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Strategy and Transactions - Financial Services - Transaction Support - Executive

Location:  Dublin 2
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  31-Jul-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  61021

What is FSO Strategy and Transactions?

The integration of our Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) practices means that the Financial Service Office (FSO) Strategy and Transactions (SaT) team comprises  600+ dedicated financial services transaction professionals, in Dublin, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Brussels, , Amsterdam, Milan, Madrid and Zurich. 


Our Ireland FSO SaT practice is an integral part of our EMEIA TAS team, and as a result of sustained growth and significant market activity in the Irish market the team continues to grow across all of our services.


The breadth and depth of the FSO landscape

The variety and scale of opportunity within the EY financial services landscape is compelling and provides a readily addressable transactions market incorporating aircraft leasing, international and domestic banking, alternative non-bank lending platforms, retail and institutional wealth management, insurance, re-insurance, global fund services business, asset servicing, investment management, Fintech, International payments and global private equity.


Who are Strategy and Transactions?

We support and advise our clients on achieving their corporate strategic ambitions at all stages of the capital life cycle.


As a SaT professional you will have the opportunity to work and lead on global and high profile engagements as part of a market leading team, combined with significant development opportunities to step up and take early responsibility. 


Our projects are typically complex, integrated assignments that involve working with colleagues across a variety of disciplines and jurisdictions, as well as other professional advisers, you'll work with the world’s leading corporate organisations, fastest-growing companies and private equity firms on some of the largest cross-border engagements in the global market.


In Ireland, you will join a growing team of diverse transaction professionals within an established EY Financial Services business. You'll help our clients to make better and more informed decisions about how they manage capital and transactions in a changing world. That means advising businesses on how they preserve, optimise, raise and invest their capital to help them achieve their strategic objectives.


If you understand capital and how to make it work harder, Strategy and Transactions will offer the career opportunities you’re looking for. A genuinely accessible option for those who wish to develop their career internationally


Your key responsibilities

  • As part of the Financial Services Transaction Support team you will deepen your deal knowledge while assists clients throughout the entire transaction process.
  • This position will involve working with specialists within SaT and other EY Service Lines. 
  • Building on traditional due diligence, working in Transaction Support will involve incorporating assistance with strategic assessment, transaction management, negotiation and documentation, and post-completion processes.
  • You will analyse the financial and operational results of companies targeted for sale by reviewing financial information and participating in interviews with management.
  • Based on understanding the key business drivers, prepare analyses of historical and pro forma financial information to assess trends and fluctuations that may impact funding requirements and deal valuation
  • Perform industry and company research utilising online tools and publicly available information
  • You'll work effectively as a team member by demonstrating your commitment to quality, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress.
  • You'll assist in creating a positive learning culture for more junior team members and support their development.  And as part of your role in the wider team, you’ll have a role to play in other team initiatives – for example, account management and recruitment.
  • Embrace digital disruption and the insight available from data analytics to enhance how we collaborate and work with our clients
  • Assist in researching technical issues to evaluate implications on transaction valuation and structuring
  • Prepare client deliverables including excel databook analysis, reports, presentations and discussion packs
  • Assist in managing the input of other service lines to the assignment, gaining a full understanding of the key issues for the proposed transaction 


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Strong academic record including a degree in Business / Commerce or equivalent qualification
  • Commercial awareness preferably gained through direct experience of the financial services sector
  • Willing to becoming ACA / ACCA qualified


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Demonstrate a keen interest in financial services include aviation finance activity
  • Excellent analytical, IT and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas
  • Strong word, excel and PowerPoint skills


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


About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


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

Join us in building a better working world. 

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