Take a lead in executing the due diligence procedures. Understand the engagement scope and assist more junior members in performing the procedures assigned to them. Responsible for writing significant parts of the report deliverable and communicating findings to the client.
Your client responsibilities
Assist in producing work products that clearly explain key due diligence findings and recommendations to the client, ensuring compliance with EY standards
Challenge the engagement scope and specific procedures and suggest modifications that will better address the client’s needs and concerns
Secure and enhance relationships with senior client management
Assign teams that will exceed the client’s expectations in terms of engagement management activities including billing, scheduling, performance evaluations, mentoring, managing client expectations, and identifying additional client needs
Maintain active communication with both partners and clients to manage expectations and ensure client satisfaction. Proactively identify, document and communicate any changes to the scope of work
Your people responsibilities
Mentor staff members in their professional development and career planning
Provide on-the-job performance feedback and periodic performance reviews
Identify training needs of staff members
Live our values at all times and encourage team members to do the same
Review work in accordance with the firm’s policies on a timely basis and in a thorough and constructive manner
Ensure appropriate use of tools and sources of knowledge.
Manage risk to the firm by adhering to the risk management policies and procedures and ensuring significant risks are identified
Perform detailed analysis to evaluate potential deal breakers and/or contract negotiating points
Apply transaction experience and industry knowledge to identify key issues and value drivers that will be critical to the engagement
Link key terms and conditions to areas to be focused on during due diligence
Draft the proposed scope and budget for the financial due diligence engagement with supervision
Minimum of seven years relevant working experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Business development and client relationship management
Experience working in mergers & acquisitions, analysing financial and market data, and taking a deal through the full process to successful completion
Ability to Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns from data to create new data analytics and new reports / dashboards as needed
Ability to analyse each client’s specific investment thesis, determine the underlying problem and recommend proper solutions and strategies
Prior experience of leading negotiations, divestment or JV transactions, Capital market experience (bonds, equity, IPOs, etc.)
Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel (financial modelling) and PowerPoint (presentations and reports)
Support due diligence process through data management, desktop review, and internal and external project meetings
Assists with the project management aspect of due diligence through approved project management software
Communicate and report major engagement issues and risks to senior management.
People Management Skills
University Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related subject
Fluency in English
Who we are
At Ernst & Young we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world’s most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At Ernst & Young you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It’s how you make a difference.
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