M&A Director

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Mississauga
  • 200 - 250
  • Salary: 200 - 250

Volaris Group


Job Summary: THE COMPANY
Constellation Software Inc (www.csisoftware.com) is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and is a conglomerate of vertical market software companies. Constellation has completed over 500 acquisitions since inception in 1995 and is all about strengthening these businesses and enabling them to grow – whether through organic measures such as new initiatives and product development, day-to-day business, or through acquisitions. We buy and hold forever.
As a subsidiary of Constellation Software, Volaris Group acquires, manages, and builds software companies in a variety of vertical markets. Volaris Group has successfully grown to more than 35 countries based on a decentralized business model where acquired companies retain their autonomy and can access ongoing training. The company has grown to a truly global scale, with respect for international cultures and working ability in several languages.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Description:
Volaris is seeking a seasoned M&A Director to lead and manage acquisition opportunities, encompassing valuation, negotiation, due diligence, and securing investment rationale and approvals. This pivotal role, reporting directly to the Portfolio Manager, demands close collaboration with senior management to identify, qualify, manage, and execute strategic acquisition opportunities globally, aligning with our capital deployment objectives.

Job Description:


M&A Execution:

  • Conduct comprehensive analysis and presentation of target company financials.
  • Oversee acquisition transactions from preliminary assessment to integration.
  • Lead in financial modeling, due diligence, negotiation, investment approval, and post-acquisition monitoring, managing multiple transactions annually.
  • Direct an acquisition team, including M&A specialists and cross-functional experts (IT, Technology, HR, Legal, Finance) for each deal.

Business Development:

  • Identify and evaluate vertical market software businesses that fulfill our strategic and metric criteria, enriching our proprietary database.
  • Initiate and maintain meaningful dialogues with owners, shareholders, and stakeholders.
  • Consistently nurture leads to advance prospective targets through the sales pipeline.
  • Collaborate with the M&A business development team to ensure effective nurturing and handling of acquisition opportunities.
  • Organize and execute prospecting campaigns via LinkedIn, email, calls, trade shows, and in-person meetings.


Qualifications:


Professional:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Economics, or a related field (preferred but not mandatory).
  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant M&A experience, with a keen interest in software businesses and a background in business development (including sourcing, cold-calling, pitching).
  • Experience in Software Companies, M&A, Private Equity, or B2B Start-Ups highly regarded.
  • Proficiency in financial modeling, and strong capabilities in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Big 4 experience considered an asset, as well as experience with public company acquisitions (buy/sell side) and a debt financing background.
  • Established connections within the industry preferred.


Personal:

  • Exceptional time management, attention to detail, organizational, strategic thinking, and analytical skills.
  • High adaptability and flexibility to accommodate changing priorities and demands.
  • Independent, self-motivated, and a continuous learner who enjoys learning and sharing new ideas.
  • Superior interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with an ability to collaborate effectively with senior management.
  • Multilinguals considered a plus.
  • Willingness to travel (10-25% of the time).

This full-time, hybrid position is based in Toronto, offering a dynamic and fast-paced environment for an individual with an entrepreneurial spirit and high integrity.

Worker Type: Regular

Number of Openings Available: 1


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