You’ll be working in a team environment with financial due diligence professionals on a variety of projects across a range of sectors.
Our team works to understand the client’s business profit drivers and trends, as well as challenge assumptions of future performance and assist with purchase agreements and post-closing transaction matters.
Your key responsibilities
Lead role in execution of client service
Networking & Marketing
Create and manage good independent relationships with clients
Expand opportunities with existing clients, identify and act on referrals
Build broad networks within the firm locally and internationally
Lead and coordinate the planning and management of assignments, with guidance from the engagement partner
Ensure compliance with risk management strategies, plans and activities
Take on progressively greater risk management responsibility for high risk issues
Be able to proactively resolve (with Partner support) risk issues in delivering service to clients
Strong contribution to knowledge sharing efforts, review and continually improve processes so that the team and firm capture and leverage knowledge
Build a strong team and be a strong role model, mentor and coach
Assist in resolving people issues
Assist in recruiting activities for the overall practice, including lateral & campus hiring
Skills and attributes for success
Understanding of the business, competitive positioning, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, challenges etc. of the target company
Analysed historic and current financial information
Analysed projections and assumptions used for the same
Identified of deal issues, assessing their impact on the transaction (valuation etc.) and advising on ways to address the issues
Conducted analysis of transaction risks and ways to mitigate them
Understanding transaction structure and basis it advised on structuring issues
Strong Analytical Skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Project management / time management
Staff management and development / leadership abilities
High initiative and drive
Maturity and ability to handle pressure
High team orientation
Professional appearance and poise
Due diligence experience as part of M&A team in industry or Big 3 CA firms
Been a part of the audit and assurance practice of Big 4 CA firms with some due diligence exposure
To qualify for the role you must have
Chartered Accountant with good academic background and 6-8 years of relevant post qualification work experience
Ideally you’ll also have
Strong communication, facilitation, relationship-building, presentation and negotiation skills.
Be highly flexible, adaptable, and creative.
Comfortable interacting with senior executives (within the firm and at the client)
What we look for
People with the ability to work in a collaborative way to provide services across multiple client departments while adhering to commercial and legal requirements.
You will need a practical approach to solving issues and complex problems with the ability to deliver insightful and practical solutions.
What working at EY offers