Corporate Development and Strategy Analyst Intern

Finance New 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.