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Manager/ Senior Manager, Transaction Strategy Execution, EY Parthenon

Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  13-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  759161

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. 


Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Manager/ Senior Manager within EY-Parthenon you will 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.


The EY-Parthenon sub-service line comprises three competencies: Strategy; Transaction Strategy and Execution; and Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy. EY-Parthenon – Transaction Strategy and Execution has a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients, whether they are acquiring or divesting assets, or undertaking operational restructuring.


The opportunity


Transaction Strategy and Execution works on the most complex and high-profile global transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors.


We are a group of experienced industry professionals with a background in operations who are serial transaction advisers, which enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients. As a team, we prepare and execute separation and integration plans, identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advise on risk mitigation and the successful change of operations, functions and people.


This high-performing team has grown rapidly over the last two years and has experienced hires joining from top management consulting firms. We are very active in the market with several deep accounts focused on key sectors such as Consumer, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Resources & Financial Services and Technologies.


With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how 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.


Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Your key responsibilities


As a Manager/ Senior Manager in Transaction Strategy & Execution, you will be a vital member of the team leading and executing operational focused projects.


You will lead projects that span the entire lifecycle of a transaction, including operational due diligence where we focus on EBITDA upside and operational risk; buy side carve out and integration planning to ensure a newly spun out business can stand alone and a merger quickly realize and grow anticipated synergies; post acquisition 100 day and value creation planning; ongoing performance improvement; and exit readiness planning to inform an optimal strategy for maximizing returns and ensuring the buyer is well positioned to continue to enhance value.


You will lead an independent module of an engagement – structuring the module, gathering data and conducting analysis and creating recommendations, sharing and aligning findings with the client. You will be expected to manage a team of 2-3 junior consultants and interact with client counterparts on a daily basis.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Project Management - lead and manage project teams comprising of colleagues from across the Strategy and Transactions sub service lines.
  • Business and Commercially Driven - working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients.
  • Business Development - drive pursuits, including presentations and client meetings. Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work.
  • People development - coach and mentor team members to support achievement of their career goals.
  • Building Relationships - Strong working relationships with senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision makers.


To qualify for the role you must have

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, or Analytics
  • MBA is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years (Manager Level)/ 8 years (Senior Manager level) of relevant work experience
  • Significant M&A management consulting experience.
  • Proven experience in business integrations, divestitures, and/or carve-outs with a demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Deep understanding of financial statements and operational performance metrics.
  • Experience leading and managing in complex business environments.
  • The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts.
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to develop long-lasting relationships both internally and externally.
  • Travel to client locations within Singapore or outside as necessary


Ideally, you’ll also have

  •  A proven record of excellence in a mergers or acquisitions transactions role.
  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization
  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry


What we look for


We're interested in talented and highly motivated professionals with the ability to visualize our clients' goals and think creatively to facilitate them – often in politically charged environments. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.


What we offer


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.

  • 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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