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Corporate Development Associate

Company: Redwood Services
Location: Memphis
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Corporate Development Associate (Mergers & Acquisitions)Redwood Services--COMPANY OVERVIEWFounded in 2020, Memphis-based Redwood Services is building a family of people-focused essential home service companies, actively investing in the HVAC, plumbing and electrical trades throughout the United States. Redwood operates multiple brands across the country and continues to build out a national network of premier home services companies.--POSITION SUMMARYThe Corporate Development Associate (Mergers & Acquisitions) will help lead all aspects of the M&A lifecycle including: Pipeline Development, Initial Diligence, Investment Memos, Deal Execution and Post-Close Integration. The ideal candidate should have a healthy balance of technical and soft skills and must be intellectually curious, interested in M&A, and possess a positive attitude with a "roll up the sleeves" mentality.--KEY RESPONSIBILITIESPipeline Development

  • Develop a pipeline of new targets via various channels on both a proprietary basis and through intermediaries (e.g. brokers)
  • Lead targeted mail, email, digital, and general outreach campaigns
  • Facilitate conversations between interested acquisition candidates and senior business development team members
  • Build and maintain M&A database
    Initial Diligence
    • Run point on gathering, analyzing and summarizing accounting, financial and operational data and other key business metrics
    • Update diligence status and share with target on a weekly basis
    • Partner with cross-functional teams to ensure dissemination of information
    • Quality check, analyze and summarize operational and financial diligence data
      Investment Memos
      • Analyze business trends in revenue and margin, including analysis of raw data sets
      • Assist in industry-specific analyses focused on post-close synergies and value creation
      • Develop pro forma financials and projections
      • Identify trends in the target's competitive environment
      • Summarize and present findings and recommendations to senior management and the Board of Directors
        Deal Execution
        • Work with internal stakeholders to support integration planning across multiple disciplines within the organization
        • Aid in the deal structuring and negotiation process
        • Work closely with key deal vendors including outside accounting and law firms
          Post-Close Integration
          • Work with management to monitor performance of the acquisitions post-closing
          • Support Vice President of Operations on integration activities----QUALIFICATIONS
            • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in accounting, business or finance
            • 2-5 years of relevant work experience in M&A
            • Experience in accounting, consulting, corporate development, investment banking, private equity, investment management, or similar roles
            • Prior experience with M&A transactions
            • Ability to organize ideas, synthesize information, and articulate key arguments and findings in oral, written, and presentation form----PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
              • People Focused: Ability to embrace, support and practice a collaborative style that goes beyond relationship building; achieve results with and through others
              • Results Oriented: Links decisions to overall business objectives; a competitive drive for results
              • Decisive: Track record of making and implementing sound strategic decisions based on a mixture of analysis, experience and judgment
              • Intelligence: Possesses raw intellect
              • Creative: Ability to think different and challenge the status quo; not contained by traditional views of Human Resources
              • "Roll-up-the-sleeves" attitude:--Doing more with less; finding new approaches to meet organizational needs; ability to work at both the granular and strategic levels
              • Financial Acumen: Ability to connect strategies to the financials; possessing the financial acumen to understand the business and how HR can contribute to driving value.
              • Data Driven: Collect, analyze, and interpret data when making important decisions
              • Process Builder: Defines, documents, and implements repeatable best-in-class HR policies and procedures ----REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
                • The Corporate Development Associate will report to the Redwood Services Chief Financial Officer, Head of M&A--TRAVEL
                  • Ability to travel to support pipeline development and diligence efforts as needed--LOCATION
                    • Memphis, TN

Keywords: Redwood Services, Memphis , Corporate Development Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Memphis, Tennessee

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