Director, Corporate Development – Mergers & Acquisitions Apply Now

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Michael Walchonski
  • Posted on 05-12-2023
Job Summary

Job Description

About BNI:


Founded in 1985, BNI is the recognized worldwide leader in business networking. With over 11,000 chapters meeting every week in more than 77 countries, we have grown to over 300,000 member-businesses. Strong leaders have tremendous earning potential and unlimited professional development opportunities. This is an exceptional opportunity for the right individual.

What will you do?

  • For each transaction, work with the acquisition team in all aspects of execution while working with partners in the Corporate Development Team and the Field Integration Teams
  • Participate on teams in developing M&A strategies and decision support analysis for the Executive Leadership Team
  • Identify, research, analyze and value potential acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, and other strategic growth opportunities
  • Support M&A strategy objectives, including the development and tracking of acquisition opportunities, and all phases of transaction execution
  • Present acquisition programs throughout the company’s global markets
  • Track and maintain a robust corporate M&A pipeline while supporting cross enterprise view of M&A priorities
  • Analyze industry dynamics and the competitive landscape for valuation purposes
  • Create, review, and present financial models including valuation and pro forma M&A analysis
  • Perform due diligence process and report findings to senior management
  • Assist in the development and communication of the strategic business case to obtain corporate leadership support for M&A initiatives
  • Prepare investment documentation required by senior management, board and lenders
  • Support the transaction negotiation and closing processes
  • Support Strategic Planning/Business Development process, including evaluation of new business opportunities and development of M&A strategy
  • Work closely with and oversee Analyst and Associate level professionals


How will you get here?

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, Science, or a technical field; MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in corporate development, investment banking, venture capital, private equity, consulting,
  • Or recent Top-30 MBA Graduate
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and negotiating business transactions including acquisition evaluation, modeling, and financial analysis
  • Demonstrated leadership ability – with consistent record leading, supporting, and managing transactions, including the development and empowerment of high-potential early-career professionals
  • Demonstrated commitment to seeking and supporting diverse perspectives and backgrounds in the workplace
  • Ability to understand organization goals and proactively identify inorganic opportunities to meet them
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency leading and prioritizing multiple projects and initiatives
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to interact with senior executives and handle high pressure settings with confidence
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude with capacity for learning quickly in a very intensive and fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional financial and analytical skills including a very strong understanding of accounting principles and fundamentals of financial statement analysis
  • Strong teamwork and project management skills with the ability to lead projects in a multi-disciplinary, matrixed environment
  • Impeccable attention to detail in all aspects of work product
  • Willingness to travel both domestic and internationally, as required


This is a full-time, exempt paid position located in Charlotte, NC. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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