Overview:

Sylva is on a mission to create a sense of belonging online. We operate as a fully-remote, highly-decentralized organization. We want to create an environment where all of our teammates can do the best work of their lives and share in the upside of the company that we’re building together. We are backed by some of the top venture firms in the world and are scaling quickly.

We are looking for an M&A Analyst to join our small but mighty team and help accelerate our growth through acquisitions. This person will work closely with our Director of M&A and COO and own all outreach, modeling of, and diligence of acquisition targets. This person will play a role in every stage of the M&A process, gaining unparalleled exposure in a high-volume acquisition environment where M&A is central to the company’s strategy. Success in this role will set you up well to take on a larger role within the M&A team or move to the operational side of the company. 

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Conducting effective outreach to acquisition targets
  • Assisting the team in reaching or exceeding acquisition targets through accurate acquisition models 
  • Analyzing and supporting other corporate development activities 
  • Play a role supporting organization, evaluating opportunities and executing deals, working on a broad scope of assignments and products across multiple sectors

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 1-2 years of corporate development, private equity, investment banking, or management consulting experience focused on M&A work.
  • Demonstrated experience in modeling, analysis and research in heavily transactional situations. Working knowledge of applicable finance/accounting principles.
  • Strong project management, planning, and organization skills, including ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills. 
  • Fluency in Excel 

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Base comp + bonus + equity
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Unlimited PTO (with mandatory 2 weeks per year)
  • Remote first - we’ll provide a stipend for your remote work setup. 

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