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Strategy and Transactions Consultant

Location:  Jakarta
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Sep 28, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  341081

Who we are
At Ernst & Young we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At Ernst & Young you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.
EY Strategy and Transactions helps client to work more efficiently and effectively, ensuring their long-term health by raising, preserving, investing and optimizing capital. As an EY transaction professional, you will be able to work with the world’s largest organizations, fastest-growing companies and private equity firms on some of the biggest and most complex cross-border engagements in the global market. You will help those clients to make a better and more informed decisions about how they strategically manage capital and transactions in a changing world. That means advising businesses on how they preserve, optimize, raise and invest their capital to help them achieve their strategic objectives.


  • Minimum university degree majoring in Accounting, Finance, Business, Management, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering from reputable overseas and local universities, with minimum GPA of 3.00 or Credit/Distinction grades (for SC).
  • 1 - 2 years of experience, preferably with the Big-4 Firms, Audit, Corporate Finance, Management Consulting,  and/or Investment House. (Fresh graduates with outstanding internship experience are welcome to apply.
  • Professional qualifications such as CFA, FRM, CPA, CA and CMA would be highly regarded.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory both verbal and written.
  • Possessed strong analytical and structured thinking, exposures to team work as well as client facing project, demonstrate good commercial thinking and business acumen.
  • Having the ease to work effectively under pressure and to meet established goals and objectives within the specified deadline, while maintaining quality at all times.
  • Have excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with people all levels professionally.

Brief Description of Role
Some of the key responsibilities would include:

  • Help clients to achieve their strategic goals, whether they are acquiring or divesting assets, by participating in one of our services (i.e. Financial Due Diligence, Valuation & Business Modelling, Lead Advisory, Restructuring and Operational Transaction Services).
  • Working directly with the senior management teams for both buyers and sellers.
  • Analyze financial and operational results of targets company through reviewing accounting records and conducting interviews with management.
  • Prepare and evaluate pro forma financial information to assess trends and fluctuations that may impact cash flow requirements and deal valuation
  • Identify issues for purchase price reductions, deal structuring or deal termination
  • Correlate financial due diligence findings with client valuations and price negotiations
  • Perform industry and company research utilizing online tools and publicly available information
  • Assist in researching technical accounting issues to evaluate implications on transaction valuation and structuring
  • Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
  • Work with other EY service teams to deliver an integrated service to our clients. 
  • Likely to also work on a number of cross border assignments working with other EY offices around the world

Skills & Behavioral Attributes

  • Entrepreneurial mind set and business acumen
  • Able to analyze both financial and non-financial information to formulate views and conclusions. Good analytical skills and high attention to detail.
  • Passion for helping clients achieve their potential
  • A team player with strong intellectual curiosity, industrious and willing to learn new capabilities
  • Strong interpersonal and client relationship skills
  • Proven leadership skills to enable effective team management and coaching
  • Effective written and verbal communication in both English and Bahasa, including presentation skills.

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