What you’ll be doing...

The Corporate Development Associate will be a key member of Verizon’s M&A team, responsible for all aspects of the company’s inorganic strategy. The individual will work closely with and will support transaction leads throughout the deal process. Responsibilities include researching potential acquisition targets, rigorous financial valuation analysis, and coordinating due diligence across corporate functions and large teams. Targets will span a broad range of disciplines within telecom, media and technology. Companies will vary in size from small and private VC backed to multibillion dollar market cap enterprises. This role is ideal for a self-starter with a strong interest in technology, media and telecom.

Responsibilities include:

  • Investigate and evaluate acquisitions, divestitures, licensing opportunities, and strategic alliances.
  • Research and analyze diverse industries and verticals, identifying trends and strategic areas of interest for Verizon.
  • Perform financial analysis; develop pro forma financial models and valuation analysis in support of potential transactions.
  • Work closely with legal, accounting, tax, human resources, and operations experts to support due-diligence activities.
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations for senior management review and board meetings.
  • Assist in various internal activities such as maintenance of industry and comparable company reports.

What we’re looking for...

  • 3+ years experiencein Corporate Development, Investment Banking, Management Consulting, Finance or Accounting.
  • Bachelor's degree in finance/accounting.
  • Ability to conduct research, analyze data, and develop robust financial models under guidance of Senior Manager.
  • Excellent writing, presentation development, and communication skills.
  • Project management and interpersonal skills with ability to work on multiple projects.
  • Experience working in a transactional environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications, internet, and media industries is preferred.
  • Knowledge of research databases and related financial tools is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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