Corporate Development Analyst / Associate
Posted on: September 12, 2021
of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to
make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science
is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about
seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our
work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud
that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion
and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological
advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to
foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting?
CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT ANALYST /
general supervision, provides assistance with the analysis and
execution of potential inorganic growth opportunities, including
mergers and acquisitions, minority investments, strategic
partnerships, alliances, and joint ventures. Supports the
in-depth analysis of economic, industry, customer, competitor, and
financial data. Coordinates transactions from due diligence through
the start of integration execution.
- Supports Corporate Development
team and UL business leaders to develop financial projections for
M&A targets and perform various analyses, including discounted
cash flow, comparable company, and precedent transactions, among
others, to determine valuations.
- Supports Corporate Development
team to facilitate and coordinate the due diligence process for
acquisitions. Compiles information request lists or data room
indices. Coordinates onsite due diligence logistics. Participates
in onsite due diligence in support of project leaders. Manages the
flow of due diligence documents and tracks the status of
information requests. Provides assistance to various functional due
diligence teams, including: legal, finance & accounting, tax, human
resources, IT, commercial and strategy, among others.
- Performs company, competitor and
industry specific research. Analyzes data to identify market
trends, track competitive landscape, and screen M&A
- Prepares periodic reports and
presentations on M&A activity for executive management and the
Board of Directors.
- Reads and follows the
Underwriters Laboratories Code of Conduct, and follows all physical
and digital security practices.
- Performs other duties as
- University degree (Equivalent to
a Bachelor’s degree) in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business
- One to four years of
professional level experience in investment banking, corporate
development, finance, accounting or a related field.
- Ability to interpret financial
statements and analyze historical performance.
- Ability to develop financial
projections for Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow
- Ability to present information
and respond to inquiries from internal or external clients, top
management, and government agencies.
- Ability to analyze and interpret
a wide variety of materials including technical journals, financial
reports, and legal documents.
- Ability to gather and interpret
complex information from diverse sources in a wide variety of
Ability to identify issues, collect data, establish facts, and
present conclusions in situations where few decisions-making
Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t
new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place
has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply
engrained in everything we do.
People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about
working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going
beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to
deliver the best because we employ the best.
Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we
eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create.
We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how
people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,
you will get international experience working with colleagues
around the world.
Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with
targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as
our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs
for employees at all stages, including a technical training track
for applicable roles.
Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible
for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching
structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an
additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first
year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement
Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice
per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on
flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid
time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time
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