Analyst, Corporate Development & Strategy

Analyst, Corporate Development & Strategy
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Analyst, Corporate Development & Strategy 
As a member of the Corporate Development and Strategy (CD&S) team, the Analyst will support both strategy development and transaction execution.  CD&S works closely with the Strategic Business Units (SBUs) as well as other Corporate groups including Planning and Forecasting, Treasury, Tax and Legal.  This position reports to the Manager, Corporate Development & Strategy, and provides an opportunity for growth both within the team and more broadly within Agrium.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
* Assisting in all aspects of transaction execution, including identification, analysis, modeling, due diligence and senior management updates.
* Developing, operating, and improving financial and economic models.
* Identifying, researching and performing SWOT analyses on potential growth opportunities
* Interpreting financial statements (including note disclosure) and performing various analyses (e.g., calculating operating and financial ratios)
* Understanding Agrium’s Corporate Strategy and how it guides decision making and prioritization for the team
* Supporting the development of both Corporate and SBU strategic plans
* Coaching, mentoring and overseeing the work of junior analysts on the team
* Hold an undergraduate degree in finance or related discipline with 3 – 5 years of relevant experience.  MBA and / or CFA is a plus
* Possess strong computer skills to support data gathering, data analysis, modeling and presentation
* Have a fundamental understanding of capital markets
* Demonstrate experience and skill in financial statement analysis
* Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
* Be a team player in a fast-paced environment and be comfortable participating on cross-functional teams
* Possess strong organizational and time management skills
* Have a passion to create.  He / she must have a strong capacity for change, have an urgent desire to accomplish and make a differenceand must focus creativity on building long-term value for Agrium
* Be capable of working with senior level management
* Possess intellectual honesty - be truthful, trustworthy, aware of strengths and weaknesses, and guided by an objective outlook
* Be inquisitive and curious with a commitment to continued learning and knowledge sharing
Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly
We welcome diversity in our workplace and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal Canadians.
Company Location
Alberta - Calgary Corporate Office (1003)
Job Location
Calgary, AB, CANADA
Position Type
Job Closing Date (mm/dd/yy)
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