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Senior Consultant Financial Due Diligence

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  28-Apr-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  63042

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.  Visit us at


The opportunity

EY Strategy and Transactions provides services within the domain of mergers and acquisitions, private and public offerings, valuations, business modeling, due diligence and financial consulting. Through our independent position with respect to lenders, investors, and investment bankers, our team of professionals is ideally placed to successfully support corporate transactions.

EY SaT is growing and is looking for a Senior Consultant Financial Due Dilligence.

The Transaction Diligence team aims to assist clients, both private equity firms and corporate clients, throughout the whole transaction process. Whilst traditional financial due diligence is a key element of the service, transaction support is much broader, incorporating assistance with business plan assessment, including support to the transaction management, negotiation and documentation, and post-completion integration.

Your key responsibilities

As a senior consultant transaction diligence, your tasks and responsibilities will include:


  • Performing financial due diligence procedures relating to the sale and purchase of companies and businesses together with your project team. You will do this with a view to identifying risks of importance that are relevant to the perception of a contemplated transaction.
  • Analyzing key balance sheet components and valuation issues, for example, identifying overvalued assets and undervalued/omitted liabilities.
  • Quantifying tax and other non compliance exposures
  • Coordinating with other advisors/investors (e.g. legal, lenders)
  • Supporting the buyer’s negotiating position and purchase price adjustments.
  • Providing input to purchase and debt agreements and other related documents.
  • Analyzing working capital requirements and seasonality relative to proposed target levels.


Skills and attributes for success


  • Highly numerate with strong attention to detail 
  • Logical and methodical approach

To qualify for the role you must have


  • Master degree and minimum 2 years of working experience preferably in audit
  • Excellent trilingual Dutch/French/English
  • Good accounting knowledge
  • Team player with the ability to build relationships at all levels
  • You have the necessary competencies to perform your job independently while using professional assertiveness
  • Project management skills and excel spread-sheeting skills

Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Excellent communication skills and within a virtual working environment
  • Enrollment in the CFA program

What working at EY offers


We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:


  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around 
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. Our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.


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


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