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Consultant/Senior Consultant, Valuation, Modelling and Economics, Strategy and Transactions

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  11-Jan-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  44062

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


We are looking for Consultants / Senior Consultant within the Valuation, Modelling and Economics team across our Australian offices.

Teams within our Strategy and Transactions (SaT) service line work with clients to manage their capital agenda to drive competitive advantage and increased returns. As part of a global team of 10,000 professionals in 100 countries you will advise clients on preserving, optimising, raising or investing capital. Major groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines and competencies) within SaT include Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance, Corporate Restructuring, Operational Transaction Services, Transaction Support, Transaction Tax and Valuation, Modelling and Economics.


Join Valuation, Modelling and Economics and you join a team of experienced professionals who bring to clients excellence in corporate finance and commercial advice. You will help guide clients making key decisions and improving strategic outcomes. With over 1,600 professionals worldwide, no similarly positioned global professional organisation can match our breadth of capabilities or our depth of resources.


Your key responsibilities


  • For Modelling opening: Design and build intermediate or complex financial models for clients ; Review Excel models prepared by clients ; You will use advanced modelling techniques to provide insights into data that supports the decision making of our clients on their key financial, economic and operational issues
  • For Valuations openings : Work within small project teams to undertake valuations of businesses and intangible assets. Your work will be for various purposes including management planning, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), tax, financial reporting and disputes
  • Take ownership for delivery of projects within each team. You will be the key person responsible for preparation of  reports and detailed financial modelling and analysis
  • Think critically, identify issues and propose strategies related to the advice being provided
  • Maintain positive, productive, and professional relationships with client personnel and colleagues


Skills and attributes for success


  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 1 to 5 years of related work experience
  • Highly numerate and analytical individual, preferably with an excellent academic record and a degree in finance, economics, mathematics, or accounting & finance
  • For Modelling : Knowledge of design and build applications using Microsoft suite of products and range of other technologies, including MS Access/VBA, MS Excel/VBA, SQL, MS Visio, BI tools highly desirable
  • For Valuations : Some direct experience utilising various valuation techniques and methodologies (market comparables, discounted cash flow, etc) and for different purposes (e.g. acquisition accounting / PPA) within a business valuation firm or practice or in venture capital, investment banking, commercial banking, financial research, national valuation firm or experience in a corporate finance role for an organization, preferably for M&A activities
  • Experience in financial modelling including experience building models from scratch in MS Excel and related software preferred
  • Experience conducting valuations for tax planning purposes desired
  • Excellent analytical, communication, organisational, interpersonal, and teaming skills


The successful candidate will also have


  • An open, curious mind which can help us to enhance the way we work and bring creative solutions to client’s problems
  • Strong teaming skills. We work in teams and pride ourselves on our open, supportive culture
  • A strong desire to continually develop themselves and others


What we offer


  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. 
  • 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 contactrecruitment@au.ey.com 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. ​


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


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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.  

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