Corporate Development Lead

Come help us make a difference by shaping the future of our students! At Endeavor Schools, we are lifelong learners and make it our mission to help others develop into their full potential so the children we serve can thrive.  The opportunity to support the growth of our students and team members is what gets us out of bed in the morning. 
Endeavor is a stable and growing family of private schools, spanning nine states committed to creating better education for a better world. By providing our schools the tools and resources needed to create optimal teaching and learning environments we make significant, lasting, positive differences in the communities we serve and that begins, and ends, with our people. Endeavor is a Private Equity-backed company with multiple open positions for our department that we are excited to fill.


We’re growing fast and closing 10+ acquisitions per year due to our strong balance sheet with lots of opportunity for future growth too.  In other words, capital is not our constraint!  We’re looking for a smart, hungry and humble team member to to grow Endeavor School’s rapidly growing portfolio of corporate and real estate assets.  Reporting directly to the CFO, this is a high-profile role where you will work closely with Endeavor’s executive team and its private equity backer (Leeds Equity Partners).

  • Diligence & Execution: You will manage all aspects of the due diligence and execution processes including:
  • Valuation and financial modeling for deals and the overall portfolio
  • Internal communication to the executive team on deal progress and investment highlights
  • Managing deal intermediaries, including legal counsels, financing partners, third-party diligence vendors and internal operations
  • Sourcing: You will lead Endeavor's efforts related to the sourcing and execution of new investment opportunities in the private education sector
  • Advisory: Evaluate and advise on operational and strategic initiatives, including external and internal growth opportunities, add-on acquisitions, benchmarking, and annual budgets
  • Reporting: Set acquisition KPIs post-acquisition and communicate progress internally and to our investors

  • B.S. in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Strong Knowledge of Accounting Principles, GAAP and research skills
  • At least 3 years’ experience in transaction advisory or Investment Banking is preferred
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Solid written and oral communication, organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to manage multiple, diverse projects and personnel concurrently
  • Nice to haves: CPA or CFA

In addition to an engaging and dynamic work environment that promotes professional development and self-growth, we offer a lot of perks too: medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement savings plans, short-term disability, life insurance, flexible paid time off, education scholarships, and faculty tuition discounts.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. At Endeavor Schools, we strive to inspire and draw out the best in each other by celebrating our differences. All aspects of consideration for employment with Endeavor Schools are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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