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Senior Consultant - Transaction Analytics, Strategy and Transactions

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  23 Feb 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  592884

 

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.

 

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.

 

Join Transaction Analytics and you join a team of innovative professionals who provide data analytics-driven solutions that enhance our clients’ decision making during financial due diligence. You will both lead and contribute to an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment. In this role you will serve as a member of and manage multiple client engagement teams to innovate and develop new solutions to be delivered to clients.

 

What’s in it for you?

Join Transaction Analytics and you join a team of innovative professionals who provide data analytics-driven solutions that enhance our clients’ decision-making during merger and acquisition transactions. You will contribute to an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment. In this role you will serve as a member of multiple client engagement teams to innovate and develop new solutions to be delivered to clients.

 

Your key responsibilities 

As our Senior Consultant - Transaction Analytics, you’ll:

  • analyse large and complex datasets and build sophisticated data driven analysis to help address our client’s challenges in fast-changing markets and present your findings in a way that’s easily understood by transaction professionals
  • construct purpose-built databases storing large client datasets for our analytical solutions, leveraging data wrangling and visualisation tools, SQL stored procedures, programming and statistical tools, to derive insights in a fast-moving transaction environment.
  • stay abreast of current business, economic and technology developments relevant to clients’ business and communicate the impact of emerging technologies to clients
  • identify technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods
  • provide advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costings for recommending software purchases and upgrades
  • project manage throughout the lifecycle of a transaction, including defining requirements for data collection, solution design, development, documentation, implementation and user training
  • produce financial and/or market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports
  • devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.
  • use data to solve complex challenges and constantly research industry trends and technologies. Understanding EY's service lines and actively present ways the firm can successfully serve clients.

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.

  • an undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting, finance, economics or business, data analytics or data programming, with a demonstrated aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis and approximately 1 to 3 years of related work experience
  • designing and building complex database models to perform analysis on large diverse datasets
  • excellent financial, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • an ability to work with high performing technical individuals, including data scientists, database administrators and data analysts
  • an innovative mindset coupled with strong work initiative and the ability to be agile from day to day and adapt to new challenges and ideas
  • Familiar with, analytics tools / applications including:
    • Data management and modelling (SQL, Alteryx, etc.)
    • Data visualization (Tableau, PowerBI, Spotfire, etc.)
    • Analytics platforms (SAS, Azure, etc.)
    • Programming languages (Python, R, etc.)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • a desire to work in the fast-paced mergers and acquisition-oriented environment
  • an ability to draw from previous consulting experience with high business acumen in an environment that focuses on continuous evolvement

 

What working at EY offers

 

 

What we can offer you

Acknowledgement of Country

 

EY acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which EY offices are located around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures, and to their Elders — past, present, and emerging. Find out more about our vision for reconciliation at www.ey.com/au/reconciliation

 

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 contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.

 

EY | Building a better working world

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

 

 

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.  

 

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