Senior Associate of Corporate Development (Contract-to-Hire) – Job Opening

G-Spire is seeking a Senior Associate of Corporate Development to join our team. This is a contract-to-hire position. You will be leading our clients’ strategic growth and success by leading as a strategy and execution leader as clients advance their M&A growth strategy. Working closely with the project team, you will drive the execution of complex transactions and deliver valuable insights to our clients. We are looking for someone who thrives in a business development role, can lead M&A strategy, and most important, is execution-oriented.   

G-Spire is a corporate development services firm focused on helping leadership teams execute strategic merger and acquisition growth strategies at growing lower-middle-market, private enterprises. We do this work as true partners for our clients by our ability to lead the development of a clear and focused strategy as well as rolling up our sleeves to follow through with disciplined execution. Both results and relationships matter to G-Spire. We expect all team members to carry themselves as service-minded leaders. Always Curious. Always Listening. Always Solving Problems. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Client Engagement: Collaborate closely with clients, developing strong working relationships and providing exceptional service. Actively lead client meetings, presentations, and discussions, addressing their concerns and proactively providing value-added insights.
  • Strategic Planning: Lead clients through a strategic planning process.
  • Deal Analysis: Analyze financial statements, perform valuation and modeling exercises, (with the support of an analyst) to assess the financial viability and impact of potential transactions. Provide insights and recommendations to clients. 
  • Due Diligence: Lead due diligence activities, including reviewing financial records, contracts, and legal documentation. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure thorough analysis and identification of risks and opportunities.
  • Market Research: Conduct in-depth market research and industry analysis to identify potential acquisition targets, market trends, competitive landscapes, and growth opportunities for clients. Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations summarizing key findings.
  • Project Management: Proactively manage multiple workstreams, ensuring deliverables are completed accurately and on time. Monitor project timelines, budgets, and resources, and communicate updates to key stakeholders.
  • Business Development: Actively participate in networking events, industry conferences and execute sound business development activity, proprietary and nonproprietary activity, to build the M&A pipeline on behalf of our clients.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes relevant to corporate development and mergers and acquisitions. Share knowledge and insights with colleagues, contributing to the continuous improvement of the firm’s capabilities.

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business administration, or a related field. Advanced degree (e.g., MBA) is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate development, investment banking, private equity, or a related field, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions.
  • Strong financial analysis skills, including financial modeling, valuation techniques, and due diligence.
  • Networking, business development 
  • Strong project management skills, with the capacity to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly and succinctly.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and build strong relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Some travel required.

Our Commitment to Inclusion

We wholeheartedly value a diverse and inclusive workforce. We strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds and walks of life to apply. G-Spire is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing and promoting equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military or veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, family status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

To apply, please email Ryan Goral at