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Strategy and Transaction Manager

Location:  Riga
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 23, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1495636

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.

 

Your bold ambition is just the beginning!

Join our Strategy and Transaction team – help clients to reimagine their eco-systems, reshape portfolios and reinvent themselves for a better future.

 

The opportunity

 

As a Manager in our Strategy & Transaction team you'll work on a varied portfolio of financial due diligence engagements also potentially combined with strategy, commercial due diligence engagements, as well as be able to build on other competencies throughout the whole M&A transactions cycle. You'll help EY's clients to plan and execute mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, restructuring, debt and equity sourcing.  Working with our industry-leading team, you’ll be right at the heart of that challenge, working with leading business tools and methodologies to provide insights to some of the most sophisticated clients around.

 

Your key responsibilities

  • Act as an authoritative advisor, guiding our clients through their strategic decision making, transaction process, providing insights and recommendations and leading valuation projects (including but not limited to key business drivers, EBITDA, net debt, net working capital, other risks and upsides) affecting M&A deal pricing and representations, providing strategic advice and guidance to key stakeholders
  • Manage engagement objectives and strategies that meet and exceed our clients’ unique needs
  • Constantly monitor risk and identify opportunities to improve our current processes (especially in transaction diligence)
  • Expand and strengthen existing client relationships by participating in internal and external business development activities, develop new client relationships with key clients, prepare proposals and lead pursuits
  • Lead on multiple client engagement teams
  • Actively contribute to report writing and detailed financial analyses, presentations to the client
  • Lead & develop more junior team members

 

What we expect from you is

  • At least 4-5 years of prior experience involving strategy advisory, due diligence, financial analysis and related field in the Baltics or outside (within professional services firms would be an advantage)
  • The ability to demonstrate intellectual rigour and commercial awareness, combined with first-class numeracy and analytical skills
  • Skills of financial analysis, understanding of accounting standards (local GAAP and IFRS) and financial statements of various businesses, experience in corporate finance
  • Excellent report writing, communication and presentation skills, attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work as part of a team and handle multiple responsibilities, a proven record in project & team management
  • Experience in M&A, Valuations, restructuring also is preferable 
  • CFA/ACCA or similar financial qualification would be an advantage
  • A master’s (or at least bachelor’s) degree supported by experience in a relevant area

What we offer

Our promise to our people is an exceptional EY experience:

  • Continuous learning & fast growth. Wide range of on- and off-the-job learning opportunities, and certification tailored to your individual career path. This includes EY Tech MBA, EY Masters in Sustainability and Business Analytics, etc.
  • International experience. Working in an international environment with projects, events & initiatives, as well as a bright and energetic team.
  • Comprehensive compensation and benefits. Regular salary review, additional bonuses, additional paid days off for your studies & development, volunteering activities, and tenure-based leave. Additional health insurance that covers various medical services, and travel insurance.
  • Flexibility & wellbeing. We’ll provide the tools, support, and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, in your own way – a hybrid work model, flexible working hours, and part-time options.

 

Salary EUR 3600 - 5000 Gross (including variable bonuses. Specific salary will depend on candidate experience, skills and the range might vary)

 

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

 

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About EY

EY is a global leader in the professional services market. Our services – assurance, tax, consulting, strategy and transactions services help solve our clients’ toughest challenges and build a better working world for our people, for our clients, and for our communities. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries all over the world help clients grow, transform and operate.

 

Today, it is the best team of close to 260 professionals in Latvia with around 900 professionals in the Baltics, who have made EY No. 1 in the Baltic professional services market.

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