Corporate Development Associate

Chicago, IL 60290

Posted: 04/03/2024 Industry: Food & Beverage Job Number: 17164 Pay Rate: $175,000.00

Job Description

Corporate Development Associate

We are searching for a strong M&A Associate or Analyst with an interest in more than the drudgery of crunching numbers and preparing decks. This is a fantastic opportunity with a rapidly growing, PE-backed organization in the food and beverage space. it is the perfect opportunity for someone to get in on the ground floor and assist with significant growth but also to gain exposure to broader operational responsibilities at the same time. If you have at least three years of transaction advisory or related experience and have a desire to broaden your background within a company backed by one of the premier PE firms in the business, this opportunity is for you! Contact us today!

What’s in it for you:

  • You will work directly for and with a strong CEO who has both corporate development and operational experience and who will be a great mentor to someone wanting more than just an analytical role.
  • You will get in on the ground floor of a company that will grow rapidly across the U.S.
  • You will have the opportunity to build your corporate development AND operational skills as the company grows and you assist the CEO with its success.
  • You will be part of a strong, vibrant team and will have the chance to interact with one of the premier PE groups in the country.
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package.

What you will be doing:

  • Driving the modeling and presentation process related to new acquisition-related activities.
  • Managing acquisition due diligence, including the evaluation of all financials and operational aspects.
  • Helping maintain the acquisition pipeline and relationships for the organization.
  • Working with the CEO to help address operational and other issues as the company grows.
  • Building your corporate development and operational skillset and preparing for rapid advancement.

A successful candidate for this Corporate Development Associate position will possess the following:

  • Two to four years of transaction (M&A) related experience.
  • A bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related field.
  • Strong financial acumen and exceptional communication skills.
  • The desire to dig in and be part of more than just the transaction process.
  • An ability to work at pace, a willingness to travel, and a strong ability to multi-task.

Compensation: Compensation will be commensurate with skills and experience but will include base and bonus.

Benefits: Full.

Desired Location: Chicago. This position can be hybrid but also could be primarily remote depending on location and needs.

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*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Corporate Development Associate job.

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