduct detailed review of company financial information and develop detailed excel based financial models and analyses
•    Communication: ability to prepare and clearly present/explain information so it can be understood by others, ability to transfer knowledge clearly and effectively
•    Prioritizing: ability to work in a fast paced environment in an organized and thoughtful manner
•    Computer skills:  MS Office Suite (including proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint).  
•    Thomson Eikon, experience or knowledge an asset

Additional Information

Why Join ATS?​

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Subsidized breakfast and lunch daily; free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Plus, Treat Day is every other week!
  • Monthly “In-Chair Massage” clinic on-site with a Registered Massage Therapist
  • Ability to participate in a variety of charitable events
  • Social Club that offers BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • And much more!

ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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