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Associate/Senior Associate, Strategy (Financial Services), Strategy and Transactions

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Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  12-Jan-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  89425

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

 

Our Financial Services - Strategy and Transactions service line is seeking to recruit experienced professionals into our developing Financial Services Strategy practice. Joining us will provide individuals with fantastic opportunities to build on their current transaction and commercial experience, and work on a number of diverse and demanding projects as part of a growing practice area.

 

We continue to invest heavily in growing our geographical footprint as well as our account coverage and execution capability, as well as developing new areas of capability.

Increasing globalisation of our Financial Services business means that we work closely with colleagues in both Asia-Pacific and the Americas in respect of serving our largest global accounts as well as delivering cross-border engagements. Our clients including leading global companies across the Insurance, Banking & Capital Markets and Asset Management industries as well as private equity, central banks and Governments.

 

Our assignments are typically complex, integrated projects that frequently involve working with colleagues across a variety of disciplines, as well as other professional advisers.

To leverage our already strong credentials, and to strengthen our ability to provide front-end strategic advice to our clients, we are building a dedicated Financial Services commercial diligence and strategy capability to complement our financial and operational diligence, M&A, valuations and business modelling services.

 

Your key responsibilities

 

We are looking for individuals who are able to make a significant contribution to the development of this new team. You'll be excited about being part of a developing practice area with clear room to grow, supported by the strength and networks of a market leading transactions team and the reach of a powerful global brand.

 

The team, whilst based initially in Singapore, will have an Asean-wide remit providing significant opportunities for international travel. This is a unique opportunity to gain practice and business development experience as part of building the shape and direction of a new team, within a Big 4 environment. Areas of our work include:

 

  • Commercial due diligence
  • Strategy assessment
  • Market entry strategy and opportunity sizing
  • Product and business unit strategy development
  • Divestment options analysis

 

You'll have a diverse range of stretching experiences which will give you continuous learning and development opportunities as well as a great sense of achievement.

 

Skills and attributes for success

 

  • Being a true business advisor to the client and establish yourself as a key client contact;
  • Highly numerate;
  • Ability to collect and utilise relevant business and industry trend information and to analyse this information effectively by applying numerical and strategic analysis techniques;
  • Ability to plan and deliver sections of work against tight deadlines;
  • Share your technical and other knowledge with your team and the department

 

To qualify for the role you must have

 

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or any related discipline
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in executing and managing research and analysis of companies and markets, preferably with commercial due diligence experience
  • Analytical work experience preferably gained in a strategy consulting firm or a strategy department of a leading corporate;
  • Strong commercial sense and project management skills

 

Ideally, you also have

 

  • A proven record of excellence in a merger integration, acquisitions, divestitures, carve outs
  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization
  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry
  • Asian language skills - especially ASEAN languages or Chinese

 

What we offer

 

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

 

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

 

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

 

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