Analyst, Corporate Strategy Job Description

Analyst, Corporate Strategy Job Description

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Analyst, corporate strategy provides assistance to other teams (Portfolio Management, Risk Management and Financial Controlling) on treaty profitability/inforce value, miscellaneous calculations and analysis.

Analyst, Corporate Strategy Duties & Responsibilities

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Developing strategic perspectives on new market opportunities
Monitor and summarize quarterly performance results of distributors, competitors and other stakeholders (e.g., earnings results, operating statistics)
Closely track the emerging digital marketplace and provide updates on OTT trends (e.g., Netflix, Hulu, Amazon)
Build financial models, prepare presentations, and conduct transaction-related due diligence
Conduct industry research, reviewing and assessing competitors and potential targets
Understand the firm's business approach and activities for appropriate context and comparison
Develop and execute analysis plans utilizing internal and external data sources in support of business decision-making and strategy development
Assist in the development and implementation of proprietary datasets that will support COF’s Card and Bank businesses
Support the execution of learning agendas, analytics plans and specific marketing research programs
Partner with Strategy and LOB analysts external vendors in order to facilitate analysis work

Analyst, Corporate Strategy Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Analyst, Corporate Strategy

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Education for Analyst, Corporate Strategy

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Employers hiring for the analyst, corporate strategy job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, MBA, Accounting, Engineering, Business/Administration, Management, Technical, Computer Science

Skills for Analyst, Corporate Strategy

Desired skills for analyst, corporate strategy include:

Asset management
Financial services
Insurance industry
Interest in the telecommunications industry is an asset
ABB markets and offering
Ability to explain and defend complex concepts and calculations
Accounting
Analysis and modelling techniques is desired
Automotive financial concepts and calculations to develop profitability studies
Balance sheet

Desired experience for analyst, corporate strategy includes:

Personal motivation – a self-starter who is organized and consistently meets deliverables
Excellent PC skills, including Excel and PowerPoint, the ability to master the JPM internal financial systems
One to two years of post-undergraduate, pre-MBA experience as an investment banking analyst or in a transactions advisory services role with a consulting firm
Financial institutions experience, particularly with insurers, depositories, and asset managers preferred
Highly proficient in Excel financial modeling and PowerPoint presentation assembly
CFA/CPA or Masters in related field (Finance, Business, ) a plus

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Analyst, Corporate Strategy Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, corporate strategy. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for analyst, corporate strategy
  • Global Head of Strategy in managing team operations
  • Corporate initiatives, including firm-wide strategy and yearly planning process and maintaining firmwide calendar and governance charts
  • Developing relationships across the firm to leverage information for executive level presentations and firm-wide communications
  • High numerical literacy, attention to detail and concern for accuracy.\
  • Supporting on content creation delivery of content partnerships, videos, podcasts, corporate sponsorships, infographics, content for GS.com
  • Delivery of digital and social media activities, coordination for any paid media efforts across social media and publisher websites, and Twitter/LinkedIn content
  • Provides financial and strategic support in evaluating and executing mergers & acquisitions, joint venture partnerships and cross-divisional business development initiatives
  • Provide analytical support to the Global Business Development team to help identify and quantify opportunities, and help drive those opportunities to realization
  • Work with the Corporate Strategy & Development team to develop a clear/crisp partnership strategy and prioritization for opportunities related to all HomeAway brands worldwide (i.e., HomeAway, OwnersDirect, Fewo-Direkt, Abritel, Homelidays,etc.)
  • In partnership with general managers from across the company, lead analyses of growth opportunities for existing lines of business Identify and size market opportunities
Qualifications for analyst, corporate strategy
  • Bachelors or equivalent from rigorous program
  • Approximately 2-4 years experience in a leading investment bank, management consulting firm, or media/entertainment company preferred
  • High proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • 3-5 years of work experience in corporate development, business development, corporate strategic planning, management consulting, or related fields
  • Industry experience in retail, consumer products, apparel or other consumer-focused industries is a plus
  • Excellent researching, problem-solving and analytical skills, and sound business judgment
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Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of analyst, corporate strategy. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for analyst, corporate strategy
  • Leads meetings as needed between business owners, stakeholders and project team members to communicate status, risks and issues
  • Gain product experience, technical, and leadership skills through assigned role and training
  • You will plan and execute studies and analyses of complex business issues
  • You will prepare presentations that summarize findings and synthesize insights
  • You will collaborate with other members of the team and across the company
  • You will be able to generate insights and help devise a strategic plan for the company in new growth domains
  • Define potential product concepts
  • Assist in product development or partner due diligence efforts
  • In partnership with general managers from across the company, lead analyses of growth opportunities for existing lines of business
  • Collect and analyze data, conduct primary research and secondary/desk research
Qualifications for analyst, corporate strategy
  • Participate in the coordination of the due diligence / data room processes for acquisitions / divestitures
  • Conduct detailed research and prepare relative valuation on comparable publicly traded companies and precedent transactions
  • 3 years of work experience, preferably with some exposure to financial modeling
  • Sound and well developed analytical skills, along with an ability to make well-reasoned and supported conclusions
  • Proficient with computers, particularly with respect to Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to manage and prioritize several projects simultaneously
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Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, corporate strategy. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for analyst, corporate strategy
  • Distill data and create analyses that will facilitate clear and timely decision making
  • Some M&A, investment banking, or private equity experience is preferred
  • Design, conduct, and summarize results of primary research efforts, which may include project management for outside vendors
  • Design, conduct and summarize results of secondary research efforts
  • Assist Corporate Strategy Manager and Director in identification of key implications and opportunities
  • Assist Corporate Strategy Manager and Director in preparing documents and presentations as requested
  • Assess external market developments, competitive dynamics, market share analysis, and existing lines of business and current portfolio gaps, to provide direct input into strategic planning and strategy formulation processes
  • Work closely with Financial Planning & Analysis (“FP&A”) to review key developments regarding business line performance and risk, and will work with FP&A and enterprise risk management to help identify required paths of action to optimize portfolio performance
  • Strengthen linkages between the lines of businesses and support units as strategic initiatives are being designed in order to reduce execution hurdles
  • Support strategic performance management, using PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Adjust also known as the Deming Cycle) scorecards, for key strategic initiatives in the wholesale businesses
Qualifications for analyst, corporate strategy
  • Experience in M&A transaction advisory or strategy consulting is an asset
  • Please include your cover letter, résumé and final university transcript in your application
  • Strong control mindset with the ability to document consistently and thoroughly
  • Understanding of transaction processes and timing
  • Bachelor Degree (Prefer Business, Strategy or Finance Emphasis)
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and quantitative skills, and experience in Microsoft Excel modeling
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Our growing company is looking for an analyst, corporate strategy. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for analyst, corporate strategy
  • Develop and implement campaigns to promote greater understanding of CRESA’s initiatives to the bank
  • Plan, edit, write and produce compelling content to draw colleagues to communication platforms, while curating and managing the various communication outlets, including a staff intranet site, email platform, internal Yammer site, Facebook, to name a few
  • Work with various teams to plan stories from the teams’ initiatives to be profiled to the whole Bank through Group Communications’ platform
  • Proactive use of workable and interactive communication tools and channels to reach employees
  • Ensure internal communications messages are consistent across all mediums and align to the Bank’s strategic objectives
  • Be involved in organizing employee engagement programmes to foster a shared sense of identity
  • Works with a range of data (industry reports, analyst reports, financial, POS, market data) to coherently answer senior management’s questions and proactively suggest opportunities
  • Provides ad-hoc analysis to support executive decision making and solving key business issues
  • Helps support reviews of potential future M&A activity
  • Assists with industry mapping and modeling
Qualifications for analyst, corporate strategy
  • College/University degree combining business, computer science and/or IT a plus
  • MBA from a top program a plus, but not required
  • Experience with business development in a web-based B2B environment a strong plus
  • Advanced excel, SQL, Salesforce, Tableau
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to frame a question/hypothesis and structure and then execute an approach to solve the problem
  • SalesForce,JIRA, Atlassian
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Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of analyst, corporate strategy. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for analyst, corporate strategy
  • Present financial results and forecast updates to the CFO, EVP Finance & Strategy, and other cross-functional finance executives on a monthly basis, s ynthesizing complex results into a succinct story
  • With the Director, facilitate decision making and provide informed recommendations to the CFO that support execution to internal targets and Wall Street guidance
  • Conduct regular ad-hoc analyses to understand & explain financial results, identify trends and inform key business decisions
  • Collaborate with F&S functional business partners to test reasonableness of assumptions in the monthly forecast and extrapolate strategic insights
  • Create analytics to identify and implement efficiency improvements across company
  • Build high-quality PowerPoint presentations for the EVP Finance & Strategy to deliver to executives
  • Applying analytics to solve complex problems
  • Analyzing findings to develop insights and recommendations for senior management
  • Managing assignments over discrete time periods with minimal intervention
  • Corporate strategy and corporate development
Qualifications for analyst, corporate strategy
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written (English mandatory, other languages a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business, Economics, or related field
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in Management Consulting, Investment Banking, Corporate Strategy, Equity Research, or Business Development
  • The candidate will demonstrate high EQ and possess strong analytical skills combined with strategic thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Demonstrated ability to summarize analyses succinctly and communicate effectively
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adjust priorities appropriately in an evolving work environment

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