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Strategy and Transactions - EY Parthenon - Transaction Strategy and Execution - Shanghai

Location:  Shanghai
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 28, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  163642


The opportunity


Our Transaction Strategy and Execution provides a full range of operationally focused services including M&A Integration, Carve-out, Operational, HR and IT Due Diligence, Commercial Due Diligence, Synergy and Day one readiness assessment, and operational restructuring. Transaction Strategy and Execution works with cross-functional teams made up of members of both the acquiring and acquired organizations.


Your key responsibilities


As a Senior Manager within the Transaction Strategy and Execution team, you will provide companies and clients for professional transaction experience, from the strategic analysis phase of the transaction lifecycle, through execution, to transaction integration. We provide clients with a single point of contact, help clients determine the right deal to do and assist them in doing the deal right.


Skills and attributes for success


  • Lead client engagement teams executing Transaction Strategy and Execution, focusing on Finance and/or Operational and/or HR and/or IT, which support key decision makers in developing and executing their transaction strategy to secure deal value.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of all phases and aspects of methodology across integrations, carve-outs, operational due diligence and other types of transaction engagements.
  • Responsible for assessing the client's state of readiness with respect to people, resources, planning, data collection and strategy, identifying high-risk areas, unidentified issues and areas for overall improvement.
  • Lead commercial due diligence projects, including market assessments, competitor studies and opportunity assessments.
  • Demonstrate ability to not only identify risks and issues, but also recommend resolutions.
  • Lead business development activities to sell work through development of internal and external client relationship networks.
  • Deliver a high degree of client satisfaction with the engagement process and work products sufficient to drive additional and repeated engagements.
  • Successfully supervise, coach, and mentor all levels of staff.
  • Provide engagement team leadership in fostering an open and inclusive environment and effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds.


To qualify for the role you must have


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in accounting, finance, engineering, business, or a related field; MBA is a plus.
  • 8 years relevant transactional advisory experience and/or commercial experience and/or consulting experience in Big 4, MNC, investment banks, consulting firms or other related professional firms in managing business strategy, M&A projects, finance  operation, HR or IT areas.
  • Experience in re-engineering, turnarounds or business integrations, such as synergy evaluation, project management office organization, operating model development, or sales force, finance, HR, supply chain and IT implementation with a demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Experience in large-scale, post-merger integration or carve out is preferable but not mandatory.
  • Experience in leading and managing complex business environments.
  • Ability to develop approaches and synthesize information in complex integration projects.
  • Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills of English and Chinese.


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Combination of Industry and Consulting experience
  • Client facing experience from a professional services background


What we look for


What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to working with your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication 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 social insurance and housing, additional commerce insurance, a minimum of 10 days of vacation and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical 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.


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


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