Corporate Development Analyst

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Valens is looking for a Corporate Development Analyst to join our Corporate Development team based in our Toronto office. The team is active across a number of transactions with a strong pipeline of deal opportunities. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the company’s overarching strategy, transaction process, and overall development of strategic business ideas.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The individual will be assigned a wide variety of projects and given as much responsibility as their experience and capabilities permit, some of which may include:

  • Research and analysis to support the evaluation of strategic transactions (M&A), including but not limited to financial modelling, preparation of presentation materials and conducting due diligence
  • Support the valuation process for potential transactions, including building Excel-based valuation models that consider business-specific earnings and cash flow projections, accretion/dilution, capital impact, and other transaction metrics
  • Work closely with other members of the Corporate Development team in the analysis and assessment of acquisition/divestiture opportunities to identify suitable transaction opportunities
  • Provide analytical and project management support in transaction situations from due diligence to portfolio integration
  • Support the preparation of reports and oral and written presentations that present analysis and conclusions in a clear and concise manner about transaction opportunities and a variety of industry-related topics
  • Maintain databases to monitor M&A activity, financing activity, current and developing legislation and other industry trends
  • Develop financial tools to evaluate the company’s internal operational performance in strategic areas

Required Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong organization and communication skills, including the ability to quickly respond to requests from internal and external counterparties
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, intellectual ability and time management skills
  • Work ethic and motivation with a willingness to work for extended hours including evenings and weekends when required
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience in Financial Services (investment banking, equity research, corporate finance, big-4 accounting or other relevant experience)
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or accounting
  • An interest in the cannabis industry
  • CFA, CA, or CPA designation is considered an asset

At the Valens Company, we believe in creating products for those who need them. We do things the right way without ever cutting corners. Whether it’s medical or recreational, local or international, we’re pursuing meaningful extraction, formulation, product development and testing to bring purposeful cannabis to the people.

To inquire about this Corporate Development Analyst position, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@thevalenscompany.com

About Valens GroWorks

Valens GroWorks Corp. (TSXV: VGW) (OTC: VGWCF) is a multi-licensed, vertically-integrated cannabis company focussed on being the partner of choice for leading Canadian and international cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation and white-label product development.  Valens is the largest third-party extraction Company in Canada with an annual capacity of 425,000 kg of dried cannabis and hemp biomass at our purpose-built facility in Kelowna, British Columbia which is in the process of becoming European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant.  Additionally, our subsidiary Valens Labs is a Health Canada licensed ISO 17025 accredited cannabis testing lab providing sector-leading analytical services and has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop a Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science. For more information, please visit Valens GroWorks or view the company’s Investor’s Deck.


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