Corporate Development Analyst
CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Enterprise Strategy group. We are looking for a Corporate Development Analyst who will partner closely with leadership across the enterprise to facilitate plans to achieve strategic tactics, market analyses, investment and divestiture modeling and valuation, provide decision and negotiation support with diligence. The ideal candidate will be a financial professional with experience in M&A preferred, including conducting due diligence, financial modeling and other ad hoc analyses. You must be self-motivated, inquisitive, detail oriented, able to work independently, think strategically, and have excellent communications skills, both verbal and written You will:Lead initial valuation modeling and strategic vetting of potential opportunities.Enable decision making via creation of financial analyses, scenario building, and structuring recommendations.Exceptional verbal and written facilitation skills to contribute in the development and presentation of results to leadership.Assist in the application of CHS? Investment policies and facilitate the approval process with the SLT and BOD.Facilitate due diligence efforts focused on risk identification and mitigation, including coordination of internal and external resources to complete the appropriate level of diligence based on CHS? internal risk assessment.Assist Business Unit and Enterprise Management in the interpretation and resolution of risks identified during diligence (e.g., via valuation adjustments, risk mitigation plans, development of counterparty reps, warranties, indemnities, etc.).Assist in the continuous improvement of internal diligence best practices to (i) ensure consistent quality, (ii) limit investment risk and (iii) reduce the scope/cost of externally sourced diligence services.Work independently, drive results through collaboration and to analyze and assist in solving complex business problemsComplete market research and analytics and interpret how market insight impacts CHS.Involvement in all stages of the transaction lifecycle, including but not limited to (i) strategic planning, (ii) due diligence, (iii) valuation, (iv) deal structuring, (v) negotiations, and (vi) portfolio management.Basic Qualifications (required):Bachelor?s degree in finance, accounting or related field5 or more years of experience in finance, public accounting, banking or transaction consultingPreferred Qualifications (desired):Basic knowledge of GAAP with a solid understanding of financial statements and models/return calculationsBasic project management skillsSuperior MS Excel spreadsheets skills including data management, macros, and complex formulas as well as MS PowerPointApply for this job.