Associate, Corporate Development
Premier Inc. is currently seeking an Associate to add to our Corporate Development team. This position works with Corporate and Business Unit leaders to assist with strategic and corporate development projects with guidance from the Vice President of Corporate Development or Director of Corporate Development.
The position performs complex financial and strategic analysis and provides project management to support internal and external growth opportunities and supports key reporting requirements for Premier's Strategic Planning; project work includes financial modeling and valuation analyses for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) including discounted cash flow, comparable public companies, precedent transactions and leveraged buyout analyses; project work also includes support for corporate strategy planning and deployment, and various business unit initiatives and projects
The Associate will also aid in the process for identifying, assessing and selecting acquisition prospects as well as performing due diligence investigations of potential acquisitions. As a project leader for M&A engagements, the Corporate Development Associate works directly with investment bankers, lawyers and accountants to ensure the appropriate information is available for strategic decisions to be made by Business Unit and Executive leaders.
This position provides ongoing analytical expertise, combining increased assessment responsibilities with independent project management of corporate development projects, and taking on complex assignments that span across multiple business units and support units.
This position collaborates daily with the Corporate Development team as well as Vice Presidents and other leaders across Premier to meet deliverables.
Builds and refines complex financial models for company valuation purposes.
Performs ad-hoc financial analyses for a range of strategic and M&A initiatives.
Leads M&A project management engagements with outside investment bankers, lawyers, accountants and other 3rd party providers of M&A support.
Independently manages analytic and research projects in support of business development and strategic initiatives.
Interfaces with Leadership Team-level internal customers of Corporate Development to ensure accurate, timely and complete analytic work.
Conducts complex analyses on special projects to help determine whether it is economically beneficial to build versus buy appropriate solutions.
Leads due diligence efforts for potential acquisitions, including coordinating with internal teams and the acquisition target's team fulfilling due diligence requests.
Primary team interface with potential acquisition C-level members in the gathering of due diligence.
Performs complex analysis of M&A opportunities to support go / no-go decision in moving forward with an acquisition.
Initiates appropriate research and analysis and prepares reports for internal and external projects.
Supports strategy deployment process by providing analysis, assessment, and recommendations.
Leads Corporate Development team document retention and organizational efforts.
Oversees and maintains deal pipeline, tracks market M&A activity, assembles internal updates, and creates deal review presentations for CFO, CEO and BOD.
Select and prepares relevant charts, graphs, and tables for presentation or inclusion in reports.
Produces a variety of correspondence, reports and presentations using the appropriate software for word processing, graphics, and spreadsheets.
Trains other business unit members on best Excel best practices in financial modeling.
Assembles and summarizes information for Corporate Development Directors and VPs and for internal customers as required.
Presents to internal business unit owners, sales/field teams and the Executive Team.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree (BA, BS) required
Financial modeling and company valuations experience
2-3 years of relevant experience in the financial industry
Previous experience managing analytic and financial projects either in investment banking or consulting
Healthcare experience preferred
Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills required
Premier is looking for smart, agile individuals like you to help us transform the healthcare industry. Here you will find critical thinkers who have the freedom to make an impact. Colleagues who share your thirst to learn more and do things better. Teammates committed to improving the health of a nation. See why incredible challenges require incredible people.
Premier is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities!