Merger and Acquisitions Associate Clever Leaves International New York, NY

Salary $100,000 – $120,000 a year
Job Type Full-time
Number of hires for this role 1


    • Merger and acquisitions: 2 years (Required)

    • Research Experience: 2 years (Required)

    • Master’s (Preferred)

    • CPA (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Clever Leaves is a NASDAQ listed, multi-national cannabis company with an emphasis on ecologically sustainable, large-scale cultivation and pharmaceutical-grade processing as the cornerstones of its global cannabis business. With operations and investments in the United States, Canada, Colombia, Germany and Portugal, Clever Leaves has created an effective distribution network and global footprint, with a foundation built upon capital efficiency and rapid growth. Clever Leaves aims to be one of the industry’s leading global cannabis companies recognized for its principles, people, and performance while fostering a healthier global community.

We are looking for an Associate to join our Strategic Investments and Acquisitions team. The position will combine elements of private equity, corporate development, and strategy work.

  • Assist with a multi‐million-dollar capital deployment program to accelerate diversification into new growth areas
  • Help strengthen existing global businesses through acquisitions, investments, and partnerships


  • Build detailed financial models and presentations for purposes of assessing and valuing investment opportunities (control acquisitions and minority investments)
  • Support team in identifying potential acquisition targets and investable themes
  • Research industry and company trends to inform investment decision making process
  • Take an active role in managing overall acquisition process, including due diligence, and identifying key issues
  • Helping to coordinate with functional internal and external experts (e.g., tax, accounting, legal, vendors, etc.)
  • Prepare Board presentations for assessment of potential investments


  • A minimum of 3-5 years of top-tier investment banking, management consulting, private equity, or comparable experience
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, strong critical thinking skills; curious and strategic
  • Team player with well‐rounded skill set patience and versatility necessary to flourish in cross‐functional teams ranging from startup to mature company environments
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills required to represent the company’s interests with internal and external constituencies
  • Deep financial modeling expertise
  • Experience with M&A deal processes and exposure to valuation and due diligence
  • Self-motivated; able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to requests and with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify quality solutions
  • Ability to apply an analytical approach to assessing situations with limited information
  • Ability to work in a deadline‐driven environment and deliver accurate and thoughtful work under tight timelines
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Able to draft first versions of presentations to support strategic initiatives with high quality
  • Highly proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Business/Mathematics/Operations preferred but not required. GPA of 3.5 or higher strongly preferred.


  • As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we anticipate that this hire will commence their employment with us remotely
  • Relocation to North Miami, FL sometime in Q4 2021 will be required

Compensation: A competitive total rewards package will be offered including base salary, annual performance bonus and a generous equity package.

Contact: Interested individuals are requested to kindly email their resume to Steve O’Brien, Chief People Officer, Clever Leaves,
Related keywords: finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, m&a, vice president, investment banking, mergers acquisitions, investment analyst

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 – $120,000.00 per year


  • Master’s (Preferred)


  • Merger and acquisitions: 2 years (Required)
  • Research Experience: 2 years (Required)


  • CPA (Preferred)
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