EY Manager- Transaction Diligence-Financial Services, Transaction Advisory Services , Singapore in Singapore

Manager- Transaction Diligence-Financial Services, Transaction Advisory Services , Singapore

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # SIN0035X

Post Date Dec 26, 2017

Our Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team works with clients to manage their capital agenda to drive competitive advantage and increased returns. As part of a global team of 10,000 professionals in 100 countries you will advise clients on preserving, optimizing, raising or investing capital. Major groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines and competencies) within TAS include Mergers and Acquisition Services, Project Finance, Restructuring Services, Operational Transaction Services, Transaction Support, Transaction Tax, and Valuation and Business Modeling.

Join our Financial Services - Transaction Diligence team and you will work with many of the world’s largest organizations, fastest-growing companies and private equity firms on some of the most complex deals in the global market. Through analysis of financial, commercial and operational data, our industry-aligned transaction support professionals provide insights to key decision-makers that help them increase value and reduce the risks and uncertainty inherent in transactions. You will help to identify key value drivers, challenge assumptions about future performance, search for and advise on hidden value, and work with other EY service teams to deliver an integrated approach to our clients before, during and after the transaction.

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.

Job summary

Our FS Transaction Diligence team aims to assist clients throughout the entire transaction process, and works closely with other specialists both within TAS and other Service Lines. Whilst traditional financial due diligence is a key element of our work, transaction support is much broader, incorporating assistance with strategic assessment, transaction management, negotiation and documentation, and post-completion processes.

Typically, you'll analyse the financial and operational results of companies targeted for sale by reviewing financial information and participating in interviews with management. You'll work effectively as a team member by demonstrating your commitment to quality, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress. You'll also help to create a positive learning culture for junior team members and support their development. And as part of your role in the wider team, you’ll have a role to play in other team initiatives – for example, account management and recruitment.

Key responsibilities

  • Understand the key business drivers, co-developing our approach with the client, agreeing value measurements with the client, providing value to the client through insights, factual conclusions and advice

  • Project manage teams and work closely with all members as well as forming strong internal links within transaction support and other departments in EY both in the Singapore and ASEAN to form multi-disciplinary teams

  • Gather, verify and analyse information, and formulate views

  • Plan, prepare and review deliverables in various forms including excel databooks, written reports, presentations and discussions with the client

  • Plan and monitor the progress of the team

  • Understand the capabilities of the firm and look for opportunities to sell additional services to our clients

  • Play a role in business plan initiatives (e.g. key accounts, recruitment, client service framework)

  • Be a true business advisor to the client and establish yourself as a key client contact

  • Take responsibility for own learning and development, provide coaching to others, and participate in upward feedback

Qualifications, Education and Certification

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • Chartered Accountant or equivalent qualified

  • Commercial awareness gained through direct experience of the financial services sector (either from within an Audit or Transaction Support role)

Additional skills requirements

  • Strong academic record including a degree

  • Demonstrate a keen interest in financial services activity

  • Excellent analytical, IT and interpersonal abilities

  • Ability to work well within a team

  • Effective written and verbal communication

  • Strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas

  • Strong word, excel and PowerPoint skills

About us

EY is a global professional services organization providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world, to help create wider economic and social benefits today, and a strong legacy for a better tomorrow.

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