Corporate Development Analyst
Company: Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
Posted on: January 27, 2023
-At UL, we know why we come to work.Thousands of us around the
world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a
safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we
are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the
truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful
contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is
centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL
stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are
continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and
positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely! -What youll
learn & achieve:The Corporate Development team at UL Solutions
utilizes an integrated M&A and business development approach to
strengthen our existing businesses by analyzing and executing on
inorganic growth opportunities. -An Analyst with UL Solutions
Corporate Development (M&A) team will play an integral role in
the group and will focus on supporting a range of Corporate
Development activities. UL Solutions M&A activity ranges across
several industries on a global basis, while predominantly focused
on privately held middle-market acquisitions. Transactions will
range across buy-side, sell-side, minority investment and joint
venture opportunities. This position offers great exposure to the
senior management team of UL Solutions, including the CFO, SVPs and
Business Presidents, along with significant international
- Provides support in the financial analysis of potential
acquisitions, coordination of due diligence and the preparation of
materials for Corporate Development deliverables.
- Work with UL Solutions business leaders to develop financial
projections for acquisition targets. Perform various valuation
analyses, including discounted cash flow, comparable company,
precedent transactions and merger consequences, among others.
- Coordinate the due diligence process and provide assistance to
various functional due diligence teams, including legal, finance &
accounting, tax, human resources, operations, IT, commercial and
strategy, among others.
- Support the CFO and the Corporate Development leadership team
in performing analysis and preparing materials for the Board of
Directors, CEO and other senior executives.
- Perform comprehensive competitor, opportunity and industry
research. Track potential acquisition opportunities and monitor
past acquisition metrics.
- Perform other ad-hoc duties as required to support M&A
activities.What makes you a great fit:
- Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Finance, Accounting
- 0-2 years of relevant experience or upcoming graduates with
completion of financial or accounting course work specifically
covering corporate finance and financial statement analysis. -
Internship experience is a plus.
- Exhibit financial modeling skills and must have knowledge of
Excel and PowerPoint.
- Develop financial projections for Income Statements, Balance
Sheets, and Cash Flow Statements.
- Present information and respond to inquiries from internal or
external clients, as well as top management.
- Ability to gather and interpret complex information from
diverse sources in a wide variety of forms. Ability to identify
issues, collect data, establish facts, and present conclusions in
situations where few decision-making guidelines exist.What youll
experience working at UL:
- Mission: -For UL, corporate and social responsibility isnt new.
Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has
been our business model for the last 128 years and is deeply
engrained in everything we do. - -
- People: -Ask any UL employee what they love most about working
here, and youll almost always hear, the people. Going beyond what
is possible is the standard at UL. Were able to deliver the best
because we employ the best. - - -
- Interesting work: -Every day is different for us here as we
eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers -create.
Were inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how
people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,
you will get international experience working with colleagues
around the world. - - -
- Grow & Achieve: -We learn, work and grow together with targeted
development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very
own UL University that offers extensive training programs for
employees at all stages, including a technical training track for
applicable roles. - - -
- Total Rewards: -Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible
for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching
structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an
additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first
year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement
Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice
per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on
flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid
time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.
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