Are you building your tomorrow, today? Then think about a career with our Strategy & Operations (S&O) – Deal Strategy & Management team. We have a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients, whether they are acquiring or divesting assets, or undertaking operational restructuring.
We work on the most complex and high profile global transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We are a group of experienced industry professionals with a background in operations who are serial transaction advisers, which enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients. As a team, we prepare and execute separation and integration plans, identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advise on risk mitigation and the successful change of operations, functions and people. Functional areas include: IT, supply chain, accounting and finance and customer.
Your key responsibilities
As a Manager in S&O – Deal Strategy & Management you will be a vital member of the team managing and executing operational focused projects. You'll execute and manage projects across all sectors, supporting our client service team in developing and executing strategies for transactions. Part of your role will also involve developing experience across a range of different type of engagements, including pre-deal (e.g. operational and carve-out planning) and post-deal (e.g. integration planning, tracking. Having a commercial mind-set is key to this consulting based role.
Skills and attributes for success
Project Management – be part of project teams comprising colleagues from across the TAS sub service lines
Business and Commercially Driven – working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients
Business Development - assist in aspects of pursuits, including presentations and client meetings. Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work
Learning - Learn and develop technical and personal skills to support achievement of career goals, through a blend of structured learning, coaching and experiences
Building Relationships - Strong working relationships with senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision makers
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, or Information Technology and 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience
MBA is preferred
Significant management consulting experience
Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to translate complex data into meaningful insights
Experience in business integrations, divestitures, and/or carve-outs with a demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis
Experience leading and managing in complex business environments
The ability to make detailed assessments of technology, operations or manufacturing infrastructure
The ability to synthesize approaches to complex integration/divestiture conflicts
The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts
Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to develop long-lasting relationships both internally and externally
Must be willing and able to travel up to 80% on short notice
Ideally, you’ll also have
A proven record of excellence in a mergers or acquisitions transactions role
Experience gained within another large professional services organization
Established networking skills in a relevant industry
What we look for
We’re interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients’ goals and think creatively to facilitate them – often in politically charged environments. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career within a dedicated financial due diligence practice in a Big 4 firm
A clear unified strategic focus across the team, with emphasis on taking an entrepreneurial approach to work
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most recognized and engaging colleagues in the industry
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.
About Ernst & Young, LLP
At EY, we look for people who are inspired by the chance to push boundaries and make the absolute most of every opportunity. And one of the components of our culture that makes this possible is our emphasis on entrepreneurial businesses. By giving our people access to tomorrow’s leaders today, we give them exposure to the ideas will shape the future of our organization.
Entrepreneurial businesses are those that take measured, strategic risks to advance. Their fresh thinking and hard work creates positive social change by creating jobs and wealth. We’ve developed a strong reputation for working with these companies and enhancing their success.
At EY, we are proud to work with these innovators and game-changers of today to create new legacies for the world. Through your work at EY, you will have the opportunity to help some of the most iconic, innovative and powerful entrepreneurs in the world move forward, improving their industries and ultimately the economies of the world.
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