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Strategy & Transaction Advisory Consultant

At EY, Financial Services Organization (FSO), we have a dedicated TAS (Transaction Advisory Services) team working across Europe. Due to significant expansion of our business, we have opportunities for talented professionals, at Senior Consultant or Manager level, depending on the experience.

Job scope:

Working as part of the Financial Services TAS team, you will lead, and take part in due diligence engagements related to transactions involving both corporate and private equity clients.

You will analyze the financial and operational results and financial position of companies targeted for sale with a focus on the appraisal of the business and a risk assessment of the transaction. You will be involved in clients' considerations and discussions of the transaction.

You will work effectively as a team member and demonstrate commitment to quality. You will help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members You will also contribute to identifying business development opportunities, in order to better position EY as Transactions advisor in the market.


We are looking for motivated individuals with a track record of achievement as an advisor in a professional services and/or financial industry environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in the financial services sector and will combine some of the following attributes:
  • A strong understanding of financial services and relevant accounting issues
  • A recognized financial services qualification (preferably qualified accountant)
  • Experience with due diligence in financial services institutions (insurance, banking, asset management)
  • Fluent in Dutch/French and English

In order to qualify for the role, you will have:
  • Strong academic record, including a degree in a relevant field; CFA certification is a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work well within a team, and to lead as needed a group of high performing professionals
  • Resistance to stress and ability to deliver under tight deadlines
  • Effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Problem solver, able to work autonomously
  • Strong sense of initiative and open to new challenges and ideas.
    Most of all, it's the attitude that matters! Enthusiasm for financial services is a must. We are looking for entrepreneurial people, who thrive in international teams and who have a global mindset!

What can TAS FSO offer you?

The opportunity to be involved in high profile transactions in a market leading team, working for major financial services organizations.

The chance to develop deep financial services expertise and industry knowledge across a wide range of banking, asset management, and insurance transactions as well as in more niche sectors such as intermediaries and financial services technology companies. We look at targets as a holistic business, providing a broader and more forward looking view than typically seen at a similar level in an audit role.

The opportunity to learn very diverse transaction skills: we work on the full range of acquisition due diligence, sell side assistance, vendor due diligence, joint ventures, portfolio transactions as well as assignments such as transaction agreement disputes / completion accounts and purchase price allocation.

International experience - many of our projects are in cooperation with colleagues in the EMEIA region and wider network. Additionally, the integration of our EMEIA FSO practice has made longer-term mobility a genuinely accessible option for those who wish to develop their career internationally.

We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing profession might require regular travel, and at times working at client sites, we are committed to help you achieve a balanced lifestyle.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At EY we are passionate about diversity and inclusion, and we support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.

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