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Senior Manager - Valuations

Location:  Johannesburg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  10 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1498222

Job purpose

 Ensure compliance with the firm's policies and guidance, and adherence to professional standards. Achieve business growth by developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key business decision-makers, informing them of our scope of services and communicating how these services benefit their organizations. Develop skills and knowledge of the people in team and live the firms shared culture and values at all times.


Your client responsibilities

  • Accountable to attain client satisfaction metrics, as reviewed in client surveys
  • Secure and enhance relationships with senior client management
  • Assign teams that will exceeding client's expectations in terms of perform engagement management activities including billing scheduling, performance, evaluations, mentoring, managing client expectations, and identifying additional client needs
  • Maintain active communication with both partners and clients to manage expectations and ensure client satisfaction.  Proactively identify, document and communicate any changes to the scope of work

Your people responsibilities

  • Mentor staff members in their professional development and career planning. 
  • Provide on-the-job performance feedback and periodic performance reviews
  • Identify training needs of staff members
  • Live our shared cultures and values at all times and encourage your team members to do the same

Operational Excellence

  • Identify and manage complex issues and maintain active communications with clients on those issues
  • Manage risk to the firm by adhering to the risk management policies and procedures and ensuring significant risks are identified
  • Review work in accordance with the firm's policies on a timely basis and in a thorough and constructive manner
  • Ensure appropriate use of tools and sources of knowledge
  • Identify areas for improvement, including client satisfaction, process and technology


  • Ability to use S&PCapital IQ and other external data sources to extract relevant valuation inputs such as peers analysis, betas and multiples.
  • Ability to Interrogate forecast financial data including income statements, cash flow waterfalls and enterprise and equity free cash flows
  • Ability to calculate discounts rates including Ke, Kd and WACCs
  • Ability to perform valuations using the income approach, cost approach and market approach
  • Key specialization in specific industries
  • Ability to draft and review complete valuation reports
  •  Experience in performing fair and reasonable opinions
  •  Experience in building and auditing project finance models


 Additional qualifications

  •  Minimum 6 years’ experience in big 4 corporate finance teams
  •  CA (SA) and/or CFA 

EE candidates will be given first preference. 


Who we are:

 At EY 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 EY 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.


Please note: Preference will be given to PDI candidates.



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