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Director Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 1080, Grande Allee West
  • Location: Québec, Quebec
  • Other Possible Location(s): Montreal, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Strategic Planning / Business Expansion - Generalist / Multiple Disciplines
  • Job ID: JR10014672
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-10-23


Corporate Development / telework / Québec / Montréal / Toronto

Reporting directly to the Vice President Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions, you play a key role in executing the growth strategy of iA Financial Group. You are responsible for the business acquisitions and divestitures for the various business sectors and subsidiaries of iA Financial Group. You are responsible of supervising and coaching a team of two senior analysts and one financial analyst. 

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in all aspects of the transaction process, from start to finish
  • Participate in the identification and selection of acquisition targets
  • Develop, supervise and/or review financial modeling supporting the transaction parameters
  • Supervise and coach a team of two senior analysts and one financial analyst
  • Coordinate a team of multi-disciplinary experts during due diligence processes
  • Manage external advisors to the transaction, such as legal, tax and/or financial advisers in order to optimize the results of the transaction
  • Negociate the terms of the agreements supporting the transactions with key stakeholders from the other party in the name and in the best interest of iA Financial Group
  • Prepare presentations of the transactions for approval by the senior management and board of directors of the Company
  • Manage the work of the two financial analysts and participate to their professional development
  • May be called upon to participate in post-acquisition activities (purchase price acquisition, monitoring of agreements, integration projects)

To carry out these mandates, you will work very closely and will collaborate with the leaders of the business sectors and subsidiaries of iA Financial Group. You are called upon to participate in the development of strategic initiatives aimed at the growth of the business sectors. The position currently involves the direct supervision of two employees.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Actuarial
  • Master’s degree in Finance considered an asset
  • FSA, CPA, CFA, CBV and/or FLMI considered an asset
  • More than 10 years of meaningful experience in Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Strong modeling, analysis and communication skills
  • Manage with leadership and passion
  • Highly motivated and performance oriented
  • Values teamwork
  • Good knowledge of iA Financial Group and the financial sector industry an asset
  • Negotiating skills an asset
  • Ability to carry out several files at the same time
  • Excellent English and French language skills, both oral and written, due to regular interaction with English and French-speaking colleagues or internal and external partners across Canada

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Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

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At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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