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Corporate Development Associate

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169


Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology


With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  


Position Summary

The Corporate Development Associate is responsible for assisting the Corporate Development team with building dynamic, metric driven business case models to assess potential strategic acquisition prospects.


Position Responsibilities & Essential functions

  • Assists with building dynamic, metric driven business case models to assess potential strategic M&As
  • Performs valuation analysis leveraging discounted cash flow, market multiple, and market transactions methodologies
  • Participate in the preparation of internal strategic opportunity documents for presentation to executive team
  • Participates in the preparation and execution of due diligence and integration processes
  • Conducts frequent market research, including analyzing industry trends, transactions, and competitor performance and strategic initiatives
  • Contributes to and may lead special adhoc internal projects, as needed


Qualifications & Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Corporate Development and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, with a focus on Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in Accounting, financial modeling and analysis, company evaluation and valuation, market/industry research and competitive analysis


CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Supply, Advertising, Market Research, Sales, Operations, Marketing

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