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Cabot Corporation Manager, Corporate Strategy and Development in Boston, Massachusetts

The Manager, Corporate Strategy and Development will work with other members of the Corporate Strategy team and Executive Committee to support the execution of Cabot’s corporate strategy goals and global M&A agenda. The position is also the key financial leader for the Transformation Management Office (TMO) to evaluate and report on financial deliverables of different projects, supporting the TMO Director.

• Support the Directors of Corporate Strategy to execute Cabot’s M&A agenda

• Work in close collaboration with global business teams and lead M&A project management;, coordinating due diligence, participating negotiations, integration planning and execution, and presenting the case to senior leadership for approval

• Provide financial and analytical support to evaluate potential M&A targets and provide recommendations as to the financial attractiveness of various investments

• (Lead and manage) the development of a robust M&A pipeline in collaboration with the business strategy leads that aligns with our corporate strategic imperatives

• Build internal relationships to drive alignment on M&A processes, M&A priorities and other critical execution-related topics with stakeholders across corporate and regional functions

• Manage financial targeting and tracking for our Transformation Management Office (TMO) for projects within the portfolio of the TMO

• Support the TMO Director in reporting on the portfolio of projects as well as assessing new projects

• Work with project leaders of transformation projects to evaluate opportunities and report on progress against TMO goals

• Provide financial and analytical support to corporate projects

• Provide comparable peer company analysis to support corporate strategy and investor relations

• Expert knowledge of financial principles and their applications in a business setting.

• Ability to create financial models and business case scenarios

• Analytical and research skills and ability to review and interpret large amounts of data and provide insight regarding observable trends.

• Ability to make decisions and take initiative in the absence of perfect information and to respond to issues quickly and effectively

• Lead cross-functional projects

• Ability to build trust and gain support of personnel across organization.

• Ability to collaborate and provide guidance to various teams within Cabot

• Demonstrates a strong command of verbal, written and presentation skills that ensure effective information delivery to all stakeholders

• Ensures all strategic business decisions are informed by thorough analysis and external perspectives

• University degree in Business discipline/Accounting/Finance/Economics required; MBA preferred.

• 8-10 years of experience in financial profession; Track record of managing cross-functional projects

• Experience in a manufacturing or industrial organization in a finance capacity preferred

Cabot Corporation is a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

We strive to be the most innovative, respected and responsible leader in our markets — delivering performance that makes a difference. As a market leader we collaborate with customers to find innovative solutions that will help them advance their own products for a wide range of industries, from transportation and infrastructure to environment and consumer goods. Our customers worldwide trust our solutions to help them address their needs and accelerate innovation in key applications — creating value and delivering an advantage over the competition. To learn more about Cabot products and applications please click here.

Our culture is based on four core values: respect, integrity, responsibility and excellence in everything we do. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and place high value in creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can contribute, thrive, and advance. We strive to create an environment that is conducive to the spirit of entrepreneurship, innovation and accountability, and empowers every team member to take responsibility for the execution of our strategy. We support and encourage our people to share ideas and explore ways to do things differently. Our passion for excellence and commitment to creating value and business success creates a culture in which everyone can contribute. We are known as one of the global leaders in safety, health and environmental performance, motivated in large part by the commitment and drive of our colleagues around the world.

Our global network consists of over 40 manufacturing facilities throughout North America, South America, EMEA, and APAC regions.

Realizing we function better together than individually, Cabot Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture that embraces our differences and to empower employees to achieve exceptional results, without consideration of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employees’ and applicants’ disabilities or religious beliefs and practices, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition ID: 2021-10424

External Company URL: www.cabot-corp.com

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