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Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate Development Analyst

Job ID: BH329232

Category: Corporate Actions, Financial Analyst

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

The Corporate Development Analyst role is a key member of the corporate development / M&A team. Key responsibilities include identifying and researching potential acquisition targets, conducting in-depth financial and valuation analysis, and participating in overall due diligence and post-merger integration activities. The position will require extensive spreadsheet modeling and PowerPoint presentation work.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain complex financial models which support management decisions to act upon corporate initiatives and acquisition targets
  • Perform financial due diligence and post-closing acquisition reviews
  • Prepare budgets for corporate initiatives and acquisitions
  • Perform research, cost studies, and benchmarking to support financial and operational assumptions
  • Assist members of the finance team and other functional teams in developing processes and policies for new business initiatives
  • Provide ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting
  • Communicates result of financial analysis and research, both verbally and in writing, to all levels of management
  • Design and maintains reports that measure the results of developing businesses vs. plans
  • Prepare materials for presentations for senior management

Must Have:

  • 2-5 years of experience in corporate finance, investment banking, corporate development, or private equity
  • Data analysis and financial modeling experience
  • Advanced MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills are required
  • Software/Technology background strongly preferred
  • BS/BA degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Engineering strongly preferred
  • Experience with ERP and Reporting systems, MS Project, and MS Access skills a plus

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Lowell, Massachusetts