Senior Corporate Development Analyst @ Ensco in Houston, TX

The Advisor Strategic Planning and Corporate Development is responsible for developing financial models and preparing competitive analyses at the request of executive and senior management, as well as the Board of Directors in order to support long-term strategic planning and decision-making.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain technical financial models and perform analyses that support strategic initiatives including mergers & acquisitions, joint venture divestitures and other investment opportunities
  • Assist in the deal process for any merger, acquisition, divestiture, or other strategic opportunities including meeting with the key counterparts (banks, brokers, target senior management), drafting memorandum and coordinating with internal stakeholders
  • Track and analyze company performance and valuation metrics relative to peer group
  • Communicate current market environment and competitors outlook to senior management and the Board of Directors
  • Analyze competitive landscape including market specific developments, supply/demand dynamics and macroeconomic factors in support of Strategy, Marketing and Operations groups
  • Provide assistance to the Chief Financial Officer as well as other members of Finance and Accounting senior management as needed
  • Coordinate with FP&A to align competitor models to internal company assumptions for comparable assets. Help in managing the corporate five year financial model and corresponding deliverables
  • Support the organization’s development of budget, outlook and other short term planning requirements
  • Gather and prepare information for Board meetings
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Minimum of 2 years in a similar role in a business of similar size and complexity
  • Experience in Corporate Planning, Investment Banking, or other similar exposure
  • Energy industry experience preferred
Education, Training, Licenses and/or Certifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university (in Finance or other business degree) requires
  • Masters or CFA preferred
Minimum Requirements for this position
  • Excellent financial modeling skills with keen attention to detail
  • Understanding of equity and debt capital markets
  • Understanding of shareholder value
  • Ability to manage and effectively prioritize time-sensitive projects
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in clear and concise manner
  • Must work effectively across all levels of the organization with limited oversight
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel required (experience with PowerPoint, Thomson One and Bloomberg preferred but not required)

Minimum Requirements for all Valaris positions

  • Commitment to Valaris’s high standard of safety and willing and able to comply with all safety laws, as well Valaris’s safety policies standards and procedures
  • Able to display commitment to Valaris’s safety culture through personal behavior and willingness to influence others
  • Must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel
  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Must have excellent team-working and organizational skills
  • Work effectively alone or as part of a team on projects
  • Exercise sound judgments and make decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions
  • Maintain flexible attitude and approach towards assignments and successfully operate under ambiguous guidelines.
  • Able to maintain regular and acceptable attendance
  • Available and willing to travel to such locations and with such frequency as determined necessary to meet business needs
  • PC proficiency required – competency with Microsoft Office Software suite version 2007 or greater


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Valaris is an equal opportunity employer in all aspects of employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other non-job related factors.


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