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United Rentals Manager, Strategy & Business Development in Stamford, Connecticut

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

Job Summary

Serve as an internal consultant and project leader by conducting research and analysis and formulating recommendations for strategic company opportunities. Develop, interpret, and analyze business strategies; evaluate a variety of M&A opportunities, including development and presentation of models, due diligence findings, business plans, and/or conclusions; leverage project management skills to help drive M&A projects from initial evaluation through diligence/contract negotiations through closing; assist key stakeholders and business units in the development of strategies and performance goals; conduct analysis of alternatives, recommendations and research from multiple sources; assist in formulating and defining scope and objectives through research and fact-finding.

Duties and Responsibilities

70%​ of Time Spent

Evaluate business acquisitions for strategic fit, market attractiveness, potential synergies and value creation, playing a key role in moving acquisitions from initial evaluation through closing.

  • Create investment thesis to evaluate the attractiveness of potential acquisition targets, including development of detailed assumptions on how the business will perform under URI ownership and critical assumptions for valuation of the business

  • Create financial model to project the financial returns of potential acquisitions taking into account operational plans

  • Review key deal structuring terms associated with a transaction to ensure consistency with URI standards and practices

  • Communicate directly with external parties during the diligence process, deal term negotiation, and closing process

  • Facilitate project execution by directing cross-functional teams through milestones while enabling key problem solving

  • Conduct research to identify, prioritize and evaluate the most attractive growth opportunities for UR

  • Analyze market data, competitive landscape, returns on capital, drivers of industry demand, and current UR market presence

  • Present analysis, project plans and recommendations to senior management

30​ % of Time Spent

Become an integral team member for the company’s strategic projects. Role within team will include development of strategic frameworks, analysis of data, and presentation preparation.

  • Work with business partners in field management to frame and analyze key strategic issues

  • Prepare materials to be presented to both senior and field management

  • Potential projects in Go-to-Market strategy, Field Operations, and Digital/Technology applications

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Finance is required. MBA or CFA is also strongly preferred

Experience

  • Minimum 4-6 years’ experience required, with 4+ years’ experience in finance/banking, consulting or corporate development experience strongly preferred

Other Skills

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, as well as written, presentation and oral communication skills

  • Superior analytical and financial analysis skills

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); experience in Tableau is preferred

  • Ability to effectively handle multiple assignments/project components simultaneously

  • Ability to work independently, as well as be part of a team

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future.

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future.

What's in it for you?

U.S. Full Time roles : Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

U.S. Part Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match/RRSP; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

*Offered for full time roles, part time eligibility in select provinces

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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