Director, Corporate Development (Finance)

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 12/06/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

***This position may be filled at the New Orleans, LA location. The Woodlands, TX is preferred***



This position is responsible for leading the development, analysis, and execution of high value corporate transactions related to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, structured transactions, and similar activities. This position will also manage multi-function groups to achieve objectives and enhance Entergy's stockholder value.



  • Leads teams that develop and prepare complex analyses, proposals, presentations, financial models, negotiation strategies and transaction terms and conditions, and related work for potential M&A, divestiture, joint venture, structured transactions, or similar opportunities.
  • Leads due diligence teams across the company to analyze, compile, organize, and assess the strengths and weaknesses / risks related to financial, technical, operational, legal, management, etc. of potential transaction targets and other similar opportunities.
  • Communicates across the company to gather information about Entergy's businesses. Communicates with subject matter experts across the company regarding due diligence matters. Leads communications with senior executives on matters related to transaction opportunities being pursued.
  • Directly leads communications and negotiations with financial advisors, investment banks, outside legal counsel and transaction counterparties regarding industry trends, potential transaction targets, transaction documentation, transaction terms and conditions, transaction execution and other matters.
  • Responsible for working with business units to assess industry/market trends, commodity pricing, industry partnerships and competitive activities to develop transaction and other commercial opportunities.
  • Responsible for providing guidance to team of skilled financial analysts and managers in development of financial models reflecting projected results of potential transactions.



Minimum Requirements:

Minimum education required of the position

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • MBA preferred


Minimum experience required of the position

  • 10 years of business experience in banking, finance, project development or related fields


Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

  • Detailed knowledge of financial theory and valuation
  • Excellent financial and analytical capabilities
  • Good working knowledge of debt and equity capital markets
  • Ability to understand and solve complex financial transactions
  • Ability to develop transaction structures to solve business problems and create shareholder value
  • Ability to understand complex legal documents and negotiate commercial terms on behalf of the company
  • Ability to communicate complex business transactions, structures, transaction terms and financial concepts to non-financial experts  
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of in the organization including, senior executives and Board of Director members



Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands Louisiana : New Orleans || Texas : The Woodlands 
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level I
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 109756
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.


As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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