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Manager, Corporate Development

New York
Job Type
21 Sep 2022


This position will focus on corporate development activity including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, reorganizations, and integrations. Primary responsibilities will include strategic target analysis, financial modeling, project management and presentations.

The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of relevant experience at a leading investment bank or private equity firm.


  • Review inbound transaction opportunities for strategic fit within IPG s portfolio
  • Develop strategic and financial support presentations on transaction opportunities for review with senior management and the board of directors
  • Develop financial models and valuation assessments
  • Assist in structuring and executing transactions
  • Partner with IPG s divisions to execute divestitures, reorganizations and strategic investments
  • Participate in due diligence processes and liaise with internal and external transaction teams
  • Analyze acquisition performance for senior management and the board of directors
  • Monitor existing acquisition portfolio, including status of earnouts and put/call option payments
  • Maintain deal database and internal reporting functions
  • Collaborate closely with other groups such as FP&A, Legal, Controllers, Tax, Treasury, Real Estate, Insurance and Legal
  • Other ad hoc analytical projects as needed


  • 2-5 years of relevant experience at a leading investment bank or private equity firm
  • Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or relative field of study with strong academic record
  • Familiarity with media / advertising industry, preferred
  • Willingness to take ownership of projects and drive them to successful completion
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance and financial modeling best-practices
  • Ability to think creatively and propose solutions to problems
  • Exposure to legal documentation (e.g., term sheets, purchase agreements) a plus, but not required
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to work well under pressure, juggle multiple tasks, and work efficiently against tight deadlines while maintaining vigilant attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate and build credibility across multiple lines of business & corporate functions
  • Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Team player with demonstrated ability to work effectively with other team members in multiple groups and regions
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new responsibilities
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience creating sophisticated presentation materials
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint


One of our primary goals is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our compensation plan includes the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Healthcare Options
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Prescription
  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Flexible based Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Exclusive discounts on cell phones, gyms, and everyday purchases

IPG is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity, inclusion and equity at our company. We do not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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  • Job Reference: 717273116-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent