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Consultant or Senior Consultant - Financial Services - Transaction Strategy and Execution

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  20-Nov-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  720041

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. 


The opportunity


Transaction Strategy and Execution (FSO TSE) is a dedicated team within EY’s Strategy and Transactions division that helps Financial Services clients from the strategic study phase of the transaction lifecycle, through to deal execution, and transaction integration. The goal is to help our clients to achieve their best capital performance, deliver value to their stakeholders and meet their strategic goals.


At EY, we provide a full range of hands-on, operationally focused support and advice across the transaction life cycle, whether supporting a buyer or seller. Select services include carve-out readiness and support operational due diligence. The variety in sectors, scenarios, deals, and network building provides continual opportunities to apply your specialist knowledge and how you practically apply your wider talents to deliver commercial opportunities. 


We are looking for Consultants or Senior Consultants to join our Transaction, Strategy and Execution (TSE) team within our Financial Services Practice in our Sydney Office. 


Your key responsibilities


  • Analysing and evaluating operating models and financial information
  • Designing efficient ways to integrate acquisitions or separate divestments.
  • Developing deliverables in a fast-paced environment and presenting to clients
  • Identifying key client risks and issues, and mitigating these ahead of time
  • Project manage integration and divestment solutions over time by working with client systems and employees to achieve transaction objectives
  • Collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders and report directly to senior members of the team


Skills and attributes for success 


  • Experience in Professional Services, Management Consulting, M&A or related corporate experience
  • Advanced problem-solving skills, curiosity and creative thinking
  • Demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience in delivering high-quality reports and presentations
  • Adept at building strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and clients
  • Proficient at Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ideally, you’ll also have transaction or organisational transformation experience


Some of the EY Perks


  • Flexibility – Let’s have a conversation on how we can give you greater freedom so that you can chose a flexibility that works for you in order to balance work and your personal responsibilities.
  • Wellbeing - Our wellbeing initiatives cover financial health, physical and mental health, as well as connections with family and our community.
  • Leave arrangements – You will have access to various leave arrangement benefits such as Flexleave, 3-month career break and 18 weeks of paid parental leave.  
  • Corporate Discounts - You and your family can save on everything from your everyday groceries and petrol to travel, clothes, entertainment, insurance, homewares, electronics and more!
  • Employee Referral Reward – Receive a cash reward if you successfully refer a candidate.
  • And so much more!


What we offer


  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.


We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4).


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.  


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


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, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  


The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.

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