Chicago Mercantile Exchange Sr. Corporate Finance Analyst in United States

Sr. Corporate Finance Analyst




Position Purpose:

The Senior Corporate Finance Analyst provides financial support to assess commercial and strategic partnerships to expand the core business and/or to enter new or adjacent markets. This role provides financial expertise and partners with Business Line Management, Corporate Strategy and Global Business Development to evaluate and execute on merger and acquisition, joint venture, investment and commercial opportunities. The Senior Analyst also collaborates with external financial advisors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct comprehensive research and financial analysis in support of mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, investments and commercial transactions

  • Build financial models, projections and sensitivity analysis

  • Calculate metrics (NPV, ROI, Payback Period, etc.) to assess business drivers and risks for proposed business opportunities

  • Participate in cross-functional due-diligence efforts

  • Assist in the development and review of term sheets and definitive agreements, primarily with respect to key financial terms

  • Utilize Excel and PowerPoint to develop analysis and presentation materials to facilitate decision making

  • Collaborate to develop business cases required in support of transactions and investment recommendations

  • Create and distribute corporate intelligence information for enterprise-wide use, including competitive analysis and M&A trends

  • Review work of analysts and interns, providing coaching and mentoring


  • B.A. or B.S. in business, finance or economics

  • 4-6 years experience in financial role

  • Strong financial acumen and analytic skills

  • Practical experience developing and reviewing valuation analysis, including discounted cash flow models, comparable company analysis, transaction analysis, accretion dilution, synergy anlaysis and sensitivity analysis

  • Progress towards CPA, CFA, or other financial certifications is a plus

  • Microsoft Office suite with advanced Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint skills

  • Occasional travel may be required (<25% of total time)

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:

  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;

  • The most advanced trading technology;

  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;

  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,

  • A great place to work.

With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day.

We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.