Strategy and Corporate Development Manager - 13028

Remote, United States

Job Summary

The BlackLine Strategy & Corporate Development team works closely with the Executive Team to define the strategic direction of the company, lead deep-dive analysis on critical “needle-moving” topics, lead M&A execution, and manage communication with the Board of Directors. This is a small, nimble team with high visibility in the company and direct ownership and accountability of topics. The Manager of Strategy & Corporate Development will either lead or assist in all aspects of potential M&A transactions - strategy formation, developing business cases, deal execution, and integration.

Roles and Responsibility (list in order of importance)  

  • Function as team member in a variety of strategy and corporate development projects, including emerging business opportunities, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships
  • Lead research and analysis for key strategic areas through multiple sources - industry and market information, customer and partner interviews, 3rd party research, etc.
  • Provide actionable strategy recommendations based on your analysis, present findings to senior management, and assist in preparing documentation for Board of Directors
  • Support business units with strategy development and execution
  • Thoroughly map out and continuously monitor BlackLine’s strategic landscape in various sectors
  • Support the financial and strategic evaluation of corporate development opportunities
  • Analyze company financial statements, organizational design and basic technology stacks
  • Conduct strategic fit and business opportunity analyses
  • Serve as key team member and lead note taker for all phases of M&A discussions


Required Qualifications

Years of Experience in Related Field:

Education: Bachelor’s degree required

Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 2-4 years of experience as an analyst/associate in a corporate development department, investment bank or a venture capital firm, with an emphasis on the software space
  • Experience managing M&A transactions, and the supporting process and documentation
  • Strong analytical skills, fluency in performing rigorous financial, valuation, and broad quantitative analyses and familiarity with accounting & key operational metrics
  • Strong knowledge of PowerPoint, with ability to produce and present clear reports and presentations
  • Highly collaborative – Strong interpersonal skills, in particular the ability to develop strong cross-functional relationships, as evidenced by a track record of teamwork in cross-functional teams
  • Communication – possesses strong writing and verbal presentation skills

Strategy and Corporate Development Manager - 13028

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