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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. You will support transaction leads throughout the deal process. Responsibilities include researching potential acquisition targets, rigorous financial valuation analysis, and coordinating due diligence across large teams, including business unit and corporate functions. Targets will span a broad range of industries within Telecom, Media and Technology (“TMT”) and vary in size from small venture-funded companies to multibillion dollar enterprises. This role is ideal for a self-starter with a strong interest in executing strategic transactions.

  • 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 or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Two or more years ofwork experience in Corporate Development, Corporate Strategy, Commercial Finance, Venture Capital, Investment Banking, Management Consulting or substantially equivalent experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • Basic understanding of financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement) and proven ability to analyze financial trends.
  • Ability to conduct research and analyze data with relative autonomy and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing, presentation development, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience presenting to and working directly with senior management.
  • Strong project management and interpersonal skills with ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Self-starter who can take direction and execute with limited oversight.
  • Experience working in a transactional environment.
  • Knowledge of Telecom, Media and Technology industries.
  • Knowledge of research databases and related financial tools.
  • Excellent understanding of and professional experience working with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

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