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Consultant / Senior Consultant - Valuation, Modeling and Economics - Geneva

Location:  Grand-Lancy / Geneva
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Sep 6, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1189841

In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’ guiding our more than 300,000 people – providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly drive our clients into the future.

How organizations manage their capital today will define their competitive position tomorrow. The Strategy and Transactions (SaT) service line helps create social and economic value for our clients by helping them make more informed decisions about strategically managing capital and transactions, including raising, investing, optimizing and preserving capital. 


In order to reinforce our growing Strategy and Transactions team in Geneva or Zurich, we are currently looking for a Consultant or a Senior Consultant. As part of your daily work, you will support our SaT team across all sub-service lines (notably, Transaction Diligence and M&A/Lead Advisory), with a particular focus on Valuation, Modeling and Economics.


Our Valuation, Modeling and Economics (VME) sub-service line comprises the full suite of valuation and business modeling-related services delivering integrated solutions to clients, including Business Valuation, Complex Securities, Financial Modeling and Corporate Finance.


What you can expect – enriching experiences that will last a lifetime

  • Perform industry and comparable company researches, analyze business models and cost of capitals with the aim of better understanding a target company.
  • Carry out company and business asset valuations using various method and according to international standards.
  • Prepare detailed reports outlining the valuation and assumptions thereof.
  • Create complex financial models and prepare data analysis and data visualization of large databases to support the strategic and operative decision-making process of our clients.
  • Evaluate intangible assets in the context of the purchase price allocation (PPA) in accordance with IFRS 3. Moreover, you will prepare and review impairment tests in accordance with IAS 36 and option valuations in accordance with IFRS 2.
  • Support the Audit Team in the context of impairment test projects and cost of capital computations.
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams involving various service lines and for different industries.
  • Be involved in other transaction areas for a sound and steep learning curve.



 What you can contribute – skills for shaping the future

  • A master degree in finance, accounting or related field (for example at EPFL/ETHZ or HEC/HSG).
  • A strong interest for transactions, ideally demonstrated through previous work experience (i.e. 1 to 3 years) in the Transaction/Corporate Finance department of a bank, a Private Equity fund, a consulting firm, or a Big4.
  • Perfect fluency in French and English (both oral and written), German or Italian being a plus.
  • Excel and Analytics IT competences related to data processing and data visualization tools (e.g. PowerBI, Alteryx).
  • Strong analytic and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Dedication to teamwork and leadership.
  • Strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas.
  • Enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity.



Stick to your plans and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.

  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


Your ambition is as bold as ours. As part of our high-performing teams, you’ll build the tech skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Make the next step and apply for this position online. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).

* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.




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