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Junior and Senior Financial Analyst in Corporate Finance - Strategy and Transactions

Location:  Athens
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  9 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1511952

Working Location: Athens (hybrid)

 

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 our continuously growing team, which employs over 2.500 professionals in Greece, and is listed in Greece's Top Employers, Great Place to Work and Best Workplaces for Women for 2024! Experience great flexibility, under our hybrid operating model across our offices in AthensPatras, and Thessaloniki, while benefiting from personalized learning and career development opportunities. We prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion, fostering an environment where everyone's unique perspectives are valued, that supports you in building an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all

 

 

The opportunity

 

The Greek EY Strategy & Transactions Advisory Services (SaT) practice is the leader in Greece and South-Eastern Europe in professional financial advisory services market. Leveraging an extensive global network, our SaT team provides sector-focused advice in developing business plans, undertaking valuation engagements as well as in participating in M&A and fundraising assignments from funding sources such as venture capital / private equity funds, family offices, strategic investors, commercial banks, International Financial Institutions such as EIB or EBRD and the Recovery & Resilience Fund.

 

We have ambitious plans, and we are seeking a highly performing and experienced corporate finance and transactions professional to join our team in Athens office at the level of Junior or Senior Financial Analyst.

 

Working in a multi-national environment, the team works on a range of transactions, from local to cross border multinational disposals or acquisitions. Working in this creative environment, you will be given the opportunity to work and take responsibilities on challenging projects, gaining exposure to various sectors, both within Greece and the CESA region.

 

 

Your key responsibilities

  • Demonstrate understanding of the M&A and finance raising processes including RRF subsidized loans.
  • Engage in the execution of business plan, valuation, financial feasibility and investment appraisal engagements in the context of strategic advice to clients and finance raisings, by building fully integrated financial models and drafting reports.
  • Monitor macro and sector developments in order to identify trends and opportunities for M&A or fund raising support transactions
  • Engage in the execution of M&A and finance raisings, including target screening, preparation of transaction / finance raising marketing materials (teasers, memoranda), investment appraisal, project management, negotiations and support in drafting finance and transaction documents
  • Provide support in business development and marketing pursuit opportunities by preparing proposals or pitchbooks
  • Attend client meetings alongside more senior members of the team

 

What we look for

 

Required

  • Excellent academic background, including a Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration (MBA) and / or other related field
  • 1-3 years of experience (for the position of the Junior Financial Analyst), 3+ years of experience (for the position of Senior Financial Analyst) in the corporate finance field acquired through work experience in a commercial or investment bank, Big4 firm, or the M&A, strategy or corporate development department of a firm
  • Demonstrated experience in building financial models, engaging in valuation assignments through DCF / market approach and producing and reviewing high calibre report, presentations, proposals and thought leadership is mandatory
  • Sound grasp of financial accounting. Within this context, CFA, ACCA or other professional qualification will be also considered an asset
  • Knowledge of RRF regulation will be also considered an asset
  • MS PowerPoint and MS Word skills in developing quality presentations and reports
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in Greek and English
  • Strong team participation skills, particularly teams with diverse skills and backgrounds, coupled with the ability to coach and mentor others
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas
  • Professionalism and consistency in approach to client work, internal business and practice development
  • Ability to take initiative and work effectively under pressure

 

 

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration package: You’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Depending on your experience, our comprehensive rewards package includes benefits that suit your needs including cutting-edge technological equipment, ticket restaurant vouchers, a private health insurance scheme, life insurance, income protection and an exclusive EY benefits club that provides a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. 
  • Flexible working arrangements: We operate under a hybrid working model, which is defined based on both your own preferences and team’s needs, and we enjoy our summers with short Fridays.
  • Personalized learning experience and career development: We provide free and unlimited access to educational platforms and EY Badges, support certifications, and provide coaching and feedback, as a part of our Leadership & Development process, all of which can lead to a meaningful impact and success as defined by you.
  • 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.
  • International Experience: Become part of international projects and work along multicultural teams, through our global network.
  • Above all, you will be working in one of the Top Employers in Greece for 2023, awarded by the Top Employers Institute.


 

About EY

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

 

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform, and operate.

 

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

 

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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