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Strategy and Transaction Assistant Manager - Mergers & Acquisition- Johannesburg, Gauteng 1

Location:  Johannesburg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  983301

The Opportunity

EY has an established industry leading Transaction Advisory Services Practice. We help clients determine the right deal to do, and then assist them in doing the deal right. We are a growing practice that has the resources to serve any client, anywhere in the world. With so many offerings, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a friendly, collaborative environment through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.


Key Responsibilities

As an Assistant Manager you will be conducting basic analyses required to support M&A transactions, including sell-side and buy-side engagements, as well as mergers and capital raises. You will be required to support business development efforts to win mandates for such transactions, and support the preparation of teasers, information memorandums, management presentations and similar documents, as well as offers and process documents. In addition, you will be required to support in the preparation of board documents and other stakeholder engagements.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Assist in researching and preparing transaction documentation, as outlined above
  • Excellent research and basic analysis skills
  • Attention to detail and clear thinking on transaction principles


To qualify for the role, you must have 

  • 1 - 2 experience in a Corporate Finance Environment
  • Professional qualification (CA or law) will be an advantage


What working at EY offers 

As one of our valued employees in EY, you get to work with inspiring, meaningful and challenging projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. At EY we value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. In addition to these, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that encourages high quality and knowledge exchange. Furthermore, we offer excellent working conditions, in a stimulating, inclusive and enjoyable environment. 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



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