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Consultant - Strategy & Transactions (SaT) Transaction Diligence (TD) in Zurich

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  15-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  180561

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. 



In our Strategy and Transactions (SaT) team we offer advice on all aspects within the transaction cycle and provide support on corporate decision-making. Together with our clients, we make well-founded, strategic decisions for businesses. If you’re looking to develop your skills whilst working in interdisciplinary and multicultural teams, come join us!


The opportunity

  • Highly motivated, multicultural and dedicated team where you can expect new challenges every day that will allow you to build on your knowledge and expertise
  • The team aims to assist clients, both private equity firms and corporate clients, throughout the whole transaction process. 
  • Whilst traditional Financial Due Diligence is a key element of the service, transaction diligence is much broader, incorporating assistance with business plan assessment, including support to the transaction management, negotiation and documentation, and post-completion integration


Your key responsibilities

  • Perform Financial Due Diligences relating to the sale or acquisition of companies together with a young and dynamic, multi-cultural project team 
  • Help to identify risks and items which should be considered in the purchase price and provide input to the share/asset purchase agreements 
  • Apply state-of-the-art analytics tools in your analysis and have the opportunity to drive the application of further digital solutions within SaT
  • Collaborate in cross-border, interdisciplinary teams on global transactions and coordinate with external advisors and investors 
  • Gain experiences across different sectors with the opportunity to develop your industry specific profile and to benefit from mobility programs abroad 
  • Contribute to the development of go-to-market activities


Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have           

  • A university degree in Accounting and Finance or related field
  • Applicable industry and/or consulting experience
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills in English and German, both verbally and in writing


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Sharp analytical thinking and exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional team player who is able to work with people at all levels in an organization

What we offer

  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Continuous 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*


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Make the next step and apply for this position online. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


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


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.



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