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Senior Consultant/Manager- Transaction, Strategy and Execution (FSO)

The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.

A better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age: people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.

The opportunity

We are looking for Senior Consultants/Managers to join our Transaction, Strategy and Execution (TSE) team within our Financial Services Practice. This role is offered for our Sydney or Melbourne office on a full-time basis.

Your key responsibilities

  • Lead client engagement teams to execute acquisitions and/or divestments
  • Demonstrate knowledge of all phases and aspects of practice across due diligence, integrations, carve-outs, and other types of transaction engagements
  • Demonstrate strong transaction and operational knowledge in Financial Services
  • Provide engagement team leadership in fostering an open and inclusive environment and effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds
  • Demonstrate an ability to not only identify integration risks and issues, but recommend resolutions and mitigating actions
  • Deliver a high degree of client satisfaction with the engagement process and work products sufficient to drive additional and repeated engagements
  • Successfully supervise, coach, and mentor all team members to help build their technical capability and assist in achieving their potential

Skills and attributes for success
  • Strong track record in management consulting preferably with an exposure to the transactions environment and preferably in the Financial Services sector
  • Experience and strong technical skills in relevant areas such as operational due diligence, synergy identification & assessment, post-merger integration or carve-out support and benefits realisation
  • Proven client management skills, with the ability to build and develop networks and relationships with both external and internal contacts

Ideally, you'll also have
  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 5-7 years of related work experience
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Curiosity and creative thinking
  • Ability to perform detailed research, synthesising and analysing a large set of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with experience in delivering high-quality reports and presentations
  • Adept at building strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision makers
  • Strong project management and team leadership skills, particularly teams with diverse skills and backgrounds, coupled with the ability to manage and develop juniors
  • Proficient at Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

About EY's Transaction Strategy and Execution (TSE) team

EY's Transaction, Strategy and Execution (TSE) team offers strategic transaction advice and services to Australian and multinational corporations & private equity firms. Our services encompass the full transaction lifecycle for integrations, divestments and IPOs - from initial strategic and portfolio analysis through to execution & implementation. Our goal is to help our clients achieve their best capital performance, deliver value to their stakeholders and meet their strategic objectives.

Rated as Number 1 in the Asia-Pacific financial services sector for highest value and volume of deals according to Mergermarket, come join our fast growing and entrepreneurial team.

About EY

At EY, we hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. Through our inclusive leadership behaviours, a variety of internal networks, flexible working and mentoring programs, you will have the support and flexibility to build an exceptional career.

EY is committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process for people with disability. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via [email protected] or phone +61 3 8650 7788.

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process will be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.

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The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.

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