The Sr. Analyst of Corporate Development provides support and in instances leads Rockwell Automation's inorganic activities of acquisitions, divestitures, venture investments and joint ventures. As such, he or she is identifying and evaluating inorganic opportunities, performing valuation, conducting industry research and competitive analysis, managing all phases of a transaction, and working with business leaders to develop inorganic growth strategies, among other corporate development activities on a global basis. This person works directly with business leaders and functional leaders within the company as well as target companies, external legal advisors, investment banks, and other parties in the broader M&A ecosystem.
Job responsibilities include:
Build financial models and perform valuation that includes DCF, comparable public companies and precedent transactions
Support and the ability to lead due diligence during all types of transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and venture investments
Support integration leader with pre-closing integration planning
Maintain an up-to-date targets funnel by working closing with other leaders from the Corporate Development and Rockwell Automation Business Units
Collaborate with the legal team in designing the key terms in legal agreements
Assist in the development of growth strategy and business case development by collaborating with Rockwell Automation Global Business Development and Business Unit leaders
Prepare company profiles
Conduct competitive/industry benchmarking, competitive intelligence and market analysis related to competitive and complementary merger, acquisition, divestiture and strategic partnering activities
Manage on-going acquisition opportunity vetting process and reporting
Support the development, preparation, and finalization of presentations submitted to the Rockwell Automation Board of Directors on behalf of Corporate Development
Drive the M&A process improvement activities, including development of standardized tools and processes and education of stakeholders
Provide other administrative support including virtual data room management, 3rd party database contract management, and NDAs
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Education: B.S. or B.A. in Finance, Accounting, Engineering or related business field
Typically requires 5 years of related experience
2+ years of prior investment banking, private equity, or similar experience desirable
Project Management experience
Experience building strong relationships with other business units and functional areas
Superior analytical, quantitative, and critical thinking skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
Self-starter with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
Self-initiative to continually expand knowledge, and process improve own activities and duties
Impeccable, exceptional attention to detail
Basic understanding of deal and tax structuring implications
Demonstrated knowledge of mergers and acquisitions
Experience in business development or corporate development preferred
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.
Internal Number: R21-1376
About Rockwell Automation
When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.
You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth – and career opportunities.
As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.