Manager, Acquisitions and Integration


Offre publiée le 2024-05-20


Job Summary

The Manager, Acquisitions and Integration is responsible for acting as an internal consultant to lead and coordinate projects that support CN’s acquisitions and divestitures and other corporate development projects.

The incumbent plays a critical support role in all elements of a transaction, including target identification, assessment, evaluation, transaction execution and integration.

Main Responsibilities

Financial Modelling and Analysis

  • Build and maintain financial models for acquisition and divestiture opportunities
  • Identify and quantify cost and revenue synergies, in consultation with internal stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
  • Act as an internal resource to support quantification of operational matters and considerations in the context of both potential and realized transactions, in consultation and coordination with internal stakeholders
  • Provide recommendations to decision makers based on complex analysis

Transaction Execution

  • Participate in due diligence activities and review summary reports as required
  • Produce due diligence summaries and recommendations

Integration and De-integration Support

  • Support integration of acquired companies’ operations and effective transition of divested assets
  • Coordinate among internal and external stakeholders pre-and post closing as required

Ad Hoc Projects

  • Support the Acquisitions and Integration team's contribution to key strategic projects as designated by the Chief Strategy Officer
  • Support the discontinuance process as rail service is officially discontinued on redundant lines in Canada
  • Provide valuation and analysis for other non-transactional projects that are periodically assigned to the team

Deal Sourcing

  • Support the Acquisitions and Integration team by performing various analyses to assess target companies, including financial and strategic reviews, cost benchmarking, volume and revenue analysis, industry, and competitive assessments
  • Review teaser documents and confidential information memorandums of assets and companies for sale and make recommendations whether to pursue
  • Prepare presentations to senior leaders with background and recommendations on potential targets for acquisition or divestiture

Working Conditions

The role has standard working conditions in an office environment with a regular workweek from Monday to Friday. The incumbent must be available to work shifts, holidays, and weekends when necessary.

The role requires minimal travel (up to 20%) within North America.



Minimum 8 years of experience at CN or within the transportation industry

oFinancial modelling experience

oOperational or Marketing experience within CN*

oAudit, investment banking or private equity experience*

Education / Certification / Designation

  • Bachelor's Degree in Commerce with a specialty in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or Chartered Financial Analyst designation (CFA)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA)*


  • Applies critical thinking
  • Knows the business and stays current on industry needs
  • Sets direction and inspires others
  • Communicates with impact
  • Collaborates with others and shares information
  • Demonstrates agility and drives change

Technical Skills / Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of transportation industry
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Knowledge of Business Objects *
  • Any experience for these above would be considered as an asset
  • 3 days ago