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2021-27791 -

VP Corporate Development

Location(s): Mountain View, California
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Overview

About Corporate Strategy and Development

Intuit's Corporate Strategy & Development (CS&D) team works closely with our most senior leaders to define the growth strategy for the company and lead both organic and inorganic initiatives to achieve Intuit’s goals.  The team works on highly visible, direction-setting strategy and acquisition initiatives at the corporate level and across all of Intuit’s businesses.  Our projects often mirror the work at top strategy consulting firms and investment banks, but with an emphasis on driving impact in close collaboration with Intuit’s most senior business and product leaders.

As part of CS&D, the Corporate Development team plays a critical role in accelerating the company’s strategic goals by bringing world-class companies, technology, and talent into the company via acquisition. The team has led some of the most transformational acquisitions in fintech and SaaS in recent years including the acquisition of Mailchimp for $12B and the acquisition of Credit Karma for $8B.  The team is also responsible for maintaining relationships with VCs, startups, and bankers to inform the strategy of the company.

Role

As Head of Corporate Development, you will partner closely with Intuit’s C-level executives to define and execute high-impact transactions that drive Intuit’s growth.  The Corporate Development team is accountable for identifying, negotiating, structuring, and executing acquisitions and investments, and ensuring the long-term success of M&A through rigorous planning and execution.  Reporting to the Chief Strategy & Development Officer, the Head of Corporate Development leads the team responsible for M&A strategy and execution, as well as the Intuit Ventures team that invests in high-growth emerging startups.

This is a unique role that requires a high level of influence and experience and acts as a trusted advisor to internal and external company leaders. The Head of Corporate Development collaborates closely with Intuit’s CEO and Board of Directors on a regular basis.

What you'll bring

  • 15+ years overall work experience, with at least 5+ years of experience in a corporate development function at a leading technology and/or fintech company; ideally, you also bring an additional 2-4+ years of experience running a corporate development function.
  • Experience in building trusted advisor relationships and influencing others (especially C-level executives and the Board); ability to work effectively with colleagues at all levels in an organization.
  • Proven track record of executing successful deals of all sizes, including transformational deals.
  • Excellent people development and leadership skills. You have led, developed, and built capabilities in teams and individuals. Able to manage multiple extended or virtual teams.
  • A passion for helping consumers, small businesses, and the self-employed improve their financial lives.
  • Superlative communication and presentation skills including strong executive presence.

How you will lead

  • Own end-to-end leadership of Intuit’s Corporate Development, M&A Acceleration, and Intuit Ventures teams, and lead key projects to drive Intuit's inorganic growth strategy
  • Partner with senior executives across Intuit to identify and execute transformational acquisitions that accelerate Intuit’s top strategic objectives
  • Lead deal negotiation, diligence assessments, and M&A acceleration planning by leading cross-functional teams through deal processes
  • Attract and retain a high performing team of professionals, including coaching and developing team members to be future leaders within Intuit
  • Ensure the successful execution of post-close M&A acceleration plans for each deal
  • Drive Intuit’s corporate venture capital program, including making investment recommendations, managing the portfolio, and monitoring its success.
  • Develop relationships with senior executives at startups, VCs, and leading technology companies to understand the external landscape and trends related to Intuit’s business
  • Present recommendations and lead discussions with all levels of management including C-level executives and Intuit’s Board of Directors on a regular basis
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