What you’ll be doing...

The Corporate Development M&A Associate is 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 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 industries within Telecom, Media and Technology (“TMT”). Companies will vary in size from small private VC companies to multibillion dollar market cap enterprises. This role is ideal for a self-starter with demonstrated experience executing transactions and a strong interest in TMT industries.

Responsibilities:

  • Investigate and evaluate acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic alliances.
  • Perform detailed financial analysis; develop pro forma financial models and valuation analyses in support of potential transactions.
  • Collaborate with legal, accounting, tax, human resources, and operations experts to support due-diligence activities.
  • Research and analyze diverse industries and verticals, identifying trends and strategic areas of interest for Verizon.
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations for senior management review and Board meetings.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or four or more years of work experience in related field.
  • 1+ years of experience in Investment Banking or
  • 2+ years of work experience in Corporate Development, Venture Capital, Investment Banking, Management Consulting or substantially equivalent experience.

Even Better if you have:

  • Ability to conduct research, analyze data, develop robust financial models and valuation analyses with relative autonomy and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing, presentation development, and communication skills.
  • Experience presenting to and working directly with senior management.
  • Project management and interpersonal skills with ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Experience working in a transactional environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Telecom, Media and Technology industries is preferred.
  • Knowledge of research databases and related financial tools is preferred.
  • Excellent understanding of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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