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Corporate Development Senior Associate (Buy-Side)

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Lowell - Massachusetts - USA


Corporate Strategy

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Description & Requirements


The Corporate Development Analyst role is a key member of the corporate development / M&A team. Key responsibilities include identifying and researching potential acquisition targets, conducting in-depth financial and valuation analysis, and participating in overall due diligence and post-merger integration activities. Position will require extensive spreadsheet modeling and PowerPoint presentation work.

Responsibilities include:
•Develop and maintain complex financial models which support management decisions to act upon corporate initiatives and acquisition targets
•Perform financial due diligence and post-closing acquisition reviews
•Prepare budgets for corporate initiatives and acquisitions
•Perform research, cost studies and benchmarking to support financial and operational assumptions
•Assist members of the finance team and other functional teams in developing processes and policies for new business initiatives
•Provide ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting
•Communicates result of financial analysis and research, both verbally and in writing, to all levels of management
•Design and maintains reports that measure the results of developing businesses vs. plans
•Prepare materials for presentations for senior management
•Works cross-functionally with other business units


•2-5 years of experience in corporate finance, investment banking, corporate development, or private equity
•Data analysis and financial modeling experience
•Software/Technology background strongly preferred
•BS/BA degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Engineering strongly preferred
•Team player with strong attention to detail
•Advanced MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills are required
•Experience with ERP and Reporting systems, MS Project , and MS Access skills a plus
•Superior organizational and communication skills
•Ability to handle multiple deadlines
•Proactive approach to learning new skill sets and on an accelerated learning curve


Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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