At Via, we're on the cutting edge of mobility. We’re building revolutionary technology that’s changing the way people get around. It's on-demand transit on a mass scale, a smarter transportation that’s friendly to our planet. From on-demand autonomous shuttles in Australia to dynamically routed bus fleets in Singapore, our sophisticated operating system is powering transportation in the world’s biggest cities and is sought after by prominent transportation players globally. We’ve provided more than 50 million shared rides already, and we’re growing at an astonishing rate. We have offices in more than 15 countries, projects in more than 50 markets, and a goal of 200 deployments by the end of 2019. If you’re someone who relishes wearing multiple hats, never backs down from a challenge, and loves getting things done, we’d love to hear from you!
As Transportation Finance Strategist, you will identify global opportunities to purchase private transit operators that contract with local government, coordinate the acquisition process from valuation to closing, and support the integration of Via’s on-demand transit technology into their operations.
Responsibilities and Duties
Develop a methodology for identifying transit operators around the world that Via should approach as acquisition targets; manage network of investment bankers, business brokers, and other industry insiders to fill deal pipeline.
Lead the engagement process, including initiating conversations with the key decision-makers, facilitating discussions with stakeholders at Via, applying best valuation practices from the private equity industry, running comprehensive due diligence, and overseeing negotiations and closing.
Manage internal deal workflows by collaborating closely with relevant teams at Via, including Finance, Legal, Partnerships, and Expansion.
Facilitate the technology integration process, as needed, by liaising between company management and Via’s Expansion, Technology, and Operations Teams.
Have spent years in private equity in senior roles and have a successful track record leading across all core deal functions.
Familiar with the transportation, infrastructure, shipping, and/or logistics industries (preferable).
Eager to leverage your financial background to innovate in the rapidly growing mobility space.
Prize autonomy and thrive in fluid, entrepreneurial work environments.
Passionate about modernizing transit in order to make cities more livable.
Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, business or a related field (MBA preferred).
Via offers above market compensation packages and benefits, including equity, health insurance, and relocation assistance.