PayU is a leading financial services provider in global growth markets.
We deliver innovative technology that enables billions of people and millions of merchants to buy and sell online.
Our local operations span 17 markets across Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.
We’re a great destination for exceptional people. Our ambition and energy are reflected in everything we do, no matter who you are and what you do in our company.
Thinking big at a global level on a global scale and whilst being accepted as one of the locals has proven to be a successful formula.
With more than 1,800 people constantly working to exceed our 300,000+ merchants’ and millions of buyers’ needs, there are always exciting things happening at PayU!
Strategy and Investments internship
in the Strategy and Investments (M&A) team
Craft industry analyses, competitive landscape and strategic fit analyses
Support on M&A transactions and VC investments
Build detailed financial models and put into practice financial analysis
Map new market opportunities and technology trends (cryptocurrencies, robo-advisory, AI)
Background in business:
Advanced students with degrees in business and finance preferable, open to consider also economics, general management or related areas; advanced students with tech degrees should present relevant working experience in business and/or finance.
Title of study:
Bachelor’s degree holders with 1+ year(s) of working experience (internships included)
As mentioned above, preference for roles in similar function areas even if in other industries. Financials services, investment banking, consultancy, etc.
Financial modelling skills:
Strong preference for relevant work experience; candidates with a relevant certification or course work will be considered
Familiarity with corporate finance concepts:
Basic knowledge of the most common valuation methodologies (multiples, cash flow analysis, capital assets pricing model) and of financial analysis (interpretation of financial statements: P&L, balance sheet and cash flow statements, as well as key financial indicators)
Fluent English required, both oral and written
Problem solving ability:
Ability to handle new tasks with limited guidance, proactively leveraging own knowledge and alternative resources
Ability to analyse and summarize broad research sources and relevant data sets
Attention to detail:
Sharp numerical focus and eye for precision
Interest in international topics (start-ups, fintech, global tech, blockchain, etc.) and awareness of current affairs; experience abroad (either study or work) would be a plus
Ability to manage tasks and deliver according to set deadlines, adaptable to working within a remotely-based team
What we offer:
Work for PayU, digital financial services and payments division of Naspers. Naspers is a the world-class technology investor behind the success stories of Tencent, Mail.ru and Allegro
Gain direct exposure to the fintech industry globally, with focus on high-growth markets (India, LatAm, Africa)
Be part of a team small in size, yet global in scope – exploring new technology trends and exciting start-ups in India, Africa, Americas & Europe
Learn the foundations of corporate strategy and M&A from a strong team of professionals