Sonoco is a $5 billion global manufacturer of consumer packaging, industrial products and protective packaging provider of packaging services for many of the world's best-known brands. Sonoco is proud of being voted Top 25 Employers for future leaders. We are world class in our abilities to allow employees to use their talent and skills to grow themselves, their careers and our Company. With aggressive growth strategies we are growing our Corporate Development (Mergers and Acquisitions team).
Here’s what you need to know.
Sonoco is seeking a Corporate Development (M&A) Analyst. You will report directly to our Senior Vice President of Corporate Planning with line of sight to many senior leaders in the organization. You will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of acquisition and divestiture activities (market research, financial modeling, due diligence process, integration support, etc.). Also, you will support the Corporate FP&A process in completing strategic reviews of markets, supporting the annual operating plan and strategic planning process and leading the annual post completion capital reviews. Additionally, you’ll get to work on and execute/lead many special projects throughout the year.
This position is a highly visible role, working with all levels of the corporate organization, including executives, business unit General Managers and their leadership teams. To be successful in this role, you must be a self-starter with high integrity, initiative and drive. Have impeccable attention to detail with critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills, as well as strong project management skills, preferably having lead teams in the past.
Collaboration is going to be a big piece of the job as cross-functional teamwork is paramount to our success. We’re a lean organization so we need someone who is not afraid to roll up your sleeves and help us achieve our objectives. We strive to build our business around our people, so we’re looking for top talent to become part of our future leadership.
What your experience needs to look like.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business (preferably in Accounting or Finance), but we strongly prefer a Master’s degree . Additionally, 2+ years of hands-on corporate development, investment banking or private equity experience is strongly preferred. Having worked in an M&A environment is also very appealing. You must also enjoy a fast pace environment, and have experience with process implementation and quick execution, because no day is the same around here!
Come see what we’re all about.
Join a global community that seeds innovation and nurtures advancement and has been named a Top Company for Leaders by Aon Hewitt ! Sonoco has maintained a people-first focus for more than 117 years while providing pioneering packaging services and making your favorite products every day. In our workplace, that means values of honesty, respect and support are engrained in every team. Talented, inspiring people like you have helped us grow into an award-winning, dynamic company with more than 340 facilities around the world. Our Global Headquarters are located in Hartsville, SC - beautiful climate and just a couple of hours from the beach, mountains and stunning historic southern cities, such as Charlotte, NC and Charleston, SC.
APPLY TODAY and help us reach those growth goals.
Global success hasn’t changed our tight-knit feel – we’ve simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. Take the next step and stake your future with a world-leading company that helps you excel and rewards your best efforts. We encourage and enable upward movement within the company, and we’ve built an industry-leading business on the philosophy that every person and every idea counts. Apply today and help us grow stronger.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.