Head of Corporate Development (M&A)


  • Location
    • London
  • Date Posted
  • 16 Oct 2020
  • Function
  • Business Development
  • Sector
  • Fintech

We are looking for a Head of Corporate Development (M&A) to lead our external growth efforts and corporate strategy from the origination of deals to the execution of transactions. The right candidate is someone who has a track-record analysing competitive landscapes, finding acquisition targets, performing valuations, assessing strategic fit, executing deals as principal and integrating acquired companies. There is a significant project management and operations component to this position. This role will be based at Revolut’s London headquarters.

What you'll be doing:

Leading strategic growth plans

Executing external growth operations

  • Leadership of deal origination, due diligence process and execution
  • Preparation and evaluation of complex financial models and elaboration of investment cases
  • Leading the integration process on acquisitions

What we're looking for

  • Strong Fintech/FIG sector advisory and M&A transactional experience within a top-tier bank or consultancy, or corporate development experience
  • Track record of successful deal structuring and execution
  • Deep understanding of financial institutions and banking regulationsExisting relationships with financial regulators and players
  • Strong corporate valuation capabilitiesProven track record in leading integration of acquired companies
  • Besides strong analytical skills, being process driven and have a methodological way of working, you need to have excellent communication skills (concise and direct) and experience of influencing a broad range of decision makers and stakeholders
  • Excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm for taking on new responsibilities, even if outside areas of expertise
  • Able to work in extremely fast-paced environment, collaboratively, and autonomously

Willingness and ability to travel

Willing to take on new challenges

Minimum qualifications

  • 8+ years investment banking experience is required
  • Strong command of M&A strategic and financial analyses
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills, strong command of accounting and M&A concepts

Excellent academic in business/economics

  • Masters degree in accounting, finance or economics
  • Excellent English skills (written and oral) are a must

A little about us

We believe that there are better ways for people to control their money. Easier, fairer ways.

Revolut started in 2015 with card transactions abroad without rubbish exchange rates or hidden fees. We've since added business accounts, vaults, insurance and even access to cryptocurrency exposure.

We reached 10 million customers as we rolled into 2020 and we're adding another million every quarter.

What we are looking for

  • From employee 1 to employee 14000, you will be slotting into a global team that shares a number of traits.
  • You can work autonomously and take ownership. We thrive with the space and responsibility to solve problems.
  • You operate best without lots of bureaucracy. We don’t hide behind fancy job titles or clunky processes ‘because that’s how things are done’.
  • You approach work in a logical way. We are not afraid to make mistakes but we use data and logic to backup decisions and improve understanding.
  • And you share our mission to improve people’s relationship with their money.

The benefits

Competitive salary

Biannual equity bonuses

  • All the latest tech you need
  • Skip the commute and work from home once a week
  • Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription

Pension plan

Private health insurance

  • Don’t panic about cooking: get free dinners with Deliveroo
  • Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
  • Stay refreshed: get juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks on tap
  • Rest up with 29 days’ holiday per year