Associate Director (Senior Manager), Transaction Diligence, Transactions Advisory Services - Melbourne


  • Lead a diverse, highly motivated and collaborative team
  • Make the step from industry and enjoy the variety of work we can offer you
  • Work with a team of collaborators, innovators and the brightest minds in the industry
About EY
The opportunity
We are looking for a Senior Manager/Associate Director within our Transaction Diligence team in Melbourne. This role is offered on a flexible full-time basis.
Your key responsibilities
  • Manage and participate in due diligence engagements related to acquisitions by private equity investor groups and strategic corporate buyers
  • Analyse financial/operational results of targets through reviewing accounting records and conducting interviews with management
  • Prepare/evaluate pro forma financial information
  • Identify issues that impact purchase price and deal structuring
  • Identify post-acquisition action steps to achieve anticipated earnings/cash flow improvements
  • Correlate due diligence findings with client valuations
  • Be responsible for project team management
  • Support the personal and professional development of junior staff
  • Identify business development opportunities and assist Partners and Directors on proposals and new business opportunities by participating in the proposal process, building client relationships and demonstrating knowledge of client business

Skills and attributes for success:
  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in accounting, business, finance or economics preferred
  • At least 6-8 years of related work experience, with transaction diligence or M&A transactions experience preferred, or a background in external audit or restructuring with more recent experience in transaction diligence
  • A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, or international equivalent
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills and a dedication to teamwork
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas in a collaborative team environment