Director, Corporate Development

Sep 17, 2014 | Careers

People Corporation delivers employee group benefit consulting, third party benefits administration, group retirement consulting, strategic HR consulting and recruitment services to help companies recruit, retain and reward their employees. A financially strong and rapidly growing company, People Corporation has completed seven acquisitions over the past two years, and has plans to continue to aggressively build the company through further acquisitions. In order to continue this growth, People Corporation is ready to welcome a Director, Corporate Development to the team.

As the Director, Corporate Development you are a business-minded individual who enjoys being hands on when it comes to acquisitions.

The Role:

Reporting to the VP of Corporate Development, the Director, Corporate Development is a key role in the organization, supporting all aspects of the acquisition efforts of the firm. Responsibilities include:

  • Primary execution responsibilities for small-to mid-sized acquisitions, and execution support on larger transactions
  • Assisting in identifying and gathering information on potential acquisition targets, and maintaining a database of such information
  • Due diligence activities related to potential acquisition targets, as well as strategic, operational and financial analysis of potential transactions
  • Financial modeling of potential transactions, including valuation and pro forma financial impacts under different transaction structures
  •  Compiling presentations and other documentation related to potential acquisitions
  •  Support prospecting and relationship development activities through development of presentations as well  as other marketing and transaction related materials
  •  Special projects, which could include activities related to areas such as capital structure, valuation benchmarking, business sector analysis, etc.

You and your experience:

  • You have completed a post-secondary degree such as a BComm. or an MBA; other finance-related designation (CFA, CBV) a strong asset
  • Preference for prior experience in mergers and acquisitions
  • You are highly experienced in conducting quantitative analysis using Excel, including financial statement analysis, financial modeling and valuation
  • You possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • You are proficient in Word and PowerPoint
  • You have polished organizational and project management skills
  • You have superior interpersonal skills and experience in a team-based environment
  • You have a strong work ethic and exceptional drive, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high expectations environment

What does People Corporation have to offer you?

  • Competitive compensation
  • Employee Shares Program
  • Health benefits
  • A fun, collaborative team

About People Corporation:

People Corporation is a leading provider of group benefits, group retirement and human resources consulting products and services to companies across Canada. With approximately 250 professionals and support staff, the Company is bringing together leading consultants in the industry, offering innovative and customized solutions to over 3,000 clients across a broad range of industries. People Corporation is among the fastest growing companies in its industry in Canada.

The Company delivers its employee benefits consulting, third party benefits administration, pension consulting, human resources consulting and executive search and staff recruitment services through 27 offices and satellite offices in seven provinces across Canada, each of which is led by a team of experts familiar with the local market, and supported by the resources of a public company with a national footprint.

How to Apply:
Please apply by going to or by sending your resume in confidence to Linda Chammartin at [email protected]. For further information please contact Linda at (204) 940-3979.

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