Corporate Development Manager

Bridgestone Corporation Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 months ago

Bridgestone Americas (BSAM) Corporate Development team is responsible for the evaluation and execution of M&A and strategic initiatives across BSAMs business units. The group partners with the company's executive management and business unit leaders to: (i) identify growth opportunities (ii) source and evaluate strategic initiatives that will capitalize upon these opportunities and drive shareholder value and (iii) manage the transaction execution and integration processes.Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.

  • Support deal leads in inorganic growth opportunities" from idea to business case to deal execution and post-deal integration " taking a holistic, cross-functional approach across acquisitions, investments, divestitures, and strategic projects & partnerships

  • Assist in all aspects of the deal, including sourcing, qualification, initial rationale/pitch, financial modeling, due diligence and closing & integration activities

  • Perform complex financial modeling and valuation supporting transaction evaluation and execution

  • Conduct detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis supporting business case development

  • Develop presentations for business unit leaders, executive management and board of directors

  • Monitor and research market participants and trends in the tire and automotive and related sectors

  • Collaborate on projects and cross-functional teams and business unit colleagues

  • Bachelors degree

  • 2-4 years of work experience at a leading investment bank, private equity firm and/or in corporate development

  • Consulting, transaction advisory services, and strategic corporate roles are also highly valued

  • Excellent financial analysis and valuation skills, including understanding of M&A analysis and related issues

  • Strong business sense and ability to understand complex business issues

  • Dynamic interpersonal skills and ability to interact across all levels within and outside the company

  • Excellent communication (written/verbal) and presentation skills

  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills

Other Qualifications

  • Ability to multitask efficiently

  • Ability to prepare analyses and presentations for easy understanding by executives

  • Ability to collect and digest large amounts of data/information quickly

  • Ability to work across multiple business units, diverse teams, and geographies

  • Motivated, hardworking, outgoing, and intellectually curious

  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills

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Corporate Development Manager

Bridgestone Corporation