Senior Analyst, Strategy & Corporate Development in Mechanicsville, VA at Owens & Minor, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Supports the execution of the business and corporate development processes, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other significant commercial arrangements across Owens & Minor's global business segments.  Supports the development of accurate and insightful business intelligence on suitable transactions.  Provides input to and oversight to business integration strategies including the translation of business plans into detailed initiatives.  Contributes to the development of long-term corporate strategies based on the analysis of key markets, customers, technologies and health care industry trends. 


1.       Responsible for conducting research to identify and maintain a viable and robust pipeline of business and corporate development opportunities (e.g., new or adjacent markets, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and/or divestitures).

2.       Supports, participates in, and facilitates corporate development meetings with prospective target companies to assess strategic fit.

3.       Participates in portfolio planning and analysis processes to facilitate the formulation of O&M's long-term strategic objectives.

4.       Partners with O&M colleagues within relevant business segments, and across corporate functions, to produce joint recommendations on the strategic pursuit of prospects that will facilitate long-term corporate value.

5.       Supports cross-functional engagement teams on new transactions (e.g., facilitating on-site reviews and operational due diligence assessments and post-close implementations). 

6.       Leads the development of financial valuation models (e.g., discounted cash flows, leveraged buyouts, accretion/dilution analysis, etc.) for corporate development transactions.

7.       Participates in end-to-end deal management from origination to integration to closure (e.g., defining scope and objectives, creating work plans, tracking project budgets coordination of resources for transaction set-up and implementation, and monitoring of post-transaction integration).

8.       Analyzes transaction policies and procedures to identify issues and assist in developing appropriate resolutions.

9.       Monitors all corporate strategy and development processes to maintain quality and improve business results.

10.   Monitors industry trends.  Assesses investment strategies comparing O&M operating models and organizational structures against Industry Best Practices. 


1.      Performs additional duties as directed. 



  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Management Strategy or a Business-related major or related field, required.
  • Minimum, five (5) years of related experience in Corporate Development, Investment Banking, Strategy Consulting, Financial Valuation, and/or other related area with a preference for experience in Strategy or Mergers and Acquisitions, required.


  • Ability to distill complex information into a concise and easily understood presentation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting/audit practices, procedures and reporting standards.
  • Financial modeling knowledge and experience, including income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows.  Transaction modeling a plus.
  • Knowledge of and experience analyzing and articulating business strategy
  • Knowledge and experience working with private equity buyout and/or strategic mergers and acquisitions focused in software/hi-tech, healthcare and manufacturing & distribution. Functional expertise in IT and supporting front/back office operations preferred.
  • Understanding of deal management and investment requirements with an ability to help turn those goals into concrete and detailed proposals.
  • Good understanding of organizational dynamics, business strategy development, business process and business policies.
  • Ability to read and understand legal documents and contracts. 
  • Strong communication and leadership skills with an ability to engage with internal teams to develop and implement strategic plans and corporate development goals.
  • Ability to creatively deliver presentations on technical concepts, project plans, milestones and results to stakeholders. Strong report writing and editing skills.
  • Strong ability to research, interpret, analyze, draw effective conclusions and provide recommendations for potential solutions based on collected information.  Able to identify and use sources of competitive information.  Ability to understand/research industry best processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to set, track and report milestones, develop action plans, follow-through to completion leveraging resources.
  • High attention to detail; ability to present technical information to non-technical audiences.


  • Ability to travel up to 5%, could involve on-site temporary assignments.
  • Ability to work various shifts

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