M&A Manager

Make your career count at BDO!

Want to use your financial expertise to create transparency and value in every step of an M&A deal?

As an M&A Manager at BDO Corporate Finance in our office in Ghent, you’ll join a company with a professional yet informal and entrepreneurial atmosphere and work for a variety of stakeholders. Get the flexibility to work where you want, further develop your expertise and create impact by closing the best deals for your clients.

What’s a job as M&A Manager like?

Looking for ways to create value for your clients in deals through deep insight analysis, realising deals with impact and transparency throughout the entire deal journey and fulfilling your role as manager by guiding your own team of M&A experts.

That’s what a job as M&A Manager at BDO is like in one (very long) sentence. Some other responsibilities are:

  • Research of potential acquisition targets in the context of a vendor’s mandate

  • Research of industry related information to support the preparation of Information Memorandum or Valuations

  • Prepare draft Teasers or Information Memorandum in the context of sell-side M&A mandates

  • Draft business plans, work on public/private partnerships, advise on financing structure

  • Preparation of draft valuations (company/equity, intangible assets such as brands, patents, client relationships, IP…)

  • Contact potential acquirers/sellers, assist clients in negotiations, etc.

  • Draft reporting of valuation or due diligence reports

  • Analysis of the Target’s financial statements and business plans in the context of acquisition or sell-side due diligence in order to identify normalization adjustments on EBITDA, net working capital and net financial debt

  • Assist in performing analyses on optimization of the financing structure, in advising customers how to get strategic projects funded and in preparing financing requests

  • ….

What do you bring to the table?

  • Prior experience of minimum 5 years in Corporate Finance, M&A, private equity or similar environment is a must

  • Native Dutch speaker with advanced working knowledge of English

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A strong understanding of Excel and mastery of PowerPoint are essential to communicate with impact

  • Sense of responsibility and proactivity, self-starter and team player

  • Flexible, resilient, analytic mindset, result-driven attitude and eager to learn

  • Prior professional experience in banking, asset/fund management or financial advisory (corporate credit analysis, financial structuring,…) will be considered as an asset

Why join BDO?

According to our own colleagues, it’s got something to do with the great team spirit within our organisation, the fact that they can choose their own career path and develop their expertise just how they like it. But you can just take a look for yourself at what we got to offer below.



You will join a close team of experts who encourage respect, diversity and teamwork. You work in an open culture, so feel free to speak to anyone, at any level.



From day 1 you will be given responsibility, with support from your team



You decide the direction of your career, and we support you where necessary. Our BDO Academy provides a whole range of training courses to help.



You can work in different projects and clients, across business practices



You choose where you work with flexible working hours



You receive a competitive salary package with interesting benefits such as a net allowance, company car, phone subscription, hospitalisation insurance, smart mobility budget, etc.



You physical and mental health are important to us so we offer you guidance through our Wenite platform



You work within a company with an integrated sustainability policy and ambitious ESG targets.


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