Foresters Financial Services Corporate Development and Strategy Analyst Intern in New York, New York

Corporate Development and Strategy Analyst Intern

FinanceNew York, New York



The Intern will play an integral role in coordinating and supporting all aspects of M&A, joint venture,

secondaries and asset acquisitions transactions for the L&A and Asset Management sectors, including researching potential acquisition targets, conducting in-depth financial valuation, and due diligence. Given the small size of the team, the candidate must be very well-organized, self-motivated, display a strong attention to detail and have extensive modeling and presentation experience. This internship offers significant responsibility and broad exposure to many aspects of the business. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in corporate finance and excellent quantitative and analytical skills.

Key responsibilities/accountabilities

  • Assist in all aspects of merger & acquisitions activities

  • Develop and maintain complex financial models to support management decisions

  • Help with the coordination of cross-functional teams during due diligence, execution and integration

  • Communicate results of financial analysis, research and due diligence, both verbally and in writing, to senior management

  • Prepare presentation materials for senior management

  • Assist in preparation of internal strategic planning presentations and analyses

  • Prepare valuation, industry and competitor analyses

Key qualifications/competencies

  • Must be a graduate students pursuing an MBA or Ms in Finance or Economics

  • Background in finance, accounting or related area

  • 1-2 years of experience in strategic consulting, M&A,investment banking or private equity

  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills

  • Strong collaboration, coordination and facilitation skills

  • Advanced Excel skills & proficient with other Microsoft Office applications

Other details:

  • This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate student to experience the corporte world by assisting in various challenging projects and gain solid hands on experience in the field of mergers and acquisitions and corporate development

  • Must be available to work Monday through Friday, 4 hours per day

  • This is a paid internship

Foresters Financial is committed to supporting diversity and accessibility. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.