Corporate Development Analyst (R2199)

Corporate Development Remote, Washington


Avalara, Inc., (www.Avalara.com), is the leading provider of cloud-based software that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transactional taxes.

What is it like to work at Avalara? Come find out! We are committed to the following success traits that embody our culture and how we work together to accomplish great things: Fun. Passion. Adaptability. Urgency. Simplicity. Curiosity. Humility. Ownership. Optimism.

We are building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world. Imagine every transaction you make - every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there is an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Corporate Development Analyst to join our team.

Job Summary

You will be part of Avalara's team responsible for all of our mergers & acquisitions, along with other complex strategic projects. This is a highly cross functional role working with engineering, legal, HR, finance, and other teams to accelerate and execute on our goals faster. You will research potential targets and create competitive landscape mappings as well as internal and external presentations.

Responsibilities

Your role will be to support the analysis of acquisition targets and markets. You will provide valuable contributions across the entire M&A process. You will research and understand a wide array of technologies, industries, companies, and business models.

Qualifications

  • 2-4+ years of experience required in research firms (i.e. Gartner, Forrester, IDC, etc.), investment banking, corporate development, private equity, venture capital, or management consulting, preferably with a focus on the technology industry
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong financial modeling skills, and a strong understanding of accounting and valuation methodologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to perform complex projects/analysis
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Confidence and poise in presenting to executive management
  • Highly driven to accelerate the company's growth
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with shifting and dynamic priorities
  • Continuous learning/ growth mindset
  • Desire to work very hard

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including VAT, sales and use, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.

Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. Each year, the company processes billions of tax transactions for customers and users, files hundreds of thousands of tax compliance documents and tax returns and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents.

Avalara's headquarters are in Seattle, WA and it has offices across the U.S. and in Brighton and London, England; Brussels, Belgium; and Pune, India. More information at: www.avalara.com

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.