Junior Acquisition & Integration Analyst Role

Junior Acquisition & Integration Analyst will be responsible for:

Deal development and acquisition activities that support Executive Acquisitions Team
? Supporting the primary deal lead in the execution of the transaction structuring and acquisition due diligence from start to finish.
? Preparing financial models and other research to be used in presentations and as support for deal negotiations and due diligence.
? Assisting in the preparation of detailed evaluations and presentations describing the key attributes of target companies (operations, financials, competition, market conditions, facilities, etc.) and including relevant data.
? Conducting primary research, modeling, and initial due diligence of target acquisitions working across all
stages of the transaction.
? Evaluating target acquisition business’ financials, forecasting and modeling for valuation analyses as well as drafting offer presentations.
? Compiling and analyzing data for target acquisitions as well as performing pro formas.
? Generating reports, analyses, and providing presentations about the impact of acquisitions.
? Identifying industry trends and competitive developments impacting acquisition strategies.
? Playing a critical role on the core Acquisitions team, focused on deal development and execution of transactions, that combines rigorous analysis of the veterinary industry (including cost structure) and related acquisition targets.
? Coordinating and supporting the due diligence processes.

Pre and post acquisition integration activities that support compan wide
? Driving multiple work streams and the end to end integration process from setup of the initial integration checklist with milestones and timelines required.
? Managing the crossfunctional integration project checklist to ensure broader teams achieve deal specific integration requirements and execution of the tactical onboarding on a timely basis.
? Coordinating a crossfunctional integration team consisting of the operations and finance departments, functional/training representatives, the deal lead as well as newly acquired team members within an interconnected working environment.
? Providing thought leadership and analytical rigor to identify operational and integration issues pre and postacquisition, developing solutions, and driving project management and escalation across multiple stakeholders/departments.
? Helping to build out and improve acquisition integration capability through process improvemen tand team development.
? Managing the ongoing crossfunctional integration plan, helping to resolve issues and reporting status as well as tracking integration success metrics post close in partnership with the leadership team.
? Communicate roles and responsibilities for the integration team members as well as manage crossfunctional team activities across HR, Legal, Marketing, Operations, and Finance.
? Building and cultivating strong relationships with internal stakeholders to drive integration decisions, report team progress, and escalate issues for quick resolution.
? Acting as an available contact between and the acquired company’s team to communicate
adjustments to integration plans while identifying issues as well as concerns and gaps to ensure alignment of objectives.
? Providing project management and oversight of the activities of the internal cross departmental Onboarding Team during the transition.

Special Project activities that support Senior Leadership Team
? Executing research requests for Operations Leadership.
? Working on companywide
special projects requiring market data and detailed analysis.
? Analyzing and drafting business, technical, and functional requirements.
? Drafting specification documents that define the scope of deliverables for the development team.
? Assisting operations and technology teams in testing the existing and proposed software solutions.

Qualifications
? A track record of strong academic performance.
? Effective communicator to act as an advisor to senior leadership and partners.
? Exceptional interpersonal skills and team oriented with a collaborative approach at quickly building
relationships and trust.
? At least 2 to 3 years of experience, ideally at a consulting firm or in a related firm, company, or field (e.g.
investment banking, private equity).
? Must be able to blend strategic advisory with strong process and analytical skills.
? Ability to be an influential business partner who can lead through and garner support from crossfunctional
executives to ensure effective and efficient integration.
? Ability to work independently as well as under the direction of a Senior Leader
? Strong project management skills.
? Excellent analytical skills and business sense.
? Self-starter who understands how to effectively deal with ambiguity and with changing priorities
? Capable of juggling a number of priorities and delivering results in a high pressure, dynamic environment
? Highly proficient at Excel, PPT, Word.

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