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Posted May 26th

Senior Analyst, M&A and Business Development

New York, New York

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Posted May 26th

Senior Analyst, M&A and Business Development

New York, New York






Full Time

Position Title: Senior Analyst, M&A and Business Development

Location: New York, NY (Headquarters)

Pernod Ricard's ambition in the USA is to sustainably grow value market share. The Corporate Strategy, M&A and Business Development team actively supports this ambition, by (1) leading major strategic efforts in all fields (Marketing, Route-to-Market, Finance...), (2) driving a proactive M&A strategy to further enhance growth trajectory, and (3) actively building relationships and partnerships with the brands of tomorrow and companies that have the power to shape Pernod Ricard's business for the better.

The position provides a unique opportunity to join this team and support the Manager, Corporate Strategy, M&A with a specific focus on M&A and Corporate Strategy responsibilities.

A successful candidate will bring to the team a strong strategic vision, analytical thinking, leadership, excellent communication and management skills, interdisciplinary management skills, integrity, and of course, their own personal style.

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

Business Development (25%) related activities including:

- General business development activities, including assisting in forming relationships with potential commercial partners for Pernod Ricard

- Assisting the VP and Director in building out the next stage of 100 Proof

- Providing ad hoc strategic analysis to support decision making process of executive team

M&A related activities (25%) which includes:

- Active screening of the US market for potential M&A targets

- Assisting the team with the execution of an increasingly robust US M&A strategy, including larger deals, bolt-on acquisitions, disposals and general portfolio management

- Supporting deals in cooperation with Pernod Ricard's Headquarter M&A team, including, target detailed assessment, business planning, M&A valuation, coordination of key stakeholders (legal, tax, marketing...)

- Supporting the valuation model construction and key diligence initiatives where appropriate

- Supporting integration process of acquired brands

- Monitoring progress of acquired brands, as required

Corporate Strategy (25%) related activities , including:

- Supporting the execution of strategic projects: project scoping and work planning, strategic analysis, formalization of recommendations, coordination of stakeholders

- Providing ad hoc strategic analysis to support decision making process of executive team

General Team Analytics (25%) related activities , including:

- Day-to-day activities can include assistance on: conducting brand assessments of potential targets, performance and performance analysis, key performance indicator (KPI) tracking of brands post acquisition, pricing structure review, and gap analysis.

Nature & Scope:

The position requires the ability to create and maintain highly sensitive information. Scope of position also requires interaction with middle and senior management within Pernod Ricard USA, as well as key executives from Pernod Ricard Group and external stakeholders (advisers, business owners, other corporate teams).


- Education: Degree in Finance / Management / Accounting

- Experience / Background: Minimum 2-3 years' experience in Investment Banking, Management Consulting or Corporate Finance at a large Consumer Goods company with roles in strategy and mergers & acquisitions.

Expected competencies and behaviors

We are seeking for a candidate who can meet the required skillset as well as fully embrace the Pernod Ricard culture and values:

- Structured and analytical with strong business sense.

- Strong business modeling skills (including valuation), with a commitment to accuracy and credibility

- Ability to deliver on tight deadlines, in a fast-paced environment

- Ability to communicate complex insights simply and clearly articulate recommendations

- Ability to earn trust and work with different levels of stakeholders in various environments

- Eager to learn the key strategic levers in the spirits and wines & champagnes industry and the Pernod Ricard culture. (Cultural fit and adhesion to the PR values are a key requirement).

- Strong written communication skills (memos and written presentations)

- Ability to work effectively as part of a team

- Positive mindset, entrepreneurial spirit and ability to adapt

Who are we?

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

Working at Pernod Ricard

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.


Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

* Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

* Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

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