SaT, Transaction Diligence, Associate Partner, Sydney

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 28, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1485861

What if your most rewarding experiences couldn’t be captured by a resume?


At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart. 
We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.

What’s in it for you? 


EY's SPA Advisory Team provides expert support to clients, investment banks, lawyers and deal teams on M&A pricing mechanisms and the accounting aspects of sale and purchase agreements (SPAs), including support around any post deal Completion Accounts.

To join EY’s specialist dedicated SPA Advisory team, who are passionate about driving transaction value with integrity. The role involves the identification and articulation of value issues related to deal pricing mechanics to assist clients in their SPA negotiations and will involve interaction with deal teams and clients at all stages of a transaction from pre-deal work to value identification and contract negotiation through to post-completion support.
With only a small number of specialists globally, you will be developing a truly unique and highly valued skillset.
•    Develop a specialist skill-set in a high value-add area for corporate and private equity clients
•    Gain experience on a wide range of transactions (on both the buy-side and the sell-side) in different sectors and markets (private equity, corporate, privately owned businesses)
•    Improve analytical and negotiation techniques


What we’re looking for

Here’s our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go. 

•    Understanding, digesting, explaining and analysing financial information
•    Modelling, testing, documenting financial scenarios and anticipating challenges
•    Analysing strengths/weaknesses of opposing cases, formulating alternative scenarios and advising on strategic implications
•    Preparation of high calibre presentations and thought leadership.
•    Controlling risk management procedures.
•    Project management and coaching.


What we can offer you

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•    Learn about our commitment to DE&I at
•    Discover the various ways our benefits can cater to your needs, across wellness, financial wellbeing, and family-friendly policies which include 26 weeks gender neutral paid parental leave at


Acknowledgement of Country


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Apply now… we’re over 9,000 perspectives in Australia and we’re ready to welcome yours. 
Diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (DE&I) are core to who we are, how we work and how we live our values. We hold a collective commitment to continue to drive an environment where all differences are valued, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging— where people are inspired to team and lead inclusively in their interactions every day. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, cultures, sexual orientations, and gender identities and are committed to providing an equitable and barrier free recruitment experience for all. 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 Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.

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

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