BlackLine
BlackLine automates and controls financial close processes for midsize and large organizations.
Woodland Hills, CA
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Strategy and Corporate Development Manager

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Job Summary

The BlackLine Strategy & Corporate Development team works closely with the Executive Team to define the strategic direction of the company, lead deep-dive analysis on critical "needle-moving" topics, lead M&A execution, and manage communication with the Board of Directors. This is a small, nimble team with high visibility in the company and direct ownership and accountability of topics. The Manager of Strategy & Corporate Development will either lead or assist in all aspects of potential M&A transactions - strategy formation, developing business cases, deal execution, and integration.

Roles and Responsibility (list in order of importance)

  • Function as team member in a variety of strategy and corporate development projects, including emerging business opportunities, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships
  • Lead research and analysis for key strategic areas through multiple sources - industry and market information, customer and partner interviews, 3rd party research, etc.
  • Provide actionable strategy recommendations based on your analysis, present findings to senior management, and assist in preparing documentation for Board of Directors
  • Support business units with strategy development and execution
  • Thoroughly map out and continuously monitor BlackLine's strategic landscape in various sectors
  • Support the financial and strategic evaluation of corporate development opportunities
  • Analyze company financial statements, organizational design and basic technology stacks
  • Conduct strategic fit and business opportunity analyses
  • Serve as key team member and lead note taker for all phases of M&A discussions

 

Required Qualifications

Years of Experience in Related Field:

Education: Bachelor's degree required

Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 2-4 years of experience as an analyst/associate in a corporate development department, investment bank or a venture capital firm, with an emphasis on the software space
  • Experience managing M&A transactions, and the supporting process and documentation
  • Strong analytical skills, fluency in performing rigorous financial, valuation, and broad quantitative analyses and familiarity with accounting & key operational metrics
  • Strong knowledge of PowerPoint, with ability to produce and present clear reports and presentations
  • Highly collaborative – Strong interpersonal skills, in particular the ability to develop strong cross-functional relationships, as evidenced by a track record of teamwork in cross-functional teams
  • Communication – possesses strong writing and verbal presentation skills
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What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine believes in providing the best possible service to its clients, and that starts with offering amazing perks to its employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision, and dental, 401(k) matching, ESPP, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
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
At BlackLine, we feel that paying 100% of our employees’ health benefits is 100% the right thing to do. Medical, dental, and vision are taken care of by the company.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
BlackLine has been offering company wide virtual fitness classes such as, Aerobics and Yoga!
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
BlackLine hosts company outings several times per year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table and Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’re better together and know that amazing individuals make amazing teams. We also know that we bond through socializing and shared experiences. That’s how teams gel and support each other.

So, we like to play games together: table tennis, poker, and video games. We encourage company sports leagues and fitness groups. We relax with happy hours and team get-togethers, and we never let a holiday season go by without a celebration.

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