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New Jersey Resources Director Corporate Development Finance in Wall, New Jersey

Director Corporate Development Finance

Wall Corporate Office, 1415 Wyckoff Rd, Wall, New Jersey, United States of America Req #1534

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Energize your future at New Jersey Resources (NJR). We are a Fortune 1000 employer located at the Jersey Shore in Monmouth County, and named a Most Trusted Brand among the country’s natural gas and electric utilities. Join our diversified energy company as we pursue a reliable, sustainable, cleaner energy future. You’ll find a friendly, community-minded work environment, where recognition for your work and opportunities for growth and development are complemented with competitive pay and benefits. That’s NJR Life.

New Jersey Resources is seeking a Director of Corporate Development, Finance as the treasurer’s point-person for supporting external business development assessments, due diligence, deal negotiation and post-merger integration and tracking. Serves as the primary lead for business development, financial analysis and modeling; identifies transaction-related accounting, tax, treasury, sourcing issues. Ensures business development activities and transactions are appropriately reflected in company budgets, forecasts and long-range planning.

Major Responsibilities:

• Partners with Business Development team and other stakeholders to articulate the strategic rationale and the business case for investment opportunities, including M&A transactions; leads financial and other analyses required to evaluate and justify business cases and ensure good decision-making

• Assesses the financial impact of potential investment opportunities, ensuring alignment with appropriate internal plans, external benchmarks and industry best practices

• Provides leadership and oversight on transaction execution, including driving standardized due diligence processes and internal communication/collaboration across all relevant functions

• Supports the execution of transactions with contract review and participation in negotiations

• Ensures that Accounting, Tax, and other Finance functions are advised on potential transaction issues on a timely basis

• Conducts post-transaction analysis and tracking against deal assumptions and milestones; plays a leading role in integration activities or other projects, as needed

• Provides relevant strategic analysis of market trends, industry peers, capital markets conditions and other topics relevant to Business Development and Finance

• Partner with Finance and business partners to align with Business Development efforts and the long-term business outlook

• Perform scenario analyses around long-range plan trajectories to ensure delivery of strategic and corporate goals; communicate analyses to key business partners

• Assess corporate financial decisions, such as capital allocation and investment strategies

• Effectively manages and develops staff members as assigned

Position Requirements:

• 10+ years of progressive, relevant financial experience, including experience in deal-related roles; Utility or energy industry experience preferred

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, Master’s degree preferred

• Strong business acumen and judgment, and knowledge of the company’s markets/products and industry trends; ability to think strategically about business issues

• Skilled in all aspects of transaction management including, search, evaluation, due diligence, deal structure, negotiation, financing and integration

• Exceptional analytical skills and ability to drive generation of business case/plan

• Exceptional financial modeling skills

• Strong communication skills, ability to present decision-relevant insights and recommendations and analyses to senior executives; comfortable with active debate and able to persuade others

• Experience in collaboration with colleagues in sharing insights and learnings and partnering to ensure timely execution of project plans

• A continuous improvement mindset, with flexibility and ability to adapt to change

NOTE: This job description is reflective of the primary duties of this position and in no way limits the supervisor from assigning any other duties, responsibilities or initiatives as deemed necessary.

New Jersey Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran or other protected status.

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  • Job Function Director

  • Pay Type Salary

  • Wall Corporate Office, 1415 Wyckoff Rd, Wall, New Jersey, United States of America