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Manager - Transaction Strategy & Execution

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  9 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1498352

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 

EY’s Strategy and Transactions division offers corporate, government and private equity clients professional transaction advice and services, from the strategic analysis phase of the transaction 
lifecycle, through to deal execution, and transaction integration. The goal is to help EY clients achieve their best capital performance, deliver value to their stakeholders and meet their strategic 
Transaction Strategy and Execution is a dedicated team within EY’s Strategy and Transactions division that helps clients achieve their strategic goals in acquisitions and divestments. 
We cover a wide range of operational aspects in a transaction, including synergy assessments, separation readiness and support, operational due diligence and supporting the integration or 
separation process. With an unrivalled track record in the industry, you will have the opportunity to be part of the largest dedicated integrations, separations and transition practice in Oceania. 
We are part of a rapidly growing, specialised team in EY Australia that stands out for a few reasons: 

  •  We are the largest dedicated integrations and separations practice in Australia 
  • We combine both operational and transaction experience 
  • We attract and retain our talent by providing opportunities to work on high-profile M&A transactions in a supportive environment 
  • EY Strategy and Transactions practice has ranked first in Oceania for the past 7 consecutive years in Mergermarket’s Accountant Advisor league tables on highest value and volume of deals 

Your key responsibilities   


As a Manager, you will support and deliver small-medium sized projects or components of large- scale complex projects. Manager level responsibilities include: 

  • Developing and presenting key deliverables to clients 
  • Identifying key client risks, issues and mitigating these ahead of time 
  • Analysing and evaluating a company’s financials 
  • Managing engagement teams and leading by the EY values 
  • Acting as the main point of contact to our client 
  • Reporting directly to Directors and Partners 
  • Supporting in business development activities 
  • Collaborating widely with the broader Strategy and Transactions division and other teams within EY 

Skills and attributes for success   
We have a wide range of clients and projects of different sizes, industries and regions. As a result, we value diversity of background, skills and experience in our team.  

  • 4+ years of 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 
  • Motivated and committed with high EQ and low ego 
  • Proficient at Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Transaction or organisational transformation experience is a plus 


The minimum annual salary for this position is $125,000 super inclusive. 


What we can offer you 



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Apply now… we’re over 9,000 perspectives in Australia and we’re ready to welcome yours. 

At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we’re committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential. 



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

Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider. 



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