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Senior Consultant - Strategy and Transactions

Location:  Nicosia
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 4, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1447290

The Strategy and Transactions (SaT) team of EY Cyprus is looking to recruit Senior consultants to work with a high-performing, integrated team which focuses on transactions, providing advice in challenging and interesting projects. We are offering the opportunity to gain a diverse range of experiences and develop a great sense of achievement.


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. The key competencies include, among others, the below:

  • Lead advisory (M&A)
  • Transaction Diligence
  • Valuations, Modelling & Economics
  • Restructuring
  • Strategy
  • Banking transaction advisory services
  • Real Estate transaction advisory services


Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Understand, analyse and present a client’s existing/proposed business, identify key strengths and weaknesses and document key findings;
  • Understand key business drivers in a transaction and provide value to the client through insights, factual conclusions and advice;
  • Document main findings that underpin the advice that we provide our clients with;
  • Gather, verify and assess information and formulate views;
  • Plan, prepare and review deliverables in various forms including written reports, presentations and discussions with the client;
  • Assist with proposal preparations for prospective clients;
  • Build on and develop internal and external networks through personal contacts;
  • Build strong internal relationships with members of the SaT team and other EY services;
  • Take responsibility for your own learning and development;
  • Provide coaching / support to other team members.


To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Qualified or in an advanced process of becoming qualified ACA, ACCA, CFA or equivalent professional qualification (e.g. MBA) will be considered an advantage
  • Strong academic record, preferably relating to Accounting, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
  • Advanced business writing and verbal communication skills both in Greek and English
  • Sound financial modelling skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication


Ideally, you will also have:

  • Experience in a similar transaction advisory environment / team
  • Data analytics skills (through use of analytics tools and/or a programming language)
  • 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:

  • Flexible working arrangements (work from anywhere when possible and flexible work schedule)
  • Friday afternoon off
  • EY Tech MBA and EY Master’s in business Analytics
  • EY Badges - digital credentials
  • Mobility programs (if interested to work abroad)
  • Private Medical and Life Insurance
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Paternity Leave
  • Maternity, Wedding and New Baby Gifts
  • Dress for the Occasion
  • EY Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (counselling, legal and financial consultation services).


About EY 


EY | Building a better working world 

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. 

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform, and operate.  

Working across Assurance, Consulting, Tax, Strategy, and Transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. 




If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


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