Want to hear something crazy? Cars only spend 5% of their time driving. Where do they spend the other 95%? PARKED!
LAZ Parking is one of the largest and fastest growing parking companies in the country. LAZ operates hundreds of thousands of parking spaces across the country. When it comes to parking, we’re the experts!
We are also a PEOPLE FIRST company. We often say “parking is our industry but people are our passion.” Our mission is to “create opportunities for our employees and value for our clients”. If you’re looking to join a growing company led by passionate people committed to being the best – contact us today!
The Spirit of the Position:
The Senior M&A Associate, Corporate Finance reports to the Chief Financial Officer in the preparation of comprehensive and accurate financial models and valuation work to support the organization in evaluating investment opportunities whether in terms of M&A activity or organic growth.
Principal Job Duties:
Build and update robust and succinct financial model on each transaction or business opportunity, including P&L, cash flow and balance sheet implications while making sure the model can be picked up and understood by all members of the team, detailing assumptions.
Conduct scenario and sensitivity analysis to evaluate investment risks.
Responsible for project management activities including effectively liaising between various internal departments and key team members to coordinate due diligence on potential acquisition targets.
Manages tracking of due diligence progress, project plans as well as organizes files related to specific transactions and keeps notes for all related meetings.
Produces executive style reports, slides and documents that convey key aspects of a transaction to team members, as well as the executive and investment committees.
Interprets and prepares financial statements and projections and presents findings.
Conduct preparation and review of materials used in the financing of acquisition targets, including investment memoranda, management presentations, and pitchbooks.
Ability to support long-term corporate business planning activities
Read, understand and apply contracts/documents that affect real estate valuation such as leases and management agreements.
Others related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree required
Professional qualifications preferred (i.e., FMVA, MBA, CPA, CFA)
Background in valuation of operating businesses and/or real estate through financial modeling with understanding of various valuation metrics and pros and cons of each. (i.e., IRR, Cash Yield, Equity Multiple, Discount Rate, Cap Rate, EBITDA Multiple, etc.)
At least 5 years’ experience in financial modeling and business evaluation.
Preferred candidates will have worked in a fast paced, team-based environment with minimal supervision.
Outstanding Excel skills such as macros, VBAs, etc.
Demonstrate the ability to communicate professionally and effectively with internal team members as well as potential acquisition targets through email, phone and in-person meetings.
Strong presentation skills.
Strong analytical skills and quantitative abilities.
Ability to research and find answers to key assumptions and industries that LAZ may be looking to expand into
Seeks improvement and creates an environment of idea-sharing and creative problem-solving.
Anticipates problems and proactively mitigates them.
Ability to mitigate and lead others to overcome challenges (Never Ever Give Up Attitude).
Excellent teambuilding, consulting, and interpersonal skills.
Must be a team player with a collaborative mindset who can work well with a small group.
Ability to work independently and multi-task across various projects and manage time under deadlines.
Demonstrates a sense of urgency and timeliness.
Ability to lift, push and pull at least 10 pounds.
Ability sit for extended periods of time.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential duties/functions.
FLSA Status: Exempt
LAZ Parking is an equal opportunity employer. In all our employment practices, including hiring, we are firmly committed to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetics, Vietnam era, special disabled, recently separated and other protected veterans, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. No question in our application process is used for the process of limiting or excluding any applicant's consideration for employment on such grounds.