Senior Analyst of Corporate Development @ Credit Karma in San Francisco, CA

Corporate Development & Strategic Finance works on key acquisition and strategy initiatives. The team is focused on identifying, evaluating and executing on opportunities to drive growth at Credit Karma. Key activities include investigating both organic and inorganic strategic opportunities, including evaluating M&A, JV and minority investment opportunities, conducting qualitative and quantitative research and analyses, providing financial insight and support for business initiatives and preparing, reviewing and presenting findings to corporate leadership.

The senior analyst will report to the Director, Corporate Development & Strategic Finance.

What You’ll Do:

  • Supporting the Director and Manager across the entire M&A process, including: inorganic strategies, market scans, target valuation, detailed due diligence, and integration planning and execution
  • Driving top-of-the-funnel M&A process including: market scans, target assessments, TAM and market share analyses
  • Leading competitive intelligence benchmarking, including identifying new developments in emerging & competitor technologies
  • Performing independent industry competitive research and monitoring and evaluating capital markets activity across consumer technology
  • Leveraging independent external resources and internal Business Operations, FP&A, Prod/Eng, Revenue Strategy and Marketing teams to gain insight into current business and partners and provide thought leadership to relevant stakeholders
  • Working cross-functionally on major new initiatives to build business cases, financial models and pricing proposals to determine impact on business unit and company P&L
  • Preparing presentations for senior corporate executives, Board of Directors and external investors
  • Collaborating with external investment bankers, lawyers and consultants to facilitate deal execution

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 3-5 years of work experience in investment banking, private equity, venture capital or strategy consulting
  • BA/BS equivalent from a leading institution. Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business or engineering degrees preferred
  • Track record of strong academic performance
  • Background knowledge of, or strong interest in, financial technology; willingness to learn new industries and sectors quickly
  • Desire to be a key member of an active deal team which regularly engages with start-up and established tech companies, venture capital and private equity investors, investment banks, and strategy consulting firms
  • Excellent valuation/analytical skills and creativity in problem solving
  • Strong financial modeling and other Excel and PowerPoint-based skills
  • Strong collaboration skills to work with internal and external stakeholders
  • Superior communication (written/verbal), presentation and meeting facilitation skills
  • Comfort working in high pressure situations, often with short deadlines
  • Well-rounded inter-personal skill set with the capacity to build strong relationships
  • Self-motivated and willing to proactively take on cross-functional leadership roles


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