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Experienced Assistant/Senior - Transaction Diligence

Location:  Nicosia
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Feb 18, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1462250

Experienced Assistant/Senior in Transaction Diligence #LI-Hybrid


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.


About Strategy and Transactions


The Strategy and Transactions team guides clients to make better, more informed decisions as they buy, sell, separate, integrate, reshape, restructure or rethink their business strategy. We help our clients by providing advice on all aspects of transactions, from inception to execution and completion.


Being one of the fastest growing and reputable teams in Cyprus, we remain at the forefront of all major transactions in the island, covering numerous market sectors. Strategy and Transactions offers a wide-variety of services.


This role is for our Transaction Diligence Team that is responsible to assist  businesses meet specific challenges, by identifying the key drivers of revenue and profitability, identifying value adjustments, improving deal structures, mitigating risks and questioning assumptions on future performance. Through this due diligence process, we improve our clients negotiating position and accelerate smooth transactions with minimal disruption.


Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Understanding the key business drivers in a transaction, agreeing value measurements with the client, and providing value to the client through insights, factual conclusions and advice
  • Gathering, verifying and assessing information, and formulating views
  • Planning, preparing and reviewing deliverables in various forms including written reports, Excel databooks, presentations and discussions with the client
  • Planning and monitoring the progress of the team
  • Building productive relationships with international teams involved in cross-border engagements
  • Sharing your technical and other knowledge with your team
  • Building on and developing internal and external networks through personal contacts
  • Playing a role in business plan initiatives (e.g. key accounts, recruitment, client service framework)
  • Taking responsibility for your own learning and development, providing coaching / support to others, and participating in upward feedback

To qualify for the role, you must have:


  • Have commercial awareness and experience in conducting financial due diligences (quality of earnings, net assets)
  • Able to prepare adjusted EBITDA, working capital and net debt schedules on the basis of the due diligence findings
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively evaluate a company's financial and operational performance, and to identify associated transaction risks, issues and red flags.
  • Have an ACA, ACCA or equivalent professional qualification or relevant University degree
  • Be an excellent communicator, both oral and written
  • Have a proficiency in data analysis tools (e.g., Excel, PowerBI, etc) to manage and analyse data effectively
  • Be an effective time manager, able to keep calm when under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Be a team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels


Skills and attributes for success:


  • Energetic, positive and team player;
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Flexible with a can-do attitude and a strong eye for detail;
  • Thirsty for learning and development.


What working at EY offers:


EY offers an attractive remuneration package for rewarding both personal and team performance. We are committed to be an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. In addition, but not limited to our benefits include:


  • Fully Sponsored Professional Qualifications
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • EY Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (counselling, legal and financial consultation services).
  • EY Tech MBA and EY Masters in Business Analysis
  • EY Badges - digital credentials
  • Mobility programs
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Paternity Leave
  • Maternity, Wedding and New Baby Gifts
  • Friday afternoon off
  • Dress for the Occasion


This position may require travel, as necessary. If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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