Corporate Development Analyst (M&A)

US-IL-Northbrook
Job ID
2017-6979
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World.

At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too. 

Responsibilities

The Corporate Development team at UL utilizes an integrated M&A and business development approach to strengthen our existing businesses by analyzing and executing on inorganic growth opportunities.

 

An Analyst with UL’s Corporate Development (M&A) team will play an integral role in the group and will focus on supporting a range of Corporate Development activities. UL’s M&A activity ranges across several industries on a global basis, while predominantly focused on privately held middle-market acquisitions. Transactions will range across buy-side, sell-side, minority investment and joint venture opportunities. This position offers great exposure to the senior management team of UL, including the CFO, SVPs and Business Unit Presidents, along with significant international experience.

 

  • Provides support in the financial analysis of potential acquisitions, coordination of due diligence and the preparation of materials for Corporate Development deliverables.

 

  • Work with UL‘s business leaders to develop financial projections for acquisition targets. Perform various valuation analyses, including discounted cash flow, comparable company, precedent transactions and merger consequences, among others.

 

  • Coordinate the due diligence process and provide assistance to various functional due diligence teams, including: legal, finance & accounting, tax, human resources, operations, IT, commercial and strategy, among others.

 

  • Support the CFO and the Corporate Development leadership team in performing analysis and preparing materials for the Board of Trustees, CEO and other senior executives.

 

  • Perform comprehensive competitor, opportunity and industry research. Track potential acquisition opportunities and monitor past acquisition metrics.

 

  • Perform other ad-hoc duties as required to support M&A activities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Finance, Accounting or Economics.

 

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience or recent graduates with completion of financial course work specifically covering corporate finance and financial statement analysis.  Internship experience is a plus.

 

  • Exhibit advanced financial modeling skills and must have advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.

 

  • Develop financial projections for Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow Statements.

 

  • Present information and respond to inquiries from internal or external clients, as well as top management.

 

  • Ability to gather and interpret complex information from diverse sources in a wide variety of forms. Ability to identify issues, collect data, establish facts, and present conclusions in situations where few decision-making guidelines exist.

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