CBRE's Corporate Development team is looking to hire a full-time analyst with a strong, financially oriented academic background. The Corporate Development Analyst will be a key member of CBRE's M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) team responsible for all corporate acquisition, joint venture, and investment activity globally. The position is located in Philadelphia and will report directly to the Americas Head of M&A, with regular interaction with the Global Chief Financial Officer.
Responsibilities include researching potential acquisition targets, rigorous financial valuation analysis, and supporting due diligence across corporate functions and large teams. Potential targets will span a broad range of industries within the commercial real estate space, from office brokerage to real estate private equity, and companies will range in size from small private venture capital companies to multibillion dollar market cap companies. This role is ideal for a self-starter with a strong interest the commercial real estate industry.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Perform detailed financial analysis
Work closely with legal, accounting, tax, human resources, and operations experts to support due-diligence activities
Research and analyze diverse industries and verticals
Assist in the preparation of presentations and recommendations for senior management review and board meetings.
Develop and maintain internal and external benchmarks in relevant industries.
Advanced Excel Modeling experience
Strong background in finance/accounting
At least one internship in investment banking or similar corporate finance role
Knowledge of the real estate industry
Excellent writing, presentation development, and communication skills
Knowledge of research databases and related financial tools
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