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Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, you, the Sr. Director will provide support on specific merger and acquisition (M&A) and strategic partnership initiatives. Assist in the identification, analysis and execution of potential acquisition opportunities in accordance with the company’s strategic and financial growth objectives. Also support corporate divestiture and other strategic investment activity as needed.
Assists in the identification and evaluation of new areas of potential profitable corporate growth (predominantly M&A but also organic growth, partnerships, etc.).
Analyzes the financial and other available business information of target companies with a view toward their tactical and strategic fit into the company’s portfolio.
Prepares or assists in the preparation of financial and qualitative analyses enabling senior management at the business unit and parent company level to make informed investment decisions.
Assists in directing or directs the deal team and the activities of the appropriate company departments (e.g. Finance, Legal, Human Resources) in their support of M&A as well as any external advisors throughout the transaction and due diligence process.
Builds rapport and interacts with senior level executives at external companies as well as their advisors.
Works closely and builds strong relationships with business unit peers as well as those in supporting corporate functions to ensure effective communications and smooth transaction processes.
Helps coordinate the transaction process from origination through to closing and works closely with a designated integration manager, as appropriate, to effectuate a smooth transition and integration.
Understands and stays current with the competitive landscape.
Assists in industry networking, research, and analysis.
Performs other related duties as assigned, including tracking and reporting on group activity, managing, directing and evaluating inbound investment opportunities, etc.
Education: MBA preferred, or degree in Economics, Accounting or Finance considered.
Preferred Experience: A minimum of five years of relevant work experience, inclusive of at least two to three years of merger and acquisition (M&A) experience ideally in an investment banking firm or in a corporate environment that has had recent, meaningful acquisition activity, ideally in the human resources, technology, outsourcing, or related industries.
Comfortable and successful in dealing with senior level executives both internally and externally. A hands-on individual who stays in close contact with all aspects of many concurrent projects; able to perform his/her own requisite analysis with minimal support. Significant financial modeling experience combined with the ability to independently develop executive level presentation materials.
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