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Corporate Development Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst

United States, Pennsylvania, Oaks
1 Freedom Valley Drive (Show on map)
November 02, 2022

TheCorporate Development M&A Analystwill work closely with the Corporate Development team to support the growth of Company's footprint both domestically and internationally. You will have the opportunity to be involved in the execution of the M&A process, from deal sourcing to closure. You will be responsible for complex financial modeling and economic evaluation, internal and external presentations supporting project development, project due diligence along with general internal support functions. You will provide company decision makers with in-depth analyses of acquisition targets. You will assume a support role, under the supervision of the Director of Corporate Development, for an end-to-end (go-to-market target identification, valuation, and due diligence to close) M&A transaction process within a multifunctional team.

The ideal candidate must possess strong communication skills and have the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously in a collaborative fast-paced environment. Relevant experience would entail prior investment banking, private equity, or financial analysis experience preferably with a Fintech or financial services business.

What you will do:

Perform market research and analysis, including analysis of key business drivers and market, competition and industry risk and opportunity analysis

Develop detailed economic models specific to acquisition opportunities

Synthesize research to be used in modeling, competitive analysis, industry analysis, negotiation support and various other applications

Prepare detailed financial models, including scenario analysis

Prepare valuation analysis using range of valuation techniques, including discounted cash flow analysis, comparable market multiples and precedent transaction analysis

Assist in due diligence process

What we need from you:

Undergraduate degree

2 - 4 years of work experience in a related field

An ability to work well under pressure with multiple competing deadlines, while maintaining attention to detail.

Produce clear, well-formatted presentations/reports in a concise, yet meaningful manner for various audiences

Strong computer (specifically Excel and PowerPoint) and financial modeling skills

Excellent analytical, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

Working knowledge of GAAP and Finance and Accounting concepts and principles as it relates to M&A transactions

Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills

Ability to develop relationships and liaison with SEI colleagues and team members to achieve premium outcomes.

What we would like from you:

Ideally a professional designation, such as a CPA, MBA, CFA or progress towards completion of these designations

Familiarity with key corporate development databases and research tools (e.g., InterAction, Foundation, Capital IQ, Pitchbook, MonitorSuite, LexMachina, Bloomberg, Mergemarket, etc.) a plus.

Someone who will embody our SEI Values of courage, integrity, collaboration, inclusion, connection and fun. Please see our website for more information.

Attributes we value:





Team Player

High Integrity/Ethics

Good Communication/Listener

Sound Judgment

Dedicated to Self-Improvement



While the above characteristics are prerequisites for all members of the SEI Legal, Compliance, and Corporate Development department, employees who consistently demonstrate the following behaviors are able to distinguish themselves and will be recognized and rewarded, including by receiving opportunities for professional growth and career progression:





A Team Builder



A Strategic Thinker


A Positive Influence

SEI's competitive advantage:

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a comprehensive care for your physical and mental well-being, strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, hybrid working environment, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

We are a technology and asset management company delivering on our promise of building brave futuresSM-for our clients, our communities, and ourselves. Come build your brave future at SEI.

SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more...

After over 50 years in business, SEI remains a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our Oaks, PA office encompasses an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we're (literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, education assistance and access to thriving employee networks.

SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.