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Senior Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions

Deerfield, IL
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Senior Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions at WALGREENS Boots Alliance

Senior Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions

Job ID 51081BR Location 104 WILMOT RD , DEERFIELD, IL
Job Summary
Analyzes complex data related to select mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and corporate development to determine the financial, operational and strategic fit within the Company. Works with Strategy and M&A team members to increase value by making recommendations based on value drivers discovered during analysis of these strategic initiatives.

Job Responsibilities
  • In collaboration with the M&A team, supports all aspects of the strategic acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic investments from inception through due diligence, valuation, closing and integration for a transaction.
  • Analyzes potential acquisition and investment candidates, performs complex financial modeling and other analyses to support the negotiation of selected transactions.
  • Performs complex financial analyses including the identification of outliers and trends, etc.
  • Analyzes internal business metrics (current product mix, market share, distribution channels, pricing strategy, and other competitive factors) to enable strategic decision making.
  • Builds understanding of the specified area and performs as a SME to key stakeholders. Utilizes knowledge to assist business leaders in leveraging ways to grow their business. Maintains involvement at a tactical level throughout the year. Maintains knowledge of competitive/industry trends.
  • Develops, maintains and continuously improves tools used in the M&A and venture capital processes.

Walgreens Boots Alliance is the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Our purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives.

Walgreens Boots Alliance was created through the combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots in December 2014. This transaction brought together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted healthcare services through pharmaceutical wholesaling and community pharmacy care, dating back more than 100 years.

Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the USA and Europe. Walgreens Boots Alliance and the companies in which it has equity method investments together have a presence in more than 25 countries and employ more than 400,000 people. The company is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail and, together with the companies in which it has equity method investments, has over 13,200 stores in 11 countries as well as one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks, with over 390* distribution centers delivering to more than 230,000 pharmacies, doctors, health centers and hospitals each year in more than 20 countries. In addition, Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the world’s largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in an analytical role in finance, accounting, business management or economics, or High School Diploma/GED and at least 6 years of experience in an analytical role in finance, accounting, business management or economics.
  • At least 2 years of experience performing business research such as analyzing financial statements/proxies and utilizing research databases (ie Lexis - Nexis).
  • At least 2 years of experience in understanding and analyzing financial modeling.
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • At least 2 years of experience using financial metrics, ratios and calculations and public financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow).
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time for business purposes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance , Accounting or Economics
  • Experience in retail, pharmacy industry, or healthcare industry


  • Healthcare
  • Retail / Wholesale

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