About the Job The Corporate Strategy Intern will report to the Director of Corporate Strategy and work closely with senior and junior members of the Corporate Strategy team to support the strategy and business development needs of KeyCorp and all of its principal business units. Strategy intern will also support executives and business leaders across KeyCorp in strategy development/strategic planning activities and M&A transaction identification, evaluation and execution. The Success criteria include: (i) demonstrated understanding of KeyCorp and its various business units, including the ability to prepare executive-level presentation materials; (ii) ability to analyze and synthesize internal and external data to provide competitive intelligence and benchmarking to KeyCorp executives; (iii) strong analytical and business acumen with solid communication, and relationship-building skills and the ability to assist with M&A modeling, diligence and execution activities; (iv) team player -- ability to work cohesively with fellow members of the Corporate Strategy group and other partners across Key; (v) task oriented - demonstrated commitment to accomplish task at hand.
Essential Job Functions Assist with overall corporate planning process, including the preparation of Board and investor presentations and the development of core templates. Work with senior members of the Corporate Strategy team to facilitate and support the planning process across KeyCorp Lines of Business. Coordinate planning process with other support areas (e.g., Finance; Risk; Technology & Operations; Human Resources).
Support development of KeyCorp strategy. Support KeyCorp's Lines of Business in the development of Line of Business strategies. Develop and drive analyses both internally and externally to identify, evaluate and quantify KeyCorp and Line of Business strategies. Inject competitive intelligence into process; prepare benchmarking analyses and reports to assist in strategy development and opportunity / gap assessment. Develop and maintain profile database of competitors and potential partners / targets to provide detail for strategy work. Assist in definition / articulation of business value proposition development. Work with Line of Business and Finance partners to define relevant metrics.
Support development of valuation models for both bank and non-bank transactions. Work with team to define, develop and manage due diligence process inclusive of request lists, information management, and core and extended team responsibilities (in some cases, new development, in others refining current processes). Integrate strategic metrics and targets into valuation models as core assumptions with process for periodic review and follow up. Develop and execute post-deal process for reviewing quality of assumptions and refining valuation models accordingly. Support integration activities for any consummated transaction and due diligence efforts within KeyCorp. Provide analytical support to select corporate-wide initiatives, where needed.
Required Qualifications -Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program -Course work in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, or other related business courses -A minimum 3.3 GPA -Strong analytical skills -Strong oral and written communication skills -Relevant work or internship experience -Demonstrated teamwork and leadership through extracurricular activities This position is NOT eligible for employment visa sponsorship for non-U.S. citizens. KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.