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Business Analyst - Brand Management (direct hire) in Santa Monica, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

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Job Number: 2129229

Santa Monica, CA
Up to $85k

***Need to have experience in Brand/Marketing Management

The Business Analyst is responsible for the planning and execution of strategies to meet our objectives by providing financial and strategic analysis for all investment, acquisition and divestiture efforts, as well as internal growth projects, and will work closely with our Corporate Development team. The Corporate Development team helps to identify, develop and execute various commercial transactions, such as licensing, joint ventures and strategic alliances.

* Perform financial and strategic fit analysis for potential targets, including industry research.
* Research, build and maintain internal databases as necessary.
* Build and maintain financial models.
* Assist in preparing extensive written documents (e.g. slide decks, confidential information memoranda, research reports, infographics, etc.).
* Research macro and microeconomic conditions and trends relevant to the cannabis industry and specifically to our organization.
* Support the due diligence process on commercial transactions and target acquisitions from a financial perspective as required.
* Assist with transaction execution as required.
* Engage cross-functionally and be seen as an analytical resource to the rest of the business.

This position is for you if you…
* Are detail-oriented and capable of analyzing and synthesizing large complex data sets with creativity and innovation.
* Are able to prioritize meeting deadlines, in a fast-paced environment.
* Thrive in a challenging and high-performance, entrepreneurial environment.
* Take pride in your outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills.
* Have a demonstrated interest in being part of an entrepreneurial culture and are highly effective in working with limited supervision.
* Are deadline driven with a strong work ethic.
* Are effective and comfortable working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
* Are comfortable communicating with senior executives.
* Have sound business judgement and commercial acumen.
* Have an understanding and/or interest in the burgeoning Cannabis industry, particularly in North American markets.

* Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Economics or related discipline.
* Completion of CFA Level 1 is considered an asset.
* At least one (1) year of working experience in a consulting, Capital Markets, or a related analytical/financial field.
* Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
* Excellent analytical and financial modeling skills.
* Familiarity with business assessment tools (feasibility studies, business cases, cost/benefit analysis, and project sizing/costing).
* Highly organized with excellent attention to detail and quality of work.

Santa Monica, CA
Up to $85k

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