Regional Growth Manager / Corporate Development Sr. Associate - Chicago, IL

Chicago, Illinois

We put our team members first. You’ll receive a great salary and benefits, and experience the support and opportunity you deserve. You’re empowered to make decisions. You control your future.

Job Description:

This position will be located in Chicago, IL.  Our office address is:
1 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606 


Key Job Description:

  • Maintain and develop a detailed growth strategy and plan for your respective region / markets

  • Partner with Operations and other resources to execute the plan to include lead generation

  • Develop valuations and complete financial due diligence

  • Develop trusting relationships with sellers

  • Negotiate the sales price and terms with seller according to defined levels of authority

  • Independently solve deal issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff

  • Drive acquisitions forward while providing thoughtful analytical support for acquisitions

  • Lead in preparing and presenting analysis and findings to management and the operational leadership team

  • Influence best corporate development practice initiatives including recruitment and training along with execution of special projects

  • Other duties as assigned by senior Corporate Development staff​

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

  • 3-6 years of overall experience, a minimum of 2 years of experience in a related field including: Investment Banking, Financial Due Diligence, FP&A, Accounting, Management Consulting

  • Progress towards relevant designation such as CPA, CBV, or CFA will be considered an asset


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Advanced Excel skills, particularly in financial and business modeling
  • Understanding of financial statements as well as finance and accounting concepts. Experience interpreting and communicating financial and business information
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong project management skills, including demonstrated ability to think holistically, manage short and long term projects/milestones and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Responsible and trustworthy, constantly delivers above and beyond
     

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to work from the office 3 days a week. Ability to travel up to 40% of the time to Canada and the USA.