Mergers & Acquisitions Lead

Mergers & Acquisitions Lead

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Fremont, California
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The Role

You will be part of a small team responsible for all of Tesla’s mergers & acquisitions, along with other exciting strategic projects. Your role will be to lead the evaluation and execution of acquisitions, including ensuring deals are properly evaluated, negotiated, and closed. You will play the same role for some projects that are not necessarily related to acquisitions. This is a highly cross functional role working with Tesla’s engineering, finance, and HR teams to move and execute on our goals faster. 


Responsible for all aspects of M&A execution including owning valuation analysis, input on legal documentation, owning the diligence process, and contributing to integration planning. You will research and analyze industries, companies, and business models. Perform “build versus buy” models and other analyses for Tesla executives. 


8 years experience required in investment banking, corporate development, private equity, or venture capital or management consulting, preferably with a focus on the technology industry

Bachelors degree 

Strong financial modeling skills 

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Exceptional analytical skills

Proven ability to lead and drive complex projects/analyses

Strong understanding of accounting, corporate finance, and valuation methodologies 

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 

Confidence and poise in presenting to executive management

About Tesla

Tesla is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy. We design, manufacture, sell and service the world’s best solar technology, energy storage systems, and electric vehicles, providing customers the opportunity to generate, store and consume energy entirely sustainably.

Tesla is committed to hiring and developing top talent from around the world for any given discipline. Based in California, Tesla’s workforce spans across four continents. We work to build an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion, or background, can come to do their best work.

Our world-class teams operate with a non-conventional philosophy of inter-disciplinary collaboration. Each member of the team is expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. We’re tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems—and we wouldn’t succeed without our shared passion for making the world a better place.

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Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.