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Executive, Restructuring, EY Parthenon, Belfast

Location:  Belfast
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  19 Apr 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1459330

Executive, Turnaround and Restructuring, Belfast 


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. 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.


At a time when the global business environment holds increasingly complex strategic challenges, we know that how organisations manage their capital agenda today will define their competitive position tomorrow.


As a key member of the Turnaround & Restructuring Strategy (TRS) practice In Ireland, you will join a growing team of 60 plus professionals across our Belfast, Dublin and Cork offices supporting clients to make better and more informed decisions.


The opportunity


Our global network of Turnaround & Restructuring Strategy professionals helps clients develop financial and operational strategies to improve liquidity, credit availability and shareholder return. Our team is fully integrated both within our wider Strategy and Transactions practice, and our firm as a whole, allowing our clients to reap the benefits of this broad range of knowledge, skills and experience. We develop long-term relationships with our clients by ensuring that our teams work closely with them to understand their short and long-term goals and working with them at every stage to identify problems, recommend, and implement solutions that deliver measurable results.


Your key responsibilities


As an Executive, you will help clients evaluate capital options, capture greater transaction value and achieve strategic objectives – whether they are buying or selling a distressed asset, restructuring a business, dealing with underperformance, or looking to improve cash management. You will support the preparation of comprehensive financial reviews of the client’s operations, attend legal proceedings, engage in judicial management, support liquidation processes, and advise clients on corporate risk management issues.

Skills and Attributes for Success


  • Competent in financial analysis and modelling to support decision making
  • Solid commercial acumen; to use in application and continue to develop a deeper understanding
  • Competent in translation of analysis for client presentation
  • Attention to detail and capable of identifying problems and making recommendations
  • Maintain and confidential and sensitive approach 
  • Desire to learn and grow both in technical knowledge and professional skill to support career progression
  • Confident in building strong working relationships with clients and peer group to build trust and capability to influence, advise and support key decision makers. 


Key Relationships 


  • Turnaround and Restructuring Partner and Peer Group together with colleagues from other service lines.  You will also routinely deal with legal professionals and a wide variety of clients from across the financial sector


To qualify for the role you must have


  • Qualified or Part-qualified with ACA, ACCA.  Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI) qualification (or equivalent) an advantage but not essential 
  • Strong commercial experience and/or relevant restructuring experience
  • Excellent communicator, both oral and written
  • Strong IT skills, to an advanced level in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Project management skills
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to keep calm when under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels but also able to work effectively on your own using your own initiative and judgement as required


What we offer


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


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


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Please note;

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity & inclusiveness here . We ask because it matters!


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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