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Senior Corporate Development Associate
USAA | San Antonio, TX | 7/18/2014
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JOB DESCRIPTION

We are currently seeking talented Senior Corporate Development Associate for our San Antonio, TX facility.

PURPOSE OF JOB

Supports the Corporate Development group and particular lines of business with the market/industry research, analysis and identification of investment, acquisition, joint venture and other corporate development opportunities in support of USAA. Plays a key role in conducting relevant industry research and assessing potential investment targets, reviewing and analyzing business plans and financial statements, developing financial models, formulating recommendations related to potential targets, preparing related presentation materials, and administering transactional due diligence efforts. Maintains models, tracks performance of portfolio companies and maintains an industry specific knowledge base on emerging capabilities and industry trends. Serves as a critical member of a team responsible for identifying emerging technologies, market trends and product categories and leveraging those insights into actionable partnership, venture investments and M&A opportunities. Partners with internal teams to understand their business needs and the external assets needed to execute their strategy.

JOB DUTIES

  • Supports all stages of the complex investment and corporate development process and deal flow, including: identification, origination, valuation, due diligence, and investment recommendations; assists with/supports transaction execution including the preparation of transaction documents and supporting materials.
  • Performs complex industry research and identifies potential opportunities in targeted areas. Analyzes and develops recommendations for the investment, acquisition, joint venture and/or divesture of businesses and assets by USAA.
  • Develops complex valuation models and business cases, and related presentation materials. Establishes valuation models appropriate for venture investing, outside of traditional discount cash flows.
  • Works with USAA management and enterprise counterparts in connection with the definition, execution and research of corporate development matters. Leads projects to support the execution for the evaluation of potential targets, assisting with formulating views on strategic fit, financial performance, potential positive and negative synergies, and overall attractiveness of transaction. - Formulates indicative bids, conducts due diligence, obtains internal approvals, provides support for negotiation and finalization of transaction terms and definitive agreements, and assists with post-merger integration as needed. Assists with corporate finance, audit and administrative activities as needed in connection with all of the foregoing.
  • Continuously monitors market trends and the competitive landscape to help identify new business and corporate development opportunities. Evaluates acquisition, investment and partnership opportunities, performing a broad range of qualitative and quantitative analyses. Manages the deal execution process from due diligence all the way through post-merger integration.
  • Develop presentation materials to provide recommendations to the executive team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting required (Additional years of experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.)
  • 6 or more years of experience related to corporate development, business development or related consulting activities required (At least 1-3 years of this experience must be in investment banking, mergers & acquisitions, corporate development, venture capital or corporate finance.)
  • Significant and proven experience in business and financial analytics supporting identification, analysis and closing of strategic transactions required.
  • Strong understanding of financial valuation, planning and analysis for venture capital investments, M&A and joint ventures required.
  • Experience with start-ups or emerging technologies companies and venture capital required.

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Business Administrations, LLM, Finance or Accounting.
  • Experience within a financial services environment.
  • Experience wtih the following: Venture Capital, Financial Analysis and Valuation.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

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As a Fortune 200 financial services organization, USAA is on a mission - to facilitate the financial security of our members, the men and women of the U.S. military and their families worldwide by providing a full range of financial services and products. Headquartered on a showcase campus in San Antonio, TX, USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource, our 26,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture.

Recently Ranked #17 in Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2014 and marking our fifth straight year in the list's Top 50, we are proud to receive consistently outstanding awards and ratings for member service, employee well-being and financial strength. Everything that happens at USAA is based on our core values: Service, Loyalty, Honesty, and Integrity. These are the foundations of how we do business with our members, as well as how we treat each other.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including business casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Qualified applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.


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JOB SNAPSHOT

Employment Type: Full-Time
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Industry: Insurance
Education: 4 Year Degree
Experience: Not Specified
Manages Others: Not Specified
Relocation: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Job ID: 20105
COMPANY OVERVIEW
USAA

Share our pride. Join our mission.

As a Fortune 200 financial services company with more than $113.5 billion in owned and managed assets, USAA is on a mission — to facilitate the financial security of our members, the men and women of the U.S. military and their families worldwide. Headquartered on a showcase campus in San Antonio, TX, USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource, our 22,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture.

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