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Manager - Transaction Strategy and Execution - Strategy and Transactions

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  11-Jan-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  688761

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 objectives.


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 


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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