Senior Analyst, Corporate Development

    • Job Tracking ID: UB-2019-19
    • Job Location: Schaumburg, IL
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 12, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Open to Relocation?: Yes
    • Accepting external applications?: Yes
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Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Development, the Senior Corporate Development Analyst will develop and execute the company’s corporate development efforts, contributing in the company’s plans for corporate development, M&A, capital markets, and business development activity in alignment with the board, CEO/COO/CFO and the executive team.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our rapidly expanding corporate development team.

Performance Objectives
The below represents the primary responsibilities of the position. Other duties may be assigned as needed.
* Work directly with the Director and VP of Corporate Development in the development of strategic plans and execution of key corporate development initiatives to fuel strategic growth
* Assist the Director of Corporate Development to build the processes and analytical framework for analyzing M&A opportunities
* Research and analyze high priority strategic markets for corporate development, including market mapping and deep dives of specific target opportunities
* Partner with and drive cross functional teams in the execution of all phases of the M&A process including business case creation, opportunity modeling, deal execution, and integration
* Partner with FP&A team to model potential internally developed growth opportunities and create pro-forma views of acquisition opportunities
* Assist cross-functional finance teams in the analysis of any Paylocity financing activities
* Active team member in the analysis of key strategic partners and vendors
* Ad hoc analyses and financial modeling

Experience and Skills:

Education and Experience
* Bachelor’s degree is required; Finance or Accounting major preferred
* 2-4 years of experience in investment banking, private equity or venture capital, in-house corporate development, or transaction services
* M&A execution experience required, software / tech company deal experience is preferred
* Financial modeling experience including building pro-forma financials, acquisition models, and growth models is required
* Public debt/equity financing experience is preferred but not required
* Experience preparing industry/company, strategy, financial, and operational presentations for the board and executive level
* Technical acumen and understanding of software industry is preferred
* Excellent written / verbal communication skills, and superior quantitative and analytical skills
* Advanced knowledge of MS office, especially Excel and PowerPoint

Open to relocation!