Our client, a well established and dynamic Montreal-based publicly listed company, is looking to fill a Director, Corporate Development position. Reporting to the Vice President, Corporate Development and working closely with the Sector Business Heads, the Director, Corporate Development will source, evaluate and execute M&A transaction in North America, with a current focus on the US. The role also requires supporting business units with the development and implementation of organic growth initiatives.
Work closely with the Presidents, VP of finance and senior managers of three sectors of business to expand opportunities and investments
Regular contact and communication with the CFO and CEO with all relevant matters
Be involved and conduct analysis related to capital allocation decisions
Lead small/medium size M&A processes or significant portions of larger transactions
Maintain active list of potential acquisition targets and stay current on industry trends by participating to regular meetings with industry related bankers/advisors/consultants
Review, evaluate and execute organic investment projects submitted by business units
Act as internal consultant/advisor to support business units on organic growth projects
Perform ad-hoc analysis for senior executives and board questions
Prepare, present and review materials to senior management and the Board of Directors
Profile and Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting or other relevant disciplines
CFA/CBV or other designation considered an asset
Minimum of 6 years of financial and transactional experience
Maturity to interact with senior executives internally and externally
Intellectual curiosity/Interest in learning on operations, technology and financial markets
A self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
Ability to learn quickly and a curiosity to learn the firm’s particular cross-sector or technology and financial markets
Project management abilities to support logistics related to executing complex transactions
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