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Senior Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions

Company: AAA Northern California
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

We call our club's vision, mission, values, and supporting pillars "Our House" because they are the foundation for all that we do. We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members. AAA NCNU is genuinely concerned about your safety and the health of all of our Team Members. As a result, should you be offered a position with our Club, you will be required to establish that you have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless you are able to establish a bona fide exemption from this requirement, or where prohibited by law. At A3 Labs we come to work to dream, design and define how we will live and move into the future. We exist to harness these forces for the benefit of Members and future generations, humanizing disruptive change for the betterment of the communities we serve. We're looking for bright, passionate, and collaborative people to join our tight-knit team as we innovate in the spirit of service. Why Work For Us?

  • Impact.
    Lead the charge in mobility as a service movement and enable people's lives to improve through the sharing economy. Leverage the best of an established 115 year-old not for profit combined with start-up speed and agility to create real and meaningful impact.
  • Recognition.
    We offer a competitive total compensation package including base salary, annual performance bonuses, benefits, and 401(k) Company match with additional discretionary contribution potential.
  • Lifestyle
    . We do honorable work, and we practice our values: humility, integrity, teamwork, and service. You'll have the security of a larger organization but you'll move at startup speed.Job SummaryThe candidate will help A3V's acquisition group develop an understanding of inorganic growth opportunities for AAA MWG and develop an acquisitions approach that combines AAA MWG's strengths with these target companies. This individual will assist with writing investment thesis that align the strengths of AAA MWG with acquisition opportunities in the outside market. They will then collaborate on search initiatives to identify potential acquisition targets. Along with their supervisor, they will work with brokers, bankers, and leverage outbound outreach coupled with AAA's internal resources to help source/identify opportunities. Following target identification, this role encompasses comprehensive management of the due diligence process, including financial model development (discounted cash flow, comparable and precedent transactions), operational diligence, legal diligence, integration analysis, etc. This candidate will be responsible for helping opportunities move through the pipeline to closing.Essential Duties
    • Produce research that refines AAA's acquisitions strategy in key focus areas including the creation of market landscapes and research documents analyzing target markets
    • Develop investment theses based on these market landscapes and AAA's competitive advantages
    • Assist in sourcing deals using internal efforts as well as advisory services
    • Lead industry, business and financial analysis and due diligence of companies of interest. This includes executing a comprehensive diligence process utilizing legal counsel, industry experts, bankers, brokers, accountants, and AAA stakeholders with strong attention to detail, and drive to completion
    • Analyze target companies, and how they might align with AAA's strategic plans, including: synergy analysis, financial modeling and valuation assessment
    • Contribute to sourcing process that identifies high-quality potential acquisition targets by developing top-down and bottoms-up industry analysis
    • Present acquisition recommendations and supporting materials to internal stakeholders and/or AAA MWG investment committee
    • Contribute to lead/deal database and acquisition tracking processes
    • Write internal industry/sector research that provide market updates (M&A activity, pertinent trends, etc.)Knowledge and Skills
      • 3+ years of experience in investment banking, private equity, M&A, venture capital or valuation
      • Strong financial modeling experience (DCF, LBO, etc.), with an emphasis on valuation methodologies
      • Strong interest in the insurance, auto repair, home security, travel, home maintenance/home services markets, including keeping abreast of the latest trends and technologies in those spaces
      • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; proficiency with corporate financial statements and GAAP accounting
      • Proven ability to work independently, while managing multiple projects, often under tight deadlines
      • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to succinctly distill a large quantity of information and financial analysis for executive consumption
      • Team player possessing a strong drive to add value
      • Results focused individual with the ability to execute
      • Familiarity with AAA products and procedures, preferredEducation and Experience
        • BA/BS from an accredited university
        • 3+ years of experience in investment banking, private equity, M&A, venture capital or valuationWorking Environment
          • Primarily office job location. Physical requirements include standing, sitting, bending and lifting (up to 15 pounds).
          • Up to 30% travel for conference, meetings, etc.#OLG_RX#LI-OH1

Keywords: AAA Northern California, Berkeley , Senior Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions, Professions , Berkeley, California

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