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Business Valuations and Modeling Professionals- KSA (Financial Services)

Location:  Riyadh
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 16, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1494407

Strategy & Transactions (SaT)

Valuation, Modeling and Economic Advisory (VME)


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.


Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Business Valuations Senior Manager or Manager, you’ll help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions. Our team of strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global Valuation & Modeling and Economics network of specialists who deliver high quality solutions on values creation through each phase of a decision-making support process.


The opportunity

EY has an established industry leading Valuation and Modeling and Economics practice. We advise our clients in addressing their strategic planning, transaction and non-transaction related decision-making process including strategic planning, identification and assessment of value creation financial reporting, market valuation for transactional purpose etc. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.  EY has dedicated teams providing full suite of Valuation, Modeling and Economic Advisory solutions across a range of industries and clients, including:


  • Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction (RHC)

  • Business Modeling & Valuations

  • Government Public Sector (GPS)

  • Economic Advisory (EA)

  • Decision Analytics (DA)

  • Capital Equipment


Your key responsibilities

As a  Manager within Valuation Modeling and Economics team, you are likely to spend your day-to-day meeting with clients to develop a portfolio of engagements and working on commercial issues, working with management on parts of the acquisition process or transformation plans and regularly undertake valuations for strategic priorities. You will also be responsible for building strong client relationships, spotting opportunities for new business, as well as developing and coaching junior members of the team.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Strategic – you will help clients be forward-looking as they seek to identify and quantify sources of value creation. You will need to have a solution-oriented mind-set to act as an advisor to leverage on EY capabilities and assist clients in solving their issues and unlocking potential for value growth

  • Commercial – as part of the team you will regularly advise businesses on valuations issues with regards to acquisition, divestitures or restructuring and provide fairness opinions on transactions and restructurings


To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree in finance, economics, accounting or business and at least 5-8 years of related business valuation work experience

  • Solution driven individual and “out-of-comfort” zone thinker with demonstrated record of solving complex problems and completing challenging projects

  • Autonomous with demonstrated experience in handling and developing clients’ relationship, proactive in reporting to Director/Partner

  • Previous business valuation, capital allocation, portfolio optimization, corporate finance or strategy background experience

  • Financial modeling skills including experience building models from scratch.

  • Broad understanding of IFRS standards related to fair value measurements, business combination, impairment testing etc.


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Middle East experience is beneficial, but not required

  • Previous valuation experience in consulting firm or Big 4 Firm

  • Previous experience in coaching teams of junior and senior staff

  • Financial modeling experience

  • High business acumen and strategic mind set


What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for valuations and have a very strong attention to detail. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients goals.


What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. 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.

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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