Corporate Development Analyst Internship Summer 2019

    • Job Tracking ID: 83057-276581
    • Job Location: Schaumburg, IL
    • Job Level: Student/Internship
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 03, 2018
    • Years of Experience: College
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Open to Relocation?: No
    • Accepting external applications?: Yes
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Job Description:

Corporate Development Analyst Intern

Reports to: Director of Corporate Development


Delivering one-of-a-kind cloud technology, accompanied by award winning customer service, Paylocity is a software company in a category of its own. 


Poised to revolutionize the world of human capital management for hundreds of thousands of small and medium sized businesses, we are seeking the best and the brightest to help us create the future – enabling our customers to be employers of choice for their employees and supervisors.


As an intern and member of the Corporate Development Team, you will be a key team member in the development and execution of the company’s corporate development efforts, contributing in the company’s strategic plans for M&A, capital markets, and business development activity in alignment with the board, CEO/COO/CFO and the executive team.


Our organization nurtures a dynamic agile work environment full of talented individuals with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds working in small squads around a shared mission.  Guided by our development principles, and a passion for compelling software, we come together to deliver great products and make Paylocity an exciting place to work. 


Are you the teammate we are looking for?


Who you are:
  • Enthusiastic about M&A, Technology, and SaaS based Technology
  • An advocate for continuous improvement of our corporate development processes
  • Interested in staying current on technology and the acquisition landscape
  • Able to work in a collaborative environment with a willingness to share your ideas
  • A self-motivated individual eager to learn, ask questions and partner with a buddy or mentor to complete tasks with high quality
  • Excited to work in Corporate Development with a focus on cutting-edge technology
How we work:
  • Curiosity and candor; the quality of the idea wins the day
  • Casual, focused, and agile environment operating under our shared principles
  • Customers at the center of everything we do
  • Small, mission-focused squads with an entrepreneurial spirit backed by enterprise investments
  • Consistent routines across stakeholders to ensure complete transparency
  • Close working relationship between executive stakeholders and customers
What we offer:
  • A compelling mission to elevate payroll and human resources across the backroom and into the boardroom
  • Focus on helping our customers automate manual processes, appeal to the modern workforce, and glean insights from analytics
  • Lean enabling process that focuses on putting our customers at the center of everything we do
  • A commitment to investing in our products, hiring the best talent, and giving them the chance to meaningfully contribute to a vast market opportunity
  • Ample opportunity and encouragement to stay current with external training
  • A phenomenal culture that keeps getting better
During the last three months, you will have:
  • Research and analyze high priority strategic markets for corporate development, including market mapping and deep dives of specific target opportunities
  • Partner with cross functional teams in the execution of all phases of the M&A process including business case creation, opportunity modeling, deal execution, and integration
  • Partner with the FP&A team to model potential internally developed growth opportunities and create pro-forma views of acquisition opportunities
  • Assist cross-functional finance teams in the analysis of any Paylocity financing activities
  • Active team member in the analysis of key strategic partners and vendors
  • Ad hoc analyses and financial modeling
Paylocity’s Awards:
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2014, 2017, 2018
  • Glassdoor Highest Rated CEO's 2014, 2017
  • CIO Applications Top 25 HR Technology Solution Providers 2017
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 500 2013-2017
  • DC Digital Top Work Places 2016-2017
  • 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in Chicago 2008-2017
  • Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago 2012-2017
  • Best Places to Work Idaho 2017
  • Best Places to Work Orlando Business Journal 2016-2017
  • Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation 2014, 2017

Experience and Skills:

  • Incoming Junior or Senior working towards bachelor's degree in finance or accounting, with proven academic record and minimum of 3.5 GPA
  • Familiarity with financial modelling including building pro-forma financials, acquisition models, and growth models through academic coursework and extracurricular activities
  • Experience preparing industry/company, strategy, financial, and operational presentations through relevant coursework
  • Passion for and understanding of software industry
  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills, and superior quantitative and analytical skills 
  • Advanced knowledge of MS office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be willing to learn how to work effectively in an agile and team environment
  • Must be effective and creative in problem solving