Corporate Development Senior Associate

| Chicago

What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

5-7 years post-undergraduate experience

Experience and strong record of accomplishment in top-tier strategy consulting, investment banking (or other transaction-advisory services firms) and/or corporate strategy and corporate development

Experience in information services, financial services or digital industries preferred

Demonstrated profound understanding of strategy and M&A; and financial acumen

Strong leadership skills: ability to take initiative and ownership and effectively leverage resources to drive successfully outcomes

Strong problem solving skills: ability to break down complex problems into critical parts, identify the key causes and effectively prioritize and execute way forward

Strong critical thinking skills: ability to assimilate and understand new concepts in short time frames

Exceptional analytical skills: ability to logically and systematically visualize and efficiently tackle tasks; understanding and mastery of tools and methods to effectively support the Strategy and M&A process

Superior communication skills (verbal and written)

Outstanding interpersonal skills to positively influence outcomes and work across functions and levels of seniority

Highly organized, excellent project management abilities

Advanced fluency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Impact You'll Make

The Corporate Development Team is a high-performing, dynamic team responsible for leading TransUnion’s corporate global M&A activities and the development of the underlying long-term global strategy. As a Sr. Consultant, Corporate Development, you will play an important role in enabling TransUnion to meet its growth objectives while positioning the organization to be the leading, global information and risk solutions provider. You will achieve these goals by leading multiple work streams within multiple projects, partnering with functional (e.g. Finance, Business, GT, etc.) senior leaders to drive work streams to completion and leading execution of meetings, materials and deliverables for projects.

As a Sr. Consultant, Corporate Development, you will play an important role in enabling TransUnion to meet its growth objectives while positioning the organization to be the leading, global information and risk solutions provider. You will achieve these goals by leading multiple work streams within multiple projects, partnering with functional (e.g. Finance, Business, GT, etc.) senior leaders to drive work streams to completion and leading execution of meetings, materials and deliverables for projects.

Corporate Development and Strategy

Lead analysis, modeling and select deal components for domestic and global M&A transactions.

Develop comprehensive financial models and valuation analyses, including returns analysis and sensitivities based on guidance from more senior members of the team.

Lead development of Basis of Interest document for internal reviews and approvals of transactions.

Demonstrate business acumen beyond Corporate Development team. Pursue objectives and goals and recommend solutions influencing key outcomes.

Support the development of solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

Market Intelligence

Develop strategic insights based on market assessments grounded in primary and secondary research. Translate these insights to inform buy/build/partner market-entry and market-expansion options.

Monitor and assess key trends and developments in TransUnion’s industry. Partner with internal teams to draw conclusions and recommendations.

Research and analyze high priority strategic markets, including industry mapping and deep dives into targeted M&A and partnership opportunities.

Develop robust market sizing analysis with limited/ambiguous data.

BU Engagement

Communicate with expert level detail on TransUnion's products, services, or internal information as necessary.

Interact with functional experts across TU's business units to ensure completion of assigned work streams.

Interact with senior management and business leaders as well as with external TransUnion clients and partners.

Develop presentations and potentially present to the C-Suite level.

Support the development of advanced program initiatives and help guide their development into a final product or service that has impact within cross-functional teams.

Assists with formulation of acquisition target criteria and prioritization of target universe, and maintains acquisition target pipeline.

Build content to support a variety of Corporate Development process components including: Acquisition and strategic investment performance reporting, Monthly CEO reports, Board of Director meetings, Competitive analysis briefs/reports.

Support other efforts as determined by leadership in Global Strategy and Corporate Development.

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them. We also offer a matching gift program.
Partners with Nonprofits
TransUnion partners with non-profits such as Child Rescue Coalition and Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE).
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
TransUnion has a Community and Associate Services Team (CAST), which is responsible for planning events, such as our annual holiday party, take your child to work day, company BBQ, and more!
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We offer virtual yoga and meditation, fitness classes and sponsored races.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
15% discount on TU stock twice a year
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
We offer a matching gift program for associates who choose to make financial contributions to their selected causes. TransUnion will match up to $2,000/ yr for each associate.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
[email protected] provides backup childcare and eldercare for TU associates.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Annual holiday party, company BBQ and take your child to work day
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We offer associates globally 1:1 career coaching with our career advisor. Additionally, we have various mentorship opportunities across areas of the business as well as across levels.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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