Finance & Controlling
Full - Time
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Beauty is our DNA. From the very first hair dye L’Oréal produced in 1909 to our innovative Beauty Tech products and services today, our company has been a pure player and leader in the beauty sector worldwide for decades. That is why, our work at Global Finance & Legal continues to evolve to support the Group as it faces new challenges every day. We are fully involved in the Group’s strategy and convinced of the importance of non-financial and responsible performance going forward. We are also an essential partner in the Group’s ambitious new sustainable development programme, L’Oréal for the Future. We commit to act on environmental and social issues.

Would you like to be a part of this adventure? 

Join our BOLD Team as a Senior associate!  

In December 2018 L’Oréal launched BOLD: Business Opportunities for L'Oréal Development, a corporate venture fund designed to take minority stakes in innovative start-ups with high growth potential. Our corporate venture fund supports start-ups financially while also providing them with beauty expertise, network, and a mentoring system. By joining the BOLD team, you will help to scout and execute potential investment opportunities worldwide in Beauty/ Health / Wellness domains.

Here’s how you will have a role to play in this team:  

Monitor the market and scout potential investment opportunities worldwide in Beauty/Wellness/Health domains 
Lead multidisciplinary due diligence teams to assess, negotiate and close investment deals
Connect and align with internal stakeholders to identify synergies between potential investments and the business group and collaborate to understand the future strategy of the business
Actively work on portfolio companies’ post-investment to create value & business synergies
Coordinate fund portfolio deal flows and onboard L’Oréal business leaders for additional business synergies
Monitor market trends and contribute to clarification of investment thesis
Animate internal advisors network & share marketing trends and potential targets
Help on developing marketing communication around BOLD (internal/external) through newsletters, events and workshops
Participate in different startup events, pitches and conferences 

The skills that you will need to make an impact:  

6+ years of experience in venture funds or M&A 
Analytical skills and strong written and oral communication skills
Significant experience in deals execution
Ability to assign priorities to multiple requests for information, while ensuring integrity, accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of data
Ability to work independently and under time constraints
Work successfully within global multinational and startup environments
Strong insights with the capability to challenge, influence and develop
Demonstrated leadership, integrity
Passion for innovation and business development 
Fluent in English

If you recognized yourself in the description and meet the requirements, you are ready for this awesome ride!
Convinced yet? Just in case, here’s a few more compelling facts. Throughout this journey, you will experience:  

#growth – at L’Oréal, growing comes from being in constant motion. We grow with others, by exploring and by reaching out for more. Together, we try, succeed and sometimes fail. We give transformational trainings and learning opportunities that make employees unleash the best in themselves.
#diversity – at L’Oréal, our teams are diverse as the billions of consumers we create for, we embrace difference of origins, cultures, life experiences and beliefs. We commit to fostering an inclusive environment where we celebrate differences.
#entrepreneurship – at L’Oréal, we invite our people to inspire others with mind-blowing ideas, to challenge the status-quo and to shape the future of beauty. “Run it as your own business” is our mantra. 
#impactful memories – at L’Oréal, we encourage our employees to think and act beyond their jobs. For us, our job is more than just a job, it is about building a better future for others and our planet.

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