Consultant, Transaction Diligence (Financial Services), Strategy andTransactions

Consultant, Transaction Diligence (Financial Services), Strategy andTransactions

Ernst & Young Advisory Services Sdn Bhd | Melbourne, VIC, 3001, AU

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Consultant, Transaction Diligence (Financial Services), Strategy and Transactions

Location: Melbourne

Other locations: Anywhere in Country

Date: 21-Mar-2022

Requisition ID: 466221

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 

The opportunity

We are looking for a Consultant within the Transaction Diligence (Financial Services) team in our Sydney office. 

As part of our Transaction Diligence team you will work with many of the world’s largest organisations, fastest-growing companies and private equity firms on some of the most complex deals in the global market. Through analysis of financial, commercial and operational data, our industry-aligned transaction diligence professionals add true value to clients, providing insights to key decision-makers that help them increase value, and reduce the risks and uncertainty inherent in transactions.

You will help to identify key value drivers, challenge assumptions about future performance, search for and advise on hidden value, and work with other EY service teams to deliver an integrated approach to our clients before, during and after the transaction.

Within EY, we have a dedicated Financial Services Office across Transaction Advisory, Consulting, Tax and Assurance that focus on the financial services sector, allowing our transaction advice to be specific for the financial services industry. Our financial services team serve a broad array of banking and capital markets, insurance, and wealth and asset management (including superannuation) clients. You will be part of and can benefit from the deep experience of the EY Financial Services Office across Asia Pacific.

Your key responsibilities
Participate in due diligence engagements related to the acquisition or disposal of businesses by private equity investors or strategic corporate buyers
Analyse financial/operational results of targets through reviewing accounting records and conducting interviews with management
Project manage information flows and manage key stakeholders
Identify issues that impact purchase price and deal structuring
Based on your analysis write up your findings and recommendations
Support the identification of business development opportunities and assist Partners and Directors on proposals and new business opportunities by drafting responses, participating in the proposal process, building client relationships and demonstrating knowledge of client business
Skills and attributes for success
Experience in a Transaction Diligence role within a Consulting environment, working independently and with senior stakeholders on multiple engagements
Ideally, you’ll also have
A bachelors or master’s degree in accounting, business, finance or economics 
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, or international equivalent
A strong work ethic and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas in a collaborative team environment
Continuous learning : personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future. 
At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits  package can be tailored to your individual needs.

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. 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  or phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 1).

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may 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.

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

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