Job Description

Corporate Development Analyst/Associate


Opportunity

Flynn Group LP (San Francisco) Immediate opportunity to join a rapidly growing San Francisco-based holding company that specializes in acquiring and operating franchise businesses. As Corporate Development Analyst/Associate at Flynn Group LP, the candidate reports directly to the Director of Corporate Development to assist in all elements of the investment process including acquisition modeling, due diligence, business and market analysis, deal negotiation, and capital markets transactions. The Corporate Development Analyst/Associate will have direct access to the CEO and CFO, working closely with them in all aspects of the business.


About Flynn Group LP

("Flynn") With $4.3 billion in annual sales across 2,356 restaurants (949 Pizza Huts, 436 Applebee’s, 361 Arby’s, 293 Taco Bells, 186 Wendy’s, and 131 Panera's), Flynn is the largest restaurant franchisee owner in the world. The candidate would be joining Flynn at an exciting time as it embarks on its next phase of growth through rolling-up franchise businesses in domestic and international markets. The company is led by a team of experienced restaurant and real estate entrepreneurs and is backed by Main Post Partners and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. Since its formation in 1998, Flynn has been the largest acquirer and developer of restaurants and continues, along with its partners, to pursue a wide range of acquisition opportunities across the restaurant & consumer franchisee spaces. For information on the principals and Flynn Restaurant Group, please visit www.flynn.com.


Corporate Development Analyst/Associate

The position will be an integral part of the five-person corporate development team, tasked with supporting the acquisition growth strategy of the company through financial modeling and planning, data analysis and due diligence. This role will be an opportunity to work very closely with senior company executives, private equity sponsor representatives, banks, and other capital providers.


Specific tasks will include, but are not limited to:

Acquisition Analysis & Due Diligence

  • Prepare and maintain underwriting models for potential acquisition targets
  • Analyze unit-level and consolidated financial statements for acquisition targets
  • Assess financial statement integrity of target companies
  • Assist in due diligence efforts between accounting, finance, human resources, IT and purchasing departments for all acquisitions
  • Conduct capital structure scenario and returns analyses


Contract Negotiation & Deal Management

  • Support purchase agreement, credit agreement, and franchisor negotiations for investments
  • Quarterback deal process and liaise with external counsel, bankers, consultants, and accountants
  • Assist in coordinating all aspects of acquisition integration


Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Develop and maintain complex forecast and valuation models for Flynn and its partners in coordination with our FP&A team
  • Prepare presentation materials for the Board of Directors, lenders and equity investors


Qualifications

  • 1-3 years in investment banking, private equity, consulting, corporate development, FP&A or similar finance experience
  • Strong financial, analytical and valuation skills
  • Advanced excel and financial modeling skills
  • Solid understanding of financial statements and basic accounting standards
  • A good understanding of capital structure alternatives
  • Above all else, a highly-organized self-starter with a positive, team-oriented attitude, and a good sense of humor.


Why Work for Flynn?

Flynn Group offers a variety of benefits and perks to encourage and empower our employees. We are committed to helping each employee work and live to his or her fullest potential. We offer a variety of benefits and perks while working for us:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • Retirement and Savings Plan
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Company Outings
  • PC/Laptop Assistances
  • FUN Work Environment!


The Flynn Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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