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Analyst, Infrastructure Advisory

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  08-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1101683

At EY, you will 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 are 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.


Running a business is all about making intelligent decisions, powered by accurate information. As an Infrastructure Advisory Analyst, you’ll help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions and projects. When you join our industry-leading team, you’ll be right at the heart of that challenge, working with leading business tools and methodologies to provide professional services to some of the most sophisticated clients.


The opportunity

EY has an established industry leading Strategy and Transactions Practice.  We help clients determine the right deal to do, and then assist them in doing the deal right. We are a growing practice that has the resources to serve any client, anywhere in the world. With so many offerings, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a friendly, collaborative environment through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.


In Toronto we advise through the full lifecycle of core infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships across Canada and globally. We advise across asset classes including transportation (e.g., transit, highways, airports), healthcare, environmental (e.g., waste), energy, mining, social infrastructure, schools, and municipal facilities. In Toronto you will join a team advising at the forefront of some of the largest and highest profile Canadian projects such as the Ontario Line Subway (ON), Accelerated High Speed Internet Program (ON), Capital Line Light Rail Transit (AB), VIA High Frequency Rail (ON/QC), Corner Brook Acute Care Hospital (NL), Trillium Health Partners M-Site (ON), South Niagara Hospital (ON) and Iona Wastewater Treatment Plant (BC).  


Our practice is trusted by public sector ministries and agencies, as well as by private sector companies, for its expertise in infrastructure strategy, financing, structuring, modeling and management of procurement and delivery processes. We are regularly named by our industry peers as Financial Advisor of the Year in Canada and the Americas.


Your key responsibilities


As an Analyst, you have the opportunity to work within our Strategy and Transactions specialty practice Infrastructure Advisory. You will have an integral role that involves working closely with other members of the rapidly growing national Infrastructure Advisory team to execute a variety of engagements related to the planning, development, delivery and operations of major infrastructure projects.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Prepare drafts of reports and presentations for client meetings, and communicate complex analyses clearly
  • Undertake quantitative and qualitative analysis, including the construction of highly complex financial models
  • Supporting role to the team in delivering infrastructure project across various stages of the infrastructure lifecycle and work streams such as:
    • Proposal planning, researching and writing
    • Early-stage project development including development of financial models, business case, feasibility studies, affordability analysis etc.
    • Independent oversight and operational performance reviews
    • Contractual and commercial claims and disputes
    • Contract management, optimization and automation plans
    • Overall project and program management
  • Research accounting, tax and financial market information to be used in financial modelling, scenario analysis and negotiation support
  • Manage and execute on multiple assignments in parallel with an exceptional standard of performance
  • Collaborate with other team members in identifying and exploring potential new business opportunities
  • Build knowledge of the infrastructure sector through research and writing


To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 2+ years of related work experience, with experience in commercial, financial and strategic analysis with strong financial modeling, analytical and report writing skills
  • Undergraduate degree
  • CPA, CFA or similar would be ideal, or plans to pursue
  • Working knowledge of the Canadian and International Finance and Accounting concepts and principles
  • Working knowledge of Canadian debt financing and capital markets; and/or global infrastructure and project financing markets
  • Understanding of key business and market drivers as they relate to government and private sector industries

You’ll also have

  • Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills
  • Strong project management skills and ability to structure work
  • Extremely strong Excel spreadsheet and modelling skills
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and problem solving attitude and a team player
  • Team oriented, collaborative, respectful, positive, flexible style and a strong work ethic.

What we look for


We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for Infrastructure Advisory Services and have a very strong attention to detail. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our client’s goals.


What we offer


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future.  Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Diversity and Inclusion at EY
Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.


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