Manager/Senior Manager - Transaction Diligence, Strategy and Transactions

Last updated 11 minutes ago
Location:Perth

The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.


A better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age: people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.


The opportunity

We are looking for a Manager/Senior Manager within the Transaction Diligence team in our Perth office.


As part of our Transaction Diligence team you will work with many of the world’s largest organisations, 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 diligence professionals add true value to clients, providing 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.

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 5-7 year 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
  • member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, or international equivalent
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • 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
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas in a collaborative team environment