Corporate Development Manager at Brighte

Commercial, Full Time, Permanent, Sydney, NSW sydney full-time
Posted 15 days ago

Brighter Together

At Brighte, we believe every Australian deserves access to a sustainable and comfortable home. How do we help Australian’s achieve this? We build innovative mobile and web platforms, responsible and seamless financial solutions, and relationships with customers and vendors that last. Our addressable market is massive and rooted in a positive mission that empowers Australian’s and the growing and critically important sustainability market. 

We have been recognised for our incredible work in diversity and inclusion and have a leadership team that is passionate about building a high performing culture where people feel a sense of belonging. If you’re keen to work for a mission-driven company, with smart people who live and breath Brighte’s values, have a read below.

As Corporate Development Manager, you will be responsible for leading corporate development projects and drive growth opportunities for the Brighte Capital business, reporting to the Chief Corporate Development Officer. Corporate development initiatives will span fundraising, M&A, investor relations, new product lines and market expansion activities to identify overall opportunities for the business.
Alongside the wider Corporate Development team, you will be responsible for building strong relationships with Brighte management, investors, other external counter parties and internal stakeholders. Brighte has a culture of transparency, professionalism, engagement, and high standards.

What you'll do

  • Work with the Chief Corporate Development Officer on general commercial activities and special projects
  • Research tasks for new products and business lines
  • Identifying and exploring new target markets
  • Leading project management and execution
  • Presenting findings to C-suite, board and investors
  • Identifying and exploring M&A opportunities across both group and product level
  • Identifying and building business cases for technology investments
  • Execution and management of potential strategic transactions
  • Build analytical and forecast models that utilise both financial and non-financial data
  • Undertake research and analytics to support transactions
  • Drafting presentations, papers and other related materials for management, board and investors 
  • Assisting with debt and equity funding requirements
  • Undertaking strategy research and analysis, identifying market trends and insights to guide strategy
  • Consulting with the management team to develop long-term commercial plans
  • Assisting Corporate Development team members with fundraising activities and communication with existing investors
  • Who you are

  • At least 4 years’ experience in an investment banking or corporate strategy role, with strong transaction experience.
  • Project management experience. Specifically, execution/delivery of corporate transactions.
  • Financial modelling experience and understanding of financial statements.
  • A Tertiary Degree/Post-Grad qualification in a relevant discipline. eg. Finance/Economics/Mathematics, Econometrics.
  • Be self-motivated, driven, highly organised and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent in analytical thinking, attention to detail and ability to drive results in individuals/teams.
  • Why Brighte

  • Employee Share Options. We want to build a successful company which means sharing the potential upside together.
  • Flexible working. It's all about balance so feel free to work from home when you need to.
  • Generous Parental Leave Policy. We couldn't get where we are today without our families.
  • Diversity and Inclusion. Winning Best Workplace Diversity award at the 2020 Finnies.
  • Employee Assistance Program. For confidential financial, work, relationship, or wellbeing support. 
  • Recognition and Reward Brighte Stars program. We drive a culture of recognition and celebration by shining a light on our accomplishments and everyday victories.
  • Nutritious food. A well-stocked pantry including free breakfast, daily fresh fruit, espresso coffee, yoghurt, Tim Tams and many more snacks to make work feel a little more like home. We've also got kombucha, beer, and wine on tap.
  • End-of-Trip Facilities. Cycle in to work, lock up your wheels, and have a shower in our end of trip facilities with towel service and hair dryers.
  • We’re a high performing team and proud to be backed by investors who believe in our mission and the opportunity we have ahead of us. Airtree Ventures, Mike Cannon-Brookes’ Grok Investments, Kim Jackson and Scott Farquhar’s Skip Capital as well as Qualgro Partners continue to help us scale our teams and products. 

    We’re recognised as one of Australia’s leading fintech companies, having been ranked the 6th fastest growing Technology Business in Australia in the Deloitte Fast 50/500 (2020) and winning the inaugural Finder Green Award (2020). We’ve also been recognised as a leading FinTech by the Australian Financial Review, Fintech Business Awards and KPMG.