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Career start in consulting - Focus Turnaround Restructuring Strategy

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  25-Nov-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  507508

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.


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 lead our clients into the future.


In our Strategy & Transactions (SaT) 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 individual skills whilst working in interdisciplinary and multicultural teams, come join us!


The opportunity
The Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy (TRS) team in Switzerland is part of EY Parthenon, the world's No. 4 strategy and transformation consultancy. We offer a unique combination of strategic and transformational restructuring and can also handle large, international projects with our global set-up. The Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy (TRS) department is currently seeking the right candidates for an excellent career opportunity in the TRS team in Zurich. Build your career now!


Your key responsibilities

  • Work as a project team member on transformation and restructuring projects
  • Experience consulting support and applied consulting expertise in business-critical situations 
  • Our projects come with a high variety and we accompany clients along the journey - From crafting restructuring concepts, building the business case including value creation potential until measure implementation support
  • As a team member, you will be working on the different cases; typical work includes root cause analysis, development and quantification of measures, financial modelling, preparation of client presentations and workshops, status updates and documentation material
  • Our team members are involved early on in business development activities, for example in solution development or pitch preparation


Skills and attributes for success
To qualify for the role, you must have

  • University degree (Bachelor or Master) in economics, business administration, accounting, finance or a scientific degree
  • Knowledge of strategy, as well as corporate finance
  • Working experience in similar positions, e.g. in consulting, investment banking or business development of a large corporate
  • Passion for turnaround and support in business-critical situations
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ownership for own tasks and projects 
  • Assertive and proactive approach to the execution of projects, ability to structure its own work and apply an analytical approach to it
  • Ability to build relationships with individuals and clients, high ability to work in teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German is required - any additional language considered as a plus
  • Ability to work in excel and to use other main Microsoft applications


What we offer

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


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please 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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