Date: May 23, 2023

Location: TAMPA, Florida, US, 33607

Company: Gerdau

This job is open to domestic candidates only.

Business Development Analyst                                                                             

About Gerdau Next: Gerdau Next is the Business Development arm of Gerdau (NYSE: GGB) with a mandate to diversity a portion of Gerdau’s ~$17Bn of annual revenues, investing in Sustainability, Construction Tech, Mobility, and Technology clusters.

We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with mini-mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the automotive industry, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.    
  • A culture that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation, and creates products that serve humanity.  
  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability. 
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. 

 We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans – Eligible upon 1st day of hire 
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6% 
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • Annual Bonus 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Career Path System and Training 
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create 

You Have:

  • A four-year college degree in Finance or Accounting combined with a minimum of 2-4 years of experience in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Business Development or similar finance role.
  • Experience in analyzing Income Statements, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statements.
  • Experience with annual budgeting process, short and mid-term financial forecasting, and financial modeling.
  • Possess solid process and project management skills combined with exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Experience analyzing data and trends, with strong attention to detail, to develop financial models and improve reporting.
  • Self-driven and highly motivated, who can thrive in ambiguity, work under pressure, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of building reports and automating processes utilizing Microsoft Power Platform and Office tools (Power BI, Power Automate, PowerPoint, Excel, etc…).
  • Experience using SAP ERP, SAP BI, and other SAP products is a plus
  • Knowledge of and/or desire to learn SQL, Python, or other data analytics languages is a plus.
  • Experience with Private Equity company is a plus.

Your Purpose:

You will report directly to the Gerdau Nex Director. You will be responsible for supporting Gerdau Next’s growth in US, Canada, and Mexico, by providing data, analysis, and presentations to approve investment opportunities. You will be a key contributor to various ad-hoc finance projects and creating executive level presentations.  You will always be pursuing continuous improvement, working to automate and enhance reporting while bringing actionable analysis to all areas of the business and companies of our Portfolio. This is an exciting position where innovation and new ideas with attention to detail and understanding of the business come together to add value to the company and leadership team.


Your Work:

  • Evaluating new deals including detailed financial modeling and performing analysis on large data sets
  • Supporting M&A execution including diligence process management and working with 3rd party vendors
  • Preparing investment committee materials summarizing qualitative and quantitative diligence findings
  • Assisting with new Gerdau Next investment opportunity sourcing
  • Supporting Gerdau strategy initiatives
  • Assisting with operational initiatives at Gerdau Next portfolio companies
  • Working with portfolio company management teams to support financial planning, analysis, and reporting.
  • Support business unit management with financial or budget questions and requests.
  • Stay informed of leading external indicators that could impact the business.
  • Ad-hoc projects as needed


Location: Tampa Office

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship. 


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Nearest Major Market: Tampa