Manager, Corporate Development

Full Time

Website Global University Systems

Job Title: Manager, Corporate Development Location: Hybrid (Vancouver or Toronto) Reports To: Chief Financial Officer Global University Systems (GUS) is focused on becoming one of the world’s most dynamic, inclusive, and diverse education organizations. GUS is an international network of higher education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications. GUS delivers a wide variety of programmes, including bachelor’s degree programmes, master’s degree programmes, professional training, English Language training, and corporate & executive education. When someone chooses to study at one of our institutions– whether on campus in Europe, North America, or even in their own home – they’re joining a network of 100,000 students worldwide.

When you decide to work with GUS, you will be joining an industry-leading, global organization that has a reach in over 150 different countries. Primary Purpose The Manager, Corporate Development will report directly to the CFO. The Manager, Corporate Development will be a key asset in future growth of the Company by helping to support the group’s corporate development activity. The successful candidate will be supporting the CFO and spear-heading the Company’s buy side and sell side activity and other corporate development projects and related analysis.

Position Responsibilities: Support process related activities in conjunction with internal teams and external advisors Create dynamic and flexible financial models and work with stakeholders on development of assumptions that underpin the modelling Create management and prospective investor presentations and related analysis Lead information gathering and analysis as part of the due diligence process Financial statement analysis, including QoE, normalizations and any other relevant adjustments Performing ad hoc analysis where required to assist in management decision making (ex. price/volume impact analysis, real estate and capacity related analysis, etc.) Support end-to-end deal lifecycle activities Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a change in a fast-paced environment Performs other duties as assigned or requested Demonstrated ability to drive projects across the organization Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with various management levels Experience developing financial reports and metrics Excellent teamwork skills and collaborative nature Position Requirements: Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field Minimum 3 years – 5 years with extensive M&A, and advanced financial modelling experience Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including advanced knowledge of Excel Collaborative and open, partners effectively with others in the organization Superior written and oral communication skills Strong project management skills, manage competing priorities Ability to think creatively, highly driven and self-motivated Analytic and critical thinking capability, with strong attention to detail; ability to tackle complex problems and break them down into simpler and easier to achieve targets High sense of urgency in providing strong level of service and follow-through Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on capacity Demonstrated business acumen and decision making skills Diversity and Inclusivity Statement Global University Systems is strongly committed to equity, diversity, and inclusivity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of color, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Global University Systems recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, GUS will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

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