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Senior Manager - Restructuring and Insolvency - Strategy and Transactions - Nassau Bahamas

Location:  Nassau
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  30 Jan 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1405047

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’re 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. 





Join our Financial Services Office (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global market perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management and private equity, banking and capital markets, and insurance, we provide integrated assurance, consulting, strategy & transactions, and tax services to our clients. As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse FSO clients.


Our Strategy & Transactions (SaT) team works with clients to manage their capital agenda to drive competitive advantage and increased returns. As part of a global team of 10,000 professionals in 100 countries you will advise clients on preserving, optimizing, raising or investing capital. Major groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines and competencies) within SaT include Mergers and Acquisition Services, Project Finance, Turnaround & Restructuring, Operational Transaction Services, Transaction Support, Transaction Tax, and Valuations, Economics and Modeling.


The opportunity

Our continued success in the BBC region has propelled rapid growth in our team. We have ambitious plans and we are seeking an experienced, high performing Senior Manager to join our SaT team to help in further developing our practice. EY has an established industry leading SaT practice and this role will primarily focus on restructuring, liquidation, insolvency and/or valuations service offerings for clients in the financial services industry. This position is based in the Bahamas and, where necessary to meet client demands, in the wider BBC region.


Your key responsibilities

  • Working under the supervision of and support the associate partner/partner, execute restructuring, liquidation and/or insolvency procedures as required and contribute to defining the engagement scope
  • Actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and ensure that client work is of high quality; as part of this, you’ll anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues, as appropriate
  • Demonstrate professionalism and confidence to deal with a range of stakeholder groups and management teams
  • Participate in business development initiatives and actively build your own network of contacts
  • Create a positive learning culture and coach junior team members to help them develop
  • Build strong internal relationships within SaT and across other services


Skills and attributes for success

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills. The ability to produce clear, concise, well-written reports is key to our business
  • Knowledge of business trends, relevant legislation, emerging technical and industry developments
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Able to multi-task and deadline-driven
  • A proactive approach to progressing matters effectively and efficiently and raising key matters with the case manager as required
  • An awareness of the importance of recording time accurately and the impact this has on engagement economics
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and you will be expected to work additional hours as required


To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field; candidates who have completed a public accounting/professional services firm training program in lieu of a bachelor’s degree, will also be considered
  • A minimum of 9 years of recent relevant experience in a similar position with demonstrated career progression and leadership skills; prior experience working for a public accounting or professional services firm as well as experience in the financial services industry is required
  • An internationally recognized professional accounting certification, such as a CPA or equivalent, or a service line relevant certification, such as a recognized insolvency qualification or an ASA, AM, CBV, CFA or equivalent
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Effective organization, project management, and time management skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent critical thinking and analysis skills, and the confidence to identify and resolve problems
  • Excellent teamwork and client service skills
  • A high level of commercial acumen and an awareness of the key industry drivers 
  • Appreciation of the risks inherent in advising distressed businesses and their stakeholders
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment 


Ideally, you may also have

  • Appreciation of the risks inherent in advising distressed businesses and their stakeholders
  • Knowledge of current market issues in financial services
  • Experience working on project-based teams solving complex issues 


What we look for

We’re most interested in well-rounded people who are naturally curious and ready to work on engagements from a wide range of backgrounds. In return, you can expect the support of great colleagues, as well the industry-recognized training you’ll need to grow in your career. If you’re a fast learner with great organizational skills, this role is for you.


What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical, dental and vision coverage, competitive pension plan, generous vacation and leave entitlement(s), and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


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