On Campus - Entry Level - Corp Dev Analyst

General Motors - Detroit, MI (30+ days ago)4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $69,000 - $89,000 a year

Analyst, Corporate Development and Global Mergers & Acquisitions

The General Motors Corporate Development and Global M&A team responds to the needs of the organization, considering business objectives and external impacts to determine how best to deliver on corporate strategy. We apply our expertise to propel General Motors into groundbreaking areas by assessing new opportunities, supporting decision-making processes and providing thought leadership to our partners company-wide. Our focus is on flawless execution of initiatives in the following key areas:

  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
  • Corporate and Regional Strategic Initiatives
  • New Business Development
  • Joint Venture, Co-Development, Product Licensing, and Supply Arrangements
  • Alliance Management
Corporate Development Analysts work within project teams to deliver on key corporate development initiatives that influence and set corporate strategy. Our Analysts:

  • Support transaction execution through application of strategic thinking, financial, and project management skills
  • Engage with cross-functional teams of internal and external constituents to develop and complete transactions
  • Lead business case development for new business opportunities
  • Research industry and value chain dynamics and landscapes
To be successful, our analysts must:
  • Be self-motivated, action-oriented doers unafraid to act and make decisions in ambiguous contexts
  • Learn quickly and think critically to understand the unique set of issues, dynamics, etc. each project involves
  • Distill complex problems efficiently, anticipate issues, and evaluate possible solutions
  • Leverage sharp financial acumen and computer skills to perform fundamental financial modelling and analysis
  • Manage multiple, competing priorities, often within tight timing expectation
  • Plan, manage and execute projects with quality and precision
  • Effectively work on cross-functional teams with minimal oversite
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, while appropriately tailoring messaging to each audience
  • Candidates must be in their final year of undergraduate studies, with expected graduation date in Spring/Summer 2019
  • Degree in business, finance, engineering or related field required
  • Prior internship or work experience in strategy, M&A, investment banking or consulting strongly preferred