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Corporate Development Analyst

Richmond, BC

Greater Vancouver

Competitive salary, bonus, benefits and pension



STRIVE is a Vancouver based recruitment firm offering recruitment solutions in the specialist areas of Accounting Finance, Construction, Corporate Administration and Operations. We are passionate about recruitment at STRIVE and commit to offering an upfront, genuine and consultative approach to everything we do-which is a big reason why we have been successful.



STRIVE Recruitment is working with one of BC’s largest organizations ($5Bn+ rev) which is looking to hire a Corporate Development Analyst. The client is ideally looking for a Corporate Development Analyst with experience in a corporate development or M&A-focused role either in industry or in public practice are a preference.


The client undertakes 5-10 deals a year with the Corporate Development Analyst being responsible for overseeing the pipeline of deals almost like a project manager, adding structure and defining processes. In a team of 5, the Corporate Development Analyst will report to the Manager of Corporate Development.


The client has experienced a sustained period of growth due to M&A activities and this is an amazing time to join them.



  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for using their analytical mindset to analyze and interpret financial data, then relating it to potential business trends and issues.
  • Project management including M&A pipeline monitoring and coordination.
  • Evaluation of new acquisition opportunities, including initial strategic and financial analysis (i.e. preliminary modeling).
  • Carrying the above preliminary analysis forward as deals progress to due diligence, including historical financial analysis and forecast modeling.
  • Post-acquisition financial analysis including ‘look-back’ analyses to evaluate acquisitions’ performance relative to plan.
  • There will be some component of FP&A type work, so some exposure to the FP&A team and financial reporting team will be a real asset.



  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment at a large corporation
  • Bachelors Degree (accounting or business-related). CPA designated (or close to completion)
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience
  • Possess advanced modelling and advanced functions for Excel
  • Long-term approach and ability to think ahead and provide future-proof solutions
  • An open and articulate communicator with strong analysis, presentation and written communication skills
  • Capable of working independently while at the same time contributing effectively in a team
  • Ability to perform concurrent tasks / projects, change priorities and reallocate resources as applicable
  • Previous system implementation experience is a plus


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