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Consultant or Senior Consultant - Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy - Christchurch

Location:  Christchurch
Other locations:  Anywhere in Region
Salary: Competitive
Date:  07-Nov-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1030210

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. 



Do you have the vision to see through problems? Then join EY and gain experiences that will last a lifetime.


The opportunity


We are looking for a Consultant or Senior Consultant to join our Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy (TRS) team in our Christchurch office. This role is offered on a flexible full-time basis.


As a TRS professional at EY you’ll work alongside a variety of clients and be part of our national team with assignments located throughout New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Our clients seek our advice to find financial, strategic, operational and policy solutions to their complex problems.  Further, as a member of a multi-disciplinary, global team you will gain valuable experience across industries and geographies.


With the autonomy to implement your ideas, and the support of senior leaders and talented colleagues, you’ll work at the highest level.  In our collaborative and supportive environment, you’ll receive the experience, training and coaching you need to progress quickly along the career path you choose.



Your Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the national TRS team on market leading restructuring assignments, including medium and large insolvency appointments

  • Align yourself with sectors that you are passionate about, with the support of the senior leadership team, driving opportunities to enhance your experiences and expertise

  • Work across restructuring and turnaround engagements through early intervention projects such as independent business reviews, financial sustainability and counterparty reviews, and liquidity reviews 

  • Have the opportunity to work with the other teams across Strategy and Transactions such as Infrastructure Advisory, Transaction Diligence, Valuations and Business Modelling, Real Estate Advisory, Debt Advisory and Mergers & Acquisitions, as needed to provide the best possible solution for our clients


Skills and Attributes for Success


To qualify for the role the following would be beneficial:

  • Have completed a degree in accounting/commerce or equivalent

  • Any experience gained in due diligence, restructuring, insolvency, business advisory/corporate finance will be beneficial but not essential

  • Willing to complete the CA or CFA qualification

  • An ability to assess challenges in a business and understand the commercial impact of actions

  • Ability to deal with conflict and demonstrate resilience

  • Strong communication skills

  • A collaborative approach and commitment to client service


What we offer:


  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • 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.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


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

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

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

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave along with other additional leave entitlements with no minimum service.

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

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

  • Wellbeing initiatives that 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 (+61 3 8650 7788, 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 preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third-party provider.


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


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