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Director, Mergers & Acquisitions
Business Line Global
ID # 17513
City Montréal
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable





  • Act as leader on all acquisition and strategic alliance projects.
  • Work simultaneously on multiple potential transactions, including divestitures - you will work with leadership teams of all our international business lines.
  • Participate in all processes surrounding proposed business acquisitions and strategic alliances - from target identification to preliminary financial analysis, drafting letters of intent.
  • Perform financial and valuation analyses.
  • Participate and coordinate due diligence processes, including for legal, financial, commercial and tax matters.
  • Participate in and review due diligence reports and transaction documentation.
  • Prepare strategic analysis and presentations in support of transaction processes and strategic planning.
  • Monitor, track and manage the status of the acquisition pipeline.


  • University degree in finance/accounting or other relevant field; CPA designation
  • 10 to 12 years of experience in the fields of accounting/finance, due diligence and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Working knowledge of Canadian and international financial and accounting concepts and principles, and an understanding of key business drivers, primarily those related to mergers and acquisitions.
  • Audit experience, including a solid understanding of financial statements and their various components.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment and with senior management.
  • Business and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and French - both verbal and written.
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Occasional travel.


Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.


Montréal, QC

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