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Manager - Financial Modelling, Infrastructure Advisory

Location:  Auckland
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  17-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  701763

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 - Auckland or Wellington


We are looking for a Manager within the Infrastructure Advisory team. The role will play a key part in our financial modelling and commercial engagements and is available in Auckland or Wellington on a flexible full time basis.


EY’s Infrastructure Advisory team is New Zealand’s leading advisor to Government and industry on projects and programmes that significantly impact our people and communities.  Join this team and you will have the opportunity to advise clients across all infrastructure sectors, including transport, energy, water, defence, health & human services, education and justice, representing EY in planning and delivering major investments in our country’s future.



Your key responsibilities


For this role we are seeking a commercially minded individual to:


  • Plan and build financial models that are transparent, robust, flexible and easy to operate

  • Use and review models to improve model integrity and provide analytical insights

  • Work in a high-performing team to help Government and industry clients navigate all stages of the infrastructure lifecycle, from strategy and business case development through to transactions advice

  • Provide trusted financial, commercial and strategic advice to clients in consultation with senior staff and partners

  • Develop clear, well written and easy to understand reports and presentations

  • Manage and be accountable for internal budgets and administration and ensure quality and risk management protocols are followed

  • Assist in identifying opportunities to grow our business, including building relationships in the market and lead and/or support proposals and pitches

  • Manage, mentor and provide counselling to our junior team members


Skills and attributes for success


  • Strong MS Excel and analytical skills, attention to detail and a track record of undertaking insightful quantitative analysis

  • Professional client facing experience within a relevant role or sector, for example within advisory firms, banking, infrastructure firms, private sector or Government

  • Willingness to apply your skills across multiple sectors and multiple disciplines

  • Good written and verbal communication skills, ability to think strategically when problem solving

  • Ability to lead and manage multiple projects/people concurrently, and effectively prioritise competing demands

  • Willingness to train and grow more junior team members

  • Commitment to a strong positive team culture and enthusiasm for working in a flexible and diverse team environment

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 5-10 years post-graduate experience in a relevant role or sector


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • A passion for working on some of New Zealand’s largest and most transformative infrastructure projects

  • Core values of integrity and professionalism

  • Willingness to travel domestically

  • Experience in Power BI, Power Query and Alteryx would be advantageous but not essential

  • Achievement of, or progress towards, CA, CFA or an equivalent postgraduate qualification would be advantageous but not essential


Your EY Experience:


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.


  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave along with other additional leave entitlements and the opportunity to purchase up to 8 weeks of extra leave.

  • Flexible working arrangements to help you balance your work and personal responsibilities.

  • Take advantage of myPerks with a great range of discounts at various popular retailers as well as lifestyle benefits and corporate discounts.

  • We’ll help you meet the cost of your studies and cover your joining and annual fees for your professional memberships.

  • Enjoy EY Social Club from sporting events to informal and formal social functions.

  • Our wellbeing initiatives cover financial health, physical and mental health, family and community and the quality and value of work.


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 or via phone + 64 9 300 7044 (option 2).


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.



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