Corporate Development Analyst

Location
London, UK
Posted
21 Nov 2020
Closes
03 Dec 2020
Ref
1e58809e-9aad-47de-b1e5-a0e537e8dd15
Level
Manager
Farfetch exists for the love of fashion. We believe in empowering individuality. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a diverse and global community made up of Farfetchers, our partners and our customers, which we believe is at the heart of our success. Everything we do is centred around our values - Be Human, Think Global, Be Revolutionary, Todos Juntos, Be Brilliant, Amaze Customers - which define our beliefs and our actions. We welcome difference and foster a consciously inclusive environment for everyone. We are Farfetch For All.

Finance

We're a truly global team with a presence in all of our locations around the world. Our biggest teams are based in the UK and Portugal. Our team in Porto focuses on financial reporting and operations, while the Group Finance team in London is made up of Tax, Legal, Treasury and Commercial Finance. All of our teams play an instrumental role within the business, from developing best practice, delivering strategic projects and helping us to tell our story with data.

London

Our London office is located in Old Street, London's tech hub, home to a broad range of teams including Commercial, Marketing, and Product. We have large open plan spaces and a feature staircase connecting our 3 floors, encouraging our collaborative and open culture. We also have a big outdoor terrace where we can have lunch and host social events when the sun comes out!

The Corporate Development team was established in November 2016 and is one of the most cross-functional teams at FARFETCH Through heavy involvement in Corporate and Financial Strategy, M&A, investments and partnerships, Capital Markets and Investor Relations, the team is working to deliver strategic and high impact internal and external projects.

WHO YOU ARE

  • You will work within the Corporate Development team to assist Executive and Board-level decision making regarding strategic and tactical initiatives
  • Support seamless execution of strategic Corporate Development transactions (M&A, Investments, Capital Markets, Partnerships) whilst working with external advisors and across teams at Farfetch
  • Develop robust financial models for internal businesses cases and external targets assessment
  • Assist the team in identifying strategic opportunities and managing the pipeline of acquisition and partnership opportunities


WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Up to 3 years of experience in investment banking or management consulting Excellent Excel, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Experience with Corporate Development transactions, building financial models and presentations
  • Ability to synthesise large amounts of inputs into actionable recommendations for the senior management
  • Proactive and action oriented, able to multitask with ease across multiple projects/deadlines
  • Motivated to take the lead on often ambiguous problems to enable creative and effective solutions to help scale our business
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Economics, Business, Engineering or equivalent

Reporting to the Corporate Development Senior Manager, you will join one of the most cross-functional teams at FARFETCH. Through heavy involvement in Corporate and Financial Strategy, M&A, investments and partnerships, the team is working to deliver FARFETCH'S most strategic and high impact internal and external projects.

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