AXA LM - Business Development Analyst

Location 75-PARIS, France
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Finance, Control and Strategy
Apply before 11/30/2017



  • Work with deal teams on deal structuring, financial analysis, pitches to Sellers and interacting with the actuarial, operations, integration and corporate finance teams on critical valuation components of deals


  • Provide different research and market studies for the M&A team: impact of Brexit, regulation and market trends in Asia and MEA, opportunities and legal constraints of the French market, factoring EU regulation


  • Managing Due Diligence phases: organizing and coordinating processes of several due diligence workstreams, be it at the target company’s location, with a virtual data room or at AXA LM offices


  • Variety of acquisition-related special tasks, e.g. analyse impact of market/regulatory trends relevant for run-off acquisitions, refine the due diligence methodology, analyse and propose an alternative offering for reinsurance assets transfer


  • Bringing all necessary support to the Business Development & Acquisitions team, including – but not limited to :
    • our CRM tool management “Salesforce”: manage the pipeline, keep the tool updated
    • prepare pitch supports adjusted to specific target and meeting partner, e.g., board members, regulators
    • support of communication of acquisition topics both internally for decisions (investment committee, investors) and externally (conferences, regulators)


 Education: University degree in Finance, Business Administration or Law


Experience: 2-3 years of Project Management experience, ideally with a combination of Finance, Reinsurance and/or M&A. Strong organizational and analytical skills: capacity to understand financial statements (P&L, balance sheet), and to produce solid financial analysis


Language skills:  Fluency in English. Another language would be appreciated


Other skills: the applicant must be


§  Highly organized


§  Strong analytical abilities to do reseach and multiple studies for the M&A team


§  Able to work autonomously, understand the big picture and provide high quality analysis


§  A good team player with the ability to set up, integrate into and support a medium-sized  (5-25 people) international due diligence team: good communication skill and excellent human relationship, with the ability to adapt him/herself to different levels of interlocutors and different situations


§  Skillful in autonomously developing management presentations (e.g. Powerpoint) summarizing key due diligence findings  


§  Highly motivated, able to balance several tasks and a fluctuating workload depending on the phases of the acquisition process


§  Willing to travel for due diligence to Europe/US


§  Interculturally experienced

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 165,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 107 million customers.



AXA Liabilities Managers (AXA LM) is an entrepreneurial business unit of the AXA Group specializing in discontinued non-life reinsurance business acquisition and management. The key missions of the company is to acquire P&C legacy business that meets our risk appetite and return criteria and to reduce volatility and risks by proactively and profitably bringing to finality contracts underwritten in the past. AXA LM has 250 employees in the world. They are based in France, Switzerland, the UK and the USA.

AXA Liabilities Managers offers a challenging position in a multicultural and agile working environment.