Principal Analyst, Corporate Development

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
May 08, 2022
May 29, 2022
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Analyst, Corporate Development

The Corporate Development Principal Analyst will help execute financial and strategic analysis of specific potential merger & acquisition transactions, as well as more generally evaluate financial and strategic considerations relating to businesses that Capital One operates or may consider entering. The Principal Analyst will be a key team member in support of Capital One's overall corporate goals. He or she will work closely with other areas of Capital One on these assignments to bring an integrated perspective to the analysis. These areas will include the business lines, corporate strategy group, finance and legal departments. As well as acquisitions, the Principal Analyst may be involved in joint ventures and business or asset divestitures. In addition to analytical support, the Principal Analyst will participate in all transaction phases, including negotiation, structuring, due diligence and integration.

The Principal Analyst will be responsible for:
  • Creating and maintaining financial models for acquisitions, joint ventures, or divestitures
  • Structuring analyses efficiently to ensure accurate conclusions with an economy of time and effort
  • Conducting detailed research and strategic analysis on industries and/or companies
  • Working collaboratively across a cross-functional project or deal team to conduct diligence, review transaction documents, or coordinate inputs for financial modeling
  • Working with external counterparties (including companies and external financial, consulting or legal advisors)
  • Developing presentation materials that effectively summarize strategic and financial analysis and key takeaways associated with an opportunity
  • Writing and delivering communications to executive audiences

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Excellent financial modeling skills, including work in some or all of the following:
    • Valuation analysis,
    • Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
    • Bank capital measurement / requirement analysis
  • Prior experience in investment banking, corporate development, private equity, hedge fund, product management or transaction valuation preferred
  • Knowledge of financial accounting, capital markets, and valuation concepts
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking skills
  • Advanced communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated success with team management and project management, including ability to handle multiple concurrent projects

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in investment banking, corporate development, private equity,hedge funds, transaction valuation, product management, or a combination
  • At least 2 years of experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 4 years of experience in investment banking, corporate development, private equity, hedge funds, transaction valuation, product management, or a combination
  • At least 4 years of experience in financial technology, commercial banking, consumer finance, or a combination
  • At least 4 years of experience in financial analysis

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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