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Associate Director (Senior Manager) - Transaction Analytics, Strategy and Transactions

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  25-Jan-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  734927


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 are 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.


The opportunity

Join Transaction Analytics and you join a team of innovative professionals who provide data analytics-driven solutions that enhance our clients’ decision making during financial due diligence. You will both lead and contribute to an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment. In this role you will serve as a member of and manage multiple client engagement teams to innovate and develop new solutions to be delivered to clients.


Your key responsibilities 

In your role as a Senior Manager, you will:

  • Analyse large and complex datasets and build sophisticated data driven analyses to help address our client’s challenges in fast-changing markets
  • Present your findings in a way that’s easily understood by transaction professionals
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and training for team members
  • Plan client engagements and review progress against plan and budget
  • Provide direction for work on both client engagements and internal initiatives (e.g. solution innovation) and review team member output and performance
  • Stay abreast of current business, economic and technology developments relevant to clients’ business
  • Innovate and develop new solutions to be delivered to clients
  • Have an understanding of EY's service lines and actively present ways the firm can successfully serve clients
  • Maintain and develop positive and productive relationships with clients


Skills and attributes for success


We are looking for people with the following experience:

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting, finance, economics, business or data analytics, with either significant coursework or approximately 5 to 7 years of related work experience with data analytics
  • Excellent financial, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated aptitude to distil complexity, detail and technical concepts and effectively convey key messages to non-technical and executive-level stakeholders
  • Ability to manage high performing technical individuals, including data scientists, database administrators and data analysts
  • Innovative mindset coupled with strong work initiative and the ability to be agile from day to day and adapt to new challenges and ideas
  • Desire to work in the fast-paced Transaction Diligence and M&A-oriented environment
  • Familiarity with a broad base of analytics tools / applications including:
    • Data visualization (Tableau, Power BI, Spotfire, etc.)
    • Data management (SQL, Alteryx, etc.)
    • Analytics platforms (SAS, Azure, etc.)
    • Programming languages (Python, R, etc.)


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • A track record of leading in the face of ambiguity, combining curiosity with an entrepreneurial drive, to identify client needs and devise commercial propositions in the absence of precedent or guidance
  • Ability to draw from previous consulting experience with high business acumen in an environment that focuses on continuous evolvement
  • Further post-graduate studies completed or in progress in a commercially oriented discipline such as a CA, CPA, CFA, MBA, etc., or demonstrable experience in having developed strong commercial awareness to analyse business context and performance and understand key business drivers


What we offer


  • 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 will be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.

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 via or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 1).


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 exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


 The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.


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